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July 31, 2009

Many-spotted Skipperling (yard butterfly 107)

Backyard garden pond, Hereford, AZ(R A Behrstock)

July 31, 2009

Gray Copper (2)
Coral Hairstreak (1)
Great Spangled Fritillary (1)
Regal Fritillary (1)
Northern Crescent (1)
American Lady (1)
Common Wood-Nymph (2)
Monarch (21)
Long Dash (1)(very worn)

Buena Vista Marsh, Portage Co., WI (M Reese)

July 18-31, 2009

Tiger Swallowtail (species undertermined)
Cabbage White
Orange Sulphur
Clouded Sulphur (many)
Pink-edged Sulphur
American Copper (ancient)
Bog Copper (few)
Banded Hairstreak (several)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (new brood)
Spring Azure (summer form)
Great Spangled Fritillary
Aphrodite Fritillary
Atlantis Fritillary (uncommon)
Silver-bordered Fritillary
Meadow Fritillary (common)
Eastern Comma (fresh)
Green Comma (fresh)
Mourning Cloak (fresh)
Red Admiral (few)
American Lady (few)
Red-spotted Admiral (white-banded form)
Viceroy
Northern Pearly-eye
Eyed Brown (many)
Common Ringlet (very worn first brood)
Common Wood-Nymph (fresh)
Monarch (several)
Silver-spotted Skipper (several)
Northern Cloudywing (very worn)
Wild Indigo Duskywing
Least Skipper (worn)
European Skipper (multiple)
Peck's Skipper (numerous)
Tawny-edged Skipper
Long Dash (2) (male & female)
Northern Broken-Dash
Delaware Skipper (1)
Dun Skipper

southern ME (T Fiore)

July 30, 2009

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (4)
Cabbage White (3)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Orange Sulphur (3)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
American Copper (1)
Harvester (1)
Question Mark (2)
Eastern Comma (1)
Pearl Crescent (25+)
Viceroy (2)
Monarch (5)
Common Wood-Nymph (12)
Silver-spotted Skipper (2)
Common Sootywing (1)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (8)
Tawny-edged Skipper (4)
Peck's Skipper (1)
Northern Broken-Dash (1)
Dun Skipper (6)

Audubon Center at Bent of the River, Southbury, CT. (A Baytas)

July 30, 2009

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (7)
Cabbage White (6)
Orange Sulphur (8)
American Copper (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (3)
Monarch (31)
Silver-spotted Skipper (5)
Least Skipper (1)
Peck's Skipper (23)
Sachem (1)

Bowman Hill, PA (H Kindervatter)

July 29, 2009

Pipevine Swallowtail (6)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Lyside Sulphur (1)
Mexican Yellow (1)
Tailed Orange (4)
Juniper Hairstreak (1)(Siva)
Marine Blue (15)
Ceraunus Blue (3)
Reakirt's Blue (8)
Zela Metalmark (1)
Bordered Patch (2)
Tiny Checkerspot (8)
Queen (1)
Short-tailed Skipper (3)
Arizona Skipper (2)
Valeriana Skipper (1)
Golden Banded-Skipper (2)
Northern Cloudywing (20)
Drusius Cloudywing (5)
Acacia Skipper (25)
Gold-costa Skipper (2)
Golden-headed Scallopwing (4)
Mournful Duskywing (1)
Funereal Duskywing (2)
Common Sootywing (1)
Many-spotted Skipperling (6)
Moon-marked Skipper (1)
Bronze Roadside-Skipper (8)
Elissa Roadside-Skipper (60)
Texas Roadside-Skipper (1)
Toltec Roadside-Skipper (2)(Prenda)
Nysa Roadside-Skipper (10)

Harshaw Creek, AZ (P Kline)

July 28, 2009

Black Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (3)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
Orange Sulphur (1)
American Copper (3)
Spring Azure (3)
Great Spangled Fritillary (2)
Baltimore Checkerspot (4)
Mourning Cloak (6)
Viceroy (9)
Eyed Brown (3)
Common Wood-Nymph (1)
Monarch (19)
Silver-spotted Skipper (2)
Northern Broken-Dash (1)
Delaware Skipper (2)
Broad-winged Skipper (10)
Black Dash (6)

White River Marsh Wildlife Area, Green Lake Co., WI (M Reese)

July 26, 2009

Mustard White (1)
Cabbage White (2)
Clouded Sulphur (4)
Striped Hairstreak (3)
REAKIRT'S BLUE (1)
Spring Azure (4)(summer)
Great Spangled Fritillary (1)
Atlantis Fritillary (5)
Meadow Fritillary (1)
Northern Crescent (3)
Eastern Comma (9)
Gray Comma (6)
Compton Tortoiseshell (11)
Mourning Cloak (2)
White Admiral (1)
Northern Pearly-eye (17)
Eyed Brown (3)
Appalachian Brown (2)
Little Wood-Satyr (2)
Common Wood-Nymph (5)
Monarch (2)
Least Skipper (5)
European Skipper (10)
Peck's Skipper (2)
Tawny-edged Skipper (2)
Long Dash (9)
Dun Skipper (170+)

Chequamegon National Forest southeast of Grand View, Bayfield Co., WI (R Brady)

