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July 2008 Butterfly Sightings

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July 31, 2008

Pink-edged Sulphur (1)

Jefferson, ME (T Fiore)

July 30, 2008

Harvester (1)

N. Whitefield, ME (T Fiore, K Wallstrom)

July 30, 2008

Western White
Cabbage White
Clouded Sulphur
Aphrodite Fritillary
Northern Crescent
Painted Lady
Common Wood-Nymph
Long Dash

Lomond Pasture, SK (M Bailey)

July 30, 2008

White Angled-Sulphur

Texas Wild Olive, Quinta Mazatlan World Birding Center, McAllen, TX (G Quintanilla)

July 30, 2008

Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Black Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (157)
Spicebush Swallowtail (47)
Cabbage White (3)
Orange Sulphur (4)
Cloudless Sulphur (2)
Sleepy Orange (6)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (6)
Spring Azure (3)(summer)
American Snout (2)
Variegated Fritillary (5)
Great Spangled Fritillary (2)
Silvery Checkerspot (32)
Pearl Crescent (9)
Question Mark (4)
Eastern Comma (5)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (3)
Red-spotted Admiral (7)
Hackberry Emperor (36)
Northern Pearly-eye (2)
Carolina Satyr (11)
Silver-spotted Skipper (30)
Hoary Edge (5)
Northern Cloudywing (1)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (2)
Common Checkered-Skipper (1)
Clouded Skipper (3)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Peck's Skipper (3)
Tawny-edged Skipper (2)
Sachem (10)

NABA Western Putnam Co. count, TN (E K LeGrand, J C Finch, S J Stedman)

July 29, 2008

Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (6) (2 black form females)
Spicebush Swallowtail (3)
Cabbage White (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
American Copper (1)
Juniper Hairstreak (1)
Gray Hairstreak (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (4)
Variegated Fritillary (2)
Great Spangled Fritillary (1)
Silvery Checkerspot (2)
Pearl Crescent (2)
Common Buckeye (1)
Carolina Satyr (2)
Silver-spotted Skipper (9)
Long-tailed Skipper (1)
Hoary Edge (1)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (1)
Clouded Skipper (1)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Peck's Skipper (1)
Tawny-edged Skipper (1)
Sachem (3)
Dun Skipper (1)

City Lake, Putnam Co., TN (S J Stedman)

July 28, 2008

Mourning Cloak
Red-spotted Admiral (purple)

Fergus, ON (C Bunn)

July 28, 2008

GIANT SWALLOWTAIL (1) (Fresh Female)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (11)
Spicebush Swallowtail (6)
Cabbage White (Hundreds)
Clouded Sulphur (45-50)
Orange Sulphur (17)
Juniper Hairstreak (2)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (31)
Spring Azure (9)
American Snout (1)
Great Spangled Fritillary (1)
Meadow Fritillary (13)
Pearl Crescent (35-40)
Question Mark (2)
Eastern Comma (12)
American Lady (1)
Painted Lady (2)
Red Admiral (1)
Red-spotted Admiral (2) (Red-spotted Purple)
Viceroy (21)
Hackberry Emperor (7)
Tawny Emperor (2)
Northern Pearly-eye (2) (Both Worn)
Eyed Brown (1) (Late)
Common Ringlet (8)
Common Wood-Nymph (10) (One Lacking Yellow Spots)
Monarch (45-50)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (3)
Least Skipper (2)
Crossline Skipper (4)
Little Glassywing (6)
Zabulon Skipper (1)
Black Dash (1)
Dun Skipper (2)

Appalachian Trail Lands From State Route 94 To Canal Road, Veron, Sussex Co., NJ (V Corsello)

July 27, 2008

Giant White (1st record for county)
Yellow Angled-Sulphur (2nd record for county)

Dewitt County,TX (D Muschalek)

July 27, 2008

Dark Kite-Swallowtail (new record for park)
White Angled-Sulphur (2)

NABA Butterfly Park, TX (G Quintanilla)

July 27, 2008

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Giant Swallowtail (2)
White M Hairstreak (2)
Red-banded Hairstreak (4-5)
Gulf Fritillary (2)
Monarch (1)
Horace's Duskywing (1)
Least Skipper (11)
Fiery Skipper (3)
Ocola Skipper

small garden, Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, LA (C Marks)

July 27, 2008

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (6)
Cabbage White (10)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Spring Azure (8) (summer)
Pearl Crescent (2)
Question Mark (1)
Eastern Comma (1)
American Lady (1)
Red-spotted Admiral (3)
Common Wood-Nymph (1)
Monarch (2)
Silver-spotted Skipper (4)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (2)
Fiery Skipper (1) (1st of the year)
Peck's Skipper (2)
Tawny-edged Skipper (1)
Northern Broken-Dash (1) (very worn)
Little Glassywing (1)
Delaware Skipper (1) (1st of the year)
Dun Skipper (1)

My property, Beaver Co., PA (B Walbek)

July 27, 2008

Black Swallowtail (17) (One laying eggs)
Spicebush Swallowtail (15)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (15) (Including one black-form female)
Orange Sulphur (2)
Bronze Copper (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (2)
Red Admiral (3) (Very fresh!)
Common Buckeye (1) (Very fresh!)
Monarch (12)
Silver-spotted Skipper (30+)
Least Skipper (12)
Broad-winged Skipper (6)

C & D Canal Wildlife area & Dutch Neck Road south of Delaware City, DE (A Loudell)

July 27, 2008

Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (2)
Eastern Comma (1)
Red-spotted Admiral (1) (Red-spotted Purple form)
Monarch (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (5)
Least Skipper (2)
Peck's Skipper (1)

Lums Pond State Park, DE (A Loudell)

July 26, 2008

Black Swallowtail (23)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (9)
Cabbage White (467)
Clouded Sulphur (1162)
Orange Sulphur (138)
Bronze Copper (7)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (27)
Spring Azure (581) (summer)
American Snout (1)
Great Spangled Fritillary (30)
Meadow Fritillary (9)
Pearl Crescent (11)
Eastern Comma (1)
Gray Comma (1)
American Lady (1)
Painted Lady (25)
Red Admiral (13)
Common Buckeye (10)
Red-spotted Admiral (7)
Viceroy (4)
Tawny Emperor (3)
Common Wood-Nymph (33)
Monarch (83)
Silver-spotted Skipper (18)
Least Skipper (23)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Peck's Skipper (7)
Byssus Skipper (9)
Dun Skipper (6)

Iowa City Butterfly Count, Johnson Co, IA (C Edwards)

July 26, 2008

Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (1)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (1) (my first here)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Spring Azure (1) (summer)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Common Wood-Nymph (1)
Monarch (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (1)

