Recent sightings

Elizabeth Golden

Yard
Broward County, FL

Seen from 9:00 am to noon, in yard and nearby swale. Weather sunny, high 80’s, light breeze.

  • Polydamas Swallowtail 1
  • Giant Swallowtail 1
  • Statira Sulphur 2
  • Little Yellow 1
  • Dainty Sulphur 21
  • Cassius Blue 1
  • Julia Heliconian 1
  • Zebra Heliconian 5
  • Ruddy Daggerwing 2
  • Horace's Duskywing 2
  • Baracoa Skipper 1

l Lefler

Yett Creek Park, Austin
Travis County, TX

  • Giant Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Reakirt's Blue 2
  • Gulf Fritillary 2
  • Bordered Patch 3
  • White-striped Longtail 1
  • Funereal Duskywing 1
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 1
  • Southern Broken-Dash 1

Gayle Bachert

Otis Lake Road
Barry County, MI

  • Black Swallowtail 3
  • American Copper 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Northern Crescent 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 3

Justin Roach

Between Milburn and Tishomingo
Johnston County, OK

l Lefler

north Austin neighborhood
Travis County, TX

  • Gulf Fritillary 1

Robert Bell

Leonard Preserve near Manchester
Washtenaw County, MI

10AM to 3:45PM
sunny early then mostly cloudy

  • Black Swallowtail 6
  • Giant Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 10
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • American Copper 31
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 14
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Pearl Crescent 48
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Viceroy 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 72
  • Common Ringlet 8
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Northern Cloudywing 1
  • Sleepy Duskywing 1
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 1
  • Peck's Skipper 2
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 3
  • Hobomok Skipper 9

Caitlyn Maliszewski

Roaring Brook Nature Center
Litchfield County, CT

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Clouded Sulphur 1

Rainsylph Debby DeWitt

Deerfield Beach, my Yard
Broward County, FL

  • Polydamas Swallowtail 6
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Gulf Fritillary 3
  • Zebra Heliconian 19
  • Ruddy Daggerwing 1
  • Monarch 3

Jill Gorman

Home Garden
Gwinnett County, GA

NABA Certified Butterfly Garden

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • American Lady 3
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 2
  • Fiery Skipper 4

American Lady

Fiery Skipper

Silver-spotted Skipper

Common Buckeye

Silver-spotted Skipper

Edward Perry IV

Tosohatchee WMA
Orange County, FL

Cool start but sunny and warm later. Nectar sources were Nuttall’s thistle, daisy fleabane, some Bidens, pickerel weed, and capeweed. EPerry and RWarner.

  • Zebra Swallowtail 3
  • Black Swallowtail 5
  • Giant Swallowtail 2
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 6
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 5
  • Palamedes Swallowtail 30
  • Cloudless Sulphur 2
  • Barred Yellow 2
  • Dainty Sulphur 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 3
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 3
  • Cassius Blue 3
  • Ceraunus Blue 3
  • Little Metalmark 1
  • Gulf Fritillary 2
  • Phaon Crescent 13
  • Pearl Crescent 15
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • White Peacock 19
  • Viceroy 2
  • Carolina Satyr 1
  • Monarch 3
  • Horace's Duskywing 2
  • Zarucco Duskywing 1
  • White Checkered-Skipper 1
  • Fiery Skipper 10
  • Whirlabout 2
  • Southern Broken-Dash 2
  • Northern Broken-Dash 1
  • Delaware Skipper 2
  • Monk Skipper 3
  • Twin-spot Skipper 6

Twin-spot Skipper

Carolina Satyr

White Peacock

Gray Hairstreak

Monk Skipper

Red-banded Hairstreak

Horace's Duskywing

Black Swallowtail

Sachem

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Fiery Skipper

Dainty Sulphur

Sharon Yocum

my garden, Highland
San Bernardino County, CA

  • Cabbage White 5
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Mournful Duskywing 1
  • Fiery Skipper 7
  • Eufala Skipper 1

Theresa Williams

Fort Mountain State Park
Murray County, GA

Tower Trail to the top of the mountain. Mostly in the clearing around the lookout tower.
Mountain Bike Trailhead parking area and small field.

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 8
  • Zebra Swallowtail 2
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Banded Hairstreak 10
  • Red Admiral 3
  • Red-spotted Purple 3
  • Little Wood-Satyr 3
  • Hoary Edge 2
  • Northern Cloudywing 1

Andrew Block

Stormville Airport Flea Market, Stormville,
Dutchess County, NY

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2

Andrew Block

Stewart S.F., New Windsor,
Orange County, NY

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Pearl Crescent 5+
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr common
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1

JoAnna N Clayton

Brooker Creek Preserve
Pinellas County, FL

Still very dry conditions. Nice selections of species but nothing abundant.

  • Zebra Swallowtail 1
  • Black Swallowtail 3
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Checkered White 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 3
  • Sleepy Orange 2
  • Dainty Sulphur 4
  • Ceraunus Blue 6
  • Gulf Fritillary 4
  • Zebra Heliconian 2
  • Variegated Fritillary 2
  • Phaon Crescent 2
  • White Peacock 10
  • Viceroy 2
  • Queen 2
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • White Checkered-Skipper 1
  • Fiery Skipper 12

Adrena Mohtadi

West Eugene Wetlands along Amazon Creek at Oak Patch Road in Eugene
Lane County, OR

  • Western Tiger Swallowtail 1

Lori Princiotto

Mendham Township- backyard garden
Morris County, NJ

Flying Eastern Tiger Swallowtail.
3 Black Swallowtail eggs on dill.

  • Black Swallowtail 3
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1

John Heyse

Fernandez Ranch, Muir Land Trust
Contra Costa County, CA

65-71F Sunny - I was here 2 days ago and saw 4 species (cloudy).
I saw 14 species sitting at the Fern Creek bridge and nearby for about an hour.

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 2
  • Western Tiger Swallowtail 5
  • Mustard White 1
  • Cabbage White 5
  • Large Marble 1
  • Sara Orangetip 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Spring Azure 12
  • Mylitta Crescent 1
  • Variable Checkerspot 4
  • Mourning Cloak 2
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 5
  • Lorquin's Admiral 3
  • California Sister 1
  • Common Ringlet 7
  • Rural Skipper 2
  • Umber Skipper 1

Variable Checkerspot

Mylitta Crescent

California Sister

Mustard White

Gayle Bachert

Sager Road
Barry County, MI

  • Black Swallowtail 3
  • Northern Crescent 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Viceroy 1

Ken Wilson

Pinon Hills & Lone Pine Canyon Rd, Wrightwood
San Bernardino County, CA

Sunny, 77, light winds.

  • Western Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Checkered White 1
  • Behr's Hairstreak 4
  • Marine Blue 3
  • Square-spotted Blue 4

Square-spotted Blue

Behr's Hairstreak

Gayle Bachert

Peet's Road-Yankee Springs Recreation Area
Barry County, MI

Fun!!!

  • Black Swallowtail 4
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Clouded Sulphur 2
  • American Copper 1
  • Northern Crescent 8
  • Red-spotted Purple 5
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Mottled Duskywing 2

Ken Wilson

CA Hwy 2 above Wrightwood near Grassy Hollow Visitor Center
Los Angeles County, CA

Sunny, 67. Most nectar source is weeks away from blooming. One no ID Blue.

  • Pale Swallowtail 1
  • Northern Cloudywing 1
  • Propertius Duskywing 1

Sue King

Robin Lane
Wichita County, TX

  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Marine Blue 2
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Red-spotted Admiral 0
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 2
  • Funereal Duskywing 1
  • Fiery Skipper 2

Chris Allgyer

Big Stone Gap
Wise County, VA

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • Spring Azure 2
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 1
  • Monarch 1

Jim Wilkinson

Brush Run area
Howard County, MD

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 1

'Summer' Spring Azure

Gayle Bachert

Edger Waterfowl Production Area
Barry County, MI

Lots is fun.

