Recent sightings

Ronald Hedden

Sleepy Grass picnic area, near Cloudcroft, NM
Otero County, NM

Trail from picnic area to campground.

Variable Checkerspots shown are “Sacramento Mountain” sub-species (Euphydryas anicia cloudcrofti, imperiled).

  • Two-tailed Swallowtail 1
  • Checkered White common
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 5
  • Southern Dogface 1
  • Dainty Sulphur 6
  • Acmon Blue 2
  • Variegated Fritillary 4
  • Atlantis Fritillary 3
  • Field Crescent 1
  • Variable Checkerspot 3
  • Milbert's Tortoiseshell 3
  • Painted Lady abundant
  • West Coast Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Mexican Cloudywing 1
  • Common Checkered-Skipper common
  • Four-spotted Skipperling 1
  • Tawny-edged Skipper abundant

Variable Checkerspot

Acmon Blue

Variable Checkerspot

Variable Checkerspot

Common Checkered-Skipper

Variegated Fritillary

Field Crescent

Southern Dogface

Variable Checkerspot

Four-spotted Skipperling

Ron Smith

Boyd Hill Nature Preserve
Pinellas County, FL

A rather slow day afield.

  • Polydamas Swallowtail 2
  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Giant Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 4
  • Cloudless Sulphur 11
  • Orange-barred Sulphur 14
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Cassius Blue 2
  • Ceraunus Blue 1
  • Gulf Fritillary 10
  • Zebra Heliconian 8
  • White Peacock 6
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Fiery Skipper 3
  • Monk Skipper 2
  • Brazilian Skipper 19 cats

Horace's Duskywing

Andrew Block

192 Macy Rd., Briarcliff Manor,
Westchester County, NY

The female fritillary was twice the size of the male.

  • Cabbage White common
  • Clouded Sulphur 2
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 2
  • American Lady 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1

Andrew Block

167 Old Army Rd., Scarsdale,
Westchester County, NY

  • Cabbage White common
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1

Melissa Bruesehoff

Warren
Macomb County, MI

Sunny low humidity and 68 degrees when this swallowtail visited

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 5
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1

Black Swallowtail

Black Swallowtail

Jim Wilkinson

Trinity church
Howard County, MD

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • Pearl Crescent 5

Gray Hairstreak

Jim Wilkinson

Foxville area
Frederick County, MD

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 12
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 7
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1

Great Spangled Fritillary

Curtis A. Lehman

Forest Hills
Allegheny County, PA

  • Pipevine Swallowtail
  • Black Swallowtail
  • Cabbage White
  • Great Spangled Fritillary
  • Pearl Crescent
  • Red Admiral
  • Silver-spotted Skipper
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing
  • Peck's Skipper

Andrew Block

167 Old Army Rd., Scarsdale,
Westchester County, NY

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White common
  • Peck's Skipper 7+

Venice Kelly

CR 103- dirt road 4 miles north of nederland
Boulder County, CO

Beautiful day up in the mountains today. nice breeze and 68F to 70 F. out from 10 am to noon.

  • Phoebus Parnassian 2
  • Western Tiger Swallowtail 4
  • Pale Swallowtail 1
  • Large Marble 6
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Queen Alexandra's Sulphur 7
  • Bramble Hairstreak 2
  • Western Pine Elfin 1
  • Western Tailed-Blue 1
  • Dotted Blue 6
  • Northern Checkerspot 6
  • Hoary Comma 2
  • Painted Lady 2
  • Common Ringlet 12
  • Persius Duskywing 3

Western Pine Elfin

Queen Alexandra's Sulphur

Northern Checkerspot

Dotted Blue

Jim Springer

Crex Meadows
Burnett County, WI

9:00am-12:00pm, mostly from the road, clear in beginning going over to mostly cloudy, windy, 66F.

  • Silver-bordered Fritillary 5
  • Northern Crescent 2
  • Painted Lady 2
  • White Admiral 1
  • Eyed Brown 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 8
  • Monarch 2
  • Least Skipper 1
  • European Skipper 1
  • Long Dash 1

Silver-bordered Fritillary

Northern Crescent

Eyed Brown

Andy Birkey

Coldwater Spring, Mississippi National River and Recreation Area
Hennepin County, MN

  • Cabbage White common
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Edwards' Hairstreak 5
  • Banded Hairstreak 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 4
  • Question Mark 2
  • Eastern Comma 5
  • Painted Lady 2
  • Red Admiral common
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Hackberry Emperor 6
  • Least Skipper common
  • European Skipper superabundant
  • Northern Broken-Dash 2

Painted Lady

Edwards' Hairstreak

Northern Broken-Dash

Red Admiral

Raven Anthony Brigagliano Squire

Washington Park, Union City
Hudson County, NJ

Earliest seasonal sighting of a Monarch in this park.

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 7
  • Cabbage White 12
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Red Admiral 3
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2

William D. Flack

Fiskdale Massachusetts.
Worcester County, MA

  • Mourning Cloak 1

Andrew Block

Eldora Nature Preserve, Delmont,
Cumberland County, NJ

Also had two Ultronia Underwings in the woods. Might have had a Rare Skipper but wasn’t sure.

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White common
  • Striped Hairstreak 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 3
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper abundant

Chris Herz

Longwood Gardens, meadow only, Kennett Square
Chester County, PA

86 degrees, sun and humid. One un-identified anglewing.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 4
  • Cabbage White 18
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 11
  • Gray Hairstreak 5
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 7
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 13
  • Meadow Fritillary 1
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Little Wood-Satyr 5
  • Monarch 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 8
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 3
  • Little Glassywing 4

Gray Hairstreak

Gray Hairstreak

Andrew Block

Cape May to Jake's Landing,
Cape May County, NJ

several sites in the county.

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Spicebush Swallowtail common
  • Cabbage White common
  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2
  • Pearl Crescent 3+
  • American Lady 3
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 5
  • Least Skipper 3

Jim Springer

Sand Dunes State Forest
Sherburne County, MN

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Mustard White 3
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 1
  • Eastern Comma 2
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Northern Pearly-eye 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 14
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Hobomok Skipper 2

Marcus Gray

Meadville
Linn County, MO

Family farm.

  • Common Wood-Nymph 1

Curtis A. Lehman

Butler/Freeport Community Trail
Butler County, PA

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White 9
  • Clouded Sulphur 4
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 4
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 7
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Eastern Comma 2
  • Red Admiral 4
  • Red-spotted Admiral 2

Allan R. Loudell

Along Dutch Neck Road (and extended path) just south of the C&D Canal, south of Delaware City
New Castle County, DE

One-hour walk, 4—5 p.m. Mostly sunny.

Highlight, of course, was the Bronze Copper.

  • Bronze Copper 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Broad-winged Skipper 6

Walter Wallenstein

Mounts Botanical Garden
Palm Beach County, FL

  • Polydamas Swallowtail 3
  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Giant Swallowtail 3
  • Cloudless Sulphur 9
  • Orange-barred Sulphur 1
  • Atala 152+
  • Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak 3
  • Fulvous Hairstreak 1
  • Cassius Blue 7
  • Gulf Fritillary 2
  • Julia Heliconian 10
  • Zebra Heliconian 18
  • White Peacock 6
  • Ruddy Daggerwing 2
  • Monarch 6
  • Dorantes Longtail 2
  • Brazilian Skipper 1

Lisa Quartararo

Woodbridge
Middlesex County, NJ

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1

Lisa Quartararo

Woodbridge, NJ
Middlesex County, NJ

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Monarch 1

Chris Blazo

Plank Trail in Buchanan State Forest on Hogback Mtn.
Franklin County, PA

I went strictly for Edward’s Hairstreak and found 4. In a week or so there will be tons! Elevation, sandy soil, many ant colonies with scrub oak.

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2
  • American Copper 1
  • Edwards' Hairstreak 4
  • Banded Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 12
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 3
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 4
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • Mourning Cloak 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 3
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 5
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 2
  • Little Glassywing 1

Edwards' Hairstreak

Robert Bell

Embury Road
Washtenaw County, MI

1:30 to 2:45PM
partly cloudy becoming mostly cloudy
68 degrees

  • Cabbage White 19
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 3
  • Baltimore Checkerspot 2
  • Question Mark 2
  • Red Admiral 3
  • Northern Pearly-eye 1
  • Appalachian Brown 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Little Glassywing 1
  • Delaware Skipper 2

Michael Diederich

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

8:45 AM - 10:45 AM

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 6
  • Orange Sulphur 5
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 4
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 11
  • Eastern Comma 3
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 4
  • Southern Cloudywing 4
  • Peck's Skipper 1
  • Little Glassywing 7
  • Delaware Skipper 2
  • Dun Skipper 2

William D. Flack

Quabbin/Oakham MA.
Worcester County, MA

  • Banded Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 2

American Lady

Red-spotted Purple

Eastern Comma

Banded Hairstreak

Red Admiral

Red-spotted Purple

Rob Santry

Ochoco National Forest - Big Summit Prairie
Crook County, OR

My wife and I butterflied this awesome meadow right on top of the Ochoco National Forest and got two lifers! Silver-Bordered Fritillary and Common Alpine. Both are beautiful butterflies.

