Recent sightings

JoAnna N Clayton

Pinellas Trail at Keystone Road
Pinellas County, FL

Pinellas Trail at Keystone Road entrance to the Pasco county line

  • Zebra Swallowtail 3
  • Black Swallowtail 4
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Palamedes Swallowtail 2
  • Checkered White 1
  • Great Southern White 2
  • Cloudless Sulphur 2
  • Little Yellow 2
  • Sleepy Orange 5
  • Dainty Sulphur 6
  • Gulf Fritillary 25
  • Zebra Heliconian 10
  • Variegated Fritillary 8
  • Phaon Crescent 6
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • White Peacock 12
  • Viceroy 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Queen 2
  • Horace's Duskywing 6
  • Fiery Skipper 10
  • Whirlabout 3
  • Sachem 2
  • Ocola Skipper 4

Variegated Fritillary

Variegated Fritillary

Phaon Crescent

Whirlabout

Ocola Skipper

Sachem

White Peacock

Fiery Skipper

Horace's Duskywing

Sleepy Orange

Checkered White

Kelly Ducham

Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve
Lee County, FL

Went to both the East and West sections.

  • Zebra Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Palamedes Swallowtail 2
  • Cloudless Sulphur 2
  • Orange-barred Sulphur 3
  • Barred Yellow 2
  • Little Yellow 3
  • Dainty Sulphur 6
  • Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak 1
  • Ceraunus Blue 1
  • Gulf Fritillary 5
  • Phaon Crescent 6
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • White Peacock common
  • Viceroy 4
  • Horace's Duskywing 5
  • Tropical Checkered-Skipper 6
  • Southern Skipperling 3
  • Fiery Skipper 2

Tropical Checkered-Skipper

Fiery Skipper

Gulf Fritillary

White Peacock

Dainty Sulphur

Spicebush Swallowtail

Phaon Crescent

Horace's Duskywing

Linda Cooper

Tosohatchee WMA
Orange County, FL

As part of the 28th annual NABA count. 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. when rain ended the count. 84 to 93 degrees. Many nectar plants. 7 Brazilian Skipper cats on Thalia geniculata. Area very wet. LCooper, TPalmer, EPerry, RWarner.

  • Zebra Swallowtail 3
  • Black Swallowtail 86
  • Giant Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 10
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 18
  • Palamedes Swallowtail 68
  • Checkered White 2
  • Great Southern White 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 2
  • Barred Yellow 3
  • Little Yellow 26
  • Sleepy Orange 22
  • Dainty Sulphur 6
  • White M Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 49
  • Ceraunus Blue 26
  • Little Metalmark 1
  • Gulf Fritillary 5
  • Zebra Heliconian 1
  • Phaon Crescent 11
  • Pearl Crescent 31
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 8
  • White Peacock 71
  • Viceroy 35
  • Carolina Satyr 8
  • Common Wood-Nymph 1
  • Queen 10
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 7
  • Northern Cloudywing 3
  • Horace's Duskywing 38
  • Zarucco Duskywing 14
  • White Checkered-Skipper 2
  • Swarthy Skipper 4
  • Clouded Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 4
  • Southern Skipperling 1
  • Fiery Skipper 60
  • Whirlabout 45
  • Southern Broken-Dash 8
  • Northern Broken-Dash 5
  • Delaware Skipper 7
  • Palmetto Skipper 3
  • Dun Skipper 1
  • Monk Skipper 2
  • Brazilian Skipper 3
  • Ocola Skipper 2

Gray Hairstreak

Southern Broken-Dash

Gray Hairstreak

White Peacock

Venice Kelly

farrell dr. 2 miles west of pinecliffe 8,200' elevation
Gilpin County, CO

sunny and 74F. out from 1:30 to 4:00 pm. so many wild flowers blooming. many butterflies enjoying them. there were many more blues flying but not landing so i didn’t get them identified.

  • Anise Swallowtail 1
  • Western Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Pale Swallowtail 2
  • Large Marble 7
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Queen Alexandra's Sulphur 6
  • Western Pine Elfin 5
  • Thicket Hairstreak 1
  • Western Tailed-Blue 1
  • Silvery Blue 1
  • Greenish Blue 1
  • Boisduval's Blue 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Northern Checkerspot 8
  • Northern Crescent 8
  • Green Comma 1
  • Mourning Cloak 1
  • Weidemeyer's Admiral 1
  • Common Ringlet 4
  • Common Alpine 5
  • Chryxus Arctic 5
  • Persius Duskywing 7

Ken Wilson

Palomar Mountain
San Diego County, CA

Sunny, low 80s, breezy.

  • Pale Swallowtail
  • Orange Sulphur
  • Great Copper
  • California Hairstreak
  • Sylvan Hairstreak
  • Juniper Hairstreak
  • Square-spotted Blue
  • Acmon Blue
  • Painted Lady
  • Common Buckeye
  • California Sister

Great Copper

Juniper Hairstreak

Sylvan Hairstreak

California Hairstreak

Edward Perry IV

Tosohatchee WMA
Orange County, FL

This survey is a portion of the annual NABA Count done at Tosohatchee WMA, today. EPerry & RWarner surveyed entrance road and Powerline Road down to bridge area. From 9 am to 3:40 pm. Also participating was LCooper and TPalmer. A good time was had by all.

