Recent sightings

Apr 14

John Heyse

Martinez Marsh, Carquinez Shoreline, Martinez
Contra Costa County, CA

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Western Tiger Swallowtail

  • Western Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Northern Checkerspot 2
  • Mylitta Crescent 1
  • Painted Lady 3
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Lorquin's Admiral 1
  • Common Ringlet 4
  • Monarch 2
Apr 13

Allan R. Loudell

White Clay Creek Preserve
Chester County, PA

First Blues of 2014; ditto for the Commas.
Cabbage White population everywhere has increased exponentially over the past week.
Almost all butterflies observed were flying rather than nectaring…

  • Cabbage White 16
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Spring Azure 1
  • Eastern Comma 3
Apr 13

Warren A. Jacobs

Fulmer Rd Spring Mount
Montgomery County, PA

  • Spring Azure 1
Apr 13

Andrew Block

Van Cortlandt Park
Bronx County, NY

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Mourning Cloak 1
Apr 13

Jim Wilkinson

7030 Tech Drive, Elkridge
Howard County, MD

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Orange Sulphur 2
Apr 13

Jim Wilkinson

Gateway Business Park, Columbia
Howard County, MD

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Falcate Orangetip

  • Falcate Orangetip 2
Apr 12

Linda Cooper

Tillis Hill area of Withlacoochee State Forest
Citrus County, FL

This was one team of the Annutteliga Hammock NABA count compiled by Don Stillwaugh. Team Two - Skip and Jane Blanchard, Buck and Linda Cooper. Much Sparkleberry in bloom but not many hairstreaks taking advantage of its nectar. Baracoa Skipper was new to the count. This is the most Southern Dogfaces we have ever seen.

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Common Buckeye

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Baracoa Skipper

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Baracoa Skipper

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 35
  • Zebra Swallowtail 27
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Southern Dogface 40
  • Cloudless Sulphur 14
  • Barred Yellow 1
  • Little Yellow 2
  • Sleepy Orange 3
  • Dainty Sulphur 4
  • Oak Hairstreak 4
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Ceraunus Blue 1
  • Gulf Fritillary 2
  • Zebra Heliconian 1
  • Phaon Crescent 13
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • American Lady 3
  • Common Buckeye 18
  • Tawny Emperor 1
  • Carolina Satyr 11
  • Little Wood-Satyr 13
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Zarucco Duskywing 5
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Baracoa Skipper 2
  • Whirlabout 10
Apr 12

Tom Palmer

Ocala National Forest
Putnam County, FL

Thistle plentiful,, but little on it. I found one Cofaqui egg on Yucca filamentosa in general area where adult reported recently.

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Dotted Skipper

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 4
  • Zebra Swallowtail 6
  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Palamedes Swallowtail 3
  • Cloudless Sulphur 4
  • Little Yellow 1
  • Henry's Elfin 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Little Metalmark 5
  • Gulf Fritillary 1
  • Phaon Crescent 26
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • Common Buckeye 6
  • Carolina Satyr 32
  • Little Wood-Satyr 1
  • Southern Cloudywing 2
  • Northern Cloudywing 8
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Dotted Skipper 1
  • Whirlabout 3
  • Sachem 1
Apr 12

John Heyse

Perkins Canyon, Mt. Diablo
Contra Costa County, CA

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Pale Swallowtail

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Sara Orangetip

  • Western Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Two-tailed Swallowtail 2
  • Pale Swallowtail 4
  • Sara Orangetip 4
  • Brown Elfin 1
  • Silvery Blue 2
  • Northern Checkerspot 2
  • Mylitta Crescent 3
  • Mourning Cloak 1
  • Painted Lady 4
  • Lorquin's Admiral 1
  • California Sister 3
  • Common Ringlet 13
  • Propertius Duskywing 3
  • Common Sootywing 1
Apr 12

Rick Borchelt

Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Suffolk city, VA

Very warm (upper 70s), sunny, light breeze. Washington Ditch and associated boardwalk.