  • Checkered White 1
  • Sara Orangetip 1
  • Western Sulphur 4
  • Lilac-bordered Copper 3
  • Western Pine Elfin 2
  • Square-spotted Blue 2
  • Melissa Blue 2
  • Greenish Blue 3
  • Boisduval's Blue 2
  • Silver-bordered Fritillary 40
  • Field Crescent 4
  • Variable Checkerspot 9
  • Hoary Comma 1
  • Mourning Cloak 1
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Common Ringlet 12
  • Common Alpine 4
  • Monarch 1
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 2

Common Alpine

Mark and Holly Salvato

Trout Creek Park, Tampa
Hillsborough County, FL

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 2
  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Giant Swallowtail 1
  • Checkered White 33
  • Cloudless Sulphur 2
  • Barred Yellow 1
  • Little Yellow 1
  • Dainty Sulphur 241
  • White M Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 5
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 12
  • Ceraunus Blue 40
  • Gulf Fritillary 7
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Phaon Crescent 17
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 7
  • White Peacock 42
  • Horace's Duskywing 15
  • Southern Skipperling 50
  • Fiery Skipper 168
  • Whirlabout 54
  • Eufala Skipper 17
  • Ocola Skipper 1

White M Hairstreak

Eufala Skipper

Black Swallowtail

Chris Blazo

Bricker Rd. SGL # 235
Franklin County, PA

Off and on sun with temps in the mid 80’s.

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White abundant
  • Clouded Sulphur 2
  • Orange Sulphur 18
  • Banded Hairstreak 2
  • Striped Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 7
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 5
  • American Snout 9
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 23
  • Meadow Fritillary 4
  • Silvery Checkerspot abundant
  • Pearl Crescent 8
  • Question Mark 2
  • Eastern Comma 5
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • Hackberry Emperor 3
  • Little Wood-Satyr 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper abundant
  • Hayhurst's Scallopwing 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Least Skipper 7
  • European Skipper 1
  • Peck's Skipper 1
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 1
  • Little Glassywing abundant
  • Zabulon Skipper 2
  • Dun Skipper 1

Striped Hairstreak

William D. Flack

Quabbin MA.
Worcester County, MA

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1

Eastern Comma

Red-spotted Purple

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Ron Smith

Fort De Soto Park
Pinellas County, FL

  • Giant Swallowtail 1
  • Dainty Sulphur 7
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Pygmy-Blue 38
  • Cassius Blue 14
  • Ceraunus Blue 11
  • Gulf Fritillary 16
  • Phaon Crescent 2
  • White Peacock 7
  • White Checkered-Skipper 15
  • Southern Skipperling 3
  • Eufala Skipper 1

Phaon Crescent

Eufala Skipper

Curtis A. Lehman

Forest Hills
Allegheny County, PA

  • Pipevine Swallowtail
  • Cabbage White
  • Orange Sulphur
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure
  • Great Spangled Fritillary
  • Pearl Crescent
  • Red Admiral
  • Silver-spotted Skipper
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing
  • Peck's Skipper
  • Little Glassywing

Bart Jones

Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park and Eagle Lake WMA
Shelby County, TN

6th record for TN for Reakirt’s Blue.

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 2
  • Zebra Swallowtail 5
  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Giant Swallowtail 2
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 27
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 44
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 5
  • Cloudless Sulphur 3
  • Little Yellow 1
  • Sleepy Orange 3
  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Reakirt's Blue 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 25
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2
  • American Snout 135
  • Gulf Fritillary 4
  • Silvery Checkerspot 3
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • Question Mark 2
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • American Lady 3
  • Common Buckeye 5
  • Red-spotted Purple 9
  • Hackberry Emperor 9
  • Tawny Emperor 1
  • Carolina Satyr 30
  • Little Wood-Satyr 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 23
  • Clouded Skipper 3
  • Fiery Skipper 2
  • Northern Broken-Dash 1
  • Sachem 12
  • Zabulon Skipper 5

Reakirt's Blue

Zebra Swallowtail

Reakirt's Blue

Stephen Buckingham

Mountainside Park, Pequannock
Morris County, NJ

Orange Milkweed just starting to blossom. Not much Common Milkweed this year. Hoary Edge seemed to be most common species.

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 3
  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 4
  • Spring Azure 1
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 8
  • Common Buckeye 8
  • Little Wood-Satyr 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Hoary Edge 12
  • Southern Cloudywing 4

Great Spangled Fritillary

Southern Cloudywing

Hoary Edge

Marcus Gray

Meadville
Linn County, MO

Family Farm off Danube Drive. Butterflies passively seen in the yard.

  • Cabbage White 5
  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Hackberry Emperor 2
  • Monarch 1

Jeanette Klodzen

Sentry Trail (Antelope Island)
Davis County, UT

It’s almost the 1 year anniversary of the wildfire. The area this trail goes through was totally burned (except for a few small sections).

The Checkered White and Sulphers were found at the start of the trail which is across the road from unburned landscape.

  • Checkered White
  • Clouded Sulphur
  • Painted Lady

Edward Perry IV

Tosohatchee WMA
Orange County, FL

  • Zebra Swallowtail 3
  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 4
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Palamedes Swallowtail 14
  • Checkered White 1
  • Great Southern White 1
  • Barred Yellow 1
  • Sleepy Orange 1
  • Dainty Sulphur 3
  • Gray Hairstreak 6
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Cassius Blue 2
  • Ceraunus Blue 1
  • Gulf Fritillary 1
  • Phaon Crescent 6
  • Pearl Crescent 5
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • White Peacock 9
  • Viceroy 3
  • Carolina Satyr 1
  • Georgia Satyr 3
  • Queen 3
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 3
  • Zarucco Duskywing 1
  • White Checkered-Skipper 3
  • Southern Skipperling 3
  • Fiery Skipper 8
  • Whirlabout 3
  • Southern Broken-Dash 1
  • Northern Broken-Dash 3
  • Dun Skipper 1

Silver-spotted Skipper

Common Wood-Nymph

Northern Broken-Dash

Common Wood-Nymph

Common Wood-Nymph

Michael Diederich

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

  • Cabbage White 7
  • American Lady 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2

William D. Beck

Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park
Monroe County, FL

Beautiful, sunny, humid but hot! Many Fulvous Hairstreaks, but the gem was the Amethyst of course!

  • Florida White
  • Large Orange Sulphur
  • Barred Yellow
  • Amethyst Hairstreak
  • Gray Hairstreak
  • Martial Scrub-Hairstreak
  • Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak
  • Fulvous Hairstreak
  • Cassius Blue
  • Gulf Fritillary
  • Common Buckeye
  • Mangrove Buckeye

Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak

Amethyst Hairstreak

Amethyst Hairstreak

Fulvous Hairstreak

Rob Santry

Trip through Fort Klammath and ending at the Sand Creek area east of Crater Lake National Park
Klamath County, OR

The Small Blues are located in the pumice flats of Sand Creek. We timed the trip perfectly for Small Blue as the butterflies were fresh and the females were laying eggs on their hostplant, spurry buckwheat(Eriogonum spergulinum).

  • Western Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Pale Swallowtail 1
  • Lustrous Copper 5
  • Lilac-bordered Copper 3
  • Western Pine Elfin 2
  • Square-spotted Blue 9
  • Small Blue 10
  • Boisduval's Blue 4
  • Acmon Blue 1
  • Lupine Blue 4
  • Northern Crescent 15
  • Hoary Comma 2
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 1
  • Common Branded Skipper 1
  • Sonoran Skipper 1

Square-spotted Blue

Small Blue

Small Blue

Small Blue

Lustrous Copper

Jeanette Klodzen

Lambs Canyon Trail
Salt Lake County, UT

Sunny - started 4pm

6600 - 8100 ft

  • Clodius Parnassian
  • Western Tiger Swallowtail
  • Two-tailed Swallowtail
  • Pale Swallowtail
  • Mustard White
  • Western Tailed-Blue
  • Spring Azure
  • Dotted Blue
  • Silvery Blue
  • Boisduval's Blue
  • Callippe Fritillary 1
  • Northern Checkerspot
  • Northern Crescent
  • Satyr Comma
  • Hoary Comma
  • Painted Lady
  • Weidemeyer's Admiral
  • Rocky Mountain Duskywing

John Heyse

at home, Crockett
Contra Costa County, CA

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 4
  • Anise Swallowtail 4
  • Western Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 5
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Spring Azure 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 1

Andrew Block

167 Old Army Rd., Scarsdale,
Westchester County, NY

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 5

Stephen E. Moore

Graves Farm, Williamsburg
Hampshire County, MA

  • Canadian Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 2
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Ringlet 8
  • Monarch 5
  • Least Skipper 1
  • European Skipper 21
  • Peck's Skipper 2
  • Hobomok Skipper 1

Stephen E. Moore

Williams land, Harvard
Worcester County, MA

94 degrees, sunny

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Common Ringlet 2

Tom Palmer

Ft. Meade Trail
Polk County, FL

Numbers still low despite adequate nectar sources.

