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June 2009 Butterfly Sightings

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June 30, 2009

Cabbage Whites (5)
Clouded Sulphur (3)
Orange Sulphur (14)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (6)
Great Spangled Fritillary (18)
Viceroy (2)
Monarch (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (4)
Crossline Skipper (1)
European Skipper (1)

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

June 30, 2009

Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Black Swallowtail (5)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (7)
Cabbage White (9)
Orange Sulphur (4)
Banded Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Spring Azure (5) (summer)
Question Mark (1)
Painted Lady (2)
Red Admiral (2)
Hackberry Emperor (1) (First for this sight)
Monarch (3)
Common Sootywing (1)
Sachem (1)

Backyard Butterfly Garden, Brooklyn, NY (V Corsello)

June 29, 2009

Canadian Tiger Swallowtail

Lordville, Delaware Co., NY (W A Jacobs)

June 29, 2009

Zebra Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (14)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
Coral Hairstreak (1)
Spring Azure (1)(summer)
Great Spangled Fritillary (11)
Aphrodite Fritillary (2)
Hackberry Emperor (1)
Monarch (2)
Silver-spotted Skipper (2)
European Skipper (3)
Peck's Skipper (2)
Little Glassywing (5)

State Game Lands #173, PA (J Monroe)

June 29, 2009

Eastern Comma (1)
Banded Hairstreak (1)

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

June 29, 2009

Cabbage White (4)
Clouded Sulphur (4)
Orange Sulphur (3)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (2)
Pearl Crescent (9) (4 puddling)
Monarch (1)

Plainsboro Power Line - Scotts Corner to Broadway, NJ (H Kindervatter)

June 28, 2009

Clench's Greenstreak (1)

NABA Butterfly Park, Mission, TX (C Traylor)

June 28, 2009

Spicebush Swallowtail
Orange Sulphur
Cabbage White
Banded Hairstreak
Eastern Tailed-Blue
Spring Azure (summer form)
Great Spangled Fritillary
Eastern Comma
American Lady
Painted Lady
Red Admiral
Appalachian Brown
Little Wood-Satyr
Monarch
Hoary Edge
Southern Cloudywing
Northern Cloudywing
Least Skipper
European Skipper
Peck's Skipper
Little Glassywing
Hobomok Skipper
Dun Skipper

Ward Pound Ridge, NY (H Zirlin)

June 28, 2009

Eastern Comma (1)

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

June 28, 2009

Black Swallowtail (16)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (5)
Spicebush Swallowtail (78)
Cabbage White (260)
Clouded Sulphur (13)
Orange Sulphur (774)
American Copper (8)
Coral Hairstreak (3)
Banded Hairstreak (9)
Striped Hairstreak (7)
Gray Hairstreak (22)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1263)
Spring Azure (34)(summer)
Variegated Fritillary (10)
Great Spangled Fritillary (1)
Pearl Crescent (106)
Question Mark (1)
Mourning Cloak (1)
American Lady (71)
Painted Lady (5)
Red Admiral (3)
Common Buckeye (41)
Red-spotted Admiral (2)
Viceroy (2)
Hackberry Emperor (2)
Tawny Emperor (2)
Appalachian Brown (13)
Little Wood-Satyr (206)
Common Wood-Nymph (8)
Monarch (272)
Silver-spotted Skipper (32)
Hoary Edge (1)
Southern Cloudywing (6)
Northern Cloudywing (6)
Hayhurst's Scallopwing (6)
Common Sootywing (6)
Swarthy Skipper (2)
Least Skipper (9)
European Skipper (1)
Peck's Skipper (2)
Crossline Skipper (5)
Northern Broken-Dash (1)
Little Glassywing (4)
Delaware Skipper (15)
Rare Skipper (6)
Zabulon Skipper (1)
Aaron's Skipper (456)
Broad-winged Skipper (490)
Dun Skipper (7)
Salt Marsh Skipper (333)

Cumberland Co., NJ (NABA Count: P Sutton, and many others)

June 28, 2009

Orange Sulphur (1)
Striped Hairstreak (2)
Gray Hairstreak (2)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Common Buckeye (1)
Common Wood-Nymph (2) (with large yellow-orange patch)
Appalachian Brown (1)
Zabulon Skipper (1)
Broad-winged Skipper (3)
Aaron's Skipper (1)

Cape May Bird Observatory Garden, South Goshen, & Beaver Dam Road & RR tracks, all Cape May County, NJ (A Loudell)

June 28, 2009

Cabbage White (6)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Spring Azure (1)(summer)
Monarch (1) (larvae)
Broad-winged Skipper (dozens)

Just south of C & D Canal & Delaware City; west of Reedy Point Bridge, DE (A Loudell)

June 27, 2009

Red-crescent Scrub-Hairstreak

ranch, San Isidro, Starr Co., TX (C Traylor)

June 27, 2009

Black Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (1)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
American Copper (1)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Melissa Blue (2)(Karner, 1 male,1 female)
Red-spotted Admiral (1)
Monarch (1)
European Skipper (12)

Muskegon Waste Water Facility, MI (J Pavlik)

June 27, 2009

Cabbage White (10)
Painted Lady (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)