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Zebra Swallowtail

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Henry's Elfin

  • Zebra Swallowtail abundant
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 7
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Palamedes Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Falcate Orangetip common
  • Henry's Elfin 27
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure abundant
  • Pearl Crescent 6
  • Eastern Comma 3
Apr 12

Steven Rosenthal

Pennsville NJ- just south of the final NJ turnpike toll before Delaware
Salem County, NJ

on a slow bus ride down the NJ turnpike from NYC to DC a lot of traffic made for an easy vigil for butterflies. The above location clearly appeared to be the line between the “butterfly” and “no butterfly” zones from north to south. Plenty of cabbage whites and a couple of yellow sulphurs close to DC.

  • Cabbage White 2
Apr 12

John Lampkin

Shell Mound, Cockroach Bay
Hillsborough County, FL

With Jane Lampkin

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White M Hairstreak

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Great Southern White 26
  • Cloudless Sulphur 6
  • Dainty Sulphur 11
  • White M Hairstreak 1
  • Ceraunus Blue 8
  • Gulf Fritillary 2
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 4
  • White Peacock 1
  • Queen 9
  • Fiery Skipper 8
Apr 12

Mary & Tom Fiore

Riverside Park, Manhattan near 115 St.
New York County, NY

seen by mom & son; first of year for TF.

  • Cabbage White 1
Apr 11

Michael Diederich

Route 100, Somers, New York
Westchester County, NY

  • Mourning Cloak 1
Apr 11

John Heyse

Donner Canyon, Mt. Diablo
Contra Costa County, CA

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Northern Checkerspot

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Pale Swallowtail

  • Western Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Two-tailed Swallowtail 1
  • Pale Swallowtail 1
  • Brown Elfin 2
  • Silvery Blue 1
  • Acmon Blue 1
  • Northern Checkerspot 2
  • Mylitta Crescent 2
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • California Sister 4
  • Common Ringlet 8
  • Propertius Duskywing 4
Apr 11

Jeanette Klodzen

Mormon Trail
Morgan County, UT

Just ~1.5miles to the “camp”. Didn’t count on way back. Still around a foot in spots (especially the northern side of the mts).

  • Sara Orangetip 2
  • Brown Elfin 1
  • Spring Azure 2
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Satyr Comma 2+
  • Hoary Comma 1+
  • Mourning Cloak 19+
  • Milbert's Tortoiseshell 3+
Apr 10

Mara Meisel

Shenandoah National Park, Rapidan Fire Road (from 2500 to 2700 ft. elevation)
Madison County, VA

All butterflies seen were flitting, resting, or puddling. The only wildflowers blooming at these elevations were coltsfoot (plenty) and a couple of hepaticas. Toothwort in bud, so we’re hoping to see West Virginia Whites soon.

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Spring Azure 6
  • Question Mark 1
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Mourning Cloak 2
Apr 10

John Lampkin

Red Bug Slough
Sarasota County, FL

With Jane Lampkin and Karen Finch

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 6
  • Dainty Sulphur 2
  • Ceraunus Blue 1
  • Gulf Fritillary 5
  • Zebra Heliconian 1
  • White Peacock 1
  • Monarch 5
  • Fiery Skipper 30
Apr 10

John Heyse

Carquinez Shoreline Park - Crockett
Contra Costa County, CA

male Field Crescent

Painted Lady - migrants are here now.

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Painted Lady

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Field Crescent

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 6
  • Anise Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Sara Orangetip 3
  • Field Crescent 1
  • Painted Lady 3
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Lorquin's Admiral 1
  • Common Ringlet 4
  • Monarch 1
Apr 10

Jim Wilkinson

Centennial Park
Howard County, MD

Also two anglewings flying but could not ID to species

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Mourning Cloak 1
Apr 9

Steven Glynn

Silverado Canyon/Maple Springs access area
Orange County, CA

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Umber Skipper

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California Sister

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Behr's Hairstreak

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  • Western Tiger Swallowtail common
  • Pale Swallowtail 1
  • Checkered White 4
  • California Dogface 1
  • Marine Blue 1
  • Boisduval's Blue 1
  • Mormon Metalmark 2
  • Gulf Fritillary 1
  • West Coast Lady 2
  • California Sister common
  • Funereal Duskywing 3
  • Umber Skipper 2
Apr 9

John Heyse

Crockett Hills Park
Contra Costa County, CA

very small Anise Swallowtail - about the size of a Cabbage White.