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 4
  • Cabbage White 1
  • American Copper 4
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 6
  • Spring Azure 1
  • Pearl Crescent 7
  • Viceroy 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 1
  • Monarch 1

David L. Amadio

Sourland Mountain Preserve
Somerset County, NJ

Mostly Cloudy with brief intervals of sun and a high of 73 degrees.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 12
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 4
  • Cabbage White 4
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 9
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 35
  • Appalachian Azure 4
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • American Lady 4
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 13
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 4
  • Northern Cloudywing 4
  • Dreamy Duskywing 5
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 3
  • Peck's Skipper 1
  • Hobomok Skipper 25
  • Zabulon Skipper 12
  • Pepper and Salt Skipper 1

Pepper and Salt Skipper

Northern Cloudywing

Appalachian Azure

Appalachian Azure

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Rita Wright

Humble
Harris County, TX

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Monarch 1
  • Fiery Skipper 1

Janie Owens

Swannanoa
Buncombe County, NC

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 4
  • Cabbage White 80+
  • Clouded Sulphur 6
  • Orange Sulphur 5
  • Cloudless Sulphur 6
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Least Skipper 1

Maureen Conroy McCarrie

Northeast Philadelphia
Philadelphia County, PA

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 3

Tom Palmer

Lake Blue Scrub
Polk County, FL

Effects of drought appear to be depressing numbers

  • Barred Yellow 3
  • Ceraunus Blue 3
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 1

Thomas Rickard Wysham

Geysers Road, between 0.3 and 0.8 miles east of Pine Mountain Road, Cloverdale
Sonoma County, CA

Observations over this 1/2 mile section were taken between 11:45 and 12:45.

  • Spring White 1
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Sara Orangetip 2
  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Gorgon Copper 4
  • California Hairstreak 3
  • Brown Elfin 1
  • Spring Azure 10
  • Acmon Blue 2
  • Northern Checkerspot 2
  • Mylitta Crescent 2
  • Variable Checkerspot 10
  • Mourning Cloak 3
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Lorquin's Admiral 2
  • California Sister 2
  • Common Ringlet 7
  • Rural Skipper 11

Clare Dattilo

Fountain City
Knox County, TN

  • Zebra Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 4
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 1
  • Hackberry Emperor 1
  • Monarch 3

Debra Straub

Lykens
Dauphin County, PA

  • Black Swallowtail 2

Walter Wallenstein

Navy Wells property
Miami-Dade County, FL

  • Great Southern White 1
  • Pink-spot Sulphur 1
  • Barred Yellow 1
  • Dainty Sulphur 3
  • Martial Scrub-Hairstreak 1
  • Bartram's Scrub-Hairstreak 9
  • Fulvous Hairstreak 2
  • Ceraunus Blue 3
  • Gulf Fritillary 2
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Queen 1
  • Baracoa Skipper 4
  • Southern Broken-Dash 1

Bartram's Scrub-Hairstreak

Fulvous Hairstreak

Debra Straub

R.B. Winter State Park
Union County, PA

  • Black Swallowtail 3
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 5

Jeanette Klodzen

Lambs Canyon Trail
Summit County, UT

Had to walk road from the gate 1.6 miles to the trail head. Made it up 1/2 - 3/4 up the trail before stopping at a large dead fall.

  • Two-tailed Swallowtail 2+
  • Pale Swallowtail 1
  • Spring White 1
  • Sara Orangetip 4
  • Western Tailed-Blue 3+
  • Spring Azure 10+
  • Hoary Comma 1
  • Mourning Cloak 3+
  • Painted Lady 3+
  • Sleepy Duskywing 1
  • Rocky Mountain Duskywing 10+
  • Juba Skipper 5+

Sara Orangetip

Spring White

Walter Wallenstein

Dagney Johnson Key Largo Hammock Botanical State Park
Monroe County, FL

  • Giant Swallowtail 2
  • Large Orange Sulphur 6
  • Silver-banded Hairstreak 3
  • Gray Ministreak 2
  • Cassius Blue 35
  • Gulf Fritillary 6
  • Julia Heliconian 4
  • Mangrove Skipper 1
  • Hammock Skipper 2

Gray Ministreak

Large Orange Sulphur

Samantha-Sue Ford

Stanley
Gaston County, NC

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Spring Azure 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1

Shannon Curran

Landen
Clermont County, OH

  • Cabbage White 22
  • Clouded Sulphur 2

Sarah Feasel

Ostrander
Delaware County, OH

  • Cabbage White 4
  • Spring Azure 1
  • Peck's Skipper 2

David H. Bartholomew

Gilroy
Santa Clara County, CA

Surburban garden, absolutely nothing to attract butterflies. Everything was fly-through.

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Painted Lady 2

Theresa Mears

Wellborn
Suwannee County, FL

  • Giant Swallowtail 1
  • Gulf Fritillary 1
  • Common Buckeye 1

Gulf Fritillary

Giant Swallowtail

Common Buckeye

Laura Frazier

Middleway
Jefferson County, WV

Rained most of the day here, only saw Cabbage Whites when there was a pause in the rain.

  • Cabbage White 16

Stephen E. Moore

Francis Crane WMA in Falmouth
Barnstable County, MA

62 to 68 degrees, sunny, cool breeze
1 hour

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • American Copper 4
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Pearl Crescent 8
  • American Lady 1
  • Monarch 1

Candi Whitmer

Muscatine
Muscatine County, IA

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Silvery Checkerspot 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Monarch 1

Eric Raun

Beltsville Agricultural Research Center
Prince George's County, MD

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 5

Mary Benton

Miami Shores
Miami-Dade County, FL

  • Polydamas Swallowtail 1
  • Orange-barred Sulphur 1
  • Atala 15
  • Cassius Blue 3
  • Zebra Heliconian 7
  • Monarch 3

Ana Maria Agrusa

Waterford Park, Davie
Broward County, FL

1 Monarch caterpillar and 3 Giant Swallowtail caterpillars

  • Great Southern White 1
  • Gulf Fritillary 2
  • Zebra Heliconian 4
  • White Peacock 2
  • Monarch 3

Amanda Slaughter

off Tranbarger Road, Bristol
Washington County, VA

  • West Virginia White 2
  • Monarch 2

Melissa Bruesehoff

Warren
Macomb County, MI

The first monarch of this year! Partly sunny and 68 degrees

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Monarch 1

Ana Maria Agrusa

Waterford Park, Davie
Broward County, FL

  • Orange-barred Sulphur 1
  • Dainty Sulphur 2

Judy Molnar

Monarch Waystation #271
Newport News city, VA

In my front yard, the Butterflyweeds and Purple milkweeds are blooming and attracting many bees, bumblebees, flies, flower beetles, wasps and a few butterflies. Was only out in the garden a short time twice.

  • Cabbage White 2
  • American Lady 3

Lois Stacey - Augusta-Aiken Audubon Society

Crackerneck WMA
Aiken County, SC

Additional participants; Debo Boddiford, Dale Caine Enders, Willie Malpass, Ken Young, Kathy and John Steele

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 5
  • Zebra Swallowtail 2
  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Checkered White 11
  • Coral Hairstreak 1
  • Banded Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 4
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • American Snout 2
  • Zebra Heliconian 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Pearl Crescent 29
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 20
  • Red-spotted Purple 3
  • Carolina Satyr 3
  • Monarch 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 3
  • Zarucco Duskywing 5
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 7
  • Southern Skipperling 1

Black Swallowtail

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Common Buckeye

Coral Hairstreak

Pearl Crescent

Red-spotted Purple

Southern Skipperling

Checkered White

Banded Hairstreak

Marcus Gray & Family

Middle Valley
Morris County, NJ

Columbia Trail.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 14
  • Cabbage White 12
  • Little Wood-Satyr 9
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Hobomok Skipper 9
  • Zabulon Skipper 1

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Silver-spotted Skipper

Hobomok Skipper

Dawn Hannay

Shawangunk Grasslands
Ulster County, NY

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Common Ringlet 6
  • Monarch 1

Shari Mereness

Butterfly garden at home
Hillsborough County, FL

  • Monarch 3

Ramona A. Johnston

My back yard in Tamarind Village, Coconut Creek
Broward County, FL

The little Fiery Skipper was on a Stokes Aster and looked as if it had been in a fight! And my poor Gulf Frit had just died! so sad as I don’t see them too often in my garden in northwestern Broward County!