Horace Greeley High School, Chappaqua, Weschester Co., NY (A Block)

June 27, 2009

Spicebush Swallowtail (5)
Orange Sulphur (3)
Cabbage White (3)
Bog Copper (20+)(mostly somewhat worn-a few fresh females)
American Copper (2)
Spring Azure (1) (summer form)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (3)
American Lady (10+)
Question Mark (1)
Monarch 30+)(mated pair observed in flight 11:30 EDT)
Little Wood-Satyr ( 4)(very fresh)
Silver -Spotted Skipper (1)
Little Glassywing (10+)
Delaware Skipper (2)
Tawny-edged Skipper (1)
Crossline Skipper (1)
Two-spotted Skipper (1)
Swarthy Skipper (1)

Lakehurst, and Greenwood WMA, NJ (H Zirlin)

June 27, 2009

Spicebush Swallowtail
Cabbage White (7)
Clouded Sulphur (6)
Orange Sulphur ( 2)
Hickory Hairstreak
Eastern Tailed-Blue (4)
Great Spangled Fritillary (13)
Meadow Fritillary (2)
Baltimore Checkerspot (8) (fresh)
Eastern Comma (5)
Viceroy (3)
Northern Pearly-eye (4)
Eyed Brown (35)
Little Wood-Satyr (6)
Common Wood-Nymph (4) (1 dark type)
Monarch (6)
Silver-spotted Skipper (3)
Least Skipper (19)
European Skipper (8)
Peck's Skipper (2)
Long Dash (1 faded)
Little Glassywing (3)
Hobomok Skipper (1 faded)

Canal Rd. A.T. Lands Rt.517 to Rt 94, Sussex County, NJ (D Amadio)

June 26, 2009

Northern Crescent (2)
Monarch (10+)
European Skipper (9)
Long Dash (225)(almost all nectaring on Nodding Thistle)

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

June 25, 2009

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (many)
Orange Sulphur
Clouded Sulphur
Coral Hairstreak (2)
Banded Hairstreak (19)
Red-banded Hairstreak (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1) (fresh)
Spring Azure (3) (Summer form)
Silvery Checkerspot (1)
Question Mark (2)
Mourning Cloak (3)
Red Admiral (1)
Little Wood-Satyr (25+)
Monarch (1) (4 p.m.)
Silver-spotted Skipper (8+)
Least Skipper (40+)
European Skipper (6+)
Peck's Skipper (6+)
Northern Broken-Dash (4)
Little Glassywing (2)
Hobomok Skipper (1) (worn female)
Zabulon Skipper (2) (rather worn)
Dun Skipper (3)

Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx, NY (M Bonifanti, R Cech, T Fiore, A DeGroff, R Kelly, S Rosenberg, K Wallstrom)

June 25, 2009

Black Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage Whites (101)
Clouded Sulphur (4)
Orange Sulphur (20)
American Copper (18)
Coral Hairstreak (6)
Banded Hairstreak (1)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (26)
Spring Azure (21)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Question Mark (6)
Mourning Cloak (1)
American Lady (3)
Painted Lady (2)
Tawny Emperor (1)
Little Wood-Satyr (25)
Monarch (17)
Silver-spotted Skipper (51)
Hoary Edge (13)
Southern Cloudywing (4)
Swarthy Skipper (7)
European Skipper (1)
Peck's Skipper (1)
Tawny-edged Skipper (3)
Crossline Skipper (1)
Northern Broken-Dash (1)
Little Glassywing (21)
Dun Skipper (3)

Sandy Hook, Monmouth Co., NJ (NABA Count: A Koster, S Lee, J McKee, K Keating, P Williams, P Murray)

June 24, 2009

Zebra Swallowtail (10)
Black Swallowtail (20)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Spicebush Swallowtail (10)
Palamedes Swallowtail (46)
Checkered White (24)
Great Southern White (8)
Cloudless Sulphur (3)
Barred Yellow (4)
Little Yellow (4)
Dainty Sulphur (12)
Gray Hairstreak (165)
Red-banded Hairstreak (4)
Ceraunus Blue (7)
Little Metalmark (2)
American Snout (1)
Gulf Fritillary (2)
Zebra Heliconian (4)
Phaon Crescent (17)
Pearl Crescent (13)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (110)
White Peacock (11)
Viceroy (5)
Tawny Emperor (1)
Carolina Satyr (12)
Common Wood-Nymph (6)
Monarch (6)
Queen (56)
Southern Cloudywing (1)
Northern Cloudywing (4)
Horace's Duskywing (10)
Zarucco Duskywing (29)
Common/White Checkered-Skipper (17)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (4)
Three-spotted Skipper (1)
Southern Skipperling (34)
Fiery Skipper (62)
Whirlabout (21)
Sachem (5)
Delaware Skipper (8)
Dusted Skipper (1)

Bull Creek WMA, Triple N Ranch WMA, Forever, FL (B Cooper, L Cooper, S Clendenin, D Cutler, J DuBois, A Pence, D Stillwaugh, M Smurl)

June 23, 2009

Pipevine Swallowtail (2)
Mexican Yellow (3)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Leda Ministreak (1)
Marine Blue (65)
Spring Azure (80)
Mylitta Crescent (5)
Common Buckeye (5)
Red-spotted Admiral (1)
California Sister (3)
Canyonland Satyr (2)
Red Satyr (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (13)
Rocky Mountain Duskywing (4)
Meridian Duskywing (1)
Mournful Duskywing (2)
Taxiles Skipper (1)
Deva Skipper (1)

Mount Ord Lookout Tower, AZ (P Kline)

June 23, 2009

Viceroy (aberrant or possible Viceroy X White Admiral?)