1st Lorquin’s Admiral of the year.

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Lorquin's Admiral

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Anise Swallowtail

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 1
  • Anise Swallowtail 2
  • Two-tailed Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Large Marble 1
  • Sara Orangetip 3
  • Spring Azure 2
  • Northern Checkerspot 1
  • Painted Lady 5
  • Lorquin's Admiral 2
  • Common Ringlet 4
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 2
Apr 9

Mike Reese

Necedah NWR
Juneau County, WI

My first Wisconsin butterflies of the year!

  • Mourning Cloak 3
Apr 9

Jeanette Klodzen

Little Cottonwood Trail
Salt Lake County, UT

68degrees – snow hanging on in spots — started walk 3:30pm

  • Satyr Comma 2+
  • Hoary Comma 2+
  • Mourning Cloak 3
  • Milbert's Tortoiseshell 1
Apr 9

Brett Forsyth

Just outside of Guelph in my yard
Wellington County, incl. Guelph, ON

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Mourning Cloak

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Mourning Cloak

  • Mourning Cloak 1
Apr 8

Jane Hurwitz

near NJ Audubon Headquarters, Bernardsville, NJ
Somerset County, NJ

  • Mourning Cloak 1
  • American Lady 1
Apr 8

john heyse

George Miller Shoreline Park, Pt. Richmond
Contra Costa County, CA

72-77F
female western pine elfin on poison oak

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Western Pine Elfin

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 7
  • Anise Swallowtail 2
  • Western Pine Elfin 4
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Spring Azure 2
  • Acmon Blue 1
  • Field Crescent 1
  • Common Buckeye 20
  • Common Ringlet 14
Apr 7

John Heyse

Mitchell, White Canyons, Olofson Ridge, Mt. Diablo
Contra Costa County, CA

71-78F
male Orangetip, very small
Brown Elfin on hop tree - most were on hop trees

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Brown Elfin

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Sara Orangetip

  • Western Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Pale Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Sara Orangetip 11
  • Brown Elfin 9
  • Silvery Blue 4
  • Acmon Blue 5
  • Painted Lady 3
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • California Sister 2
  • Common Ringlet 11
  • Propertius Duskywing 2
Apr 7

Steven Glynn

7 Springs Campground area- Tonto NWR
Maricopa County, AZ

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Sagebrush Checkerspot

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Sagebrush Checkerspot

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 3
  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Two-tailed Swallowtail 2
  • Checkered White 4
  • Acmon Blue 1
  • Sagebrush Checkerspot 3
  • Elada Crescent common
  • Mourning Cloak 2
  • West Coast Lady 1
Apr 7

Steven Glynn

Florida Canyon
Pima County, AZ

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Bordered Patch

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Tiny Checkerspot

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Elada Checkerspot

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 3
  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Two-tailed Swallowtail 2
  • Checkered White 4
  • Reakirt's Blue 1
  • Spring Azure common
  • Zela Metalmark 2
  • Gulf Fritillary 1
  • Bordered Patch 1
  • Tiny Checkerspot 4
  • Elada Crescent common
  • Common Buckeye 4
  • Tropical Checkered-Skipper common
Apr 6

Brad Ensing

Hemlock Crossings Park
Ottawa County, MI

While out on a nature walk, saw the first butterfly of the year. A well preserved Mourning Cloak went sailing past.

  • Mourning Cloak 1
Apr 6

Dennis Holmes

Bob' Gap
Los Angeles County, CA

Rob Santry and I briefly visited Bob’s Gap on our way home from the desert.