July 26, 2009

Black Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (8)
Cabbage White (1)
Clouded Sulphur (4)
Coral Hairstreak (2)
Acadian Hairstreak (1)
Edwards' Hairstreak (3)
Banded Hairstreak (9)
Striped Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (7)
Spring Azure (3)(summer)
Great Spangled Fritillary (34)
Aphrodite Fritillary (14)
Silver-bordered Fritillary (8)
Gorgone Checkerspot (9)
Northern Crescent (18)
Baltimore Checkerspot (1)
Compton Tortoiseshell (5)
Mourning Cloak (6)
Hackberry Emperor (6)
Tawny Emperor (3)
Northern Pearly-eye (10)
Eyed Brown (9)
Common Wood-Nymph (59)
Monarch (16)
Silver-spotted Skipper (23)
Northern Broken-Dash (8)
Little Glassywing (2)
Delaware Skipper (10)
Black Dash (5)
Dun Skipper (7)
Common Roadside-Skipper (3)

Gilmanton, WI NABA count circle (M O'Connor, D Reese, M Reese)

July 26, 2009

American Snout (1)
Striped Hairstreak (1)
Monarch (55)

Point Pelee (Ontario Butterflies Google Group: A Hall)

July 26, 2009

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Putnam Co., OH (G O Coburn)

July 26, 2009

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (dark female form,-very fresh, unusual at this location--on buttonbush blossoms)

Ward Pound Ridge, NY (H Zirlin)

July 26, 2009

Cabbage White (3)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Spring Azure (1)(summer)
Pearl Crescent (2)
Red-spotted Purple (1)
Little Wood-Satyr (1)
Horace's Duskywing (2)

Plainsboro Preserve, NJ (H Kindervatter)

July 25, 2009

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
American Copper (1)
Great Spangled Fritillary (4)
Pearl Crescent (23)
Appalachian Brown (4)
Common Ringlet (1)
Common Wood-Nymph (5)
Monarch (1)
Peck's Skipper (1)
Delaware Skipper (1)
Dun Skipper (69)

Ward Pound Ridge (End of Michigan Rd.), Cross River, Westchester Co., NY (M Diederich)

July 25, 2009

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Spicebush Swallowtail
Cabbage White (9)
Orange Sulphur (2)
Clouded/Orange Sulphur (white form)
American Copper (2)
Juniper Hairstreak (11)
White M Hairstreak
Great Spangled Fritillary
Pearl Crescent (9)
Red-spotted Admiral
Monarch (5)
Silver-spotted Skipper (3)
Peck's Skipper (22)
Tawny-edged Skipper (9)
Sachem (3)

Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve, New Hope, PA (D Amadio)

July 23, 2009

Reakirt's Blue (2)
Russet Skipperling (1)

Colorado Rest Stop, Arriba, CO (A Loudell)

July 23, 2009

Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (7)
Spicebush Swallowtail (3)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (3)
Spring Azure (5)(summer)
Diana Fritillary (5)
Great Spangled Fritillary (11)
Aphrodite Fritillary (1)
Pearl Crescent (12)
American Lady (1)
Red Admiral (1)
Red-spotted Purple (4)
Northern Pearly-eye (2)
Common Wood-Nymph (1)
Monarch (3)
Silver-spotted Skipper (15)
Horace's Duskywing (1)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (1)
Little Glassywing (4)
Black Dash (2)
Dun Skipper (3)

Babcock SP & surrounds, Fayette Co, WV (J Monroe)

July 22, 2009

Hedgerow Hairstreak (1)
Callippe Fritillary (1) (Meadii form)
Greater Fritillary sp. (5)
Hoary Comma (1) (Zephyr form)
Painted Lady (1)
Common Wood-Nymph (4) (No yellow-orange patches)
Russet Skipperling (5)

Lookout Mountain Nature Center area, Front Range, near Golden, CO (A Loudell)

July 22, 2009

Black Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (6)
Clouded Sulphur (6)
Orange Sulphur (4)
Coral Hairstreak (1)
Juniper Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Great Spangled Fritillary (11)
Meadow Fritillary (1)
Pearl Crescent (7)
Baltimore Checkerspot (1)
Question Mark (3)
Eastern Comma (6)
Red Admiral (3)
Red-spotted Admiral (1)
Viceroy (8) (1 being eaten by Eastern Pond Hawk)
Tawny Emperor (1)
Northern Pearly-eye (3)
Eyed Brown (14) (10 very fresh)
Appalachian Brown (2)
Little Wood-Satyr (8)
Common Wood-Nymph (23)
Monarch (13)
Peck's Skipper (1)
Northern Broken-Dash (3)
Little Glassywing (1)
Delaware Skipper (2)
Black Dash (1)
Dun Skipper (2)

Appalachian Trail Lands From State Route 94 to County Route 517,Vernon, NJ (V Corsello)

July 22, 2009

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Spring Azure (2)(summer)
Pearl Crescent (6)
Red-spotted Purple (7)
Little Wood-Satyr (2)
Common Wood-Nymph (1)
Monarch (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)

Plainsboro Preserve, NJ (H Kindervatter)