  • Polydamas Swallowtail 1
  • Atala 1
  • Cassius Blue 3
  • Gulf Fritillary 1
  • Zebra Heliconian 7
  • Monarch 3
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Monk Skipper 1

Nancy Soucy

Oslo Riverfront Conservation Area
Indian River County, FL

Our first event to count butterflies was well attended and included an educational powerpoint on how to identify common butterflies in this area. After the count, many stayed to watch the second powerpoint on how to create a butterfly garden with native plants. What a great morning and everyone had fun! Actual count was done 9:45 to 10:45a.m.

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Giant Swallowtail 1
  • Great Southern White 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Cassius Blue 17
  • Ceraunus Blue 7
  • Gulf Fritillary 1
  • Zebra Heliconian 1
  • White Peacock 3
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Fiery Skipper 1

Carole McKay

Backyard in Woodville, FL
Leon County, FL

  • Giant Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Checkered White 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Orange-barred Sulphur 3
  • Spring Azure 1
  • Gulf Fritillary 2
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • White Checkered-Skipper 1

Elaine Mohr

Tallahassee, my yard
Leon County, FL

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 1
  • Giant Swallowtail 1
  • Yellow Angled-Sulphur 3
  • Gulf Fritillary 2

Patricia Ryan

Town of Garfield
Polk County, WI

  • Clouded Sulphur 3

Meredith Mays

2284 Oakview Rd NE, Atlanta 30317
DeKalb County, GA

Observing butterflies in yard, urban setting. Horace’s Duskywing (1), Silver spotted Skipper (1), and Cabbage White (1) adults flying. Have caterpillars, gulf fritillary (2) and silver spotted skipper (1).

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 1

Silver-spotted Skipper caterpillar

Horace's Duskywing

Gulf Fritillary caterpillar

KHANH nguyen

Rancho penasquitos
San Diego County, CA

  • Monarch 5

Monarch

Rich Kelly

William Cullen Bryant Preserve
Nassau County, NY

Red-banded Hairstreak is probably an undercount. As recently as the 1990s, this was a “listed” species in NYS.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 35
  • American Lady 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 2

Red-banded Hairstreak

Zabulon Skipper

Barbara Wright

Wright's Nursery near Briggs
Burnet County, TX

Monarch Female ovipositing on Talayote Milkweed Vine. Red bloom has fallen from Hot Lips Salvia.

  • Monarch 1

Monarch

Monarch

Barbara Wright

Wright's Nursery
Burnet County, TX

  • Monarch 1

James Miller

Backyard: certified wildlife habitat through NWF
Escambia County, FL

Monarch on laying eggs on milkweed.

  • Monarch 1

Catherine Werner

Central West End
St. Louis city, MO

Got caught in the screened porch.

  • Red Admiral 1

Red Admiral

CJ Dunakin

Backyard
Duval County, FL

  • Giant Swallowtail 1
  • Monarch 3

Giant Swallowtail

Monarch

Michael Diederich

Pound Ridge Reservation, Pound Ridge, New York
Westchester County, NY

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM - First Monarch for 2017 found on its’ Host Plant.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 24
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 7
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Clouded Sulphur 2
  • Orange Sulphur 8
  • American Copper 25
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • Pearl Crescent 48
  • American Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 3
  • Red-spotted Purple 12
  • Little Wood-Satyr 14
  • Common Ringlet 20
  • Monarch 1
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 4
  • Peck's Skipper 5
  • Zabulon Skipper 3

Kamryn Richard

San Antonio Zoo
Bexar County, TX

  • Texan Crescent 4+
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Queen 1

Texan Crescent

Common Buckeye

Jim Escoffier

Pine Island Conservation Area
Brevard County, FL

Area very dry, count lower than normal.

  • Great Southern White 1
  • Dainty Sulphur 1
  • Phaon Crescent 3
  • White Peacock 26

Lydia Bartram

NABA certified butterfly garden at the Karen Slattery Educational Research Center for Child Development
Palm Beach County, FL

This early childhood garden in based at the center on the campus of Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida.
We have 9 monarchs in chrysalis stage

  • Orange-barred Sulphur 1
  • Gulf Fritillary 2
  • Julia Heliconian 2
  • Zebra Heliconian 5
  • Monarch 2
  • Long-tailed Skipper 1

Sue Stutzman

Magnolia - my back yard
Montgomery County, TX

  • Carolina Satyr 2
  • Clouded Skipper 3

Clouded Skipper

Carolina Satyr

Lydia Bartram

Boynton Beach Dunkin Donuts on Federal Hwy and Woolbright Road
Palm Beach County, FL

There was Firebush shrubs in bloom near the Dunkin Donuts store

  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Zebra Heliconian 1

Laurie A. Sedicino

Goshen / Davies Rec Center trails
Cape May County, NJ

Sorry, no pic…just enjoyed in the moment. Spotted by my nephew and myself. She was on a honeysuckle bush. (Dk Female)

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2

Roswitha sidelko

Weston
Broward County, FL

My home

  • Polydamas Swallowtail 2
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Julia Heliconian 2
  • Zebra Heliconian 9
  • Monarch 4

Judy Molnar

Monarch Waystation #271
Newport News city, VA

My home garden, front yard

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1

Sarah Feasel

Ostrander
Delaware County, OH

Also saw 1 sulphur, species unknown

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Hackberry Emperor 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Peck's Skipper 3

Hackberry Emperor

Robb Hannawacker

Grafton
Jersey County, IL

Puddling behavior

  • Common Buckeye 1

Common Buckeye

West Michigan Butterfly Club

Roosevelt Road and 128th Ave., Otto Township
Oceana County, MI

Lupine areas in Huron-Manistee Forest.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 11
  • Clouded Sulphur 5
  • American Copper 8
  • Spring Azure 3
  • Silvery Blue 12
  • 'Karner' Melissa Blue 28
  • American Lady 2
  • Little Wood-Satyr 10
  • Monarch 3
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 30
  • Indian Skipper 5
  • Hobomok Skipper 1
  • Dusted Skipper 22

Sarel Cousins

Fred Archibald Audubon Sanctuary Boyers Mill Road, Newmarket, MD
Frederick County, MD

overcast, 66 degrees, windy; mainly a birding outing

  • Northern Cloudywing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 1

Zabulon Skipper

Northern Cloudywing

Barbara Wright

Wright's Nursery, Briggs
Burnet County, TX

  • Queen 13

John Heyse

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

61F Cloudy

  • Common Ringlet 5
  • Common Wood-Nymph 3

Common Wood-Nymph

Walter Wallenstein

Davie
Broward County, FL

Yard butterflies today

  • Giant Swallowtail 3
  • Great Southern White 1
  • Orange-barred Sulphur 4
  • Dainty Sulphur 1
  • Cassius Blue 2
  • Julia Heliconian 4
  • Zebra Heliconian 28
  • White Peacock 1
  • Ruddy Daggerwing 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Dorantes Longtail 1
  • Three-spotted Skipper 7
  • Clouded Skipper 2
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Monk Skipper 1

Jim Wilkinson

Laurel Lakes
Prince George's County, MD

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 3
  • Question Mark 1

Marcie Daniels

Summerville
Dorchester County, SC

  • Gulf Fritillary 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 1

Common Buckeye

William D. Beck

Nr Ruidoso; Road to Ski Apache; also road up Nogal Canyone
Lincoln County, NM

Windy at times but sunny all day. Many nice butterflies in the afternoon.

  • Two-tailed Swallowtail
  • Checkered White
  • Mexican Yellow
  • Sleepy Orange
  • Dainty Sulphur
  • Juniper Hairstreak
  • Gray Hairstreak
  • Leda Ministreak
  • Marine Blue
  • Melissa Blue
  • Acmon Blue
  • Variegated Fritillary
  • Field Crescent
  • Mylitta Crescent
  • Mourning Cloak
  • Milbert's Tortoiseshell
  • American Lady
  • Painted Lady
  • Common Buckeye
  • California Sister
  • Silver-spotted Skipper
  • Northern Cloudywing
  • Persius Duskywing
  • Common Checkered-Skipper
  • Common Sootywing
  • Tawny-edged Skipper

Acmon Blue

Gray Hairstreak

Melissa Blue

Milbert's Tortoiseshell

Marcus Gray

Middle Valley
Morris County, NJ

Columbia Trail.