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Pearly Marble

  • Pearly Marble 2
  • Painted Lady 10
  • Yucca Giant-Skipper 3
Apr 6

Tom Fiore

Mount Loretto State Forest & Unique Area (Staten Island)
Richmond County, NY

  • Mourning Cloak 1
Apr 6

Allan R. Loudell

Along School Bell Road, Bear
New Castle County, DE

This Cabbage White was my first butterfly sighting for 2014.

Difficult to believe - considering the protracted cold (and some 20 snowstorms) of this past winter and early spring - but this year’s Cabbage White sighting actually beat my first Cabbage White sighting last year - April 9th, 2013. My memory was faulty. It was two years ago, that I sighted my first butterfly of the year much earlier, again a Cabbage White, on March 12th, 2012.

The Delaware Nature Society’s Jim White actually saw his first Cabbage White mid-week last week in far northern New Castle County.

  • Cabbage White 1
Apr 6

Barb Sendelbach

Limecrest Road, Sparta
Sussex County, NJ

  • Mourning Cloak 1
Apr 6

Adam Endress

Ocala National Forest - Riverside Island
Marion County, FL

Cofaqui Giant Skipper looked fresh and was seen ~100 yards down from Lake Delancy Rec. Area parking lot on the left side near several Yucca plants.

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 2
  • Zebra Swallowtail 15
  • Palamedes Swallowtail 5
  • Southern Dogface 1
  • Little Yellow 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Little Metalmark 22
  • Gulf Fritillary 1
  • Phaon Crescent 8
  • Pearl Crescent >25
  • Common Buckeye 12
  • Carolina Satyr 2
  • Southern Cloudywing >25
  • Dotted Skipper 6
  • Whirlabout 3
  • Cofaqui Giant-Skipper 1
Apr 6

Matthew O'Donnell

Burke
Fairfax County, VA

  • Mourning Cloak 1
Apr 5

Dennis Holmes

Telegraph Pass, Betty's Kitchen, Mittry Lake & West Wetlands Park.
Yuma County, AZ

Rob Santry and I visited the Yuma area. One Western Diamond Back Rattler didn’t welcome us in a desert wash, but otherwise we enjoyed our visit! There were Mallow Scrub-Hairstreaks at each of our stops!

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Saltbush Sootywing

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Palmer's Metalmark

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Southern Dogface

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Western Pygmy-Blue

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Western Pygmy-Blue

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  • Checkered White 8
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Southern Dogface 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 12
  • Dainty Sulphur 6
  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak 7
  • Western Pygmy-Blue 5
  • Marine Blue 9
  • Ceraunus Blue 6
  • Reakirt's Blue 4
  • Palmer's Metalmark 3
  • Painted Lady 25
  • Queen 4
  • Funereal Duskywing 3
  • White Checkered-Skipper 2
  • Saltbush Sootywing 2
  • Fiery Skipper 2
Apr 5

Douglas Buege

Cherokee Marsh
Dane County, WI

  • Mourning Cloak 1
Apr 5

John Heyse

Perkins Canyon, Mt. Diablo
Contra Costa County, CA

59-63 F

  • Western Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Two-tailed Swallowtail 1
  • Pale Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Sara Orangetip 3
  • Silvery Blue 6
  • Mylitta Crescent 4
  • Painted Lady 2
  • California Sister 1
  • Common Ringlet 2
  • Propertius Duskywing 7
Apr 5

John Lampkin

Balm Boyette Scrub Preserve
Hillsborough County, FL

With Jane Lampkin and Karen Finch

+ 1 Duskywing sp.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Northern Cloudywing 1
Apr 5

John Lampkin

Alafia River State Park
Hillsborough County, FL

With Jane Lampkin, Karen Finch, Roy Morris and Kathy Cherry

  • Palamedes Swallowtail 1
  • Great Southern White 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Dainty Sulphur 2
  • Gulf Fritillary 5
  • Zebra Heliconian 1
  • American Lady 2
  • Common Buckeye 5
  • Carolina Satyr 2
  • Least Skipper 3
  • Whirlabout 2
  • Twin-spot Skipper 1
Apr 4

Dennis Holmes

Culp Valley & Vista Pt Trail & Plum Cyn. in Anza Borrego Desert State Park
San Diego County, CA

Rob Santry and I visited Anza Borrego Desert State Park on a windy cool day.