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Sleepy Orange 8
  • White Peacock 5
  • Tawny Emperor 1

Michael Wright

Ore City (my back yard)
Upshur County, TX

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Little Yellow 1
  • Sleepy Orange 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Hoary Edge 1
  • Funereal Duskywing 1

Sleepy Orange

Hoary Edge

Spicebush Swallowtail

Marcus Gray & Family

Meadville
Linn County, MO

Family farm down toward Locust Creek Covered Bridge. 2 hours.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 40
  • Orange Sulphur 27
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 7
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 4
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 1
  • Pearl Crescent 30
  • Question Mark 1
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • Hackberry Emperor 5
  • Northern Pearly-eye 2
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Dun Skipper 1

Hackberry Emperor

Common Buckeye

Melissa Bruesehoff

Warren
Macomb County, MI

Male monarch on white barberry bush early afternoon. Low humidity, 73 degrees and partly sunny.

  • Cabbage White 11
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Monarch 1
  • Peck's Skipper 3

Monarch

Monarch

Jeanette Klodzen

Willow Lake Trail (Big Cottonwood Canyon)
Salt Lake County, UT

Sunny - 75 degrees - started after 4pm

7800 - 8400ft

  • Western Tiger Swallowtail
  • Two-tailed Swallowtail
  • Pale Swallowtail
  • Checkered White 1
  • Western Tailed-Blue
  • Milbert's Tortoiseshell
  • Painted Lady
  • Northern Cloudywing
  • Rocky Mountain Duskywing

Stephen E. Moore

Northampton
Hampshire County, MA

82 degrees, sunny, 12:25 to 2:45pm

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Common Ringlet 1
  • Common Wood-Nymph 1
  • Monarch 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Peck's Skipper 1

Stephen E. Moore

Tully Dam, Royalston
Worcester County, MA

9:45 to 10:40am, sunny, 70 to 72 degrees

  • Silver-bordered Fritillary 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Viceroy 1
  • Common Ringlet 2

Curtis A. Lehman

Forest Hills
Allegheny County, PA

  • Pipevine Swallowtail
  • Cabbage White
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure
  • Great Spangled Fritillary
  • Pearl Crescent
  • Red Admiral
  • Silver-spotted Skipper
  • Peck's Skipper
  • Crossline Skipper

Brett Badeaux

around Arrastre Creek and the nearby PCT
San Bernardino County, CA

Full sun, 84F. Flowers scarce but this yellow thing attracted hoards!

  • Western Tiger Swallowtail 8
  • Becker's White 2
  • Checkered White 6
  • Cabbage White 2
  • California Dogface 8
  • Sleepy Orange 4
  • Dainty Sulphur 5
  • Behr's Hairstreak 18
  • Brown Elfin 2
  • Thicket Hairstreak 2
  • Juniper Hairstreak 50+
  • Gray Hairstreak 15
  • Marine Blue 30+
  • Ceraunus Blue 1
  • Reakirt's Blue 1
  • Dotted Blue 4
  • Boisduval's Blue 8
  • Acmon Blue 6
  • Mylitta Crescent 4
  • Satyr Comma 1
  • Mourning Cloak 1
  • American Lady 2
  • Painted Lady 2
  • West Coast Lady 2
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Lorquin's Admiral 2
  • California Sister 6
  • Great Basin Wood-Nymph 38
  • White Checkered-Skipper 6
  • Northern White-Skipper 50+
  • Orange Skipperling 1
  • Common Branded Skipper abundant
  • Sonoran Skipper 2

Nectaring party!

Great Basin Wood-Nymph

Dotted Blue

California Sister

Thicket Hairstreak

Behr's Hairstreak

John Heyse

Urban Martinez and Martinez Marsh
Contra Costa County, CA

89-90F Part of Benicia Butterfly Count

  • Anise Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Gulf Fritillary 1
  • Common Buckeye 1

John Heyse

at home, Crockett
Contra Costa County, CA

73-86F Part of Benicia Count

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 4
  • Anise Swallowtail 1
  • Western Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1

John Heyse

Fernandez Ranch, Muir Land Trust
Contra Costa County, CA

82-97F Part of Benicia Count

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 1
  • Western Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Pale Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 6
  • Orange Sulphur 10
  • Field Crescent 1
  • Mylitta Crescent 2
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 7
  • Lorquin's Admiral 2
  • California Sister 2
  • Common Ringlet 14
  • Mournful Duskywing 1
  • Rural Skipper 3

John Heyse

Crockett Hills Park, Crockett
Contra Costa County, CA

72F Part of Benicia Count

  • Anise Swallowtail 1
  • Western Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Two-tailed Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 7
  • Great Copper 1
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Lorquin's Admiral 1
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 2

Great Copper

Marcus Gray & Family

Meadville
Linn County, MO

Family Farm off Danube Drive. 45 minutes before a front came in.

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 7
  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2
  • Pearl Crescent 5
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Northern Pearly-eye 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 1
  • Least Skipper 1

Marcie Daniels

Summerville
Dorchester County, SC

No sightings recently so I was happy to have this Snout! Very wet for the past 4 days…sun peeked out a bit today….Also had a Gulf Fritillary zoom by

  • American Snout 1
  • Gulf Fritillary 1

American Snout

Allen Belden

Shenandoah National Park: Central District
Madison County, VA

Several sites accessible from Skyline Drive. Also Greene and Page counties. Photo of Appalachian Azure shows egg deposition among the buds of Black Cohosh (Cimicifuega racemosa). Aphrodite Fritillaries apparently not yet flying.

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 7
  • Cabbage White 32
  • Clouded Sulphur 16
  • Orange Sulphur 13
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 16
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 7
  • Appalachian Azure 9
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 10
  • Meadow Fritillary 13
  • Baltimore Checkerspot 6
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 45
  • Southern Cloudywing 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Peck's Skipper 5
  • Little Glassywing 1
  • Hobomok Skipper 4

Appalachian Azure

Baltimore Checkerspot

Gray Hairstreak

Hobomok Skipper

Meadow Fritillary

Peck's Skipper

William D. Flack

Oakham and Quabbin Massachusetts.
Worcester County, MA

Wow!!!!!

  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 3

Red Admiral

Red-spotted Purple

Red-spotted Purple

Red-spotted Purple

Eastern Comma

James L. Monroe

SGL #285
Beaver County, PA

Between 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Low 80’s and very humid

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 12
  • Coral Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 5
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 6
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 12
  • Least Skipper 3
  • Peck's Skipper 1
  • Little Glassywing 5

Coral Hairstreak

David L. Amadio

Eastern Neck NWR
Kent County, MD

Observations made from 9-5:25 p.m. Part sun most of the day with high temp just over 80 degrees. Abundant Common Milkweed. Buttonbush blooming earlier than usual, with mostly bee activity.

  • Zebra Swallowtail 67
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 9
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 10
  • Cabbage White 14
  • Clouded Sulphur 4
  • Orange Sulphur 11
  • Coral Hairstreak 2
  • Gray Hairstreak 10
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 19
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 6
  • American Snout 5
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Pearl Crescent 8
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • American Lady 5
  • Red Admiral 5
  • Common Buckeye 12
  • Tawny Emperor 1
  • Appalachian Brown 4
  • Little Wood-Satyr 4
  • Monarch 5
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 40
  • Horace's Duskywing 8
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 2
  • Delaware Skipper 10
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Aaron's Skipper 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 80
  • Dun Skipper 1

Zebra Swallowtail

Tawny Emperor

American Snout

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

American Lady

Coral Hairstreak

John Heyse

Branscomb Road
Mendocino County, CA

85F with David Rawlinson and John Hibbard
John Hibbard likely saw a western sulphur

  • Clodius Parnassian 2
  • Western Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Pale Swallowtail 11
  • Pine White 2
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Spring Azure 7
  • Acmon Blue 2
  • Mylitta Crescent 15
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • Lorquin's Admiral 5
  • California Sister 6
  • Common Ringlet 5
  • Common Wood-Nymph 6

Acmon Blue

Linda Cooper

Bull Creek WMA, Triple N Ranch WMA, Forever Florida
Osceola County, FL

This is the Bull Creek NABA count - 4 teams on 3 properties. Sun a.m. - 0%, p.m. - 70%; 83-93 degrees, winds 8-10 mph. DCutler, MCutler, JDuBois, SClendenin, SFarnsworth, EPerry, NPrine, RWarner, LCooper compiler. Astonishing numbers of Gray Hairstreaks! Just about every blossom had them. Meske’s Skipper was new to the count.