My property, Beaver Co., PA (B Walbek)

July 26, 2008

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (4)
Cabbage White (90)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Summer Azure (2)
Question Mark (1)
Red-spotted Admiral (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (4)
Least Skipper (2)
Peck's Skipper (13)
Broad-winged Skipper (16)

Douglaston Marsh/Oakland Lake/Alley Pond Park, Queens Co., NY (R Kelly)

July 26, 2008

Black Swallowtail (4)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Cabbage White (2)
Orange Sulphur (2)
American Copper (4)
Juniper Hairstreak (10)
Gray Hairstreak (2)
Red-banded Hairstreak
Eastern Tailed-Blue
Variegated Fritillary
Pearl Crescent (8)
American Lady (3)
Common Buckeye (9)
Silver-spotted Skipper (5)
Hayhurst's Scallopwing (5)
Least Skipper
Northern Broken-Dash
Sachem (10)
Delaware Skipper (2)
Rare Skipper (3)
Broad-winged Skipper (220)
Salt Marsh Skipper (2)

Cape May Bird Observatory garden in Goshen, NJ ( D Amadio )

July 23-25, 2008

Pipevine Swallowtail (30+)
Black Swallowtail (3)
Giant Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (15)
Spicebush Swallowtail (8)
Cloudless Sulphur (18)
Little Yellow (1)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (30+)
Spring Azure (10+) (summer)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Diana Fritillary (1) (female)
Great Spangled Fritillary (30+)
Silvery Checkerspot (100+)
Pearl Crescent (50+)
Question Mark (1)
American Lady (3)
Painted Lady (1)
Red Admiral (2)
Red-spotted Admiral (20+)
Hackberry Emperor (2)
Little Wood-Satyr (100s)
Common Wood-Nymph (5)
Silver-spotted Skipper (100s)
Northern Cloudywing (2)

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

July 25, 2008

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (6)
Spicebush Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (65)
Banded Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Spring Azure (1) (summer)
Common Buckeye (1)
Monarch (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (15)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (1)
Peck's Skipper (11)
Tawny-edged Skipper (8)
Sachem (3)

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

July 25, 2008

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (laying eggs)
Cabbage White
Red-spotted Admiral
Common Wood-Nymph
Monarch
Silver-spotted Skipper

northeast corner of Rte. 199/River Road intersection, Red Hook, Dutchess Co., NY (A Block)

July 24, 2008

Black Swallowtail (4)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (1)
Clouded Sulphur (19)
Coral Hairstreak (5)
Acadian Hairstreak (1)
Edwards' Hairstreak (12)
Banded Hairstreak (5)
Striped Hairstreak (3)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (19)
Spring Azure (1)(summer)
Great Spangled Fritillary (27)
Aphrodite Fritillary (4)
Meadow Fritillary (8)
Gorgone Checkerspot (18)
Silvery Checkerspot (1)
Northern Crescent (16)
Baltimore Checkerspot (1)
Eastern Comma (3)
Gray Comma (2)
Compton Tortoiseshell (2)
Red-spotted Admiral (3)
Viceroy (4)
Hackberry Emperor (12)
Tawny Emperor (2)
Northern Pearly-eye (4)
Eyed Brown (1)
Common Wood-Nymph (91)
Monarch (22)
Silver-spotted Skipper (37)
Northern Cloudywing (3)
Crossline Skipper (1)
Northern Broken-Dash (15)
Little Glassywing (4)
Delaware Skipper (3)
Black Dash (6)
Dun Skipper (12)
Common Roadside-Skipper (1)

Gilmanton NABA count, Buffalo Co., WI (M O'Connor, D Hanson, M Reese)

July 24, 2008

Pipevine Swallowtail (6)
Black Swallowtail (5)
Giant Swallowtail (2)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (63)
Spicebush Swallowtail (27)
Cabbage White (3)
Clouded Sulphur (3)
Orange Sulphur (10)
Cloudless Sulphur (5)
Sleepy Orange (1)
American Copper (1)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Red-banded Hairstreak (3)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (28)
Spring Azure (9) (summer)
Gulf Fritillary (1)
Variegated Fritillary (6)
Diana Fritillary (1)
Great Spangled Fritillary (12)
Silvery Checkerspot (2)
Pearl Crescent (9)
Question Mark (1)
Common Buckeye (4)
Red-spotted Admiral (7)
Tawny Emperor (1)
Gemmed Satyr (4)
Carolina Satyr (9)
Common Wood-Nymph (2)
Monarch (6)
Silver-spotted Skipper (114)
Hoary Edge (4)
Clouded Skipper (5)
Peck's Skipper (2)
Tawny-edged Skipper (1)
Sachem (84)
Common Roadside-Skipper (1)
Bell's Roadside-Skipper (1)

Eastern Putnam Co., TN (SJS and R W Simmers, Jr. and others)

July 24, 2008

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (7)
Orange Sulphur (9)
American Copper (5)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1); (11)
Great Spangled Fritillary (11)
Pearl Crescent (14)
Silver-Spotted Skipper (4)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (2)
Tawny-edged Skipper (1)
Peck's Skipper (2)
Little Glassywing (1)
Dun Skipper (3)
European Skipper (1)

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

July 23, 2008

Black Swallowtail (3)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Clouded Sulphur
Coral Hairstreak (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue
Gorgone Checkerspot (2)
American Lady (1)
Common Wood-Nymph
Monarch (3)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (2)
Ottoe Skipper (4)
Crossline Skipper (3)
Northern Broken-Dash (2)
Delaware Skipper (1)

Rush Creek State Natural Area, Crawford Co., WI (M Reese)

July 23, 2008

Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Hayhurst's Scallopwing (15+)
Clouded Skipper (1)

Great Miami River, Hamilton Co., OH (B Hull)

July 22, 2008

Acmon Blue (3)
Mylitta Crescent (1)
Common Buckeye (1)
Common Ringlet (2)
Common Wood-Nymph (1)

Arboretum at University Of California Santa Cruz, CA (E Vollmer)

July 22, 2008

Black Swallowtail (7)
Orange Sulphur (14)
Cloudless Sulphur (3)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Regal Fritillary (30+)
Common Wood-Nymph (100s)
Silver-spotted Skipper (10+)

Prairie State Park, MO (R & R Bell)

July 22, 2008

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Spicebush Swallowtail (3)
Cabbage White (8)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Orange Sulphur (3)
American Copper (1)
Juniper Hairstreak (1)
Gray Hairstreak (4)
Red-banded Hairstreak (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (5)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Great Spangled Fritillary (1)
Pearl Crescent (3)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Northern Cloudywing (5) (All Fresh)
Horace's Duskywing (2)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (60+)
Swarthy Skipper (1)
Tawny-edged Skipper (1)
Crossline Skipper (8)
Northern Broken-Dash (2)
Little Glassywing (3)
Sachem (3)
Delaware Skipper (2)
Zabulon Skipper (2)
Dun Skipper (5)