Crex Meadows, Grantsburg, WI (K Java)

June 23, 2009

Giant Swallowtail (laying eggs on wild lime)

Listowel, ON (Ontario Butterflies Google Group: G Richardson)

June 23, 2009

Cabbage White (5)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Monarch (3)
Little Wood-Satyr (9)
Northern Cloudywing (1)
Long Dash (1)
European Skipper (2)
Zabulon Skipper (2)

Meyer's Preserve, Mt. Kisco, Westchester Co., NY (M Diederich)

June 22, 2009

Black Swallowtail (1)
Giant Swallowtail (4)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Cabbage White (42)
Clouded Sulphur (111)
Orange Sulphur (50) (record high count)
Little Yellow (1)
Bronze Copper (2) (new count species)
Banded Hairstreak (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (4)
Spring Azure (26) (summer form, record high count)
Great Spangled Fritillary (100)
Silvery Checkerspot (1) (new count species)
Pearl Crescent (9)
Question Mark (12)
Eastern Comma (84) (record high count)
Gray Comma (4)
Mourning Cloak (2)
Painted Lady (1)
Red Admiral (4)
Common Buckeye (1)
Red-spotted Admiral (14)
Viceroy (1)
Hackberry Emperor (83)
Tawny Emperor (208) (record high count)
Little Wood-Satyr (6)
Monarch (4)
Silver-spotted Skipper (84)
Northern Cloudywing (20)
Horace's Duskywing (4)
Tawny-edged Skipper (1)
Little Glassywing (6)
Delaware Skipper (10)
Hobomok Skipper (2)
Zabulon Skipper (2) (record high count)
Dun Skipper (53) (record high count)

Shimek State Forest and vicinity, Lee Co., IA (NABA Count: C Edwards)

June 22, 2009

Cabbage White (3)
Spring Azure (2)
Red-spotted Admiral (5)

Wawayanda State Park, Greenwood Lake, Sussex/Passaic Cos., NJ (A Block)

June 21, 2009

Silvery Checkerspot (1)(very worn)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)

Miami Lake, Monroe Co., IA (S Potter)

June 20, 2009

Monarch (1st of the year)

Sleeping Giant Provincial Park, ON (Ontario Butterflies Google Group: L Ng)

June 20, 2009

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (20)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
Striped Hairstreak (1)
Spring Azure (7)(summer)
Great Spangled Fritillary (15)
Meadow Fritillary (5)
Eastern Comma (7)
Hackberry Emperor (2)
Little Wood-Satyr (2)
Monarch (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (24)
Dreamy Duskywing (5)
European Skipper (50)
Peck's Skipper (3)
Hobomok Skipper (2)

State Game Lands #173, PA (J Monroe)

June 20, 2009

Zebra Swallowtail (5)
Black Swallowtail (66)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Spicebush Swallowtail (5)
Palamedes Swallowtail (37)
Great Southern White (1)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Southern Dogface (3)
Cloudless Sulphur (17)
Sleepy Orange (5)
Dainty Sulphur (11)
Gray Hairstreak (48)
Red-banded Hairstreak (4)
Cassius Blue (5)
Ceraunus Blue (9)
Little Metalmark (4)
Gulf Fritillary (14)
Variegated Fritillary (6)
Phaon Crescent (34)
Pearl Crescent (126)
Red Admiral (2)
Common Buckeye (21)
White Peacock (2)
Viceroy (28)
Carolina Satyr (9)
Georgia Satyr (11)
Common Wood-Nymph (8)
Queen (48)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Northern Cloudywing (4)
Horace's Duskywing (6)
Zarucco Duskywing (8)
Common/White Checkered-Skipper (17)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (2)
Swarthy Skipper (1)
Least Skipper (1)
Southern Skipperling (4)
Fiery Skipper (6)
Tawny-edged Skipper (1)
Whirlabout (12)
Southern Broken-Dash (1)
Sachem (1)
Delaware Skipper (2)
Byssus Skipper (2)
Palatka Skipper (1)
Twin-spot Skipper (1)

Tosohatchee State Reserve, FL (B Cooper, T Palmer, B Bindschadler, L Cooper, K Malone, R Spinks, B Woodmansee)

June 19, 2009

Cabbage White (5)
Bog Copper (40+)
Striped Hairstreak (2)
Summer Azure
Silver-Spotted Skipper (2)
Swarthy Skipper (5)
Little Glassywing
Two-Spotted Skipper

Klots Bog, Lakehurst, NJ (D Amadio)