  • Zebra Swallowtail 7
  • Black Swallowtail 3
  • Giant Swallowtail 2
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 7
  • Palamedes Swallowtail 15
  • Cloudless Sulphur 2
  • Barred Yellow 2
  • Little Yellow 15
  • Sleepy Orange 1
  • Dainty Sulphur 5
  • Gray Hairstreak 878
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 7
  • Cassius Blue 15
  • Ceraunus Blue 35
  • Little Metalmark 14
  • Gulf Fritillary 2
  • Zebra Heliconian 10
  • Phaon Crescent 10
  • Pearl Crescent 55
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 30
  • White Peacock 26
  • Viceroy 8
  • Carolina Satyr 6
  • Georgia Satyr 3
  • Monarch 3
  • Queen 12
  • Northern Cloudywing 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 2
  • Zarucco Duskywing 6
  • White Checkered-Skipper 5
  • Swarthy Skipper 1
  • Southern Skipperling 7
  • Fiery Skipper 48
  • Meske's Skipper 1
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 6
  • Whirlabout 13
  • Southern Broken-Dash 1
  • Sachem 1
  • Delaware Skipper 1
  • Monk Skipper 1
  • Dusted Skipper 1
  • Ocola Skipper 1

Meske's Skipper

Gray Hairstreak

Gray Hairstreak

Swarthy Skipper

White Checkered-Skipper

Zebra Swallowtail

Dusted Skipper

Edward Perry IV

Lake Washington Road in Melbourne, Florida
Brevard County, FL

As I was unloading the car after a day of counting butterflies for NABA, this Orange-barred sulphur flew up to the Cassia fistula tree in my yard and starting laying eggs.

  • Orange-barred Sulphur 1

Orange-barred Sulphur

Brett Badeaux

Near Bluff Lake
San Bernardino County, CA

Full sun 80F

  • Western Tiger Swallowtail 20+
  • Pale Swallowtail 6
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • California Dogface 1
  • Sleepy Orange 1
  • California Hairstreak 1
  • Brown Elfin 3
  • Juniper Hairstreak 15
  • Gray Hairstreak 4
  • Marine Blue 4
  • Greenish Blue
  • Boisduval's Blue 30+
  • Acmon Blue 5
  • Coronis Fritillary 6
  • Mylitta Crescent 8
  • Edith's Checkerspot 50+
  • Satyr Comma 1
  • Hoary Comma 4
  • California Tortoiseshell 1
  • Mourning Cloak 20+
  • American Lady 2
  • Painted Lady 2
  • Common Buckeye 4
  • California Sister 3
  • Propertius Duskywing 1
  • Pacuvius Duskywing 15+
  • Common Branded Skipper 12+
  • Sonoran Skipper abundant

Greenish Blue

Hoary Comma

Greenish Blue

Greenish Blue

Coronis Fritillary

Sonoran Skipper

Edith's Checkerspot

Curtis A. Lehman

Forest Hills
Allegheny County, PA

  • Pipevine Swallowtail
  • Cabbage White
  • Clouded Sulphur
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure
  • Great Spangled Fritillary
  • Red Admiral
  • Silver-spotted Skipper
  • Peck's Skipper
  • Dun Skipper

Nathan Dubrow

West Gloucester
Essex County, MA

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2
  • American Lady 2
  • Monarch 1

Melissa Bruesehoff

Warren
Macomb County, MI

Saw a Black Swallowtail today enjoying the white barberry shrub. Was 78 degrees with low humidity and mostly sunny.

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 9
  • Red Admiral 3
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Peck's Skipper 5

Red Admiral

Black Swallowtail

Black Swallowtail

Denis C. Quinn

1 mile west of US route 1 on Mason/Dixon line
Chester County, PA

Only one swallowtail today and few butterfly species, as it has been dry for a month here. Yesterday we did get .76 of an inch of rain that really should help. Black form ETS a first here too.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 32
  • Clouded Sulphur 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 2
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Appalachian Brown 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 4
  • Least Skipper 2
  • Little Glassywing 1

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Chris Blazo

Weber Rd. Power line cut
Franklin County, PA

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White 40
  • Clouded Sulphur 2
  • Orange Sulphur 4
  • American Copper 39
  • Coral Hairstreak 1
  • Banded Hairstreak 2
  • Juniper Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 9
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2
  • American Snout 1
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 13
  • Meadow Fritillary 5
  • Silvery Checkerspot 2
  • Pearl Crescent 4
  • American Lady 1
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Monarch 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Least Skipper 5
  • European Skipper 8
  • Peck's Skipper 1
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 1
  • Crossline Skipper 1
  • Northern Broken-Dash 3
  • Little Glassywing 7
  • Dun Skipper 1

Orange Sulphur

Northern Broken-Dash

Delaware Skipper

Coral Hairstreak

American Snout

Steve Carbol

Howard Park, West Palm Beach
Palm Beach County, FL

  • Polydamas Swallowtail 3
  • Great Southern White 1
  • Atala 3
  • Gulf Fritillary 2
  • White Peacock 8
  • Monarch 2
  • Dun Skipper 2

William D. Flack

Oakham Massachusetts
Worcester County, MA

White Admirals and Red-spotted Purples forever

  • White Admiral 5
  • Red-spotted Purple 3

Red-spotted Purple

Red-spotted Purple

Red-spotted Purple

White Admiral

Joanne Langabee

Fontenelle Forest
Sarpy County, NE

Went out early this morning before upper 90’s arrived. I was out for 1.75 hours. Mostly in the forested area. Very surprised to see a Mourning Cloak.

  • Cabbage White 15
  • Orange Sulphur 4
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Eastern Comma 2
  • Mourning Cloak 1
  • Red Admiral 12
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Hackberry Emperor 4
  • Northern Pearly-eye 7
  • Little Wood-Satyr 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Dun Skipper 1

Hackberry Emperor

Silver-spotted Skipper

Northern Pearly-eye

Eastern Tailed-Blue

Red-spotted Purple

Eastern Comma

Dun Skipper

Michael Drake

Morris arboretum
Philadelphia County, PA

Warm and sunny
No swallowtails

  • Cabbage White common
  • Orange Sulphur 4
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 4
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Least Skipper 3
  • Zabulon Skipper 1

Mary Lynn Delfino

Terra Vista Natural Study Area
Cuyahoga County, OH

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 112
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Striped Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 16
  • Silvery Checkerspot 22
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 102
  • Common Wood-Nymph 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 6
  • Least Skipper 1
  • European Skipper 28
  • Crossline Skipper 2
  • Little Glassywing 7
  • Zabulon Skipper 1

Chris Blazo

SGL # 235 Upper Horse Valley
Franklin County, PA

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 10
  • Cabbage White abundant
  • Clouded Sulphur 15
  • Orange Sulphur 22
  • American Copper 2
  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 50+
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 11
  • Appalachian Azure 3
  • American Snout 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 150+
  • Aphrodite Fritillary 1
  • Meadow Fritillary 3
  • Silvery Checkerspot 3
  • Pearl Crescent 5
  • Question Mark 1
  • Eastern Comma 8
  • Gray Comma 2
  • Mourning Cloak 2
  • American Lady 3
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 7
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Hackberry Emperor 3
  • Northern Pearly-eye 1
  • Appalachian Brown 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 3
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper abundant
  • Horace's Duskywing 3
  • Common Sootywing 1
  • Swarthy Skipper 3
  • Least Skipper 20
  • European Skipper 65+
  • Peck's Skipper 2
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 2
  • Crossline Skipper 1
  • Long Dash 1
  • Northern Broken-Dash 10
  • Little Glassywing abundant
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Two-spotted Skipper 4
  • Dun Skipper 11

Two-spotted Skipper

Swarthy Skipper

Horace's Duskywing

Gray Comma

Aphrodite Fritillary

Steve Carbol

Howard Park, West Palm Beach
Palm Beach County, FL

The Cabbage White was the first I’d seen in the area and it was a rather ragged looking individual.

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Great Southern White 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 3
  • Little Yellow 1
  • Dainty Sulphur 3
  • Atala 5
  • Cassius Blue 1
  • Ceraunus Blue 1
  • Zebra Heliconian 1
  • White Peacock 78
  • Monarch 4
  • Dun Skipper 2

Dun Skipper

Ceraunus Blue

Cassius Blue

Brett Badeaux

Near Big Bear
San Bernardino County, CA

Sunny, warm, little wind. The San Bernardinos have been good to me!