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Tiny Checkerspot

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Sonoran Blue

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  • Black Swallowtail 7
  • Checkered White 1
  • Great Purple Hairstreak 3
  • Juniper Hairstreak 6
  • Marine Blue 4
  • Sonoran Blue 1
  • Square-spotted Blue 1
  • Wright's Metalmark 6
  • Mormon Metalmark 8
  • California Patch abundant
  • Tiny Checkerspot 10
  • Painted Lady 20
  • Funereal Duskywing 3
  • White Checkered-Skipper 1
Apr 4

Jim Lynch

Houston, Texas
Harris County, TX

sunny afternoon in my unmowed yard, a variety of wildflowers and grasses

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Common Checkered-Skipper

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Fiery Skipper

  • Common Checkered-Skipper 1
  • Fiery Skipper 2
Apr 4

John Lampkin

Felt's Preserve
Manatee County, FL

With Jane Lampkin and Karen Finch.
Karen spotted the Fulvous Hairstreak, the photo is mine.
Fulvous is uncommon this far north in Florida.

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Fiery Skipper

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Fulvous Hairstreak

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Great Southern White 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 6
  • Barred Yellow 2
  • Dainty Sulphur 6
  • Fulvous Hairstreak 1
  • Ceraunus Blue 1
  • Gulf Fritillary 2
  • Zebra Heliconian 3
  • Phaon Crescent 2
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • White Peacock 3
  • Monarch 1
  • Dorantes Longtail 1
  • Least Skipper 2
  • Southern Skipperling 1
  • Fiery Skipper 6
Apr 4

Kenneth Bosso

Backyard butterfly garden.
East Baton Rouge Parish, LA

First monarch I have seen this year. It landed on several A. curassavica plants.

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Monarch

  • Monarch 1
Apr 3

Steven Glynn

Miller Canyon area
Cochise County, AZ

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Arizona Hairstreak

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Arizona Hairstreak

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Orange Skipperling

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Zela Metalmark

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 2
  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Checkered White common
  • Southern Dogface 1
  • Arizona Hairstreak 7
  • Spring Azure common
  • Zela Metalmark 6
  • Bordered Patch 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Northern Cloudywing 1
  • Pacuvius Duskywing 3
  • Funereal Duskywing common
  • Tropical Checkered-Skipper common
  • Orange Skipperling 3
Apr 3

Tom Fiore

Hook Mt.
Rockland County, NY

All of the overwinter-ers looked in very good shape. Air temp. 60 F., late-day looking.

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Mourning Cloak

  • Eastern Comma 8
  • Mourning Cloak 10
Apr 3

John Heyse

Carquinez Shoreline - Crockett
Contra Costa County, CA

61-62F
male Pipevine Swallowtail on Salvia
male Monarch on Asian pear

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Monarch

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Pipevine Swallowtail

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 8
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Sara Orangetip 2
  • Silvery Blue 3
  • Mylitta Crescent 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Common Ringlet 5
  • Monarch 1
Apr 3

John E. DiOrio

Heislerville
Cumberland County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Spring Azure 2
Apr 2

Steven Glynn

Chiricahua Mountains from South Fork to Rustler Park to Pinery Canyon areas
Cochise County, AZ

Sunny, but windy (30-40mph)

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Arizona Hairstreak

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Juniper Hairstreak

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Gorgone Checkerspot

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Gray Hairstreak

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Arizona Hairstreak

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 4
  • Black Swallowtail 3
  • Checkered White 3
  • Juniper Hairstreak 3
  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • Arizona Hairstreak 8
  • Reakirt's Blue 2
  • Spring Azure common
  • Acmon Blue 1
  • Zela Metalmark 2
  • Gulf Fritillary 1
  • Mourning Cloak 2
  • West Coast Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Pacuvius Duskywing 4
  • Funereal Duskywing common
Apr 2