June 19, 2009

Cabbage White (2)
Orange Sulphur
American Copper
Coral Hairstreak
Eastern Tailed Blue (14)
American Lady (6)
Southern Cloudywing
Dotted Skipper
Crossline Skipper (2)

Collier's Mills WMA, Ocean County, NJ (D Amadio)

June 17, 2009

Gray Cracker

Santa Ana NWR, Hidalgo County, TX (J Dauphin, G Quintanilla)

June 17, 2009

Cabbage White (23)
Clouded Sulphur (6)
Orange Sulphur (2)
Great Spangled Fritillary (3)
Pearl Crescent (2)
Eastern Comma (1)
American Lady (4)
Viceroy (3)
Little Wood-Satyr (18)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Juvenal Duskywing (5)
Peck's Skipper (5)
Tawny-edged Skipper (2)
Zabulon Skipper (1)

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

June 17, 2009

Spicebush Swallowtail (3)
Cabbage White (9)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Red-banded Hairstreak (6)
Spring Azure (3)(summer)
American Lady (1)
Painted Lady (3)
Red Admiral (3)
Little Wood-Satyr (33)
Monarch (9)(plus 1 caterpillar)
Silver-spotted Skipper (6)
European Skipper (18)
Peck's Skipper (3)
Tawny-edged Skipper (10)
Zabulon Skipper (13)

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

June 17, 2009

Spicebush Swallowtail (worn)
Cabbage White
Banded Hairstreak (3) (gleaming-fresh)
Red-banded Hairstreak (4) (new brood)
Spring Azure (Summer form)
Silvery Checkerspot (3) (fresh)
Eastern Comma (fresh, summer form)
Mourning Cloak (3) (recently emerged)
Little Wood-Satyr (summer brood)
Silver-spotted Skipper (several)
Hobomok Skipper (slightly worn)
Zabulon Skipper

Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx, NY (T Fiore, K Wallstrom)

June 16, 2009

Clench's Greenstreak

Bentsen World Birding Center, Mission, TX (G Quintanilla)

June 16, 2009

Bronze Copper

Putnam Co., OH (G O Coburn)

June 16, 2009

Spicebush Swallowtail
Cabbage White
Spring Azure (Summer form)
Great Spangled Fritillary (1)
Silver-bordered Fritillary (4) (fresh)
Pearl Crescent (15+)
Eastern Comma (3) (2 fresh summer form)
Mourning Cloak (newly emerged)
Red Admiral
American Lady (2)
Viceroy (2)
Little Wood-Satyr (30+)
Common Ringlet (30+)
Monarch
Silver-spotted Skipper (8+)
Northern Cloudywing (15+)
Juvenal's Duskywing (1) (female)
Least Skipper (8+)
Indian Skipper
Peck's Skipper (5+)
Tawny-edged Skipper
Hobomok Skipper (5+)
Dun Skipper
Dusted Skipper (2)

Dutchess Co., NY (T Fiore, K Wallstrom)

June 16, 2009

Zebra Swallowtail (12)
Black Swallowtail (23)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (7)
Spicebush Swallowtail (3)
Palamedes Swallowtail (33)
Checkered White (10)
Great Southern White (6)
Barred Yellow (5)
Little Yellow (7)
Dainty Sulphur (33)
Gray Hairstreak (70)
Red-banded Hairstreak (4)
Ceraunus Blue (11)
Little Metalmark (2)
Variegated Fritillary (31)
Pearl Crescent (11)
Common Buckeye (121)
White Peacock (28)
Viceroy (1)
Carolina Satyr (1)
Queen (9)
Northern Cloudywing (1)
Horace's Duskywing (4)
Zarucco Duskywing (8)
Common/White Checkered-Skipper (2)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (1)
Least Skipper (2)
Southern Skipperling (3)
Fiery Skipper (38)
Tawny-edged Skipper (3)
Whirlabout (23)
Southern Broken-Dash (1)
Sachem (5)
Delaware Skipper (3)

Avon Park Air Force Range, FL (B Cooper, L Cooper, J DuBois, B Bindschadler, D Cutler)

June 16, 2009

Giant Swallowtail (common)
Dainty Sulphur (1)
Atala (2)(also 80 caterpillars, 15 chrysalises)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (1)
Cassius Blue (2)
Gulf Fritillary (abundant)
Julia Heliconian (1)
Zebra Heliconian (abundant)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Ruddy Daggerwing (1)
Queen (1)
Horace's Duskywing (3)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (1)

Tree Tops Park, FL (S & K Heeter)

June 15, 2009

Monarch (several)

Staten Island/Richmond Co., NY (T Fiore)

June 14, 2009

Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Black Swallowtail (2)
Giant Swallowtail (2)
Checkered White (1)
Great Southern White (5)
Large Orange Sulphur (8)
Lyside Sulphur (200)
Little Yellow (15)
Mimosa Yellow (1)
Gray Hairstreak (14)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (3)
Clytie Ministreak (3)
Cassius Blue (4)
Cyna Blue (4)
Ceraunus Blue (10)
Red-bordered Metalmark (1)
American Snout (12)
Gulf Fritillary (15)
Bordered Patch (7)
Vesta Crescent (2)
Phaon Crescent (30)
White Peacock (2)
Common Mestra (1)
Tawny Emperor (65)
Queen (125)
Soldier (2)
Brown Longtail (15)
White Checkered-Skipper (13)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (10)
Laviana White-Skipper (17)
Turk's-cap White-Skipper (7)
Common Streaky-Skipper (1)
Common Sootywing (2)
Clouded Skipper (20)
Southern Skipperling (1)
Fiery Skipper (5)
Whirlabout (9)
Southern Broken-Dash (8)
Common Mellana (4)
Celia's Roadside-Skipper (4)
Eufala Skipper (2)