July 20, 2009

Giant Swallowtail (2)
Two-tailed Swallowtail (20)
Cloudless Sulphur (10)
Lyside Sulphur (15)
Sleepy Orange (10)
Marine Blue (8)
Ceraunus Blue (10)
Reakirt's Blue (1)
Fatal Metalmark (1)
Tiny Checkerspot (8)
Elada Checkerspot (12)
Common Buckeye (1)
BLACKENED BLUEWING (1)
Red Satyr (1)
Queen (3)
Arizona Skipper (50)
Northern Cloudywing (15)
Acacia Skipper (35)
Golden-headed Scallopwing (1)
Common Streaky-Skipper (3)
Common Sootywing (1)
Orange Skipperling (1)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Large Roadside-Skipper (5)
Bronze Roadside-Skipper (3)

Pajarito Wilderness, centered at Twin Canyon confluence in Sycamore Canyon, AZ (R Hoyer)

July 20, 2009

Black Swallowtail (1)
Pearl Crescent (7)
Little Wood-Satyr (1)
Common Wood-Nymph (2)
Common Sootywing (1)

Plainsboro Preserve, NJ (H Kindervatter)

July 19, 2009

Giant Swallowtail (2)

Putnam Co., OH (G O Coburn)

July 19, 2009

Cabbage White (several)
Clouded Sulphur (many)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Viceroy (1)
Common Ringlet (3)

Benedict Farm Park, Montgomery, Orange Co., NY (A Block)

July 19, 2009

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (6)
Clouded Sulphur (8)
Great Spangled Fritillary (2)
Monarch (1)

Donato Road, Town of Root, Montgomery Co., NY (A Block)

July 18, 2009

Arrowhead Blue (including a female laying an egg on Broad-leafed Lupine)

Mt. Ashland, OR (B Peck)

July 18, 2009

Clouded Sulphur (5)
Greater Fritillary sp. (3)
Taxiles Skipper (1)

Mount Rushmore National Memorial Park, SD (A Loudell)

July 18, 2009

Orange Sulphur (14)
American Copper (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (3)
Great Spangled Fritillary (11)
Pearl Crescent (6)
Question Mark (1)
Monarch (2)
Common Wood-Nymph (2)
Dun Skipper (1)

Chappaqua Power Cut (Off Old Chappaqua Rd.), Chappaqua, Westchester Co., NY (M Diederich)

July 18, 2009

Black Swallowtail (2)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Cabbage White (7)
Clouded Sulphur
Orange Sulphur (3)
Coral Hairstreak (worn)
Spring Azure (2)(summer)
Great Spangled Fritillary (9)
Meadow Fritillary
Pearl Crescent (2)
Painted Lady
Red-spotted Admiral
Monarch (2) + (3) caterpillars
Silver-spotted Skipper (6)
Horace's Duskywing
Wild Indigo Duskywing (3)
Sachem (12)

Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA (Audubon Wildlife Society field trip: J Ziegler, C Herz, M Russell, J Gutsmuth, D & C Alexander, D Amadio)

July 18, 2009

Polydamas Swallowtail (1)
Black Swallowtail (2)
Giant Swallowtail (23)
Cloudless Sulphur (3)
Large Orange Sulphur (2)
Statira Sulphur (2)
Barred Yellow (7)
Dainty Sulphur (5)
Cassius Blue (4)
Gulf Fritillary (55)
Julia Heliconian (2)
Zebra Heliconian (20)
Phaon Crescent (5)
Pearl Crescent (7)
White Peacock (60)
Malachite (3)
Ruddy Daggerwing (1)
Queen (9)
Soldier (1)
Horace's Duskywing (3)
Fiery Skipper (5)
Palatka Skipper (2)

Tree Tops Park, FL (B Jones)

July 17, 2009

Common Wood-Nymph (Dozens) (No yellow-orange patches)

Badlands National Park, SD (A Loudell)

July 17, 2009

Clouded Sulphur (5)
Melissa Blue (2)
Crescent sp.

South Dakota Rest Stop, near Presho, SD (A Loudell)

July 17, 2009

Variegated Fritillary
Satyr Comma

Sandy Lake Road, NE Peterborough Co., ON (Ontario Butterflies Google Group: J Ball)

July 17, 2009

Black Swallowtail (23)
Cabbage White (47)
Clouded Sulphur (4)
Orange Sulphur (19)
Bronze Copper (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (4)
Variegated Fritillary (2)
Great Spangled Fritillary (2)
Question Mark (1)
American Lady (2)
Painted Lady (4)
Red Admiral (2)
Common Buckeye (2)
Red-spotted Purple (1)
Viceroy (3)
Monarch (32)
Least Skipper (3)
Sachem (1)
Aaron's Skipper (1)
Broad-winged Skipper (7)
Salt Marsh Skipper (4)

Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge, DE (J Gutsmuth, C Herz)