  • Old World Swallowtail
  • Western Tiger Swallowtail
  • Pale Swallowtail
  • Orange Sulphur
  • California Dogface
  • Sleepy Orange
  • Hedgerow Hairstreak
  • Brown Elfin
  • Thicket Hairstreak
  • Juniper Hairstreak
  • Gray Hairstreak
  • Marine Blue
  • Ceraunus Blue
  • Reakirt's Blue
  • Spring Azure
  • Boisduval's Blue
  • Acmon Blue
  • Coronis Fritillary
  • Mylitta Crescent
  • Edith's Checkerspot
  • Satyr Comma
  • Hoary Comma
  • California Tortoiseshell
  • Mourning Cloak
  • Painted Lady
  • California Sister
  • Northern White-Skipper
  • Common Branded Skipper
  • Sonoran Skipper

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Old World Swallowtail

Old World Swallowtail

Edith's Checkerspot

Juniper Hairstreak

Hoary Comma

Satyr Comma

Thicket Hairstreak

Western Tiger Swallowtail

Tom Palmer

Huckleberry Island/Marion Creek WMA
Polk County, FL

Scouting for weekend NABA count

  • Zebra Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 4
  • Palamedes Swallowtail 2
  • Little Yellow 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 52
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 4
  • Ceraunus Blue 1
  • Pearl Crescent 8
  • White Peacock 1
  • Carolina Satyr 1
  • Queen 3
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Northern Broken-Dash 1

Linda Romine

East Fork WA, Williamsburg Wetlands area
Clermont County, OH

Partly cloudy, 82 degrees, 1445-1530. White and red clover main nectar sources, the very few common milkweed plants in bloom were also attractive.

  • Zebra Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Gray Hairstreak 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 4
  • American Snout 1
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 7
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Hackberry Emperor 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 5
  • Horace's Duskywing 3
  • Common Sootywing 3
  • Northern Broken-Dash 1
  • Little Glassywing 3
  • Dun Skipper 2

Linda Romine

Adams Lake State Nature Preserve
Adams County, OH

Partly cloudy, 82 degrees, 1315-1400. Butterflyweed main nectar source.

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Edwards' Hairstreak 26
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 4
  • Common Wood-Nymph 2

Linda Romine

Lynx Prairie, Cline Rd
Adams County, OH

Clear, 74-80 degrees, slight breeze. Butterflyweed, dogbane main nectar sources.

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 4
  • Zebra Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Coral Hairstreak 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 5
  • Northern Metalmark 7
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 21
  • Silvery Checkerspot 3
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • Northern Pearly-eye 5
  • Little Wood-Satyr 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Horace's Duskywing 6
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 1
  • Little Glassywing 1

Linda Romine

Lynx Prairie, Cline Rd
Adams County, OH

Clear, 74-80 degrees, slight breeze. Butterflyweed main nectar source, Dogbane also used.

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 4

Melissa Bruesehoff

Warren
Macomb County, MI

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 6
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Peck's Skipper 5

Andrew Block

20 Hancock Ave., Yonkers,
Westchester County, NY

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2

Lisa Quartararo

Woodbridge, NJ
Middlesex County, NJ

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Red Admiral 1

Melanie Link Taylor

Melanie Link Taylor Teaching Garden
San Bernardino County, CA

On a very warm day (over 105F) this butterfly kept to the salvia and lantana.

  • Funereal Duskywing 3

Funereal Duskywing

Joanne Langabee

Jack Sinn Wildlife Management Area
Lancaster County, NE

We were very fortunate to get to see a regal fritillary today. I followed if for quite a while but could not get a picture of it. It was around 85 degrees, sunny. We were out for 1.5 hours

  • Black Swallowtail 3
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Checkered White 1
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Clouded Sulphur 5
  • Orange Sulphur 14
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 9
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Regal Fritillary 1
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • Red Admiral 4
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 14
  • Sachem 1

Black Swallowtail

Pearl Crescent

Variegated Fritillary

Stephen E. Moore

Westborough Wildlife Management Area
Worcester County, MA

sunny, 81 to 83 degrees

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 7
  • Orange Sulphur 2

Stephen E. Moore

Crane Swamp Trail
Worcester County, MA

Sunny, 80 degrees

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Eastern Comma 1

David H. Bartholomew

Sunnyvale, my backyard
Santa Clara County, CA

Finally, saw a few butterflies visiting my Buddlaeia flowers.

  • Anise Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Gulf Fritillary 1
  • Fiery Skipper 1

Danielle Bedics-Arizala

Angeles National Forest
Los Angeles County, CA

Chalcedon Checkerspot on California Buckwheat

  • Variable Checkerspot 1

Variable Checkerspot

Brett Badeaux

Various areas near north shore of Lake Arrowhead
San Bernardino County, CA

Full sun up to 94 degrees in some areas. Some roadside flowers and streambeds had swarms of butterflies

  • Western Tiger Swallowtail 8
  • Pale Swallowtail 2
  • Becker's White 1
  • Checkered White 6
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Orange Sulphur 5
  • Queen Alexandra's Sulphur 1
  • California Dogface 3
  • Great Copper 20+
  • California Hairstreak 50+
  • Sylvan Hairstreak 3
  • Gold-hunter's Hairstreak 1
  • Mountain Mahogany Hairstreak 40+
  • Hedgerow Hairstreak 15+
  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • Marine Blue 15+
  • Square-spotted Blue 12+
  • Acmon Blue 30+
  • Coronis Fritillary 7
  • Mylitta Crescent 2
  • Satyr Comma 2
  • Mourning Cloak 2
  • American Lady 1
  • Painted Lady 2
  • Common Buckeye 6
  • Lorquin's Admiral 1
  • California Sister 7
  • Great Basin Wood-Nymph 12+
  • Monarch 1
  • Northern Cloudywing 1
  • Funereal Duskywing 1
  • White Checkered-Skipper 2
  • Northern White-Skipper 20+
  • Common Branded Skipper 12+

California Hairstreak

Becker's White

Matthew Ceplo

Rockland Country Club
Rockland County, NY

overcast breezy and warm.

  • Cabbage White abundant
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Spring Azure 1
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 2
  • Silvery Checkerspot 7
  • American Lady 2
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Monarch 3
  • Zabulon Skipper 4

Common Buckeye

Monarch

Andy Birkey

Coldwater Spring, Mississippi National River and Recreation Area
Hennepin County, MN

Chilly (high 72), windy, and mostly cloudy. First Banded Hairstreak of the year at the park, and European Skippers continue to multiply, congregating in huge numbers on the foot paths.

  • Cabbage White 20
  • Little Yellow 1
  • Banded Hairstreak 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 3
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Little Wood-Satyr 2
  • Least Skipper 5
  • European Skipper superabundant

Banded Hairstreak

European Skipper

Chris Provence

Perry
Houston County, GA

Flying near yellow flowering perennials.

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Zebra Heliconian 1

Barb Manning

Des Moines Area
Polk County, IA

  • Giant Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Banded Hairstreak 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 20
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 3
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Red Admiral 30
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • Hackberry Emperor 5
  • European Skipper 1
  • Peck's Skipper 2

Eastern Tailed-Blue

Eastern Comma

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Peck's Skipper

Great Spangled Fritillary

European Skipper

Common Buckeye

Jim Wilkinson

Grand Pre
Kings, NS

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Canadian Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Northern Crescent 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Ringlet 1

Northern Crescent

Black Swallowtail

Clifford Hence

Dixon Preserve Plymouth Meeting, Montgomery Co. Pa.
Montgomery County, PA

  • Cabbage White 20
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Monarch 2

Danielle Bedics-Arizala

Angeles National Forest
Los Angeles County, CA

  • Hedgerow Hairstreak 1
  • Dotted Blue 1

Hedgerow Hairstreak

Steve Carbol

Zoo Miami
Miami-Dade County, FL

  • Giant Swallowtail 1
  • Palamedes Swallowtail 2
  • Florida White 3
  • Great Southern White 2
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Cloudless Sulphur 14
  • Orange-barred Sulphur 2
  • Large Orange Sulphur 2
  • Barred Yellow 1
  • Dainty Sulphur 3
  • Atala 3
  • Ceraunus Blue 14
  • Gulf Fritillary 6
  • Julia Heliconian 2
  • Zebra Heliconian 12
  • White Peacock 6
  • Viceroy 1
  • Hackberry Emperor 2
  • Monarch 5
  • Southern Cloudywing 2

Joanne Langabee

Fontenelle Forest
Sarpy County, NE

Nice day, 75 degrees, little windy 14mph, humidity 44%. on Friday had a huge storm with high winds and over 1.5 inches of rain. Wondering how butterflies would be but saw lots. Went out for 2 hours. Saw first little yellow