NABA Butterfly Park, TX (J Glassberg)

June 14, 2009

Ruddy Hairstreak
Gray Ministreak

Bentsen World Birding Center, Mission, TX (G Quintanilla)

June 14, 2009

European Skipper

Putnam Co., OH (G O Coburn)

June 14, 2009

Spring Azure
American Lady
Little Wood-Satyr
Silver-spotted Skipper
Northern Cloudywing (fairly common)
Tawny-edged Skipper

Cuddy Park, Lower Frederick Township, Montgomery, Co., PA, (W A Jacobs)

June 14, 2009

Canadian / Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (6) (Seen flying above)
Cabbage White (12)
Spring Azure (8)(summer)
Great Spangled Fritillary (1)
Harris' Checkerspot (20)
Mourning Cloak (4)
Red-spotted Admiral (2) (White Admiral form)
Appalachian Brown (1)
Little Wood-Satyr (Dozens)
Common Ringlet (24)
Arctic Skipper (15)
Least Skipper (2)
Indian Skipper (4)
Hobomok Skipper (12)

State Game Lands north of Ricketts Glen State Park, PA (A Loudell)

June 14, 2009

Black Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (3)
Spring Azure (2) (Summer)
Question Mark (5)
American Lady (1)
Monarch (2)

Backyard Butterfly Garden, Brooklyn, NY (V Corsello)

June 14, 2009

Cabbage White (86)
Orange Sulphur (30)
American Copper (27)
Coral Hairstreak
Red-banded Hairstreak
Eastern Tailed-Blue (18)
Spring Azure (2)(summer)
Pearl Crescent
Eastern Comma
American Lady (4)
Painted Lady
Red Admiral
Red-spotted Admiral
Viceroy
Monarch
Silver-spotted Skipper (13)
Peck's Skipper
Crossline Skipper (7)

Riverwinds Scenic Trail & surrounding complex, West Deptford, NJ (D Amadio)

June 14, 2009

Checkered White (1)
Great Southern White (fairly common)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (1)
Cassius Blue (fairly common)
Miami Blue (2)
Gulf Fritillary (fairly common)
Queen (fairly common)

Bahia Honda State Park, FL (S Heeter)

June 13, 2009

Common Ringlet (1)(this location is the farthest south this species has been seen in WI)

Comstock Bog, Marquette Co., WI (M Reese)

June 13, 2009

Funereal Duskywing (1)(2nd TN record)

Land Between the Lakes NABA Count, Stewart Co., TN (Emily K, B Jones)

June 13, 2009

Black Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (16)
Orange Sulphur (2)
Red-banded Hairstreak (5)
Spring Azure (2)(summer)
Pearl Crescent (1)
American Lady (1)
Painted Lady (1)
Red Admiral (1)
Red-spotted Admiral (1)
Little Wood Satyr (10)
Silver-spotted Skipper (30)
Dreamy Duskywing (1)
Least Skipper (1)
European Skipper ( 75)
Peck's Skipper (4)
Tawny-edged Skipper (3)
Zabulon Skipper (8)

Muttontown Preserve, Nassau Co., NY (R Kelly)

June 13, 2009

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
American Copper (4)
Spring Azure (summer)
Harris Checkerspot (5)
Pearl Crescent (24)
Question Mark
Mourning Cloak (2)
American Lady (2)
Red-spotted Admiral
Viceroy
Appalachian Brown
Little Wood-Satyr (44)
Common Ringlet (9)
Silver-spotted Skipper
Southern Cloudywing
Cloudywing sp.
Dreamy Duskywing
Wild Indigo Duskywing
Duskywing sp. (large, very worn- Juvenal's?)
Least Skipper (5)
European Skipper (25)
Indian Skipper (5)
Peck's Skipper (12)
Tawny-edged Skipper (2)
Long Dash (13)
Hobomok Skipper (19)
Dusted Skipper (6)

Ward Pound Ridge, NY (D Amadio)

June 13, 2009

Spicebush Swallowtail (10)
Cabbage White (12)
Orange Sulphur (2)
Spring Azure (5)(summer)
Great Spangled Fritillary (6)
Meadow Fritillary (1)
Pearl Crescent (1)
American Lady (1)
Little Wood-Satyr (40+)
Monarch (2)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Dun Skipper (5)
Zabulon Skipper (1)

Nottingham County Park, PA (A Loudell)