July 17, 2009

Polydamas Swallowtail (1)
Giant Swallowtail (12)
Great Southern White (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (15)
Large Orange Sulphur (5)
Statira Sulphur (4)
Dainty Sulphur (1)
Atala (32)
Fulvous Hairstreak (3)
Cassius Blue (2)
Ceraunus Blue (3)
Gulf Fritillary (15)
Julia Heliconian (4)
Zebra Heliconian (11)
Mangrove Buckeye (3)
White Peacock (45)
Ruddy Daggerwing (7)
Queen (1)
Soldier (5)
Mangrove Skipper (3)
Hammock Skipper (1)
Horace's Duskywing (2)
Fiery Skipper (3)
Monk Skipper (7)

Hugh Taylor Birch State Park, FL (B Jones)

July 16, 2009

Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (5)
Orange Sulphur (10)
American Copper (2)
Spring Azure (16)(summer)
Pearl Crescent (6)
Polygonia sp. (1)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Wood-Nymph (31)
Monarch (5)
Silver-spotted Skipper (10)
Northern Broken-Dash (1)
Little Glassywing (1)
Sachem (1)

Tiffany Creek Preserve, Nassau County, NY (R Kelly, A Lindberg)

July 15, 2009

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Cabbage White
Clouded Sulphur
Orange Sulphur
Bog Copper
Acadian Hairstreak
Great Spangle Fritillary
Atlantis Fritillary
Baltimore Checkerspot
White Admiral
Northern Pearly-Eye
Common Wood-Nymph
European Skipper
Peck's Skipper
Tawny-edged Skipper
Long Dash
Dun Skipper

Chenango Co., NY (R Grosek)

July 15, 2009

Black Swallowtail (3)
Cabbage White (8)
Clouded Sulphur (9)
Spring Azure (1)(summer)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Monarch (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (3)
Horace's Duskywing (17)
Sachem (8)
Delaware Skipper (2)
Broad-winged Skipper (90)

Dennis Twp.-Gatzmer Ave RR Siding, NJ (H Kindervatter)

July 13, 2009

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (fairly common)
Cabbage White (2)
Orange Sulphur (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (2)
Great Spangled Fritillary (abundant)
Aphrodite Fritillary (abundant)
Baltimore Checkerspot (2)
Viceroy (11)
Common Wood-Nymph (1)
Monarch (fairly common)
Silver-spotted Skipper (2)
European Skipper (fairly common)
Northern Broken-Dash (common)
Little Glassywing (common)
Delaware Skipper (fairly common)
Dun Skipper (common)

Keller Rd Right of Way, PA (S Heeter)

July 13, 2009

American Copper (1)
Great Spangled Fritillary (13)
Pearl Crescent (9)
Eastern Comma (1)
American Lady (1)
Red Admiral (1)
Monarch (7)
Appalachian Brown (2)
Common Wood-Nymph (3)
Silver-spotted Skipper (10
Northern Broken-Dash (1)
Delaware Skipper (14)
Dun Skipper (32)

Ward Pound Ridge, Cross River, Westchester Co., NY (M Diederich)

July 13, 2009

Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Great Spangled Fritillary (2)
Silver-spotted Skipper (2)

Spring Rd. Butterfly Garden, Spring Rd., Chappaqua, Westchester Co., NY (M Diederich)

July 12, 2009

Broad-winged Skipper

Boland Pond, Binghamton, Broome County, NY (R Grosek)

July 12, 2009

American Snout (1)

Parking Area "E",Sandy Hook Unit,Gateway Natl. Recreation Area, Monmouth Co., NJ (V Corsello)

July 12, 2009

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (12)
Clouded Sulphur (6)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (2)
Spring Azure (3) (summer)
Great Spangled Fritillary (7)
Silvery Checkerspot (1 worn)
Pearl Crescent (10)
Question Mark (1)
Red-spotted Admiral (1)
Little Wood-Satyr (1)
Common Wood-Nymph (2)
Monarch (adults and Larvae) (6)
Silver-spotted Skipper (4)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (10)
Northern Broken-Dash (1)
Little Glassywing (7)
Delaware Skipper (1)
Dun Skipper (2)

Hopewell Twp., Beaver Co., PA (B Walbek)

July 12, 2009

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Cabbage White (45)
Orange Sulphur (7)
Spring Azure (3)(summer)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (2)
Pearl Crescent (90)
Eastern Comma (2)
American Lady (1)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (2)
Red-spotted Admiral (1) (Red-spotted Purple form)
Viceroy (2)
Common Wood-Nymph (16)(including 1 mated pair)(with large yellow-orange patches)
Little Wood-Satyr (3)
Monarch (1)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (43)
Least Skipper (2)
Sachem (12)
Peck's Skipper (1)
Zabulon Skipper (1)

Newark area & White Clay Creek State Park, DE(NABA count: A Loudell, J White, S O'Byrne)

July 12, 2009

Cabbage White (33)
Clouded Sulphur (32)
Orange Sulphur (16)
American Copper (9)
Banded Hairstreak (2)
Hickory Hairstreak (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (6)
Appalachian Azure (12)
Great Spangled Fritillary (26)
Aphrodite Fritillary (2)
Meadow Fritillary (50)
Pearl Crescent (2)
American Lady (2)
Painted Lady (1)
Red Admiral (2)
Common Wood-Nymph (4)
Monarch (35)
Silver-spotted Skipper (4)
Peck's Skipper (7)
Little Glassywing (1)
Sachem (1)