Mountainside Park, Pequannock, Morris Co., NJ (V Corsello)

July 21, 2008

Clouded Sulphur
Bronze Copper
Melissa Blue
Callippee Fritillary
Atlantis Fritillary
Northern Crescent
Common Wood-Nymph
Common Checkered-Skipper
Peck's Skipper
Long Dash

Brokenshell Pasture #2, SK (M Bailey)

July 21, 2008

Black Swallowtail (3)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (common)
Clouded Sulphur (few)
Orange Sulphur (uncommon)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (uncommon)
Spring Azure (few)
Great Spangled Fritillary (uncommon)
Meadow Fritillary (uncommon)
Pearl Crescent (few)
Painted Lady (1)
Red Admiral (1)
Red-spotted Purple (uncommon)
Tawny Emperor (2)
Appalachian Brown (1)
Monarch (uncommon)

Malabar Farm State Park, OH (G Cowell)

July 21, 2008

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Spicebush Swallowtail (4)
Cabbage White (70)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Spring Azure (6)(summer)
American Lady (2)
Monarch (3)
Silver-spotted Skipper (24)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (3)
Peck's Skipper (20)
Tawny-edged Skipper (3)
Sachem (18)
Dun Skipper (1)

Planting Fields Arboretum, Nassau County, NY (R Kelly)

July 21, 2008

Spicebush Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (7)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
EARLY HAIRSTREAK (1) (nectared on purple coneflower)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (6)
Spring Azure (1)(summer)
Great Spangled Fritillary (2)
Pearl Crescent (5)
Common Buckeye (2)
Silver-spotted Skipper (2)
Horace's Duskywing (1)
Least Skipper (1)
Peck's Skipper (3)
Sachem (40)
Dun Skipper (1)

Yard, 2 miles east of Elkton, VA (M Smith)

July 21, 2008

Schaus' Swallowtail (1) [Just west of the tower]

Tree Tops County Park, Fort Lauderdale, Broward Co., FL (K Keating)

July 20, 2008

Cabbage White (few)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Bronze Copper (1)
Banded Hairstreak (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (few)
Spring Azure (uncommon)
Meadow Fritillary (uncommon)
Pearl Crescent (few)
Question Mark (uncommon)
American Lady (1)
Painted Lady (1)
Red-spotted Purple (3)
Northern Pearly-eye (uncommon)
Appalachian Brown (uncommon)
Common Wood-Nymph (uncommon)
Monarch (uncommon)
Silver-spotted Skipper (uncommon)

Mohican State Park/Forest, OH (G Cowell)

July 20, 2008

Gulf Fritillary (nectaring on butterfly bush)

Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, Queens Co., NY (S Walter)

July 20, 2008

Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Black Swallowtail (38)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (23)
Spicebush Swallowtail (87)
Cabbage White (178)
Clouded Sulphur (7)
Orange Sulphur (498)
Cloudless Sulphur (11)
American Copper (3)
Juniper Hairstreak (6)
Gray Hairstreak (43)
Red-banded Hairstreak (17)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (411)
Spring Azure (47)(summer)
Variegated Fritillary (53)
Pearl Crescent (401)
Question Mark (caterpillar)
American Lady (46)
Painted Lady (6)
Red Admiral (6)
Common Buckeye (148)
Red-spotted Admiral (21)
Common Wood-Nymph (17)
Monarch (106)
Silver-spotted Skipper (49)
Southern Cloudywing (6)
Northern Cloudywing (2)
Hayhurst's Scallopwing (4)
Horace's Duskywing (13)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (1)
Common Checkered-Skipper ()
Common Sootywing (3)
Least Skipper (57)
Fiery Skipper (2)
Peck's Skipper (5)
Tawny-edged Skipper (1)
Crossline Skipper (1)
Northern Broken-Dash (45)
Sachem (227)
Delaware Skipper (2)
Rare Skipper (13)
Zabulon Skipper (4)
Broad-winged Skipper (887)
Dun Skipper (5)
Salt Marsh Skipper (11)

NABA Count, Cumberland Co., NJ (P Sutton and 18 participants)

July 20, 2008

Zebra Swallowtail (1) (1st ever for northern Delaware count!)
Spicebush Swallowtail (2)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (6)
Cabbage White (56)
Clouded Sulphur (3)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
White M Hairstreak (1) (1st ever for northern Delaware count!)
Gray Hairstreak (2)
Spring Azure (8)(summer)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (21)
Pearl Crescent (2)
Eastern Comma (1)
American Lady (1)
Red Admiral (1)
Red-spotted Admiral (1) (Red-spotted Purple form)
Viceroy (2)
Common Wood-Nymph (1) (With yellow-orange patches)
Little Wood-Satyr (1)
Monarch (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (3)
Horace's Duskywing (3)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (3)
Least Skipper (7)
Fiery Skipper (1) (1st ever for northern Delaware count!)
Sachem (20)
Peck's Skipper (1)
Broad-winged Skipper (6)

NABA Northern Delaware butterfly count -- Newark, Bear, Christiana & White Clay Creek State Park, DE (A Loudell, J White, S O'Byrne)

July 19, 2008

Black Swallowtail (1)
Clouded Sulphur (9)
American Copper (2)
Coral Hairstreak (18)
Marine Blue (1)(4th Wisconsin record)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (9)
Great Spangled Fritillary (8)
Aphrodite Fritillary (5)
Regal Fritillary (20)
Meadow Fritillary (1)
Common Wood-Nymph (40+)
Monarch (8)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
European Skipper (1)
Tawny-edged Skipper (4)

Schurch-Thompson Prairie, Iowa Co., WI (A Thering, D Eide)

July 19, 2008

Pipevine Swallowtail (10)
Spicebush Swallowtail (6)
Cloudless Sulphur (7)
Little Yellow (5)
Sleepy Orange (2)
Gray Hairstreak (2)
Pearl Crescent (4)
Gulf Fritillary (1)
Common Buckeye (3)
Carolina Satyr (1)
Hoary Edge (22)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (2)
Horace's Duskywing (1)
Southern Cloudywing (10)
Northern Cloudywing (4)
Confused Cloudywing (1)
Fiery Skipper (10)
Whirlabout (3)
Common Checkered-Skipper (1)
Southern Broken-Dash (6)
Swarthy Skipper (3)
Southern Skipperling (1)
Dun Skipper (1)

Kisatchie NF/Grant Parish, LA (C Marks)

July 19, 2008

MELISSA BLUE (1) (Karner, fresh male--early second brood?)