Robert Grosek

Vestal, NY
Broome County, NY

50 degrees
sunny
some breeze

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Mourning Cloak

  • Mourning Cloak 2
Apr 2

James Fleullan

Savannah NWR (Solomon Tract)
Chatham County, GA

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Little Wood-Satyr

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Falcate Orangetip

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Red-banded Hairstreak

  • Palamedes Swallowtail 3
  • Falcate Orangetip 1
  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 2
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Gemmed Satyr 10
  • Carolina Satyr 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 1
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1
Apr 2

John Lampkin

Rothenbach Park
Sarasota County, FL

With Jane Lampkin & Karen Finch

  • Giant Swallowtail 1
  • Palamedes Swallowtail 1
  • Great Southern White 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 2
  • Barred Yellow 5
  • Dainty Sulphur 50
  • Ceraunus Blue 3
  • Gulf Fritillary 2
  • Zebra Heliconian 4
  • Phaon Crescent 1
  • White Peacock 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Queen 1
  • Tropical Checkered-Skipper 3
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Twin-spot Skipper 1
Apr 2

Jim Wilkinson

7030 Tech Drive, Elkridge
Howard County, MD

  • Cabbage White 1
Apr 1

Michael Drake

Morris Arboretum
Philadelphia County, PA

Finally spring is here!!
3 unidentified Anglewings sped by

  • Cabbage White 1
Apr 1

Matthew O'Donnell

USGS National Center, Reston
Fairfax County, VA

  • Cabbage White 1
Apr 1

Steven Glynn

Estero Llano State Park
Hidalgo County, TX

Most activity was around the butterfly garden in the tropical zone area.

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Red-bordered Metalmark

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Dusky-blue Groundstreak

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Giant Swallowtail 2
  • Checkered White common
  • Southern Dogface 2
  • Lyside Sulphur 4
  • Dainty Sulphur common
  • Dusky-blue Groundstreak 1
  • Reakirt's Blue 2
  • Red-bordered Metalmark 2
  • Gulf Fritillary 2
  • Elada Crescent 4
  • Phaon Crescent 1
  • Mexican Bluewing 1
  • Tropical Leafwing 1
  • Monarch 2
  • Queen 1
  • Brown Longtail 1
  • Tropical Checkered-Skipper common
  • Laviana White-Skipper 2
  • Fawn-spotted Skipper 1
  • Clouded Skipper 6
  • Sachem 2
Apr 1

Jim Lynch

Houston, Texas
Harris County, TX

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Spicebush Swallowtail

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
Mar 31

Bart Jones

Eagle Lake WMA
Shelby County, TN

  • Clouded Sulphur 5
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Spring Azure 2
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Question Mark 3
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Mourning Cloak 1
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 2
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
Mar 31

Jeffrey Glassberg

National Butterfly Center
Hidalgo County, TX

56 species; images are from March 27 when 114 Head Start kids visited the NBC. You can see the profusion of wildflowers blooming in the Geoffrey McAllen Memorial Texas Grassland and Wildflower Refugium that surrounds the Visitors Pavilion. The other photo is along the Hackberry Trail. A Monarch was laying eggs on a Tropical Milkweed.

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  • Pipevine Swallowtail 10
  • Black Swallowtail 25
  • Giant Swallowtail 5
  • Florida White 3
  • Checkered White 30
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Southern Dogface 4
  • Yellow Angled-Sulphur 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Large Orange Sulphur 3
  • Lyside Sulphur 5
  • Little Yellow 15
  • Sleepy Orange 4
  • Dainty Sulphur 2
  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • Dusky-blue Groundstreak 4
  • Western Pygmy-Blue 1
  • Cyna Blue 9
  • Reakirt's Blue 6
  • Fatal Metalmark 1
  • American Snout 5
  • Gulf Fritillary 8
  • Mexican Fritillary 1
  • Bordered Patch 5
  • Crimson Patch 2
  • Elada Crescent 7
  • Texan Crescent 2
  • Vesta Crescent 10
  • Phaon Crescent 25
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 30
  • Red Admiral 12
  • Tropical Leafwing 3
  • Tawny Emperor 60
  • Carolina Satyr 2
  • Monarch 6
  • Queen 8
  • White-striped Longtail 1
  • Brown Longtail 4
  • Two-barred Flasher 1
  • Texas Powdered-Skipper 1
  • Brown-banded Skipper 1
  • Funereal Duskywing 4
  • White Checkered-Skipper 20
  • Tropical Checkered-Skipper 5
  • Laviana White-Skipper 7
  • Common Streaky-Skipper 2
  • Common Sootywing 2
  • Fawn-spotted Skipper 1
  • Clouded Skipper 15
  • Southern Skipperling 2
  • Southern Broken-Dash 3
  • Sachem 15
  • Celia's Roadside-Skipper 1
  • Eufala Skipper 2
Mar 30