Shenandoah National Park, VA (G Koppel, M A Koeneke)

July 12, 2009

Polydamas Swallowtail (41)
Zebra Swallowtail (32)
Black Swallowtail (19)
Giant Swallowtail (30)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (6)
Palamedes Swallowtail (7)
Checkered White (24)
Great Southern White (43)
Orange Sulphur (5)
Cloudless Sulphur (61)
Orange-barred Sulphur (43)
Barred Yellow (13)
Little Yellow (5)
Sleepy Orange (5)
Dainty Sulphur (41)
White M Hairstreak (1)
Gray Hairstreak (30)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (5)
Red-banded Hairstreak (6)
Cassius Blue (17)
Ceraunus Blue (5)
Little Metalmark (25)
Gulf Fritillary (24)
Zebra Heliconian (28)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Phaon Crescent (1)
Pearl Crescent (5)
Question Mark (1)
American Lady (2)
Painted Lady (1)
Red Admiral (4)
Common Buckeye (33)
White Peacock (105)
Viceroy (25)
Tawny Emperor (10)
Carolina Satyr (9)
Georgia Satyr (6)
Monarch (10)
Queen (74)
Soldier (2)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Long-tailed Skipper (6)
Dorantes Longtail (10)
Northern Cloudywing (2)
Horace's Duskywing (26)
Zarucco Duskywing (2)
Common/White Checkered-Skipper (22)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (13)
Clouded Skipper (14)
Southern Skipperling (26)
Fiery Skipper (161)
Whirlabout(7)
Southern Broken-Dash (3)
Sachem (90)
Delaware Skipper (6)
Aaron's Skipper(1)
Monk Skipper (9)
Eufala Skipper (14)
Brazilian Skipper (2)
Ocola Skipper (7)

OKEECHOBEE NABA includes Arnold's Wildlife Rehab Center & Butterfly Garden and roadsides to Lake Okeechobee, FL (A Edwards, D Edwards, L Edwards, S Arnold, L Somerville, E Sommerville, L Hirst, B Cooper, L Cooper, S Farnsworth)

July 11, 2009

Black Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (4)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Great Spangled Fritillary (1) (Third record in thirty years
for this location)
Question Mark (3)
Eastern Comma (1)
American Lady (1)
Red Admiral (2)
Monarch (2)

Backyard Butterfly Garden, Brooklyn, NY (V Corsello)

July 11, 2009

Zebra Swallowtail (50+)(2nd brood)
Cabbage White (1)
Oranger Sulphur (2)
'Summer' Azure (16)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Red-spotted Admiral (1) (Red-spotted Purple form)
Monarch (2) (Larvae)

Elk Neck State Park, MD (A Loudell)

July 11, 2009

Zebra Swallowtail (52)
Black Swallowtail (16)
Giant Swallowtail (1)
Palamedes Swallowtail (23)
Checkered White (11)
Great Southern White (19)
Orange Sulphur (2)
Cloudless Sulphur (11)
Barred Yellow (5)
Little Yellow (8)
Sleepy Orange (7)
Dainty Sulphur (41)
Gray Hairstreak (100)
Red-banded Hairstreak (10)
Ceraunus Blue (13)
Little Metalmark (28)
Gulf Fritillary (6)
Zebra Heliconian (2)
Variegated Fritillary (26)
Phaon Crescent (288)
Pearl Crescent (98)
Painted Lady (1)
Common Buckeye (273)
White Peacock (88)
Viceroy (44)
Hackberry Emperor (1)
Tawny Emperor (1)
Carolina Satyr (42)
Georgia Satyr (8)
Monarch (1)
Queen (135)
Soldier (1) (outside park)
Long-tailed Skipper (2)
Northern Cloudywing (1)
Hayhurst's Scallopwing (1)outside park)
Horace's Duskywing (7)
Zarucco Duskywing (5)
Common/White Checkered-Skipper (3)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (47)
Swarthy Skipper (1)
Clouded Skipper (5)
Least Skipper (28)
Southern Skipperling (9)
Fiery Skipper (383)
Baracoa Skipper (1)
Tawny-edged Skipper (5)
Whirlabout (35)
Southern Broken-Dash (4)
Sachem (61)
Delaware Skipper (74)
Palmetto Skipper (6)
Berry's Skipper (1)
Monk Skipper (1)
Dusted Skipper (1)
Eufala Skipper (7)
Brazilian Skipper (5)(also hundreds of caterpillars on Thalia geniculata)
Ocola Skipper (12)

Kissimmee Prairie Preserve and nearby roadsides, FL (A Edwards, E Tannehill, B Bindschadler, B Cooper, L Cooper, D Cutler, S Farnsworth, T Palmer)

July 10, 2009

Cabbage White (5)
Clouded Sulphur (6)
Orange Sulphur (3)
American Copper (3)
Great Spangled Fritillary (134)
Pearl Crescent (5)
Monarch (11)
Common Wood-Nymph (100s)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Northern Broken-Dash (1)
Little Glassywing (56)
Delaware Skipper (63)
Dun Skipper (5)

Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Cross River, Westchester Co., NY (M Diederich)