Albany Pine Bush--Madison Ave Extension, NY (H Zirlin)

July 19, 2008

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (23)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (5)
Spring Azure (1) (Summer)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Sachem (11)

Belleville Park, Belleville, Essex Co., NJ (V Corsello)

July 19, 2008

Black Swallowtail (caterpillar and egg only)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Spicebush Swallowtail (3)
Cabbage White (8)
Clouded Sulphur
Orange Sulphur (12)
American Copper (20)
Gray Hairstreak
Eastern Tailed-Blue (4)
Spring Azure (3) (summer form )
Variegated Fritillary
Pearl Crescent (3)
Question Mark
Red Admiral (2)
Common Buckeye
Viceroy (2)
Little Wood Satyr (2)
Monarch (1) (plus 2 caterpillars)
Silver Spotted Skipper
Wild Indigo Duskywing (2)
Common Sootywing
Least Skipper (5)
Fiery Skipper (2)
Peck's Skipper (3)
Sachem (6)
Broad Winged Skipper (55)

Riverwinds scenic trail and other sights in West Deptford,NJ (C Herz, S Keller, J Gutsmuth, J Ziegler, D Amadio)

July 19, 2008

Black Swallowtail (2)
Spicebush Swallowtail (2)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (6)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
Orange Sulphur (1)
American Copper (3)
Juniper Hairstreak (5)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (4)
Pearl Crescent (3)
American Lady (8)
Painted Lady (1)
Common Buckeye (2)
Silver-spotted Skipper (3)
Horace's Duskywing (4)
Hayhurst's Scallopwing (1) (Larvae on Lambsquarters)
Least Skipper (2)
Sachem (Dozens)
Rare Skipper (5)
Broad-winged Skipper (Dozens)

Cape May Bird Observatory Garden, Goshen, NJ (A Loudell)

July 19, 2008

Pipevine Swallowtail (1) (Montgomery Co., worn)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (30)
Clouded Sulfur (4)
Orange Sulfur (6)
Sleepy Orange (1) (Montgomery Co.)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (2)
Great Spangled Fritillary (3)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Red-spotted Admiral (4)
Common Buckeye (2)
Monarch (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Sachem (1)

Western Howard and Western Montgomery Cos., MD (J Wilkinson)

July 19, 2008

Hilochee-Osprey, FL (T Palmer)
Zebra Swallowtail (1)
Black Swallowtail (2)
Palamedes Swallowtail (10)
Checkered White (1)
Great Southern White (5)
Cloudless Sulphur (13)
Barred Yellow (4)
Sleepy Orange (25)
Dainty Sulphur (5)
Gray Hairstreak (2)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Gulf Fritillary (86)
Variegated Fritillary (19)
White Peacock (1)
Viceroy (3)
Zarucco Duskywing (1)
Common Checkered-Skipper (2)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (8)
Southern Skipperling (3)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Whirlabout (2)
Sachem (1)
Palatka Skipper (1)

Hilochee-Osprey, FL (T Palmer)

July 19, 2008

Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Zebra Swallowtail (3)
Black Swallowtail (4)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (3)
Palamedes Swallowtail (10)
Little Yellow (2)
Sleepy Orange (1)
Gray Hairstreak (22)
Red-banded Hairstreak (2)
Gulf Fritillary (3)
Pearl Crescent (8)
Painted Lady (1)
Common Buckeye (4)
Viceroy (6)
Monarch (1)
Queen (3)
Dorantes Longtail (1)
Southern Cloudywing (1)
Horace's Duskywing (25)
Zarucco Duskywing (10)
Swarthy Skipper (1)
Least Skipper (1)
Fiery Skipper (11)
Baracoa Skipper (4)
Tawny-edged Skipper (6)
Crossline Skipper (1)
Whirlabout (18)
Sachem (2)
Delaware Skipper (7)
Palmetto Skipper (2)
DION SKIPPER (1)
Ocola Skipper (3)

Goethe State Forest, Levy Co., FL (B Ahern)

July 18, 2008

Northern Blue

Marinette Co., WI (D Hanson, D Bratley)

July 18, 2008

Clouded Sulphur (2)
Orange Sulphur (5)
Cabbage White (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Acadian Hairstreak (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Pearl Crescent (5)
Great Spangled Fritillary (6)
Silver-bordered Fritillary (2)
Monarch (1)
Common Wood-Nymph (30)
Dun Skipper (2)

Goshen WMA, NW CT (A Baytas)

July 17, 2008

Blue Metalmark
Malachite
Mexican Bluewing

my garden in Los Fresnos, TX (Danny)

July 17, 2008

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (6)
Question Mark (1)
Little Wood-Satyr (1)

Tenafly Nature Center, Tenafly, Bergen Co., NJ (V Corsello)

July 17, 2008

Pipevine Swallowtail (3)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (5)
Spicebush Swallowtail (7)
Cabbage White (19)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Banded Hairstreak (2)
Striped Hairstreak (1)
Pearl Crescent (3)
Eastern Comma (1)
American Lady (2)
Painted Lady (2)
Little Wood-Satyr (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (4)
Little Glassywing (3)
Zabulon Skipper (1)
Dun Skipper (8)

Flat Rock Brook Nature Preserve, Englewood, Bergen Co., NJ (V Corsello)

July 17, 2008

Zebra Swallowtail (10)
Black Swallowtail (15)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (4)
Spicebush Swallowtail (14)
Palamedes Swallowtail (20)
Barred Yellow (2)
Little Yellow (1)
Gray Hairstreak (4)
Gulf Fritillary (10)
Zebra (1)
Common Buckeye (4)
Viceroy (6)
Carolina Satyr (40)
Queen (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Long-tailed Skipper (1)
Northern Cloudywing (8)
Horace's Duskywing (20)
Zarucco Duskywing (6)
Common/White Checkered-Skipper (2)
Clouded Skipper (1)
Fiery Skipper (7)
Whirlabout (12)
Sachem (4)
Delaware Skipper (6)
Palmetto Skipper (1) (worn female)
Ocala Skipper (1)

West Tract - Green Swamp WMA Pasco Co., FL ((B Ahern, B Pranty)

July 16, 2008

Canadian Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Mustard White (3)
Pink-edged Sulphur (2)
Striped Hairstreak (1)
Northern Blue (14)
Aphrodite Fritillary (2)
Silvery Checkerspot (2)
Northern Crescent (30+)
Compton Tortoiseshell (8)
Mourning Cloak (1)
White Admiral (10+)
Northern Pearly-eye (20+)
Little Wood-Satyr (3)
Common Wood-Nymph (5)
Monarch (2)
European Skipper (50+)
Peck's Skipper (2)
Tawny-edged Skipper (2)
Long Dash (3)
Northern Broken-Dash (1)
Hobomok Skipper (3)
Dun Skipper (4)