June 13, 2009

Zebra Swallowtail (2)
Black Swallowtail (13)
Giant Swallowtail (2)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Palamedes Swallowtail (14)
Checkered White (75)
Great Southern White (2)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (14)
Barred Yellow (2)
Little Yellow (7)
Sleepy Orange (49)
Dainty Sulphur (1)
Gray Hairstreak (6)
Ceraunus Blue (4)
Little Metalmark (5)
Gulf Fritillary (27)
Zebra Heliconian (3)
Variegated Fritillary (4)
Phaon Crescent (4)
Pearl Crescent (29)
American Lady (1)
Common Buckeye (38)
White Peacock (2)
Viceroy (3)
Hackberry Emperor (3)
Appalachian Brown (3)
Gemmed Satyr (3)
Carolina Satyr (12)
Queen (1)
Dorantes Longtail (2)
Horace's Duskywing (5)
Zarucco Duskywing (1)
Common Checkered-Skipper (4)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (6)
Southern Skipperling (13)
Fiery Skipper (18)
Whirlabout (11)
Southern Broken-Dash (1)
Northern Broken-Dash (4)
Sachem (1)
Palmetto Skipper (1)
Eufala Skipper (1)

Colt Creek State Park, FL (B Cooper, N Prine, R Kruetzman, S Farnsworth, J DuBois, B Bindschadler)

June 12, 2009

Pipevine Swallowtail (24)
Black Swallowtail (2)
Giant Swallowtail (5)
Checkered White (65)
Orange Sulphur (2)
Southern Dogface (4)
Large Orange Sulphur (8)
Lyside Sulphur (2)
Little Yellow (100+)
Mimosa Yellow (1)
Sleepy Orange (2)
Dainty Sulphur (15)
Gray Hairstreak (5)
Ceraunus Blue (1)
Reakirt's Blue (60+)
Fatal Metalmark (8)
Rounded Metalmark (55)
Gulf Fritillary (4)
Variegated Fritillary (18)
Bordered Patch (12)
Texan Crescent (30)
Vesta Crescent (17)
Phaon Crescent (32)
Pearl Crescent (20)
Question Mark (1)
White Peacock (2)
Viceroy (2)
Goatweed Leafwing (1)
Tawny Emperor (1)
Queen (6)
White-striped Longtail (3)
Coyote Cloudywing (1)
Mazans Scallopwing (1)
Horace's Duskywing (1)
Common/White Checkered-Skip. (150+)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (2)
Desert Checkered-Skipper (1)
Turk's-cap White-Skipper (6)
Clouded Skipper (2)
Southern Skipperling (6)
Fiery Skipper (4)
Whirlabout (3)
Sachem (2)
Dun Skipper (1)
Eufala Skipper (2)

Goliad State Park, Goliad Co., TX (B & R Wauer, B Farnsworth, T Zellner)

June 12, 2009

Spicebush Swallowtail (3)
King's Hairstreak (7)
Red-Banded Hairstreak (abundant)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Spring Azure (2)(summer)
Pearl Crescent (7)
American Lady (2)
Common Buckeye (9)
Southern Pearly-eye (1)
Common Wood-Nymph (33)
Duskywing sp. (1)(probably a Horace's);
Southern Broken-Dash (1)

Indian Creek Rec Area sightings, Rapides Parish, LA (C Marks)

June 12, 2009

Pepper and Salt Skipper

Bracebridge, ON (Ontario Butterflies Google Group: A Sinclair)

June 12, 2009

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Monarch (1)

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

June 12, 2009

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Spicebush Swallowtail
Cabbage White (many)
Orange Sulphur
Eastern Tailed-Blue
Spring Azure (Summer form)
Pearl Crescent
Eastern Comma (fresh, summer form)
Mourning Cloak (3) (all fresh)
Red Admiral
American Lady
Red-spotted Admiral
Monarch (1) (moving north)
Silver-spotted Skipper
Hoary Edge (very fresh)
Least Skipper (several)
European Skipper (fresh)
Peck's Skipper (fresh)
Hobomok Skipper (multiple)
Zabulon Skipper (several)
Dun Skipper (fresh)

Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx, NY (T Fiore)

June 12, 2009

Black Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (50)
Clouded Sulphur (5)
Orange Sulphur (15)
American Copper (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Spring Azure (4)(summer)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Question Mark (2)
Painted Lady (1)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (1)
Red-spotted Admiral (1)
Monarch (7)
Silver-spotted Skipper (2)
Least Skipper (1)
Sachem (1)
Delaware Skipper (5)
Aaron's Skipper (12)
Broad-winged Skipper (80)
Salt Marsh Skipper (1)

Bombay Hook, DE (J Gutsmuth, C Herz)

June 10, 2009

Canadian Tiger Swallowtail (2)
American Copper (1)
Spring Azure (1)
Silvery Blue (1)
Northern Crescent (2)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Little Wood-Satyr (22)
Juvenal's Duskywing (2)
Arctic Skipper (8)
Hobomok Skipper (11)
Pepper and Salt Skipper (1)

Navarino Wildlife Area, Shawano Co., WI (M Reese)

June 10, 2009

Silvery Blue

Little Choconut Creek Park, Binghamton, NY (R Grosek)

June 10, 2009

Silver-bordered Fritillary (4)
Harris' Checkerspot (24)
Arctic Skipper

Sullivan Co., NY (R Davis, M Gorton, V Freer)