July 10, 2009

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Cabbage White
Clouded Sulphur
Orange Sulphur
American Copper
Coral Hairstreak
Eastern Tailed-Blue
Great Spangled Fritillary
Aphrodite Fritillary
Regal Fritillary
Pearl Crescent
Red-Spotted Admiral
Common Wood-Nymph
Monarch
Northern Broken-Dash
Delaware Skipper

Fort Indiantown Gap, PA (R Grosek)

July 10, 2009

Cabbage White (9)
Clouded Sulphur
Orange Sulphur
Eastern Tailed-Blue
Great Spangled Fritillary (9)
Eastern Comma
Tawny Emperor (2)
Northern Pearly-eye
Little Wood Satyr (7)
Common Wood-Nymph (3)
Monarch (2)
Northern Broken-Dash (2)
Delaware Skipper

Whittingham WMA, Sussex Co., NJ (D Amadio)

July 10, 2009

Clouded Sulphur
Orange Sulphur
Eastern Tailed-Blue
Great Spangled Fritillary (2)
Meadow Fritillary
Pearl Crescent (3)
Baltimore Checkerspot (2)
Question Mark
Eastern Comma (2)
Viceroy (2)
Eyed Brown (4) (well worn)
Little Wood Satyr (2)
Common Wood-Nymph (4)
Monarch (5)
Silver-spotted Skipper (2)
Northern Broken-Dash (2)
Black Dash (2)
Dun Skipper (3)

A.T.Lands (Canal Rd to Rt 94), Sussex Co., NJ (D Amadio)

July 10, 2009

Cabbage White (2)
Clouded Sulphur (14)
Orange Sulphur (13)
Great Spangled Fritillary (4)
Pearl Crescent (4)
Question Mark
Painted Lady
Common Buckeye
Little Wood Satyr (2)
Common Wood-Nymph (3)
Monarch (4)
Silver-spotted Skipper (6)
Hoary Edge
Northern Broken-Dash (6)
Little Glassywing
Black Dash
Dun Skipper

Kittatinny Valley SP, Sussex Co., NJ (D Amadio)

July 10, 2009

Black Swallowtail (3)
Cabbage white (2)
Clouded Sulphur (7)
Orange Sulphur (2)
American Copper
Northern Metalmark (2)
Great Spangled Fritillary (6)
Pearl Crescent (3)
Eastern Comma
Common Wood Nymph (3)
Monarch (4)
Silver-spotted Skipper
Northern Broken-Dash
Little Glassywing (2)
Delaware Skipper (3)

White Lake WMA, Warren Co., NJ (D Amadio)

July 9, 2009

Broad-banded Swallowtail

Hereford, Cochise Co., AZ (R A Behrstock)

July 9, 2009

Pearl Crescent (2) (mated pair)

Putnam Co., OH (G O Coburn)

July 8, 2009

Pearl Crescent (14)
Monarch Danaus (15)
Little Glassywing (1)
Dun Skipper (1)

Bowman Hill, PA (H Kindervatter)

July 7, 2009

Coral Hairstreak (7)
Gorgone Checkerspot (4)
Eastern Comma (5)
Mourning Cloak (2)
Tawny Emperor (1)
Common Wood-Nymph (2)
Monarch (1)
Ottoe Skipper (2)

Rush Creek SNA, Crawford Co., WI (M Reese)

July 7, 2009

Pipevine Swallowtail (2)
Giant Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)?
Orange Sulfur (3)
Cloudless Sulfur (1)
Sleepy Orange (1)
Striped Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (20)
Summer Azure (1)
American Snout (1)
Great Spangled Fritillary (1)
Pearl Crescent (9)
Angle wing Species (1)
Red Admiral (2)
Common Buckeye (2)
Red-spotted Purple (1)
Hackberry Emperor (3)
Common Wood-Nymph (9)
Silver-spotted Skipper (18)
Hoary Edge (6)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Sachem (5)

Raccoon Mountain, Hamilton Co., TN (C Swafford, K Bailey, D Eszler, E Nicholaides, J Nicholiades, K Sewell, B Swafford)

July 7, 2009

Checkered White (3)
Cabbage White (6)
Orange Sulphur (4)
Red Admiral (1)

Dyker Beach Park, Brooklyn, NY (V Corsello)

July 7, 2009

Black Swallowtail (1)
Orange Sulphur (2)
American Copper (3)
Gray Hairstreak (4)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (3)
Pearl Crescent (17)
Monarch (1)

Brandywine Creek State Park, DE (A Koch)

July 6, 2009

Boisduval's Yellow (1) (new yard species)

Edinburg, TX (C Traylor)

July 6, 2009

Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (2)?
Eastern Tailed-Blue (15+)?
Great Spangled Fritillary (1)?
Pearl Crescent (1)?
Carolina Satyr (5)
Common Wood Nymph (1)?
Silver-spotted Skipper (6)?
Least Skipper (1)
Fiery Skipper (3)
Sachem (9)
Dun Skipper (1)

Ooltewah, Hamilton Co., TN (C Swafford, K Bailey, J Basham, D Eszler, E Nicholaides, J Nicholiades, K Sewell, B Swafford)