NE of Goodman, WI (Mike Reese)

July 16, 2008

Atlantis Fritillary (12)

Gallitzin State Forest, Somerset County, PA (C Lehman)

July 15, 2008

Cabbage White
Clouded Sulphur
Purplish Copper
Silvery Blue
Melissa Blue
Great Spangled Fritillary
Atlantis Fritillary (Northwest)
Northern Crescent
White Admiral
Common Wood Nymph
Peck's Skipper

Brokenshell Pasture, SK (M Bailey)

July 15, 2008

Black Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (25)
Orange Sulphur (3)
Monarch (2)
Broad-winged Skipper (2)
Salt Marsh Skipper (10)

Lido Beach Marine Conservation Area, Nassau Co., NY (R Kelly)

July 15, 2008

Black Swallowtail (7)
Cabbage White (45)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
Orange Sulphur (23)
Spring Azure (1)(summer)
Pearl Crescent (7)
Common Buckeye (1)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (7)
Sachem (1)
Broad-winged Skipper (21)

Norman J. Levy Preserve, Nassau Co., NY (R Kelly)

July 15, 2008

Black Swallowtail (6)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (15)
Spicebush Swallowtail (10)
Cabbage White (101)
Orange Sulphur (31)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Banded Hairstreak (12)
Striped Hairstreak (1)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (7)
Spring Azure (8) (Summer form)
Great Spangled Fritillary (29)
Pearl Crescent (168)
Question Mark (1)
Eastern Comma (12)
Mourning Cloak (4)
Red Admiral (13)
American Lady (2)
Common Buckeye (2)
Red-spotted Admiral (10) (all red-spotted form)
Hackberry Emperor (9)
Northern Pearly-eye (2)
Appalachian Brown (2)
Little Wood-Satyr (38)
Common Ringlet (1) (late)
Common Wood-Nymph (10)
Monarch (19)
Silver-spotted Skipper (18)
Hoary Edge (5)
Northern Cloudywing (1) (late)
Horace's Duskywing (2)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (36)
Peck's Skipper (4)
Crossline Skipper (2)
Northern Broken-Dash (23)
Little Glassywing (4)
Sachem (5) (new for count)
Delaware Skipper (1)
Mulberry Wing (1)
Hobomok Skipper (1)
Broad-winged Skipper (13)
Black Dash (1)
Dun Skipper (44)

Rockland County, NY (J Lampkin (compiler), and 12 NABA Count participants)

July 14, 2008

Black Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (5)
Cabbage White (4)
Clouded Sulphur (3)
Orange Sulphur (6)
Harvester (3)
Banded Hairstreak (3)
Striped Hairstreak (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (3)
Summer Azure (2)
Great Spangled Fritillary (16)
Meadow Fritillary (5)
Pearl Crescent (2)
Question Mark (1)
Eastern Comma (4)
Gray Comma (7)
Mourning Cloak (5)
Red Admiral (3)
Northern Pearly-eye (1)
Appalachian Brown (3)
Common Wood Nymph (4)
Monarch (3)
Silver-spotted Skipper (8)
Least Skipper (1)
European Skipper (5)
Northern Broken-Dash (2)
Little Glassywing (5)
Delaware Skipper (1)
Broad-winged Skipper (2)
Dun Skipper (21)

SGL 130, Mercer Co., PA (C Lehman)

July 14, 2008

Tawny Emperor

Putnam Co., OH (G O Coburn)

July 14, 2008

Pipevine Swallowtail (laying eggs on Aristolochia littoralis)

Butterfly garden, Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, Sarasota, Fl (T Staats)

July 13, 2008

Giant Swallowtail (8)
Florida White (2)
Great Southern White (7)
Southern Dogface (2)
Cloudless Sulphur (3)
Large Orange Sulphur (7)
Lyside Sulphur (45)
Little Yellow (6)
Mimosa Yellow (1)
Gray Hairstreak (2)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (1)
Clytie Ministreak (2)
Ceraunus Blue (5)
Reakirt's Blue (7)
Fatal Metalmark (4)
Rounded Metalmark (5)
Red-bordered Metalmark (3)
American Snout (78)
Gulf Fritillary (3)
Variegated Fritillary (4)
Bordered Patch (8)
Pale-banded Crescent (47)
Phaon Crescent (28)
Pearl Crescent (1)
White Peacock (1)
Malachite (1)
Mexican Bluewing (1)
Tropical Leafwing (2)
Silver Emperor (1)
Tawny Emperor (3)
Gemmed Satyr (2)
Carolina Satyr (1)
Queen (27)
Soldier (6)
Guava Skipper (1)
Brown Longtail (5)
Mimosa Skipper (2)
Sickle-winged Skipper (4)
Common/White Checkered-Skipper (3)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (1)
Laviana White-Skipper (4)
Fawn-spotted Skipper (1)
Clouded Skipper (9)
Southern Skipperling (3)
Fiery Skipper (7)
Whirlabout (4)
Celia's Roadside (4)
Eufala Skipper (4)

Santa Ana NWR, TX (NABA count: G Quintanilla (coordinator) , J & D Dauphin, J Rose, J Yochum, J de Leon, C Salinas, W T Pendleton, C Traylor, T Finnel, G Musgrave, M Rickard)

July 13, 2008

Gray Cracker

Solar Drive, Mission, TX (G Quintanilla)

July 13, 2008

Giant Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Red-banded Hairstreak (4)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
American Snout (common)
Pearl Crescent (8)
Red-spotted Admiral (2)
Viceroy (1)
Hackberry Emperor (8)
Carolina Satyr (abundant)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Common-Checkered Skipper (1) (female)
Tropical-Checkered Skipper (abundant)
Horace's Duskywing (2)
Hayhurst's Scallopwing (9)
Least Skipper (6)

Indian Bayou WMA, St. Martin Parish, LA (C Marks)

July 13, 2008

Harvester (1) (fresh)

Canaan, CT (T Fiore, D Gustafson, B Klein, K Wallstrom)

July 13, 2008

Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Great Spangled Fritillary (3)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Dun Skipper (1)