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 4
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 6
  • Peck's Skipper 2
  • Hobomok Skipper 10
  • Zabulon Skipper 2

Andrew Block

Selleck's Woods Preserve, Darien,
Fairfield County, CT

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 3

Steve M. Chorvas

My yard, Town of Saugerties
Ulster County, NY

Fresh individual dorsal basking in filtered sunlight.

  • Giant Swallowtail 1

Giant Swallowtail

Michael Diederich

Re-Cycle Center, Chappaqua, New York
Westchester County, NY

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 2

Jeanette Navia

Powhatan Creek Trail
James City County, VA

Two Appalacian Browns were flying around together for some time. Finally one settled down so I could snap a photo.

  • Appalachian Brown 2

Appalachian Brown

Jeanette Klodzen

Little Cottonwood Trail
Salt Lake County, UT

Trail is snow-free. Upper 60s and sunny.

  • Western Tiger Swallowtail
  • Two-tailed Swallowtail
  • Sara Orangetip 2
  • Spring Azure 5+
  • Satyr Comma 1
  • Green Comma 1
  • Hoary Comma 1
  • Mourning Cloak 3
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Rocky Mountain Duskywing 15+
  • Juba Skipper 20+

John Heyse

Fernandez Ranch, Muir Land Trust
Contra Costa County, CA

62F cloudy
White Watercress is the food plant for second brood of Mustard White

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Spring Azure 2
  • Variable Checkerspot 1
  • Common Buckeye 1

Spring Azure

Marcie Daniels

Summerville
Dorchester County, SC

Windy and cooler conditions, plenty of rainfall yesterday
Abundant sunshine today

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • American Snout 1
  • Gulf Fritillary 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 2
  • Fiery Skipper 2

Fiery Skipper

American Snout

Sarel Cousins

New Beginnings Woodlawn Wildlife Area
Cecil County, MD

Approximately 345 Firetower Road, Colora, MD

  • Spring Azure 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 1

Richard Staniforth

Bird's Hill Provincial Park
Division No. 1, MB

Sunny, 22C, wind from north @ 35 kph. With Diana Staniforth. Walked three trails for total of about 6.5km between 10:36Am and 17:30.

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Clouded Sulphur 2
  • Spring Azure 5
  • Silvery Blue 5
  • Meadow Fritillary 6
  • Mourning Cloak 2
  • Alberta Arctic 11
  • Dreamy Duskywing 2
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 8

Juvenal's Duskywing

Alberta Arctic

Dreamy Duskywing

Juvenal's Duskywing

Judy Molnar

Children's Learning Garden, Virginia Living Museum
Newport News city, VA

Observations from species attracted to the blooming Common Milkweeds in the Children’s Learning Garden. Didn’t give me a chance to get close enough to determine gender.

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1

Jane Atchison-Nevel

My yard
Miami-Dade County, FL

  • Giant Swallowtail 3
  • Zebra Heliconian 4
  • Monarch 2

John J. Collins

Iona Island
Rockland County, NY

  • Pearl Crescent 1

John J. Collins

Doodletown Road
Rockland County, NY

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2

John J. Collins

Iona Island
Rockland County, NY

  • Dreamy Duskywing 1

Marcus Gray

Middle Valley
Morris County, NJ

Columbia Trail

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Spring Azure 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 4
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Hobomok Skipper 4
  • Zabulon Skipper 1

Little Wood-Satyr

Hobomok Skipper

Chris Blazo

Long Ln. Pond St. Thomas Twp.
Franklin County, PA

Not enough sun to be a great day, but it was good enough. 70 degrees

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Meadow Fritillary 1
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Hackberry Emperor 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Common Sootywing 1
  • Least Skipper 3
  • European Skipper 1
  • Peck's Skipper 2
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 1
  • Sachem 1

European Skipper

Hackberry Emperor

Least Skipper

Glenn Koppel

Moraine State Park, Muddy Creek Trail
Butler County, PA

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Spring Azure 4
  • Pearl Crescent 5
  • Gray Comma 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 2
  • Little Wood-Satyr 3
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 1

Michael Diederich

19 Chappaqua Mountain Road, Chappaqua, New York
Westchester County, NY

  • American Lady 1

John Heyse

Carquinez Shoreline, Crockett
Contra Costa County, CA

76F
some of the Variable Checkerspots were smaller than cabbages.
first Gray Hairstreak of the season

  • Western Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 9
  • Large Marble 1
  • Sara Orangetip 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Spring Azure 2
  • Northern Checkerspot 2
  • Mylitta Crescent 2
  • Variable Checkerspot 14
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Lorquin's Admiral 2
  • Common Ringlet 13
  • Umber Skipper 1

Gray Hairstreak

Variable Checkerspot

Jeanette Klodzen

Desolation Trail (Millcreek Canyon)
Salt Lake County, UT

upper 70s, sunny
started around 4pm

  • Painted Lady 1

Stephen E. Moore

Delaney Recreational Area, Stow
Middlesex County, MA

70 degrees, mostly cloudy

  • Cabbage White 6
  • Spring Azure 3
  • Silvery Blue 6
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 2
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1

Robb Hannawacker

Two Rivers National Wildlife Refuge, Gilbert Lake District
Jersey County, IL

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 4
  • Spring Azure 3
  • Viceroy 2
  • Hackberry Emperor 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 3

Eastern Tailed-Blue

Eastern Tailed-Blue

Pipevine Swallowtail

Hackberry Emperor

Red Admiral

Least Skipper

Viceroy

Silver-spotted Skipper

Spring Azure

Silver-spotted Skipper

Least Skipper

Eastern Tailed-Blue

Monarch

Rich Kelly

Kittatinny Valley State Park
Sussex County, NJ

Newly emerged - drying.

  • Giant Swallowtail 1

Luciano Guerra

National Butterfly Center - Mission
Hidalgo County, TX

I originally spotted it at 1:35 yesterday (May 22) afternoon. I myself and others looked for it later but could not find it. Looked for it again today, but no luck.

  • Frosted Flasher 1

Frosted Flasher

Bob and Karen Yukich

Wilson Tract and St. Williams Forest Station
Norfolk County, ON

In field 1130 a.m. to 530 p.m.,sunny in p.m., cool with strong southwest winds, 56 to 62 degrees F.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 4
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 13
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Clouded Sulphur 3
  • American Copper 57
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 15
  • Spring Azure 4
  • Silvery Blue 8
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 2
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Monarch 4
  • Southern Cloudywing 1
  • Sleepy Duskywing 1
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 89
  • Common Sootywing 2
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 1

John Heyse

at Home, Crockett
Contra Costa County, CA

80F

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 1
  • Anise Swallowtail 1
  • Western Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Spring Azure 1
  • Variable Checkerspot 1
  • Umber Skipper 1

Brett Badeaux

Silverado Canyon
Orange County, CA

Full sun, pleasant weather.

  • Anise Swallowtail 1
  • Western Tiger Swallowtail 7
  • Pale Swallowtail 15+
  • Checkered White 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Sara Orangetip 2
  • California Dogface 12+
  • Tailed Copper 8
  • Gold-hunter's Hairstreak 1
  • Mountain Mahogany Hairstreak 1
  • Hedgerow Hairstreak 3
  • Brown Elfin common
  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • Spring Azure common
  • Square-spotted Blue common
  • Acmon Blue 2
  • Mormon Metalmark 10
  • Gabb's Checkerspot 1
  • Mylitta Crescent 1
  • Variable Checkerspot common
  • California Tortoiseshell 2
  • Mourning Cloak 7
  • American Lady 2
  • Painted Lady 2
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • Lorquin's Admiral 6
  • California Sister 10
  • Mournful Duskywing 2
  • Funereal Duskywing 3
  • Rural Skipper 16
  • Umber Skipper 4

Mountain Mahogany Hairstreak

Tailed Copper

Barb Manning

Des Moines
Polk County, IA

Partly cloudy
cool morning

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • American Lady 2
  • Viceroy 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1

Viceroy

Andrew Block

Hubbard Sanctuary/Natchaug S.F., Chaplin,
Tolland County, CT

I was in the part of the state forest adjacent to the sanctuary and west of Pumpkin Hill Rd.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White 5+
  • American Copper 3
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 1

Ken Wilson with Dave Bartholomew

Sunol Regional Wilderness
Alameda County, CA

About 94 degrees. Very dry. The park has been damaged by flooding. Weeds, Purple thistle, was everywhere and as thick as a forest. I didn’t keep track of numbers seen. One no ID orange grass skipper.