June 10, 2009

Bronze Copper (male)

Bashakill WMA, Sullivan Co., NY (R Kelly, G Tudor)

June 10, 2009

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (5)
Clouded Sulphur (3)
Spring Azure (12)
Atlantis Fritillary (5)
Silver-bordered Fritillary (3)
Harris' Checkerspot (18)
Pearl Crescent (2)
Mourning Cloak (5)
Red-spotted Admiral (9)
Viceroy (1)
Little Wood-Satyr (12)
Common Ringlet (40)
Dreamy Duskywing (5)
Arctic Skipper (14)
Indian Skipper (3)
Hobomok Skipper (15)
Pepper and Salt Skipper (80)

Buzzard Swamp,PA (J Monroe)

June 10, 2009

Cabbage White (4)
Eastern Tailed-Blue
Great Spangled Fritillary (fresh)
Little Wood-Satyr (5)
Silver-spotted Skipper
Swarthy Skipper (8)
Least Skipper
Peck's Skipper (7)
Tawny-edged Skipper (2)
Crossline Skipper (30)
Sachem (2)
Dusted Skipper
Common Roadside-Skipper

Nottingham County Park, Nottingham, PA (D Amadio)

June 8, 2009

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Clouded Sulphur
Eastern Pine Elfin (3) (not worn)
Northern Crescent (1) (in a glade)
Little Wood-Satyr (8+)
Northern Cloudywing
Juvenal's Duskywing (15+) (worn)
Indian Skipper (2)
Hobomok Skipper

Ossipee barrens preserve, NH (T Fiore, K Wallstrom)

June 8, 2009

Eastern Comma (1)

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

June 8, 2009

Zebra Swallowtail (11)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Spicebush Swallowtail (5)
Cabbage White (50)
Clouded Sulphur (6)
Orange Sulphur (65)
Clouded / Orange Sulphur (white form) (2)
Banded Hairstreak (2)
Juniper Hairstreak
Gray Hairstreak
Eastern Tailed Blue (12)
Spring Azure (7) (summer)
Variegated Fritillary
SILVERY CHECKERSPOT (2) (1st at this location?)
Question Mark (5)
Eastern Comma (2)
Painted Lady (3)
Red Admiral (2)
Red Spotted Admiral
Monarch (5)
Silver-spotted Skipper (3)
Least Skipper (10)
Broken-Dash sp. (worn)
Sachem (3)
Delaware Skipper (2)
Zabulon Skipper (3)
Aaron's Skipper
Broad-winged Skipper (early)
Salt Marsh Skipper

Eastern Neck NWR, Rock Hall, MD (D Amadio)

June 7, 2009

Common Streaky Skipper (2)

Our ranch, San Isidro, Starr Co., TX (C Traylor)

June 6-7, 2009

Black Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (5)
Spicebush Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (7)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
Orange Sulphur (1)
American Copper (3)
Bronze Copper (3)(early date here)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (4)
Spring Azure (1)
Spring Azure (5)(summer form)
Pearl Crescent (10)
Question Mark (2)
Red-spotted Admiral (4)
Hackberry Emperor (1)
Northern Pearly-eye (5)
Little Wood-Satyr (75)
Monarch (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (6)
Juvenal's Duskywing (1)
Least Skipper (6)
European Skipper (30-40)
Peck's Skipper (20)
Tawny-edged Skipper (4)
Hobomok Skipper (4)

Hopewell and Independence Twp's, Beaver Co., PA (B Walbek)

June 7, 2009

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Spring Azure (1)
Harvester (1) (in alder thicket)
American Lady (1)
Red-spotted Admiral (1) (white-banded form)
Little Wood-Satyr (20+)
Common Ringlet
Juvenal's Duskywing (8+) (mostly very worn)
Dreamy Duskywing (5+)
Arctic Skipper (3)
Indian Skipper (10+
Hobomok Skipper (8+)

Waterboro barrens preserve, ME (T Fiore, K Wallstrom)

June 7, 2009

Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
American Lady (1)

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

June 7, 2009

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (12)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Spring Azure (18)(summer)
Question Mark (1)
Monarch (2)
Least Skipper (1)
Zabulon Skipper (3)

White Clay Creek Preserve, PA (After 5 p.m.) (A Loudell)

June 6, 2009

Peck's Skipper

Putnam Co., OH (G O Coburn)

June 6, 2009

Black Swallowtail (4)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (5)
Spicebush Swallowtail (3)
Orange Sulphur (2)
Eastern Pine Elfin (1)
Spring Azure (4)(summer)
Silver-bordered Fritillary (1)
Pearl Crescent (6)
American Lady (2)
Little Wood-Satyr (5)
Juvenal's Duskywing (1)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (6)
Least Skipper (1)
Hobomok Skipper (16)
Pepper and Salt Skipper (1)

Black Moshannon State Park, PA (R Hedden)

June 6, 2009

Black Swallowtail
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Clouded Sulphur
Meadow Fritillary
Pearl Crescent
Harris' Checkerspot
Viceroy
Little Wood-Satyr
Common Ringlet
Dreamy Duskywing
European Skipper
Peck's Skipper