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

July 12-13, 2008

Pipevine Swallowtail
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Spicebush Swallowtail
PALAMEDES SWALLOWTAIL (unusual in mountains?)
Cabbage White
Orange Sulphur
Sleepy Orange,
Gray Hairstreak
WHITE-M HAIRSTREAK
Spring Azure (summer form)
Eastern Tailed-Blue
Great Spangled Fritillary
Aphrodite Fritillary
DIANA FRITILLARY (3 females, 25+ males)(over day and one half-- 2 other females reported by another party for same period--observed a female Diana being courted on the roadway by male Diana and male GSF at same time)
Pearl Crescent
Eastern Comma
Question Mark
Red-spotted Admiral
Monarch
Appalachian Brown
Little Wood-Satyr
Common Wood-Nymph
Silver-spotted Skipper
Hoary Edge
Wild Indigo Duskywing
Little Glassywing
Hobomok Skipper
Dun Skipper

Vicinity of Dauthet State Park, George Washington NF, Bath Co. VA (H Zirlin)

July 13, 2008

Palamedes Swallowtail (5)
Cabbage White (2)
Juniper Hairstreak (2)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
ZEBRA HELICONIAN (35) (remarkable influx; three sites; casual stray in the state)
Gulf Fritillary (1)
Confused Cloudywing (1) (scarce anywhere)
HAYHURST'S SCALLOPWING (1) (very rare on coastal islands)
Whirlabout (2)
DUSTED SKIPPER (1)(LOAMMI) (slightly early date for second brood)

Bogue Banks, Carteret Co., NC (H LeGrand, W Cook, R Davis)

July 12, 2008

Black Swallowtail (1)
Giant Swallowtail (19)
Ornythion Swallowtail (1)
Forida White (5)
Great Southern White (12)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Southern Dogface (1)
White-Angled Sulphur (2)
Yellow-Angled Sulphur (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (9)
Large Orange Sulphur (35)
Lyside Sulphur (31)
Little Yellow (7)
Sleepy Orange (1)
Gray Hairstreak (12)
Clytie Ministreak (18)
Western Pygmy Blue (375)
Ceraunus Blue (37)
Reakirt's Blue (8)
Fatal Metalmark (9)
American Snout (75)
Gulf Fritillary (18)
Zebra Heliconian (2)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Bordered Patch (27) Caterpillars (75)
Crimson Patch (3)
Elada Checkerspot (2)
Texan Crescent (1)
Vesta Crescent (11)
Phaon Crescent (175)
Pearl Crescent (2)
White Peacock (11)
Malachite (1)
Gray Cracker (1)
Mexican Bluewing (5) Eggs (1)
Tropical Leafwing (1)
Hackberry Emperor (1)
Tawny Emperor (275)
Gemmed Satyr (1)
Carolina Satyr (1)
Queen (78)
Soldier (7)
Guava Skipper (1) (caterpilllar)
Brown Longtail (18)
Texas Powdered Skipper (1)
Mournful Duskywing (1)
Funereal Duskywing (1)
Com/White Checkered-Skipper ( 7)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (4)
Laviana White-Skipper (9)
Turk's-cap White-Skipper (4)
Common Sootywing (2)
Fawn-spotted Skipper (1)
Clouded Skipper (18)
Southern Skipperling (5)
Fiery Skipper (27)
Sachem (5)
Whirlabout (6)
Southern Broken-Dash (1)
Celia's Roadside (6)
Eufala Skipper (14)

Bentsen Rio Grande Valley NABA Butterfly Count, TX (G Quintanilla (coordinator) , W T Pendleton, J & D Dauphin, J Yochum, C Traylor, M B Stowe, G Musgrave, M Rickard, T Finnell, J Rose, C Maloney, R Escobedo, J Yturbe)

July 12, 2008

Marine Blue (1)(3rd Canadian record)

Marie Curtis Park, Toronto Centre Butterfly Count, ON (Ontario Butterflies Google Group: S LaForest, C King)

July 12, 2008

Canadian Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (Dozens)
Clouded Sulphur (4)
Red-spotted Admiral (1) (White bands)
Common Wood-Nymph (3) (Very dark brown, lacking yellow patches)
Monarch (6) (Including 3 juvenile: larvae)
European Skipper (Hundreds)
Least Skipper (Dozens)

South of Little Current & along Lake Manitou, Manitoulin Island, ON (A Loudell)

July 12, 2008

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (Common)
Clouded Sulphur (Uncommon)
Orange Sulphur (Uncommon)
Banded Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (Uncommon)
Spring Azure (Uncommon)
Great Spangled Fritillary (Few)
Pearl Crescent (Uncommon)
Question Mark (2)
Milbert's Tortoiseshell (1)
American Lady (1)
Red Admiral (1)
Little Wood-Satyr (2)
Common Wood-Nymph (2)
Monarch (Few)
Silver-spotted Skipper (Uncommon)
Juvenal's Duskywing (Uncommon)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (Uncommon)
Common Sootywing (Uncommon)
Little Glassywing (Uncommon)

Secrest Arboretum/OARDC, OH (G Cowell)

July 12, 2008

Black Swallowtail
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Spicebush Swallowtail
Cabbage White
Orange Sulphur
Clouded Sulphur
American Copper
Bog Copper
Bronze Copper
Edward's Hairstreak
Banded Hairstreak
Hickory Hairstreak
Striped Hairstreak
Gray Hairstreak
Eastern Tailed-Blue
Spring Azure (Summer form)
Northern Metalmark
Great Spangled Fritillary
Aphrodite Fritillary
Atlantis Fritillary
Silver-bordered Fritillary
Meadow Fritillary
Pearl Crescent
Baltimore Checkerspot
Question Mark
Eastern Comma
Mourning Cloak
Compton Tortoiseshell
Milbert's Tortoiseshell
Red Admiral
American Lady
Painted Lady
Common Buckeye
Red-spotted Admiral (purple form)
Viceroy
Northern Pearly-eye
Eyed Brown (many)
Appalachian Brown
Little Wood-Satyr
Common Ringlet (1)
Common Wood-Nymph
Monarch
Silver-spotted Skipper
Hoary Edge
Least Skipper
European Skipper
Peck's Skipper (very worn)
Long Dash (old)
Northern Broken-Dash
Little Glassywing
Delaware Skipper
Mulberry Wing
Hobomok Skipper (2)
Broad-winged Skipper
Black Dash
Dion Skipper (50) (new high count record)
Dun Skipper

Salisbury CT (NABA butterfly count participants)

July 12, 2008

Black Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (3)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Spring Azure (1) (summer)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Common Buckeye (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (2)
Peck's Skipper (1)
Sachem (2)

inside the Beltway, Silver Spring, MD (E Raun)