Steven Glynn

Resaca de la Palma SP
Cameron County, TX

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Sleepy Orange

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Dusky-blue Groundstreak

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Julia's Skipper

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Gemmed Satyr

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Mexican Bluewing

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Giant Swallowtail 3
  • Checkered White common
  • Orange Sulphur common
  • Southern Dogface 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 3
  • Large Orange Sulphur 5
  • Lyside Sulphur common
  • Boisduval's Yellow 2
  • Little Yellow 2
  • Sleepy Orange 1
  • Dainty Sulphur common
  • Dusky-blue Groundstreak 3
  • Reakirt's Blue 3
  • American Snout 2
  • Gulf Fritillary 2
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Bordered Patch 2
  • Texan Crescent 2
  • Phaon Crescent 3
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Mexican Bluewing 1
  • Tawny Emperor 1
  • Gemmed Satyr 3
  • Carolina Satyr 6
  • Monarch 3
  • Queen 1
  • Funereal Duskywing 1
  • Tropical Checkered-Skipper common
  • Laviana White-Skipper 4
  • Turk's-cap White-Skipper 2
  • Julia's Skipper 5
  • Clouded Skipper 3
  • Whirlabout 2
  • Southern Broken-Dash 4
  • Sachem 4
  • Celia's Roadside-Skipper 2
Mar 30

John Lampkin

Rye Preserve
Manatee County, FL

With Jane Lampkin

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Giant Swallowtail 1
  • Palamedes Swallowtail 3
  • Ceraunus Blue 1
  • Gulf Fritillary 3
  • Zebra Heliconian 5
  • American Lady 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Queen 1
  • Clouded Skipper 1
  • Fiery Skipper 13
Mar 30

John Lampkin

Shell Mound, Cockroach Bay
Hillsborough County, FL

With Jane Lampkin
Good number of species for a short time in a small area.

  • Great Southern White 4
  • Cloudless Sulphur 4
  • Little Yellow 1
  • Dainty Sulphur 16
  • Ceraunus Blue 1
  • Gulf Fritillary 6
  • Zebra Heliconian 1
  • Phaon Crescent 1
  • American Lady 5
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Mangrove Buckeye 1
  • Carolina Satyr 1
  • Queen 3
  • Tropical Checkered-Skipper 1
  • Fiery Skipper 15
Mar 30

Jim Lynch

Houston, Texas
Harris County, TX

perfect weather and a beautiful sunny afternoon in central Houston.

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Monarch

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 2
  • Monarch 1
Mar 29

Steven Glynn

Falcon State Park Butterfly Garden and nearby areas
Starr County, TX

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Theona Checkerspot

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Little Yellow

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Bordered Patch

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Vesta Crescent

  • Black Swallowtail 3
  • Giant Swallowtail 5
  • Checkered White common
  • Orange Sulphur common
  • Southern Dogface 1
  • Large Orange Sulphur 3
  • Lyside Sulphur abundant
  • Little Yellow 2
  • Sleepy Orange 2
  • Dainty Sulphur common
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Reakirt's Blue 3
  • American Snout 4
  • Theona Checkerspot 2
  • Bordered Patch 3
  • Elada Crescent common
  • Vesta Crescent 1
  • Monarch 1