  • Two-tailed Swallowtail +
  • Cabbage White +
  • Sara Orangetip +
  • Orange Sulphur +
  • Gorgon Copper +
  • Gray Hairstreak +
  • Spring Azure +
  • Acmon Blue +
  • Mylitta Crescent +
  • Variable Checkerspot +
  • Common Buckeye +
  • Lorquin's Admiral +
  • California Sister +
  • Common Ringlet +
  • Umber Skipper +

William D. Beck

Highway 191 from Morenci to Alpine, various stops
Greenlee County, AZ

Somewhat dry, so that any nectar, especially milkweed was fabulous! Wet spots also a big draw

  • Two-tailed Swallowtail
  • Three-tailed Swallowtail
  • Checkered White
  • Dainty Sulphur
  • Great Purple Hairstreak
  • Bramble Hairstreak
  • Western Pine Elfin
  • Thicket Hairstreak
  • Juniper Hairstreak
  • Gray Hairstreak
  • Leda Ministreak
  • Marine Blue
  • Western Tailed-Blue
  • Spring Azure
  • Mormon Metalmark
  • Atlantis Fritillary
  • Mourning Cloak
  • Painted Lady
  • California Sister
  • Silver-spotted Skipper
  • Dreamy Duskywing
  • Rocky Mountain Duskywing
  • Funereal Duskywing

Atlantis Fritillary

Juniper Hairstreak

Western Pine Elfin

Bramble Hairstreak

Thicket Hairstreak

Rocky Mountain Duskywing

Mormon Metalmark

Leda Ministreak

Dreamy Duskywing

John Heyse

at home, Crockett
Contra Costa County, CA

85F
I’ve never seen so many variable checkerspots in the yard in one day.

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Variable Checkerspot 3
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Common Ringlet 2
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 1
  • Umber Skipper 1

Marcie Daniels

Summerville
Dorchester County, SC

  • American Snout 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 2
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Southern Broken-Dash 1

Fiery Skipper

American Snout

Southern Broken-Dash

Jeanette Klodzen

The Wedge Overlook
Emery County, UT

Just wandering along the ridge

  • Variegated Fritillary 1

Glenn Koppel

State Game Lands 95
Butler County, PA

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 5
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Spring Azure 6
  • Silvery Checkerspot 2
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1

Lisa Quartararo

Woodbridge
Middlesex County, NJ

First Black Swallowtail I’ve seen this season.

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1

Michael Diederich

19 Chappaqua Mountain Road, Chappaqua, New York
Westchester County, NY

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1

William D. Flack

Fiskdale field
Worcester County, MA

  • American Copper 1

American Copper

Stephen E. Moore

Athol
Worcester County, MA

57 degrees, sunny, only spent 15 minutes at site

  • Cobweb Skipper 1
  • Dusted Skipper 1

Ken Wilson with Chris Tenney & Sara Ryndfleisz

Malpaso Canyon in Carmel and sand dunes near Pacific Ocean
Monterey County, CA

Mid 60s, mostly sunny but foggy in some locations, windy.

  • Pale Swallowtail
  • Large Marble
  • Sara Orangetip
  • Orange Sulphur
  • Bramble Hairstreak
  • Moss' Elfin
  • Gray Hairstreak
  • Spring Azure
  • Dotted Blue
  • Acmon Blue
  • Mylitta Crescent
  • Variable Checkerspot
  • California Tortoiseshell
  • American Lady
  • Painted Lady
  • Red Admiral
  • Common Buckeye
  • Common Ringlet
  • Two-banded Checkered-Skipper
  • Rural Skipper
  • Umber Skipper

Dotted Blue

Bramble Hairstreak

Moss' Elfin

Jeanette Klodzen

Buckhorn/Cottonwood Wash Drive
Emery County, UT

From I-70 28.3 miles north to the Green River Cutoff Rd
Various stops along the way.

  • Melissa Blue 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 3

Mark and Holly Salvato

Modello Wayside Park, Homestead
Miami-Dade County, FL

  • Pink-spot Sulphur 4
  • Cassius Blue superabundant

Pink-spot Sulphur

Mark and Holly Salvato

Navy Wells Pineland Preserve, Homestead
Miami-Dade County, FL

  • Barred Yellow 1
  • Dainty Sulphur 3
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Bartram's Scrub-Hairstreak 6
  • Cassius Blue 10
  • Ceraunus Blue 2
  • Gulf Fritillary 6
  • Zebra Heliconian 1
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Florida Duskywing 3
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Tropical Checkered-Skipper 1
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Baracoa Skipper 9
  • Southern Broken-Dash 2
  • Monk Skipper 1

Bartram's Scrub-Hairstreak

Bartram's Scrub-Hairstreak

Bartram's Scrub-Hairstreak

Florida Duskywing

Mark and Holly Salvato

Everglades National Park, Homestead
Miami-Dade County, FL

  • Giant Swallowtail 1
  • Palamedes Swallowtail 3
  • Large Orange Sulphur 8
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Cassius Blue 58
  • Gulf Fritillary 10
  • Julia Heliconian 2
  • Zebra Heliconian 6
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Common Buckeye 8
  • White Peacock 3
  • Ruddy Daggerwing 1
  • Florida Leafwing 3
  • Queen 1
  • Tropical Checkered-Skipper 7
  • Baracoa Skipper 8

Florida Leafwing

Florida Leafwing

Julia Heliconian

Baracoa Skipper

Susan Blayney

Nature Conservancy of Canada, Prarie Smoke Alvar, Carden
Kawartha Lakes (formerly Victoria County), ON

10:00- 16:00
Party of 2, with Dan Bone
15C to 20C sunny, breezy

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Mustard White 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Hoary Elfin 1
  • Eastern Pine Elfin 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 10
  • Spring Azure 27
  • Silvery Blue 5
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Gray Comma 3
  • Mourning Cloak 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Chryxus Arctic 1
  • Dreamy Duskywing 2

Chryxus Arctic

Gray Comma

Mourning Cloak

Bob and Karen Yukich

Sandy Lake Rd. and vicinity, north of Havelock
Peterborough County, incl. Peterborough, ON

sunny, light east winds, 56 to 68 degrees F., a pleasant day!

  • Canadian Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Mustard White 4
  • Olympia Marble 8
  • Brown Elfin 7
  • Hoary Elfin 2
  • Henry's Elfin 3
  • Eastern Pine Elfin 6
  • Spring Azure 34
  • Pearl Crescent 6
  • Mourning Cloak 3
  • American Lady 3
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Chryxus Arctic 6
  • Dreamy Duskywing 5
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 11
  • Columbine Duskywing 3

Marcie Daniels

Summerville
Dorchester County, SC

Seems early for this sighting…FOS Long-tailed Skipper last year was noted in July!!
Very hot and humid today!!