July 11, 2008


Cabbage White
Clouded Sulphur
Orange Sulphur (7)
Clouded/Orange Sulphur (white form) (2)
American Copper (21)
Banded Hairstreak
Gray Hairstreak (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (11)
Variegated Fritillary
Great Spangled Fritillary (32)
Meadow Fritillary
Pearl Crescent (12)
American Lady (2)
Red Admiral (2)
Common Buckeye (2)
Appalachian Brown
Little Wood-Satyr (10)
Common Wood-Nymph (37)
Monarch (8)
Silver-spotted Skipper (5)
Hoary Edge
Southern Cloudywing (7)
Wild Indigo Duskywing
Least Skipper
European Skipper
Tawny-edged Skipper (3)
Crossline Skipper (3)
Northern Broken-Dash (18)
Little Glassywing (50+)
Delaware Skipper (70+)
Mulberry Wing (2)
Black Dash (16)
Dun Skipper (80+)

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

July 11, 2008

Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
GIANT SWALLOWTAIL (1) (First ever sighting for me in Brooklyn, on butterfly bush, HUGE)
Cabbage White (5)
Spring Azure (1) (summer)
American Lady (2)
Monarch (1)

Backyard Butterfly Garden, Brooklyn, NY (V Corsello)

July 11, 2008

Black Swallowtail (3)
Checkered White (5) (Four females)
Cabbage White (27)
Clouded Sulphur (4)
Orange Sulphur (24)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
American Lady (4)
Painted Lady (1)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (4)
Monarch (3)
Common Sootywing (1)
Fiery Skipper (2)
Sachem (2)

Dyker Beach Park, Brooklyn, NY (V Corsello)

July 11, 2008

Pipevine Swallowtail (3)
Black Swallowtail (9)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (50)
Clouded Sulfur (3)
Orange Sulfur (10)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (4)
Spring Azure (1) (summer)
Great Spangled Fritillary (3)
Pearl Crescent (5)
Red Admiral (1)
Hackberry Emperor (2)
Monarch (2)
Least Skipper (1)

NW Carroll Co., MD (J Wilkinson)

July 10, 2008

Giant Swallowtail (3)
Great Southern White (2)
Cloudless Sulphur (4)
Large Orange Sulphur (5)
Gray Hairstreak (2)
Clytie Ministreak (3)
Western Pygmy-Blue (10)
Ceraunus Blue (4)
Reakirt's Blue (6)
Fatal Metalmark (2)
Red-bordered Pixie (2)
American Snout (15)
Gulf Fritillary (3)
Phaon Crescent (20)
White Peacock (6)
Gray Cracker (1)
Queen (60)
Guava Skipper (2)
Brown Longtail (15)
White-patched Skipper (1)
Funereal Duskywing (1)
White Checkered-Skipper (3)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (6)
Laviana White-Skipper (4)
Turk's-cap White-Skipper (12)
Clouded Skipper (40)
Southern Skipperling (2)
Fiery Skipper (4)
Whirlabout (1)
Southern Broken-Dash (1)
Eufala Skipper (4)

Edinburg Scenic Wetlands, World Birding Center, TX (J De Leon)

July 10, 2008

Cabbage White (1)
Variegated Fritillary (1) (First ever sighting in this yard)
Question Mark (1)
Eastern Comma (1)
American Lady (2)
Red Admiral (1)

Backyard Butterfly Garden, Brooklyn, NY (V Corsello)

July 10, 2008

Zebra Swallowtail (32)
Black Swallowtail (8)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (6)
Cabbage White (6)
Orange Sulphur (7)
Cloudless Sulphur (3)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (5)
Pearl Crescent (6)
American Lady (1)
Painted Lady (3)
Red Admiral (5)
Common Buckeye (3)
Common Wood-Nymph (6)
Monarch (2)
Silver-spotted Skipper (3)
Horace's Duskywing (1)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Sachem (4)
Broad-winged Skipper (2)

Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge, MD

July 9, 2008

Black Swallowtail (4)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
Coral Hairstreak (3)
Banded Hairstreak (5)
Striped Hairstreak (1)
Great Spangled Fritillary (1)
Gorgone Checkerspot (8)
Silvery Checkerspot (1)
Eastern Comma (2)
Compton Tortoiseshell (2)
Painted Lady (2)
Tawny Emperor (2)
Common Wood-Nymph (2)
Monarch (3)
Silver-spotted Skipper (7)
Ottoe Skipper (2)
Crossline Skipper (1)
Delaware Skipper (9)

Rush Creek State Natural Area, Crawford Co., WI (M Reese)

July 9, 2008

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (5)
Harvester (1)
Banded Hairstreak (12)
Great Spangled Fritillary (50+)
Pearl Crescent (2)
Eastern Comma (3) (2 Black summer form)
Gray Comma (4)
Mourning Cloak (1) (Very fresh!)
Red Admiral (1)
American Lady (1)
Red-spotted Admiral (1) (Red-spotted Purple form)
Monarch (1)
Little Wood-Satyr (15)
Common Wood-Nymph (2) (All brown, lacking yellow patches)
Appalachian Brown (1)
Northern Pearly-Eye (7)
Silver-spotted Skipper (3)
Least Skipper (2)
Byssus Skipper (3)

Little Red School House Path & Wolf Road Woods, Cook County Forest Preserve, south of Willow Springs, IL
(A Loudell)

July 9, 2008

Cabbage White
Orange Sulphur (many)
American Copper
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue
Spring Azure (Summer form)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Pearl Crescent
Red Admiral
American Lady
Common Buckeye (6)
Viceroy (1)
Little Wood-Satyr (few)
Monarch (8)
Silver-spotted Skipper
Broad-winged Skipper (1)

Rockaway peninsula & Jamaica Bay area, Queens Co., New York, NY (T Fiore)

July 9, 2008

Black Swallowtail (3)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (4)
Spring Azure (2) (summer)
Question Mark (1) (Dark/Summer)
American Lady (2)
Red Admiral (1)
Monarch (2)
Sachem (1)

Backyard Butterfly Garden, Brooklyn, NY (V Corsello)

July 8, 2008

Black Swallowtail (2)
Spicebush Swallowtail (3)
Cabbage White (70)
Orange Sulphur (20)
American Copper (6)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (13)
Spring Azure (2) (summer)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Pearl Crescent (10)
Painted Lady (1)
Common Wood-Nymph (6)
Monarch (8)
Silver-spotted Skipper (8)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (1)
Least Skipper (1)
Tawny-edged Skipper (1)
Northern Broken-Dash (10)
Little Glassywing (2)
Sachem (1)
Zabulon Skipper (1)
Dun Skipper (1)

Underhill Preserve, Nassau Co., NY (R Kelly, A Lindberg)