  • Cabbage White 43
  • Clouded Sulphur 3
  • Orange Sulphur 26
  • Little Yellow 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 29
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 1
  • Pearl Crescent 7
  • Eastern Comma 2
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 25
  • Common Buckeye 10
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Northern Pearly-eye 4
  • Little Wood-Satyr 5
  • Monarch 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 6

Walter Wallenstein

Long Key Natural Area
Broward County, FL

  • Polydamas Swallowtail 1
  • Giant Swallowtail 3
  • Palamedes Swallowtail 9
  • Checkered White 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 6
  • Orange-barred Sulphur 2
  • Dainty Sulphur 17
  • Atala 24
  • Cassius Blue 1
  • Gulf Fritillary 4
  • Julia Heliconian 2
  • Zebra Heliconian 32
  • White Peacock 4
  • Malachite 1
  • Ruddy Daggerwing 7
  • Tawny Emperor 8
  • Monarch 2
  • Queen 2
  • Dorantes Longtail 4
  • Horace's Duskywing 3
  • Tropical Checkered-Skipper 6
  • Monk Skipper 1

Curtis A. Lehman

Forest Hills
Allegheny County, PA

  • Pipevine Swallowtail
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
  • Cabbage White
  • Cloudless Sulphur
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure
  • Great Spangled Fritillary
  • Painted Lady
  • Red Admiral
  • Hackberry Emperor
  • Silver-spotted Skipper
  • Peck's Skipper
  • Little Glassywing

Cloudless Sulphur

Allan R. Loudell

White Clay Creek Preserve
Chester County, PA

One-and-a-half hour walk from 4 p.m.; alternating mostly sunny, mostly cloudy; 90 degrees.

I realize others have seen Monarchs, but my first Monarch of the year! Between Monarchs and Great Spangled Fritillary, the big orange butterflies are flying!

Many Forage Looper Moths & Grape Leaffolder Moths flying.

Beautiful Ebony Jewelwing Damselflies & Common Whitetail Dragonflies.

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 5
  • Cabbage White 7
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 15
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 3
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Monarch 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 15+

Steven Rosenthal

Firemen''s Memorial Park, Pt Lookout NY
Nassau County, NY

5 minute walk from beach back to my car, buckeyes have been at this spot continuously since at least May 7th

  • Cabbage White 4
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Common Buckeye 4
  • Common Sootywing 1

Sharon & Wade Wander, Tom Halliwell & Steve Buckingham

DWGNRA--Old Mine Road, Rt. 206 to Jager Road
Sussex County, NJ

9:30-12:30, clouds and sun, 75-80.
Tremendous emergence of American Ladies, which were counted with a clicker. Most were nectaring on Canada Thistle and Dogbane.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 200
  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 3
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 21
  • Question Mark 2
  • Eastern Comma 7
  • American Lady 803
  • Common Buckeye 4
  • Red-spotted Purple 6
  • Hackberry Emperor 14
  • Little Wood-Satyr 2
  • Common Ringlet 2
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Hoary Edge 1
  • European Skipper 4

William D. Flack

Quabbin R./Swift River
Worcester County, MA

  • Red-spotted Purple 4

Red-spotted Purple

Red-spotted Purple

Ron Smith

Fort De Soto Park
Pinellas County, FL

Lots of rain the past week. Mostly overcast during this mid-day, 2-hr survey.

  • Giant Swallowtail 1
  • Great Southern White 1
  • Barred Yellow 7
  • Dainty Sulphur 4
  • Eastern Pygmy-Blue 13
  • Cassius Blue 9
  • Ceraunus Blue 2
  • Gulf Fritillary 9
  • Phaon Crescent 2
  • White Peacock 1
  • White Checkered-Skipper 10
  • Southern Skipperling 1

Barred Yellow

Ceraunus Blue

Dennis Holmes

Larkin Dry Lake
Mineral County, NV

  • Juniper Hairstreak 3
  • Lupine Blue 1
  • Callippe Fritillary 2
  • Sagebrush Checkerspot common
  • American Lady 3
  • Ridings' Satyr 2
  • Uncas Skipper 14

Uncas Skipper

Sagebrush Checkerspot

Juniper Hairstreak

Dennis Holmes

Bodie Hills south of the old ghost town of Bodie
Mono County, CA

The Weidermeyer’s intergrade with Lorquin’s Admiral I listed under Weidermeyer’s. There were four.

  • Behr's Hairstreak 4
  • Brown Elfin 2
  • Western Pine Elfin 2
  • Dotted Blue 12
  • Greenish Blue 15
  • Lupine Blue 15
  • Callippe Fritillary 2
  • Field Crescent abundant
  • Mylitta Crescent 2
  • Weidemeyer's Admiral 4
  • Common Ringlet abundant
  • Common Branded Skipper 6

Weidemeyer's x Lorquin's Admiral

Common Branded Skipper

Field Crescent

Weidemeyer's x Lorquin's Admiral

Beth Polvino

Cox Hall Creek WMA
Cape May County, NJ

Walked Green trail & around the Pond

  • Black Swallowtail 3
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 4
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 10
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur common
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue common
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 4
  • Silvery Checkerspot 2
  • American Lady 2
  • Common Buckeye 4
  • Swarthy Skipper 1

Swarthy Skipper

Little Wood-Satyr

Danielle Bedics-Arizala

Descanso Gardens, La Canada, Flintridge, CA
Los Angeles County, CA

  • California Sister 1

California Sister

Danielle Bedics-Arizala

Descanso Gardens, La Canada, Flintridge, CA
Los Angeles County, CA

Marine Blue on Red Fairy Duster

  • Marine Blue 1

Marine Blue

Selvi Viswanathan

690, Los Pueblos, Los Alamos Nm
Los Alamos County, NM

Also see 2 caterpillars one on each plant. Hopefully they survive and can become adult butterflies.

  • Taxiles Skipper 2

Black Swallowtail caterpillar

Black Swallowtail caterpillar

Taxiles Skipper

Taxiles Skipper

Scott Anderson

NABA Certified Home Garden #1427 Marietta
Cobb County, GA

This is the first sighting of an Edwards Hairstreak at this location and the 70th species now counted in my backyard garden. This location is at the very southern edge of this butterflies range so is very unusual. An excellent and surprising find!

  • Edwards' Hairstreak 1

Edwards' Hairstreak

Linda Cooper

Tosohatchee WMA
Orange County, FL

This area has gone from drought to flood in 2-3 weeks. This is part of a NABA butterfly count. Sunny most of the day with temps from 76-89 degrees. DCutler, MCutler, TPalmer, BSmith, EPerry, RWarner, LCooper. Northern Broken-dash averages less than 5 seen any given year during the past 23 years of count and many years we see none. We were astonished to find 37!

  • Zebra Swallowtail 1
  • Black Swallowtail 45
  • Giant Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 16
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 10
  • Palamedes Swallowtail 46
  • Checkered White 10
  • Great Southern White 2
  • Cloudless Sulphur 13
  • Barred Yellow 5
  • Little Yellow 17
  • Sleepy Orange 15
  • Dainty Sulphur 15
  • Great Purple Hairstreak 1
  • White M Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 33
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 35
  • Cassius Blue 4
  • Ceraunus Blue 28
  • Little Metalmark 3
  • Gulf Fritillary 16
  • Variegated Fritillary 2
  • Phaon Crescent 54
  • Pearl Crescent 54
  • Common Buckeye 8
  • White Peacock 69
  • Viceroy 13
  • Carolina Satyr 9
  • Georgia Satyr 2
  • Common Wood-Nymph 17
  • Monarch 8
  • Queen 22
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Dorantes Longtail 2
  • Northern Cloudywing 3
  • Horace's Duskywing 24
  • Zarucco Duskywing 3
  • White Checkered-Skipper 4
  • Tropical Checkered-Skipper 9
  • Least Skipper 2
  • Southern Skipperling 14
  • Fiery Skipper 25
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 2
  • Whirlabout 7
  • Southern Broken-Dash 2
  • Northern Broken-Dash 37
  • Sachem 2
  • Delaware Skipper 3
  • Monk Skipper 1
  • Twin-spot Skipper 3
  • Ocola Skipper 2

Northern Broken-Dash

Great Purple Hairstreak

Northern Broken-Dash

Common Wood-Nymph

Michael Diederich

Rockefeller State Park Preserve, Sleepy Hollow, New York
Westchester County, NY

10:30 - 11:30 AM

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 100's
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 18

Rebecca Smith

Tosohatchee WMA
Orange County, FL

Annual NABA count 0900-1615

  • Black Swallowtail 27
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 10
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 3
  • Palamedes Swallowtail 25
  • Checkered White 4
  • Cloudless Sulphur 12
  • Little Yellow 11
  • Sleepy Orange 13
  • Dainty Sulphur 7
  • White M Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 24
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 19
  • Cassius Blue 1
  • Ceraunus Blue 7
  • Little Metalmark 1
  • Gulf Fritillary 9
  • Phaon Crescent 24
  • Pearl Crescent 28
  • Common Buckeye 4
  • White Peacock 54
  • Viceroy 6
  • Carolina Satyr 6
  • Monarch 7
  • Queen 20
  • Dorantes Longtail 1
  • Northern Cloudywing 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 7
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 1
  • Tropical Checkered-Skipper 9
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Southern Skipperling 1
  • Fiery Skipper 2
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 1
  • Whirlabout 2
  • Northern Broken-Dash 6

Northern Broken-Dash

Carolina Satyr

Northern Cloudywing

Ken Wilson

Catalina Mtns above 7000 ft.
Pima County, AZ

Sunny, 79 degrees, visited 1045-1200.