Northern Broome Co., NY (R Grosek)

June 6, 2009

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (4)
Eastern Pine Elfin (1)
Harris' Checkerspot (15)
Pearl Crescent (8)
Mourning Cloak (5)
Red-spotted Admiral (5)(1 white banded form)
Viceroy (1)
Little Wood-Satyr (5)
Common Ringlet (20)
Dreamy Duskywing (9)
Arctic Skipper (10)
Indian Skipper (3)
Hobomok Skipper (20)
Pepper and Salt Skipper (100)

Buzzard Swamp, PA (J Monroe)

June 5-6, 2009

Tiger Swallowtail (6+) (apparently Eastern)
Clouded Sulphur (8+)
American Copper (8+)
Silvery Blue (12+) (northern subspecies)
Spring Azure (3) (not very worn)
Meadow Fritillary (2)
Silver-bordered Fritillary (8+)
Pearl Crescent (12+) (also possible Northern)
American Lady (2)
Viceroy (3)
Little Wood-Satyr (3)
Common Ringlet (30+)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1) (fresh)
Northern Cloudywing (3)
Dreamy Duskywing (2)
Juvenal's Duskywing (1)
Arctic Skipper (1) (fresh)
Indian Skipper (10+)
Peck's Skipper (2)
Tawny-edged Skipper (1)
Hobomok Skipper (6+)

Lincoln Co., ME (T Fiore, K Wallstrom)

June 6, 2009

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Orange Sulphur (4)
Harvester (2)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Mourning Cloak (1)
American Lady (1)
Red-spotted Admiral (1)
Little Wood-Satyr (65)
Common Ringlet (8)
European Skipper (4)
Tawny-edged Skipper (2)
Hobomok Skipper (2)

Fahnestock State Park, Putnam Co., NY (R Kelly, M Feder)

June 6, 2009

Eastern-Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (9)
Clouded Sulphur (4)
Orange Sulphur (9)
American Copper (7)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (2)
Pearl Crescent (12)
Viceroy (2)
Little Wood-Satyr (27)
Silver-spotted Skipper (4)
Juvenal Duskywing (3)
Tawny-edged Skipper (2)
Peck Skipper (4)

Chappaqua Power Cut, Off Old Chappaqua Road, Chappaqua NY (M Diederich)

June 3, 2009

American Copper (2)
Spring Azure (15+)
Pearl Crescent (8)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (1) (very worn)
Arctic Skipper (2)

Norton Shores leaf dump on Wood Rd. Norton Shores, MI (C DeWitt)

June 3, 2009

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (3)
Orange Sulphur (2)
Pearl Crescent (3)
Little Wood-Satyr (100)
Peck's Skipper (3)
Tawny-edged Skipper (2)
Hobomok Skipper (4)
Zabulon Skipper (6)

Stillwell Woods, Nassau Co., NY (R Kelly)

June 2, 2009

Cabbage White (4)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Eastern Comma (1)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (8)
Peck's Skipper (12)

Sayen Gardens, NJ (H Kindervatter)

June 1, 2009

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (4)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
American Copper (4) (fresh)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (5) (males, most fresh)
Spring Azure (1) (Summer form)
Pearl Crescent (60+) (fresher & more worn)
Harris' Checkerspot (1) (freshly minted male)
Eastern Comma (1)
Red Admiral (1)
American Lady (3)
Viceroy (2) (fresh)
Little Wood-Satyr (200+) (conservative no's.)
Common Ringlet (4) (rather fresh)
Silver-spotted Skipper (2) (fresh)
Northern Cloudywing (2)
Dreamy Duskywing (2)
Juvenal's Duskywing (3) (very worn)
Least Skipper (2) (fresh)
Indian Skipper (10+) (mainly fresh)
Peck's Skipper (12+)
Tawny-edged Skipper (3)
Long Dash (25+) (many very fresh)
Hobomok Skipper (20+) (male & female)
Dusted Skipper (2) (not mint fresh)

Pound Ridge Reservation Co. Park, Westchester Co., NY (T Fiore, K Wallstrom)

June 1, 2009

Spicebush Swallowtail (2)
Clouded Sulphur (3)
Orange Sulphur (4)
American Copper (3)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (2)
Pearl Crescent (65)
Eastern Comma (1)(Dark Phase)
American Lady (7)
Little-Wood Satyr (100s)
Common Ringlet (20)
Monarch (1)
Juvenal Duskywing (2)
Peck Skipper (4)
Long Dash (2)
Hobomok Skipper (2)

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

June 1, 2009

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Orange Sulphur, (3)
Gray Hairstreak (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (50)
American Snout (1)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Great Spangled Fritillary (10)
Question Mark (3)
Eastern Comma (2)
Mourning Cloak (5)
American Lady (60) (abundant on dogbane!)
Red-spotted Admiral (1)
Hackberry Emperor (2)
Carolina Satyr (1)
Monarch (3)
Silver-spotted Skipper (45)
Hoary Edge (2)
Northern Cloudywing (3)
Clouded Skipper (1)
Crossline Skipper (25)
Southern Broken-Dash (4)

Orange Co., NC (J Pippen)

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