  • Long-tailed Skipper 1

Long-tailed Skipper

Jim Springer & Ahmet Baytas

Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park, Opdahl Farm
Saratoga County, NY

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White 3
  • American Copper 3
  • Frosted Elfin 7
  • Eastern Pine Elfin 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Cobweb Skipper 2

Eastern Pine Elfin

Jim Springer & Ahmet Baytas

Wilton Preserve and Park, Old Gick Farm
Saratoga County, NY

  • Cabbage White 1
  • American Copper 2
  • Frosted Elfin 25
  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 4
  • 'Karner' Melissa Blue 7
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 2
  • Cobweb Skipper 3

'Karner' Melissa Blue

Sue King

Wichita Falls
Wichita County, TX

  • Red Admiral 2

Jim Springer & Ahmet Baytas

Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park, Camp Saratoga
Saratoga County, NY

  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • American Copper 6
  • Frosted Elfin 20
  • Spring Azure 1
  • 'Karner' Melissa Blue 1
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 2
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Cobweb Skipper 1

Cobweb Skipper

Edward Perry IV

Tosohatchee WMA
Orange County, FL

Prevalent nectar sources included Nuttall’s thistle, some purple thistle, sweet clover, Coreopsis, Rudbeckia, pickerel weed, and Bidens. Went down Mud Hole Road, lined with Red Cedar, but could not locate a Juniper Hairstreak; something to look forward to. Still very dry conditions prevail in this area. Surveyed from 8:20a to 1:20p; EPerry and RWarner

  • Zebra Swallowtail 1
  • Black Swallowtail 3
  • Giant Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 7
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Palamedes Swallowtail 10
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Barred Yellow 3
  • Dainty Sulphur 1
  • Gulf Fritillary 5
  • Phaon Crescent 2
  • Pearl Crescent 5
  • White Peacock 15
  • Viceroy 2
  • Queen 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 5
  • Zarucco Duskywing 1
  • White Checkered-Skipper 1
  • Whirlabout 3
  • Southern Broken-Dash 2
  • Northern Broken-Dash 1
  • Sachem 2
  • Delaware Skipper 2
  • Byssus Skipper 1
  • Monk Skipper 6
  • Twin-spot Skipper 7

Southern Broken-Dash

Dainty Sulphur

Sachem

Delaware Skipper

Monk Skipper

Sachem

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Phaon Crescent

William D. Flack

Fiskdale Woodlands Trail
Worcester County, MA

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 4
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Mourning Cloak 1

Marcus Gray

Dutch Gap Conservation Area
Chesterfield County, VA

  • Zebra Swallowtail 1
  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 5
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Spring Azure 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Tawny Emperor 1

Elizabeth Golden

Hollywood
Broward County, FL

Butterflies seen in yard in late afternoon. Larger butterflies nectaring on firebush (Hamelia patens); Ruddy Daggerwing nectaring on black olive tree (Bucida buceras). Statira Sulphur identified by unmarked pale greenish-yellow wings below.

  • Polydamas Swallowtail 2
  • Giant Swallowtail 1
  • Orange-barred Sulphur 1
  • Statira Sulphur 1
  • Cassius Blue 2
  • Julia Heliconian 1
  • Zebra Heliconian 5
  • Ruddy Daggerwing 1
  • Monarch 2
  • Baracoa Skipper 1

Linda Romine

William H. Harsha Lake, Deer Ridge Trail
Clermont County, OH

Casual lunch-time stroll, weakly sunny after overcast morning. Both male and female Zabulon skippers present. Little Glassywing male very fresh.

  • Zebra Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Silvery Checkerspot 3
  • Pearl Crescent 10
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Gemmed Satyr 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Little Glassywing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 5

Stephen E. Moore

Plum Island
Essex County, MA

59 to 65 degrees, sunny, windy

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • American Lady 3
  • Common Buckeye 1

Ken Wilson with Chris Tenney

Pine Canyon Rd & at and near Arroyo Seco Recreation Area
Monterey County, CA

Sunny, 90 degrees plus, light breeze. California Tortoiseshell was abundant.

  • Anise Swallowtail
  • Western Tiger Swallowtail
  • Pale Swallowtail
  • Checkered White
  • Sara Orangetip
  • California Dogface
  • Gorgon Copper
  • California Hairstreak
  • Gold-hunter's Hairstreak
  • Hedgerow Hairstreak
  • Brown Elfin
  • Thicket Hairstreak
  • Gray Hairstreak
  • Spring Azure
  • Square-spotted Blue
  • Silvery Blue
  • Boisduval's Blue
  • Acmon Blue
  • Callippe Fritillary
  • Leanira Checkerspot
  • Gabb's Checkerspot
  • Variable Checkerspot
  • Edith's Checkerspot
  • California Tortoiseshell
  • Mourning Cloak
  • American Lady
  • Painted Lady
  • Red Admiral
  • Common Buckeye
  • Lorquin's Admiral
  • California Sister
  • Common Ringlet
  • Propertius Duskywing
  • Mournful Duskywing
  • Rural Skipper

California Hairstreak

California Tortoiseshell

Edith's Checkerspot

Gold-hunter's Hairstreak,

Hedgerow Hairstreak

Thicket Hairstreak

Gorgon Copper

Jeanette Klodzen

Goblin Valley State Park
Emery County, UT

  • Variegated Fritillary 2

Mark and Holly Salvato

Navy Wells Pineland Preserve, Homestead
Miami-Dade County, FL

Late afternoon visit.

With Linda Cooper, Sue Farnsworth and Dan Jones.

  • Dainty Sulphur 1
  • Bartram's Scrub-Hairstreak 3
  • Ceraunus Blue 1
  • Gulf Fritillary 2
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Florida Duskywing 1
  • Baracoa Skipper 2

Bartram's Scrub-Hairstreak

Mark and Holly Salvato

North Key Largo
Monroe County, FL

With Linda Cooper, Linda Evans, Trudy Ferraro, Susan Farnsworth, and Dan Jones

Various locations on the northeastern side (state conservation lands) of Key Largo. Only reporting the butterflies that Holly and I observed. These are some of the preliminary numbers from the Key Largo NABA count.

  • Giant Swallowtail 1
  • Schaus' Swallowtail 9
  • Large Orange Sulphur 27
  • Cassius Blue 94
  • Gulf Fritillary 12
  • Julia Heliconian 28
  • Zebra Heliconian 7
  • Florida Purplewing 16
  • Monarch 1
  • Queen 1
  • Mangrove Skipper 5
  • Hammock Skipper 1
  • Florida Duskywing 1

Florida Purplewing

Florida Purplewing

Florida Purplewing

Schaus' Swallowtail

Robert Gilson

Clarks Creek Nature Preserve
Mecklenburg County, NC

  • Zebra Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Checkered White 1
  • Cabbage White 7
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye common
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Hackberry Emperor 1
  • Monarch 4
  • Northern Cloudywing 1
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 1
  • Little Glassywing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 3

Robert Gilson

Ribbonwalk Nature Preserve
Mecklenburg County, NC

  • Checkered White 1

Checkered White

Robert Gilson

Reedy Creek Nature Preserve, Charlotte, NC
Mecklenburg County, NC

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Banded Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • American Snout 1

Banded Hairstreak

John Heyse

Mines Rd.
Alameda County, CA

85F with David Rawlinson and Nancy Asquith

  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Callippe Fritillary 7
  • Common Ringlet 1

Callippe Fritillary

John Heyse

Del Puerto Canyon
Stanislaus County, CA

82-88F
with David Rawlinson and Nancy Asquith

  • Western Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 11
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Gorgon Copper 9
  • California Hairstreak 3
  • Sylvan Hairstreak 3
  • Mountain Mahogany Hairstreak 2
  • Hedgerow Hairstreak 1
  • Dotted Blue 2
  • Acmon Blue 7
  • Variable Checkerspot 10
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Lorquin's Admiral 3
  • California Sister 1
  • Common Ringlet 5
  • Monarch 1
  • Rural Skipper 2

Rural Skipper

Dotted Blue

Gorgon Copper

Sylvan Hairstreak

Jim Springer & Ahmet Baytas

Albany Pine Bush Preserve
Albany County, NY

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 6
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 4
  • Cabbage White 6
  • Clouded Sulphur 2
  • American Copper 17
  • Frosted Elfin 6
  • Gray Hairstreak 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 10
  • Spring Azure 7
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • American Lady 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Dreamy Duskywing 2
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 3
  • Mottled Duskywing 5
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 2
  • Common Roadside-Skipper 3

Frosted Elfin

Mottled Duskywing

Brett Badeaux

Love Valley, Cleveland National Forest
San Diego County, CA

Sunny but windy most of the trip.