July 6, 2009

Cabbage White (4)
Clouded Sulphur (3)
Orange Sulphur (5)
Clouded/Orange Sulphur (white form) (2)
American Copper (10)
Banded Hairstreak (2)
Striped Hairstreak (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (11)
Spring Azure (3) (summer)
Great Spangled Fritillary (63)
Pearl Crescent (3)
Eastern Comma (2)
Mourning Cloak (2)
American Lady (5)
Red Admiral
Red-spotted Admiral
Appalachian Brown (4)
Little Wood Satyr (8)
Common Wood-Nymph (13)
Monarch (17)
Silver-spotted Skipper (10)
Hoary Edge
Southern Cloudywing (7)
Northern Cloudywing (2)
Least Skipper (2)
European Skipper
Peck's Skipper
Tawny-edged Skipper
Crossline Skipper (7)
Northern Broken-Dash (9)
Little Glassywing (84)
Delaware Skipper (76)
Hobomok Skipper (faded)
Black Dash (5)
Dun Skipper (4)

Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Cross River, NY (D Amadio)

July 6, 2009

Black Swallowtail (2)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (5)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Orange Sulphur (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Spring Azure (1) (Summer)
Question Mark (4)
American Lady (2)
Monarch (1)

Backyard Butterfly Garden, Brooklyn, NY (V Corsello)

July 6, 2009

Cabbage White (1)
American Copper (1) (Along power-line cut)
Edwards' Hairstreak (5) (On small scrub oak along power-line cut)
Great Spangled Fritillary (1)
Pearl Crescent (4)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Wood-Nymph (4) (With yellow-orange patch)

Soldiers Delight Natural Environment Area, MD (A Loudell)

July 6, 2009

Zebra Swallowtail (2)
Giant Swallowtail (2)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (3)
Palamedes Swallowtail (30+)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Sleepy Orange (1)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Spring Azure (1)(summer form)
Gulf Fritillary (1)
Variegated Fritillary (2)
Pearl Crescent (15+)
Common Buckeye (1)
Red-spotted Admiral (3)
Carolina Satyr (3
Common Wood-Nymph (20+)
Silver-spotted Skipper (2)
Southern Cloudywing (10+)
Northern Cloudywing (2)
Confused Cloudywing (10+)
Horace's Duskywing (5+)
Clouded Skipper (3)
Fiery Skipper (2)
Whirlabout (5)
Sachem (1)
Delaware Skipper (1)
Yehl Skipper (2)
Dun Skipper (4)
Lace-winged Roadside Skipper (15+)

Francis Marion NF, SC (H Zirlin)

July 5, 2009

Cabbage White (6)
Clouded Sulphur (6)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Spring Azure (2)(summer)
Eastern Comma (8)
Mourning Cloak (5)
Red-spotted Purple (1)
Tawny Emperor (1)
Northern Pearly-eye (9)
Monarch (3)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
European Skipper (8)
Tawny-edged Skipper (4)
Long Dash (1)
Delaware Skipper (6)

Rose Lake WMA, MI (J Pavlik)

July 5, 2009

Spicebush Swallowtail (1)(plus 1 caterpillar)
Cabbage White (80)
Orange Sulphur (4)
Banded Hairstreak (6)
Hickory Hairstreak (1)
Red-banded Hairstreak (4)
Spring Azure (5)(Summer)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Red Admiral (1)
Monarch ( )3
Silver-spotted Skipper (14)
European Skipper (1)
Tawny-edged Skipper (1)
Northern Broken-Dash (9)

William Cullen Bryant Preserve, Roslyn Harbor, Nassau Co., NY (R Kelly)

July 5, 2009

Cabbage White (10)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Great Spangled Fritillary (3)
Question Mark (1) ("Black" form, fresh)
Eastern Comma (3) ("Orange" form, worn)
Red Admiral (3) (Fresh)
Little Wood-Satyr (5)

White Clay Creek State Park, DE (A Loudell)

July 4, 2009

Cabbage White (24)
Clouded Sulphur (3)
Harvester (1)(summer)
Spring Azure (1)
Great Spangled Fritillary (20)
Meadow Fritillary (3)
Question Mark (1)
Eastern Comma (4)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Wood-Nymph (1)
Monarch (4)
Silver-spotted Skipper (25)
Horace's Duskywing (1)
Little Glassywing (5)
Delaware Skipper (1)
Zabulon Skipper (1)
Dun Skipper (1)

State Game Lands #173, PA (J Monroe)

July 4, 2009

Black Swallowtail
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Spicebush Swallowtail
Cabbage White
Clouded Sulphur (2)
Orange Sulphur (17)
Clouded/Orange Sulphur (white form)
Coral Hairstreak (3)
Eastern Tailed-Blue
Great Spangled Fritillary (34)
Aphrodite Fritillary (5)
Regal Fritillary (25)
Pearl Crescent (2)
Common Wood-Nymph (3)
Monarch (8)
Silver-spotted Skipper (3)
Southern Cloudywing (2)
Dun Skipper

Fort Indiantown Gap, Annville, PA (D Amadio)

July 4, 2009

Orange Sulphur (1)
Great Spangled Fritillary (23)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Little Wood-Satyr (5)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)

Goat Hill Serpentine Barrens, PA (A Loudell)