  • Southern Dogface
  • Thicket Hairstreak
  • Gray Hairstreak
  • Leda Ministreak
  • Arizona Hairstreak
  • Marine Blue
  • Reakirt's Blue
  • Spring Azure
  • Nais Metalmark
  • Texan Crescent
  • Mylitta Crescent
  • American Lady +
  • Painted Lady
  • California Sister
  • Silver-spotted Skipper
  • Northern Cloudywing
  • Arizona Powdered-Skipper
  • Common Checkered-Skipper

Nais Metalmark

Thicket Hairstreak

Southern Dogface

Silver-spotted Skipper

Nais Metalmark

Leda Ministreak

Arizona Powdered-Skipper

Arizona Hairstreak

Bill Callahan

Dirt roads and meadows in Windsor MA
Berkshire County, MA

Walking with my son Bill.Mostly Cloudy-12:00-5:00
Some sun and some light rain.Low 70’s
Also saw 1 unidentified White.

  • Black Swallowtail 6
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 24
  • Clouded Sulphur 3
  • American Copper 1
  • Spring Azure 2
  • Silvery Blue 9
  • Silver-bordered Fritillary 7
  • Pearl Crescent 16
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 3
  • Common Ringlet 26
  • Monarch 2
  • Arctic Skipper 36
  • Hobomok Skipper 25
  • Pepper and Salt Skipper 1

Arctic Skipper

Hobomok Skipper

Black Swallowtail

Little Wood-Satyr

Silvery Blue

Arctic Skipper

William D. Beck

St Catalina Mtns, oaks along highway just before Incinerator Ridge road
Pima County, AZ

First sighting of Colorado Hairstreaks this year for me. Hairstreaks when active perching in both silverleaf and netleaf oak trees; and most active at 5pm.

  • Colorado Hairstreak

Colorado Hairstreak

Curtis A. Lehman

Buzzard Swamp
Forest County, PA

  • Black Swallowtail 3
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 17
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 14
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Harvester 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 12
  • Atlantis Fritillary 6
  • Silver-bordered Fritillary 5
  • Harris' Checkerspot 3
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Question Mark 1
  • Eastern Comma 3
  • Mourning Cloak 2
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 7
  • Red-spotted Admiral 5
  • White Admiral 2
  • Viceroy 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 8
  • Common Ringlet 6
  • Least Skipper 3
  • European Skipper 18
  • Indian Skipper 4
  • Peck's Skipper 3
  • Long Dash 2
  • Hobomok Skipper 9
  • Two-spotted Skipper 3
  • Pepper and Salt Skipper 6

Common Ringlet

Gray Hairstreak

Silver-bordered Fritillary

Indian Skipper

Chris Blazo

State Game Lands # 235 Bricker Rd. section
Franklin County, PA

Very humid with spots of sun through the overcast. 84 degrees.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 4
  • Cabbage White 70+
  • Clouded Sulphur 6
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • American Copper 15
  • Coral Hairstreak 1
  • Banded Hairstreak 2
  • Striped Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 3
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 5
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 3
  • American Snout 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 22
  • Meadow Fritillary 4
  • Silvery Checkerspot 25
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Question Mark 2
  • Eastern Comma 9
  • Red Admiral 3
  • Hackberry Emperor 10
  • Tawny Emperor 3
  • Northern Pearly-eye 1
  • Appalachian Brown 1
  • Monarch 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 16
  • Swarthy Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 6
  • European Skipper 8
  • Peck's Skipper 1
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 1
  • Crossline Skipper 1
  • Little Glassywing 14

Banded Hairstreak

Clouded Sulphur

Eastern Comma

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Gray Hairstreak

Hackberry Emperor

Red Admiral

Coral Hairstreak

Tawny Emperor

Zabulon Skipper

Striped Hairstreak

Red-banded Hairstreak

Question Mark

Appalachian Brown

Walter Wallenstein

Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge
Palm Beach County, FL

1:00-3:00pm
Cloudy & rain

  • Palamedes Swallowtail 8
  • Cloudless Sulphur 2
  • Orange-barred Sulphur 1
  • Fulvous Hairstreak 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 11
  • Cassius Blue 3
  • Gulf Fritillary 15
  • Julia Heliconian 1
  • Zebra Heliconian 52
  • Phaon Crescent 15
  • Pearl Crescent 10
  • White Peacock 45
  • Viceroy 17
  • Ruddy Daggerwing 1
  • Monarch 2
  • Soldier 4
  • Three-spotted Skipper 1
  • Delaware Skipper 2
  • Eufala Skipper 1
  • Twin-spot Skipper 1

Red-banded Hairstreak

White Peacock

Ruddy Daggerwing

Fulvous Hairstreak

Delaware Skipper

Meg Mabuchi

Medford center
Middlesex County, MA

A single female flattering over the commercial buildings.

  • Monarch 1

Dennis Holmes

Near Hwy 168 west of Bishop
Inyo County, CA

  • Anise Swallowtail 2
  • Western Tiger Swallowtail 4
  • Behr's Hairstreak 10
  • Marine Blue 3
  • Western Tailed-Blue abundant
  • Spring Azure 1
  • Dotted Blue 10
  • Arrowhead Blue 1
  • Melissa Blue abundant
  • Greenish Blue abundant
  • Boisduval's Blue 30
  • Lupine Blue 1
  • Arctic Blue 1
  • Callippe Fritillary 4
  • Field Crescent 30
  • Variable Checkerspot 12
  • Painted Lady 2
  • Persius Duskywing 1

Arrowhead Blue

Variable Checkerspot

Variable Checkerspot

Boisduval's Blue

Behr's Hairstreak

Selvi Viswanathan

690, Los Pueblos, Los Almaos NM
Los Alamos County, NM

A new Blue first time in my yard. When they were flying I saw nice bue colorss but no picture.
Also the Caterillars 2 are growing fast.

  • Spring Azure 2

Black Swallowtail caterpillar

Spring Azure

Spring Azure

Spring Azure

William D. Beck

Upper Oak Creek and Flagstaff (Shultz Pass Rd)
Coconino County, AZ

The dog bane and ceanothus are incredibly full of butterfly life!

  • Two-tailed Swallowtail
  • Pine White
  • Bramble Hairstreak
  • Western Pine Elfin
  • Thicket Hairstreak
  • Gray Hairstreak
  • Marine Blue
  • Spring Azure
  • Silvery Blue
  • Aphrodite Fritillary
  • Mylitta Crescent
  • Painted Lady
  • Common Buckeye
  • Weidemeyer's Admiral
  • Silver-spotted Skipper
  • Pacuvius Duskywing
  • Garita Skipperling

Garita Skipperling

Thicket Hairstreak

Bramble Hairstreak

Weidemeyer's Admiral

Aphrodite Fritillary

William D. Beck

Watson Lake, Granite Creek, and nr Prescott
Yavapai County, AZ

Beautiful clear day, but hot!

  • Two-tailed Swallowtail
  • Checkered White
  • Sylvan Hairstreak
  • Juniper Hairstreak
  • Gray Hairstreak
  • Leda Ministreak
  • Spring Azure
  • Acmon Blue
  • Red Satyr
  • Queen
  • Persius Duskywing
  • Common Checkered-Skipper

Juniper Hairstreak

Sylvan Hairstreak

Red Satyr

Leda Ministreak

John Heyse

Wildcat Canyon, Richmond
Contra Costa County, CA

David Rawlinson did this count. I was too tired.
part of Berkeley Count.

  • Anise Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White 8
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Spring Azure 3
  • Mylitta Crescent 11
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Common Ringlet 1
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 6

John Heyse

Shimada Friendship Park, Richmond
Contra Costa County, CA

with David Rawlinson, part of Berkeley Count

  • Anise Swallowtail 12
  • Cabbage White 13
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 1

Anise Swallowtail

Gray Hairstreak

John Heyse

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

with David Rawlinson, part of Berkeley Count

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 1
  • Anise Swallowtail 4
  • Western Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White 24
  • Clouded Sulphur 3
  • Spring Azure 16
  • Dotted Blue 10
  • Common Buckeye 5
  • Common Ringlet 4
  • Common Wood-Nymph 38
  • Rural Skipper 1
  • Umber Skipper 9

Dotted Blue

John Heyse

Berkeley Marina
Alameda County, CA

with David Rawlinson, part of Berkeley Butterfly Count.
Anise swallowtails at play.