July 8, 2008

Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (23)
Clouded Sulphur (10)
Orange Sulphur (6)
Oak Hairstreak (1) (a first for me)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (4)
Great Spangled Fritillary (9)
Pearl Crescent (28)
Baltimore Checkerspot (8)
Question Mark (Dark/summer, both very worn)
Eastern Comma (2) (Dark/summer)
American Lady (1)
Red Admiral (6)
Common Buckeye (2)
Red-spotted Admiral (1) (Red-spotted Purple)
Tawny Emperor (1)
Eyed Brown (10) (all very worn)
Little Wood-Satyr (15)
Common Wood-Nymph (12)
Monarch (10)
Silver-spotted Skipper (5)
Least Skipper (1)
Crossline Skipper (2)
Long Dash (1) (very fresh, very late)
Northern Broken-Dash (5)
Little Glassywing (3)
Delaware Skipper (3)
Mulberry Wing (1)
Black Dash (3)

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

July 7, 2008

Cabbage White (6)
Clouded Sulphur (3)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Banded Hairstreak (1)
Gray Hairstreak (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (8)
Spring Azure (3)(summer)
Great Spangled Fritillary (5)
Aphrodite Fritillary (1)
Meadow Fritillary (3)
Pearl Crescent (2)
Eastern Comma (3)
Northern Pearly-eye (1)
Little Wood-Satyr (1)
Common Wood-Nymph (2)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Southern Cloudywing (1)
Least Skipper (2)
European Skipper (1)
Tawny-edged Skipper (1)
Northern Broken-Dash (2)
Little Glassywing (7)
Dun Skipper (3)

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

July 6, 2008

Reakirt's Blue (rare stray)

Lost Valley Trail, part of the Weldon Springs Conservation Area, St. Charles Co., MO (Y Homeyer)

July 6, 2008

Orange Sulphur (4)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Cabbage White (2)
American Copper (5)
Bronze Copper (1)
Striped Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (2)
Spring Azure (6) (summer)
Viceroy (1)
Common Buckeye (1)
Red Admiral (3)
Question Mark (2)
Great Spangled Fritillary (15)
Aphrodite Fritillary (1)
Silver-bordered Fritillary (2)
Appalachian Brown (12)
Little Wood-Satyr (5)
Common Wood-Nymph (8)
Silver-spotted Skipper (3)
Little Glassywing (2)
Northern Broken-Dash (1)

White Memorial Conservation Area, Litchfield, CT (A Baytas)

July 6, 2008

Zebra Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (69)
Clouded Sulphur (17)
Orange Sulphur (7)
Spring Azure (5) (summer)
Appalachian Azure (7)(+ 7 caterpillars on Black Cohosh)
Variegated Fritillary (2)
Great Spangled Fritillary (17)
Aphrodite Fritillary (2)
Meadow Fritillary (24)
Silvery Checkerspot (1)
American Lady (1)
Common Buckeye (1)
Northern Pearly-eye (3)
Common Wood-Nymph (1)
Monarch (4)
Silver-spotted Skipper (24)
Peck's Skipper (5)
Little Glassywing (1)
Hobomok Skipper (3)
Dun Skipper (3)

Shenandoah National Park, VA (M A Koeneke)

July 5, 2008

Variegated Fritillary (1)

New Hyde Park, Nassau Co., NY (R Kelly)

July 5, 2008

Tawny Emperor

Beaver Co., PA., (B Walbek)

July 5, 2008

BALTIMORE CHECKERSPOT

Spring Mount, Montgomery Co., PA (W A Jacobs)

July 4, 2008

Gray Cracker

Del Rio, Val Verde Co., TX (E Finkelstein)

July 4, 2008

Zebra Swallowtail (1)
Pipevine Swallowtail (3) (all on Mimosa blossoms)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Spicebush Swallowtail (2)
Palamedes Swallowtail (13)
Barred Yellow (4)
Red-banded Hairstreak (3)
Common Buckeye (1)
Carolina Satyr (9)
Zarucco Duskywing (2)
Southern Cloudywing (10)
Swarthy Skipper (1)

John Riley Barnhill Road, Backwater State Forest, just north of Baker FL (C Marks)

July 4, 2008

Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Black Swallowtail (2)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (6)
Cabbage White (11)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Spring Azure (7) (Summer)
American Snout (3)
Question Mark (1) (Dark/Summer)
American Lady (3)
Red Admiral (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)

Backyard Butterfly Garden, Brooklyn, NY (V Corsello)

July 4, 2008

Zebra Swallowtail (3)
Black Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Palamedes Swallowtail (4)
Checkered White (8)
Great Southern White (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (8)
Barred Yellow (10)
Sleepy Orange (23)
Dainty Sulphur (2)
Gray Hairstreak (3)
Ceraunus Blue (4)
Gulf Fritillary (66)
Variegated Fritillary (20)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Viceroy (1)
Horace's Duskywing (1)
Zarucco Duskywing (3)
Common Checkered-Skipper (10)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (11)
Southern Skipperling (17)
Whirlabout (5)

Hilochee-Osprey, FL (T Palmer)

July 3, 2008

Tiger Swallowtail sp. (1)
Cabbage White (2)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
Bronze Copper (16)
Coral Hairstreak (1)
Acadian Hairstreak (5)
Edwards' Hairstreak (3)
Banded Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (2)
Spring Azure (1)(summer)
Melissa Blue (2)(Karner)
Great Spangled Fritillary (2)
Aphrodite Fritillary (3)
Silver-bordered Fritillary (18)
Meadow Fritillary (1)
Harris' Checkerspot (7)
Northern Crescent (123)
Baltimore Checkerspot (5)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Red-spotted Admiral (2)(white-banded)
Viceroy (5)
Northern Pearly-eye (11)
Eyed Brown (19)
Little Wood-Satyr (19)
Common Wood-Nymph (2)
Monarch (12)
Least Skipper (9)
European Skipper (103)
Peck's Skipper (1)
Long Dash (50)
Mulberry Wing (2)
Dion Skipper (1)
Two-spotted Skipper (23)
Dun Skipper (1)

Sandhill/Seneca NABA Count: R Arnold, A Thering, M Reese)

July 2, 2008

Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (4)
Great Spangled Fritillary (1)
Meadow Fritillary (3)
Little Wood Satyr (1)
Common Wood-Nymph (1)

northeast corner of Rte. 199/River Rd. intersection, Red Hook, Dutchess Co., NY (A Block)

July 1, 2008

Canadian Tiger Swallowtail (many)(puddling)

Elbow Falls, Kananaskis Country, Alberta (A Crozier)

July 1, 2008

Pipevine Swallowtail (12) (Many caterpillars and
a chrysalis)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (100+)
Orange Sulphur (2)
Banded Hairstreak (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (3)
Spring Azure (5) (summer)
Question Mark (1) (Dark/Summer)
American Lady (1)
Red Admiral (1)
Little Wood-Satyr (3)
Silver-spotted Skipper (2)

Henry Hudson Drive, Palisades Interstate Park, Englewood, NJ (V Corsello)

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