  • Pale Swallowtail 2
  • Checkered White 2
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 8
  • California Dogface 1
  • Dainty Sulphur 1
  • Gorgon Copper 14
  • Gold-hunter's Hairstreak 3
  • Hedgerow Hairstreak 2
  • Brown Elfin 18
  • Marine Blue 1
  • Spring Azure 8
  • Square-spotted Blue 12
  • Acmon Blue 40+
  • Mormon Metalmark 20+
  • Callippe Fritillary 2
  • Painted Lady 3
  • West Coast Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 14
  • California Sister 15
  • Funereal Duskywing 4
  • Afranius Duskywing 1
  • White Checkered-Skipper 20

Gold-hunter's Hairstreak

Gorgon Copper

Chris Blazo

Mennohaven Nature Trail
Franklin County, PA

Wow it’s hot. 91 degrees today with a slight breeze and some clouds.

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 1
  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Orange Sulphur 5
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 18
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 1
  • Peck's Skipper 2
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 8

Pipevine Swallowtail

William D. Flack

Fiskdale MA. Trail
Worcester County, MA

So many 🦋

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 7
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Mourning Cloak 5

Mourning Cloak

Mourning Cloak

Eastern Comma

Mourning Cloak

Edward Perry IV

Erna Nixon Hammock Park, Melbourne, FL
Brevard County, FL

  • Giant Swallowtail 3
  • Fulvous Hairstreak 1
  • Zebra Heliconian 1

Giant Swallowtail eggs

Fulvous Hairstreak

David H. Bartholomew

Rancho San Antonio Open Space Preserve
Santa Clara County, CA

Pleasantly warm day, enjoyed seeing 4 very fresh California Tortoiseshells. Unfortunately the Open Space people have begun mowing the trail-side vegetation, which does not bode well for future butterflying at Rancho San Antonio this season.

  • Western Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Pale Swallowtail 12
  • Cabbage White 5
  • Sara Orangetip 2
  • California Hairstreak 2
  • Spring Azure 25
  • Northern Checkerspot 11
  • Mylitta Crescent 6
  • Variable Checkerspot 178
  • California Tortoiseshell 5
  • American Lady 2
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Lorquin's Admiral 34
  • California Sister 2
  • Common Ringlet 42
  • Propertius Duskywing 4
  • Mournful Duskywing 2
  • Umber Skipper 4

American Lady

California Hairstreak

Mylitta Crescent

Melissa Bruesehoff

Warren
Macomb County, MI

Sunny, 85 degrees at 12:30pm. Strong winds. Saw first tiger swallowtail

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 4

Brett Badeaux

Cahuilla mountain and nearby
Riverside County, CA

Full sun, high 60s. Includes 1.5 mile of road to trailhead and some side trails. Most butterflies seen at lower elevation.

  • Anise Swallowtail 1
  • Western Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Pale Swallowtail 6
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Sara Orangetip 6
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Queen Alexandra's Sulphur 2
  • Gold-hunter's Hairstreak 2
  • Hedgerow Hairstreak 8
  • Brown Elfin 60+
  • Marine Blue 1
  • Spring Azure common
  • Square-spotted Blue 1
  • Boisduval's Blue 5
  • Acmon Blue common
  • Mormon Metalmark 3
  • Gabb's Checkerspot 1
  • Mylitta Crescent 1
  • Variable Checkerspot 2
  • Satyr Comma 1
  • California Tortoiseshell 8
  • Mourning Cloak 3
  • American Lady 2
  • Painted Lady 4
  • West Coast Lady 2
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 4
  • California Sister 12
  • Northern Cloudywing 1
  • Propertius Duskywing 1
  • Mournful Duskywing 3
  • Funereal Duskywing 4
  • Northern White-Skipper 1
  • Common Branded Skipper 4

Spring Azure

Gold-hunter's Hairstreak

Hedgerow Hairstreak

California Tortoiseshell

Common Branded Skipper

Marcie Daniels

Summerville
Dorchester County, SC

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spring Azure 1
  • American Snout 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 2

American Lady

Pearl Crescent

American Snout

Robert Gilson

Reedy Creek Nature Preserve, Charlotte, NC
Mecklenburg County, NC

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 5
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2
  • American Snout 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 3
  • Hackberry Emperor 2
  • Carolina Satyr 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 1
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 1
  • Little Glassywing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 6

John Heyse

at home, Crockett
Contra Costa County, CA

79F

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 1
  • Western Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Painted Lady 1

Raven Anthony Squire

Washington Park, New York Avenue, Union City
Hudson County, NJ

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Spring Azure 1
  • American Lady 1

Chris Blazo

Upper Horse Valley Game Lands #235
Franklin County, PA

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 6
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 18
  • Cabbage White 10
  • Clouded Sulphur 2
  • Orange Sulphur 9
  • American Copper 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 4
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • American Snout 1
  • Meadow Fritillary 3
  • Pearl Crescent 11
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Dreamy Duskywing 20+
  • Horace's Duskywing 5
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 6
  • Common Sootywing 2
  • Indian Skipper 1
  • Peck's Skipper 3
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 1
  • Sachem 1
  • Hobomok Skipper 3
  • Zabulon Skipper 3

American Snout

Common Sootywing

Peck's Skipper

William D. Flack

Fiskdale
Worcester County, MA

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 4
  • Harvester 1
  • Mourning Cloak 2

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Harvester

John J. Collins

Bull's Island State Park
Hunterdon County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 10
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Red Admiral 2

Denise Farrell

Hatfield Swamp IBA - West Essex Park
Essex County, NJ

Observed during a birding field trip led by Dave Hall.
8:30 am - 11:30 am
Viceroy photo by John Fagan.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 6
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 4
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Viceroy 1

Viceroy

Patty Leslie Pasztor

Salado Creek Greenway - Oakwell Trailhead
Bexar County, TX

First time I’ve seen a CA Sister in this part of town — I’ve usually seen them in northwest Bexar County and westward. This is a fairly shaded trail, so we’ve never had high numbers of species / individuals here.

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 1
  • Giant Swallowtail 2
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Gulf Fritillary 1
  • California Sister 1

Selvi Viswanathan

690, Los Pueblos
Los Alamos County, NM

May 17th My mother’s birthday and I have a butterfly garden in her memory. So I decided to watch and delighted I had a Black Swallowtail laying eggs on Rue plant and also Marine Blue sunning with open wings.

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Marine Blue 1

Black Swallowtail

Black Swallowtail

Marine Blue

Marine Blue

Marine Blue

Black Swallowtail

John J. Collins

Allamuchy Mountain State Park, Tilcon Lake
Morris County, NJ

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 8
  • Cabbage White 4
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Pearl Crescent 2

William D. Beck

Edge of Highway 60 mp 266 nr Jones Water Campground
Gila County, AZ

The white Yerba Santa was gloriously in bloom along the highway - demanding a stop. The Ilavia hairstreaks seem to find it irresistible, even at 4pm.

  • Ilavia Hairstreak 5

Ilavia Hairstreak

Stephen E. Moore

Lamson Road Water Plant Area
Norfolk County, MA

sunny, 85 degrees

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Frosted Elfin 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Spring Azure 1
  • Mourning Cloak 1

Stephen E. Moore

Myles Standish State Forest
Plymouth County, MA

74 to 80 degrees, sunny, windy

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 5
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Brown Elfin 21
  • Hoary Elfin 10
  • Frosted Elfin 2
  • Eastern Pine Elfin 1
  • Spring Azure 10
  • Mourning Cloak 1
  • American Lady 3
  • Dreamy Duskywing 1
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 1

John Heyse

at home, Crockett
Contra Costa County, CA

70F

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Umber Skipper 1

John Heyse

Crockett Hills Park
Contra Costa County, CA

63F

  • Western Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Two-tailed Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 13
  • Large Marble 2
  • Sara Orangetip 1
  • Spring Azure 1
  • Northern Checkerspot 3
  • Variable Checkerspot 6
  • Painted Lady 2
  • Lorquin's Admiral 3
  • Common Ringlet 5
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 2

Painted Lady

Variable Checkerspot

Common Checkered-Skipper

Bill Callahan

Fannie Stebbins Wildlife Refuge Longmeadow
Hampden County, MA

After work
5:30-7:00 PM

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Spring Azure 2
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Red Admiral 1

Red Admiral

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Bill Callahan

Rt 220 Enfield- meadow near prison
Hartford County, CT

1:00 PM On lunch
sunny-high 80’s
Ringlet-FOY

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • Pearl Crescent 5
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Ringlet 1

Curtis Lehman

Mon River Trail, south of Morgantown.
Monongalia County, WV

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 1
  • Zebra Swallowtail 6
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 16
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 8
  • West Virginia White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • Spring Azure 5
  • American Snout 1
  • Pearl Crescent 7
  • Question Mark 1
  • Eastern Comma 3
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Red-spotted Purple 7
  • Little Wood-Satyr 5
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 8
  • Hobomok Skipper 4
  • Zabulon Skipper 1

Marcus Gray

Middle Valley
Morris County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 5
  • Cabbage White 4
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • American Lady 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2

Robert Gilson

Reedy Creek Nature Preserve, Charlotte, NC
Mecklenburg County, NC

Butterflies seen throughout the day while working.