July 4, 2009

Cabbage White (2)
Orange Sulphur (5)
Spring' Azure (1)(summer)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Great Spangled Fritillary (20)
Pearl Crescent (4)
Eastern Comma (6) ("Orange" form below)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Little Glassywing (2)
Dun Skipper (2)

White Clay Creek Preserve, PA (A Loudell)

July 4, 2009

Sleepy Orange

Columbia, Howard Co., MD (J Wilkinson)

June 30 - July 3, 2009

Pipevine Swallowtail (hundreds)
Zebra Swallowtail (several)
Black Swallowtail (1)
Giant Swallowtail (several)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (many)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Dainty Sulphur (2)
Coral Hairstreak (1)
Diana Fritillary (3-5) males
Great Spangled Fritillary (hundreds)
Pearl Crescent (many)
American Painted Lady (several)
Painted Lady (2)
Red Admiral (2)
Red-Spotted Admiral (several)
Northern Pearly-Eye (several)
Little Wood Satyr (many)
Common Wood Nymph (3)
Monarch (5)
Silver-Spotted Skipper (many)

Mt. Magazine State Park, AR (R & R Bell)

July 3, 2009

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Cabbage White (18)
Clouded Sulphur (14)
Gray Copper (1)
Coral Hairstreak (2)
Banded Hairstreak (5)
Spring Azure (5)(summer)
Great Spangled Fritillary (67)
Aphrodite Fritillary (2) (record high count)
Meadow Fritillary (2)
Silvery Checkerspot (3)
Eastern Comma (116)(record high count)
Gray Comma (4)
Compton Tortoiseshell (27)(record high count)
Mourning Cloak (17)(record high count)
Red Admiral (2)
Red-spotted Admiral (2)
Viceroy (1)
Hackberry Emperor (110)(record high count)
Tawny Emperor (270)(record high count)
Northern Pearly-eye (7)(record high count)
Little Wood-Satyr (2)
Common Wood-Nymph (6)
Monarch (4)
Silver-spotted Skipper (13)
Least Skipper (4)
Northern Broken-Dash (1)
Little Glassywing (3) (record high count)
Delaware Skipper (5)
Dun Skipper (2)

Yellow River State Forest and vicinity, Allamakee County, IA, (NABA Count: C Edwards)

July 3, 2009

Black Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (225)
Clouded Sulphur (5)
Orange Sulphur (40)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (9)
Spring Azure (6)(summer)
BALTIMORE CHECKERSPOT (53)
Question Mark (2)
Mourning Cloak (1)
American Lady (2)
Painted Lady (1)
Common Wood-Nymph (6)
Monarch (56)
Silver-spotted Skipper (30)
European Skipper (4)
Tawny-edged Skipper (1)
Northern Broken-Dash (5)
Dun Skipper (1)

Caumsett State Park, Suffolk County, NY (R Kelly,S Rosenthal)

July 3, 2009

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (5)
Clouded Sulphur (8)
Orange Sulphur (3)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (2)
Spring Azure (1) (Summer)
Great Spangled Fritillary (11)
Meadow Fritillary (2)
Pearl Crescent (3)
Question Mark (1)
Eastern Comma (6) (One dark form)
Viceroy (3)
Northern Pearly-eye (2)
Eyed Brown (16)
Appalachian Brown (3)
Little Wood-Satyr (2)
Common Wood-Nymph (2)
Monarch (6)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Least Skipper (3)
European Skipper (1)
Peck's Skipper (1)
Crossline Skipper (1)
Long Dash (1)
Northern Broken-Dash (3)
Little Glassywing (2)
Black Dash (1)
Dun Skipper (2)

Appalachian Trail Lands From Canal Road To State Route 94,Vernon, NJ (V Corsello)

July 3, 2009

Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Zebra Swallowtail (5)
Black Swallowtail (1)
Palamedes Swallowtail (1)
Checkered White (1)
Barred Yellow (4)
Sleepy Orange (1)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Ceraunus Blue (316)
Gulf Fritillary (5)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Common Buckeye (31)
Zarucco Duskywing (1)
Fiery Skipper (1)

Lake Blue, FL (T Palmer)

July 1, 2009

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (several)
Spicebush Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (many)
Orange Sulphur (3)
Coral Hairstreak (5)
Banded Hairstreak (30+)
Hickory Hairstreak (2)
Striped Hairstreak (1)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (4)
Spring Azure (6+) (summer)
Pearl Crescent (2)
Silvery Checkerspot (15+) (mainly in good condition)
Question Mark (1)
Eastern Comma (2)
Mourning Cloak (3)
Red Admiral (1)
American Lady (1)
Little Wood-Satyr (40+)
Monarch (2)
Silver-spotted Skipper (12+)
Hoary Edge (2) (very fresh)
Common Sootywing (1) (fresh)
Least Skipper (20+)
European Skipper (8+)
Peck's Skipper (4)
Crossline Skipper (1) (fresh)
Northern Broken-Dash (12+)
Little Glassywing (6+)
Delaware Skipper (1) (fresh)
Zabulon Skipper (1) (worn)
Dun Skipper (4)

Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx, NY (T Fiore)

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