  • Anise Swallowtail 5
  • Western Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 58
  • Large Marble 2
  • Orange Sulphur 4
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 6
  • Sandhill Skipper 3

Anise Swallowtail

Edward Perry IV

Tosohatchee WMA
Orange County, FL

EPerry & RWarner. Started out sunny, hot, humid and ended in extremely heavy rains by 3 pm. Area is becoming very wet!

  • Black Swallowtail 8
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Palamedes Swallowtail 15
  • Checkered White 1
  • Sleepy Orange 4
  • Dainty Sulphur 2
  • Gray Hairstreak 17
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 12
  • Cassius Blue 5
  • Ceraunus Blue 9
  • Gulf Fritillary 9
  • Phaon Crescent 12
  • Pearl Crescent 11
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • White Peacock 23
  • Viceroy 8
  • Horace's Duskywing 13
  • White Checkered-Skipper 5
  • Southern Skipperling 1
  • Fiery Skipper 20
  • Whirlabout 3
  • Southern Broken-Dash 1
  • Northern Broken-Dash 16
  • Ocola Skipper 1

Dainty Sulphur

Southern Skipperling

White Checkered-Skipper

Checkered White

Gray Hairstreak

Red-banded Hairstreak

Whirlabout

Checkered White

Melissa Bruesehoff

Warren
Macomb County, MI

first swallowtail caters for the summer.

  • Cabbage White 5
  • Red Admiral 1

Black Swallowtail caterpillars

Black Swallowtail caterpillars

Selvi Viswanathan

690, Los Pueblos, Los Alamos NM
Los Alamos County, NM

A new butterfly for me Variegated Fritillary.

  • Variegated Fritillary 1

Variegated Fritillary

Variegated Fritillary

Variegated Fritillary

Stephen E. Moore

Broad Meadow Brook MAS
Worcester County, MA

79 degrees, partly cloudy

  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Harris' Checkerspot 1
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Hoary Edge 1
  • Southern Cloudywing 1
  • Northern Cloudywing 3
  • Dreamy Duskywing 1
  • Sleepy Duskywing 1
  • Peck's Skipper 3
  • Hobomok Skipper 4
  • Dusted Skipper 1

Andrew Block

167 Old Army Rd., Scarsdale,
Westchester County, NY

  • Cabbage White 4
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2

Judy Molnar

My Yard, AKA Monarch Waystation #271
Newport News city, VA

Only saw one today as walked by Now that my milkweeds have stopped blooming [some temporarily] it’s been quiet.

  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1

Michael Drake

Morris Arboretum
Philadelphia County, PA

Partly cloudy, 82, Milkweed about to open

  • Cabbage White common
  • Clouded Sulphur common
  • Orange Sulphur common
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 3
  • Monarch 2
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 1

Michael Drake

Morris Arboretum
Philadelphia County, PA

Partly cloudy , 82, milkweed just beginning

  • Cabbage White common
  • Clouded Sulphur common

Kent (KC) Jensen

Dakota Nature Park
Brookings County, SD

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 4
  • Cabbage White 4
  • Clouded Sulphur 6
  • American Lady 1
  • Painted Lady 14
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Monarch 3
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1

Monarch

Monarch

Painted Lady

Painted Lady

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Silver-spotted Skipper

Curtis A. Lehman

Forest Hills
Allegheny County, PA

  • Pipevine Swallowtail
  • Cabbage White
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure
  • Great Spangled Fritillary
  • Pearl Crescent
  • Red Admiral
  • Hackberry Emperor
  • Monarch
  • Silver-spotted Skipper
  • Peck's Skipper

Jacqueline Thompson

Chelmsford, MA
Middlesex County, MA

Male Monarch in our yard for the past 2 days.

  • Monarch 1

Monarch

Brett Badeaux

Near Descanso
San Diego County, CA

Full sun 89F, It was 80 degrees when I started at 9:00. One unidentified skipper which i’m pretty sure is a Sachem but i’m not 100% certain.

  • Pale Swallowtail
  • Checkered White
  • Cabbage White
  • Sara Orangetip
  • Queen Alexandra's Sulphur
  • Great Copper
  • Hermes Copper
  • Sylvan Hairstreak
  • Gold-hunter's Hairstreak
  • Mountain Mahogany Hairstreak
  • Hedgerow Hairstreak
  • Brown Elfin
  • Gray Hairstreak
  • Marine Blue
  • Square-spotted Blue
  • Acmon Blue
  • Mormon Metalmark
  • Mylitta Crescent
  • California Tortoiseshell
  • Common Buckeye
  • California Sister
  • Funereal Duskywing
  • White Checkered-Skipper

Hermes Copper

Melissa Bruesehoff

Warren
Macomb County, MI

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Peck's Skipper 4

Silver-spotted Skipper

Marcus Gray

Duke Farms
Somerset County, NJ

1:00 - 4:00 pm. Hundreds of Cabbage Whites in each of the fields surrounding the Community Garden & elsewhere.

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White Abundant (Estimate Thousand+)
  • Orange Sulphur 20
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 4
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 7
  • Question Mark 2
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Red Admiral 7
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 2
  • Monarch 7
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Least Skipper 4
  • European Skipper 9
  • Peck's Skipper 5
  • Zabulon Skipper 4

Monarch

European Skipper

Red Admiral

Cabbage White

Least Skipper

Julie Appleget

Chassahowitzka WMA
Hernando County, FL

Spicebush Swallowtail newly deposited egg

  • Black Swallowtail 3
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 6
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 3
  • Palamedes Swallowtail 5
  • Checkered White 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 8
  • Ceraunus Blue 3
  • Gulf Fritillary 3
  • Pearl Crescent 4
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Carolina Satyr 4
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Whirlabout 2
  • Southern Broken-Dash 2
  • Delaware Skipper 1
  • Twin-spot Skipper 2

Spicebush Swallowtail egg

Red-banded Hairstreak

Barb Manning

Dale Maffitt Reservoir/Walnut Woods
Polk County, IA

It was sunny and hot even early morning.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Banded Hairstreak 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 5
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 3
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Hackberry Emperor 20
  • Northern Pearly-eye 1
  • European Skipper 3

Northern Pearly-eye

Great Spangled Fritillary

Eastern Comma

European Skipper

Painted Lady

European Skipper

Banded Hairstreak

Joanne Langabee

Lauritzen Gardens, Omaha, NE
Douglas County, NE

We were out for 3.5 hours walking Lauritzen Gardens which is a little over 100 acres. Since June been seeing lots of butterflies. We saw Eastern Tailed-Blue, Hackberry Emperor and Giant Swallowtails for the first time this year at the gardens.

  • Giant Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 37
  • Clouded Sulphur 7
  • Orange Sulphur 95
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 5
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 14
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Red Admiral 11
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Hackberry Emperor 2
  • Little Wood-Satyr 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 30

Mike Reese

Point Beach State Park
Manitowoc County, WI

Amazing amount of buckeyes for this early in the year.

  • Silvery Checkerspot 4
  • Northern Crescent 3
  • American Lady 4
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 6
  • Monarch 4
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Long Dash 1
  • Hobomok Skipper 2

Long Dash

Monarch

American Lady

Silvery Checkerspot

Common Buckeye

Big Sand Tiger Beetle

Mike Reese

Woodland Dunes Preserve, Goodwiin Rd. area
Manitowoc County, WI

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Northern Crescent 4
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Monarch 1
  • Peck's Skipper 2
  • Long Dash 3

Long Dash

American Lady

Beth Polvino

My Yard - North Cape May NABA #1151
Cape May County, NJ

Excited to have a new life Butterfly, new yard butterfly #44 and I believe a new record for the Southern New Jersey. I found a Great Purple Hairstreak nectaring on Coreopsis about 45 minutes ago. He stayed around for 1/2 hr before flying across the street so hopefully, he’ll be back.

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 4
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Great Purple Hairstreak
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 4
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Sachem 3
  • Zabulon Skipper 2

Great Purple Hairstreak

Great Purple Hairstreak

Steve Carbol

Osprey Oaks, 6405 Western Way, Lake Worth, FL 33463
Palm Beach County, FL

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Giant Swallowtail 2
  • Great Southern White 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Large Orange Sulphur 1
  • Ceraunus Blue 1
  • Gulf Fritillary 1
  • Zebra Heliconian 3
  • Phaon Crescent 8
  • White Peacock 7
  • Monarch 5
  • Clouded Skipper 1