  • Zebra Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Orange Sulphur 4
  • Banded Hairstreak 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • American Snout 1
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 3
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 1

Banded Hairstreak

William D. Flack

Fiskdale
Worcester County, MA

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Mourning Cloak 3

Edward Perry IV

Sebastian Inlet State Park, south Brevard County side of park
Brevard County, FL

Atala activity is all around north side Ranger Station and the coontie plants used in landscaping; many cats and chrysalis seen today and one adult in a short time observing. The Statira was spotted ovipositing on coinvine plant not far from Ranger Station.

  • Statira Sulphur 1
  • Atala abundant

Atala chrysalis

Atala caterpillar

Atala

Raven Anthony Squire

Washington Park, Union City (New York Avenue)
Hudson County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 2
  • American Lady 2
  • Red Admiral 1

John J. Collins

South Branch WMA, Flemington
Hunterdon County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 4
  • Clouded Sulphur 2
  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Pearl Crescent 1

Barb Manning

Des Moines
Polk County, IA

83°partly cloudy hot day

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Red Admiral 12
  • Monarch 1
  • Sachem 2

Sachem

Marcie Daniels

Summerville
Dorchester County, SC

Hot, dry conditions…no wind to speak of…92 degrees for the high

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 2
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 1

Jim Springer & Jack Miller

Sourland Mountain Preserve
Somerset County, NJ

9:30am-3:30pm, 80F

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 10
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 4
  • Cabbage White 15
  • Clouded Sulphur 5
  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Gray Hairstreak 4
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 25
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 50
  • Pearl Crescent 30
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 9
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 6
  • Northern Cloudywing 2
  • Dreamy Duskywing 15
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 10
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 5
  • Hobomok Skipper 5
  • Zabulon Skipper 4
  • Pepper and Salt Skipper 2

Dreamy Duskywing

Appalachian Azure

Pepper and Salt Skipper

Marcus Gray

Bamboo Brook Outdoor Education Center
Morris County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 4
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Spring Azure 6

Venice Kelly

heil ranch open space road to plumely
Boulder County, CO

heil ranch is in the lower foot hills. it was sunny breezy and about 70F. habitat is open meadows with some trees, woody shrubs and a stream. we walked the stream. this is one of the boulder county sites we monitor . six of us participated.

  • Indra Swallowtail 2
  • Two-tailed Swallowtail 2
  • Pale Swallowtail 1
  • Large Marble 6
  • Sara Orangetip 1
  • Western Pine Elfin 2
  • Western Tailed-Blue 6
  • Spring Azure 6
  • Arrowhead Blue 2
  • Silvery Blue 87
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Hoary Comma 7
  • Mourning Cloak 1
  • Painted Lady 3
  • Common Ringlet 31

Hoary Comma

Large Marble

Painted Lady

Silvery Blue

Arrowhead Blue

Chris Blazo

Red Rock Rd. along Licking Creek
Franklin County, PA

Beautiful day. Pure sun, no wind and temps in the high 70’s.

  • Zebra Swallowtail 10
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 15
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 30
  • Cabbage White 17
  • Clouded Sulphur 2
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 4
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 11
  • Meadow Fritillary 5
  • Silvery Checkerspot 2
  • Pearl Crescent 23
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 2
  • Northern Pearly-eye 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 8
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 45+
  • Dreamy Duskywing 2
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 3
  • Indian Skipper 9
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 7
  • Sachem 18
  • Hobomok Skipper 26
  • Zabulon Skipper 10

Hobomok Skipper

Red-spotted Purple

Sachem

Tawny-edged Skipper

Zabulon Skipper

Robert Gilson

McDowell Nature Preserve - Prairie
Mecklenburg County, NC

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 7
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Sleepy Orange 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • American Snout 1
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • American Lady 1

Rich Kelly, Steve Young, Betsy Gulotta

East Garden City/Hempstead Plains Preserve (north parcel)
Nassau County, NY

  • Cabbage White 5
  • Orange Sulphur 5
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 15
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Dreamy Duskywing 1
  • Common Sootywing 1

Common Sootywing

Dreamy Duskywing

Stephen E. Moore

Fowl Meadow
Norfolk County, MA

74 degrees, sunny

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Spring Azure 7
  • Mourning Cloak 1

Stephen E. Moore

Lamson Road Water Plant Area
Norfolk County, MA

72-77 degrees, sunny

  • Cabbage White 4
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Frosted Elfin 3
  • Eastern Pine Elfin 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • American Lady 1

JoAnna N Clayton

62nd Ave NE Water Treatment Plant, St. Petersburg (restricted access)
Pinellas County, FL

  • Giant Swallowtail 1
  • Checkered White 15
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Orange-barred Sulphur 2
  • Dainty Sulphur common
  • Ceraunus Blue abundant
  • Gulf Fritillary 2
  • Phaon Crescent 2
  • American Lady 1
  • White Peacock abundant
  • Monarch 1
  • White Checkered-Skipper 6
  • Tropical Checkered-Skipper 1
  • Southern Skipperling 3
  • Fiery Skipper common
  • Brazilian Skipper 2

Southern Skipperling

American Lady

Andrew Block

Twin Lakes C.P., Eastchester,
Westchester County, NY

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2

Marcie Daniels

Summerville
Dorchester County, SC

10:00 am first spotted on azalea bush just resting and then flew to milkweed…80 degrees

  • Monarch 1

Monarch

Theresa Williams

Leone Hall Price Park, Kennesaw
Cobb County, GA

Sunny and windless, 80°+. A number of skippers found as well, I can’t be sure of ID so I had to leave off sighting list.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 16
  • Spring Azure 6
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 4
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 1
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Common Buckeye 5
  • Hackberry Emperor 1
  • Carolina Satyr 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 21
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Zabulon Skipper 3
  • Lace-winged Roadside-Skipper 1

Chris Blazo

Bricker Rd. Field Game Lands
Franklin County, PA

First sunny day in eons, but unfortunately I suffered 40 mph gusts of wind. You can’t win when it comes to spring butterflying where I live.

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White 4
  • Clouded Sulphur 5
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Sleepy Orange 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 11
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Meadow Fritillary 6
  • Silvery Checkerspot 1
  • Pearl Crescent 18
  • Mourning Cloak 1
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 4
  • Dreamy Duskywing 4
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1

Sleepy Orange

Common Buckeye

Barb Manning

Des Moines
Polk County, IA

90°sunny day

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • Spring Azure 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Peck's Skipper 1

Peck's Skipper

Silver-spotted Skipper

Allen Belden

Powhatan State Park
Powhatan County, VA

Sunny, high in the upper 70s.

  • Zebra Swallowtail 5
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 21
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 6
  • Cabbage White 12
  • Clouded Sulphur 4
  • Orange Sulphur common
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 26
  • Spring Azure 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure common
  • American Snout 3
  • Variegated Fritillary 8
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 6
  • Silvery Checkerspot 7
  • Pearl Crescent common
  • Question Mark 3
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Mourning Cloak 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Hackberry Emperor 1
  • Northern Pearly-eye 1
  • Carolina Satyr 6
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 15
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Little Glassywing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 5
  • Dun Skipper 1

Red-spotted Purple

Northern Pearly-eye

Eastern Tailed-Blue

Gray Hairstreak

Marcus Gray

Hepburn Woods, Drew University
Morris County, NJ

Windy, 64F.

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 8
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1