  • Zebra Swallowtail 1
  • Black Swallowtail 56
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 6
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 15
  • Palamedes Swallowtail 59
  • Checkered White 2
  • Great Southern White 1
  • Barred Yellow 2
  • Sleepy Orange 14
  • Dainty Sulphur 6
  • White M Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 26
  • Ceraunus Blue 9
  • Little Metalmark 1
  • Gulf Fritillary 3
  • Zebra Heliconian 1
  • Phaon Crescent 1
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 4
  • White Peacock 6
  • Viceroy 14
  • Carolina Satyr 1
  • Common Wood-Nymph 1
  • Queen 8
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 7
  • Northern Cloudywing 2
  • Confused Cloudywing 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 36
  • Zarucco Duskywing 4
  • White Checkered-Skipper 2
  • Swarthy Skipper 4
  • Clouded Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 4
  • Southern Skipperling 1
  • Fiery Skipper 54
  • Whirlabout 36
  • Southern Broken-Dash 4
  • Delaware Skipper 4
  • Byssus Skipper 1
  • Palmetto Skipper 2
  • Dun Skipper 1
  • Monk Skipper 1
  • Brazilian Skipper 1
  • Ocola Skipper 1

Swarthy Skipper

Southern Broken-Dash

Palmetto Skipper

Gray Hairstreak

White Checkered-Skipper

Brazilian Skipper

Fiery Skipper

Queen

Zebra Heliconian

Red Admiral

Silver-spotted Skipper

Dainty Sulphur

Checkered White

Confused Cloudywing

Byssus Skipper

Little Metalmark

Whirlabout

Delaware Skipper

Barred Yellow

White M Hairstreak

Horace's Duskywing

NABA-Richmond VA Chapter

Louis Ginter Botanical Garden
Henrico County, VA

A trial run for the July 4 count.

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 8
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 5
  • American Snout 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Pearl Crescent 14
  • American Lady 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Fiery Skipper 2
  • Sachem 3

Ron Smith

Pinellas County
Pinellas County, FL

(41-370) Visited various locations within Pinellas County including North Anclote River NP, Brooker Creek Preserve, Fort De Soto Park and Boyd Hill NP. No hairstreaks seen.

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 3
  • Polydamas Swallowtail 2
  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Giant Swallowtail 3
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 6
  • Palamedes Swallowtail 1
  • Checkered White 12
  • Great Southern White 2
  • Cloudless Sulphur 15
  • Orange-barred Sulphur 2
  • Statira Sulphur 1
  • Barred Yellow 3
  • Little Yellow 7
  • Sleepy Orange 3
  • Dainty Sulphur 29
  • Eastern Pygmy-Blue 8
  • Cassius Blue 15
  • Ceraunus Blue 9
  • Little Metalmark 2
  • Gulf Fritillary 29
  • Zebra Heliconian 4
  • Phaon Crescent 12
  • Common Buckeye 11
  • Mangrove Buckeye 1
  • White Peacock 60
  • Viceroy 2
  • Monarch 4
  • Queen 3
  • Dorantes Longtail 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 9
  • White Checkered-Skipper 24
  • Tropical Checkered-Skipper 1
  • Three-spotted Skipper 1
  • Southern Skipperling 3
  • Fiery Skipper 50
  • Whirlabout 3
  • Monk Skipper 2
  • Brazilian Skipper 2
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 16
  • Obscure Skipper 1

Pipevine Swallowtail

Barred Yellow

Eastern Pygmy-Blue

Little Metalmark

White Checkered-Skipper

Tropical Checkered-Skipper

Obscure Skipper

Salt Marsh Skipper

Salt Marsh Skipper

Brazilian Skipper

Whirlabout

JoAnna N Clayton

personal residence
Pinellas County, FL

  • Polydamas Swallowtail 2
  • Giant Swallowtail 2
  • Checkered White 1
  • Great Southern White 1
  • Orange-barred Sulphur 4
  • Barred Yellow 1
  • Dainty Sulphur 8
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Cassius Blue 2
  • Gulf Fritillary 4
  • Zebra Heliconian 2
  • Monarch 2
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • White Checkered-Skipper 3
  • Tropical Checkered-Skipper 1
  • Fiery Skipper 3

Barred Yellow

Orange-barred Sulphur

Fiery Skipper

Gray Hairstreak

Sue Bodenner

The Villages north of 466
Sumter County, FL

Our backyard is developing as a butterfly garden and we are enjoying their presence. You can see the Great So White in the photo and right corner is Gulf Fritillary. Our passion vine is generating many Gulf Fritillary.

  • Great Southern White 1
  • Gulf Fritillary 8

Great Southern White

Joanne Langabee

Fontenelle Forest
Sarpy County, NE

Finally had a chance to do my weekly count. It was 100% cloud covered but at least not raining. Around 68 degrees. I was surprised to see as many butterflies as I did because of the cloud cover.

  • Black Swallowtail 4
  • Cabbage White 91
  • Clouded Sulphur 2
  • Orange Sulphur 20
  • Reakirt's Blue 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 31
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Pearl Crescent 58
  • Question Mark 3
  • Eastern Comma 10
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 22
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Hackberry Emperor 2
  • Northern Pearly-eye 2
  • Little Wood-Satyr 6
  • Monarch 6
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 4

Eastern Tailed-Blue

Common Checkered-Skipper

Hackberry Emperor

Common Checkered-Skipper

Little Wood-Satyr

Pearl Crescent

Red Admiral

Variegated Fritillary

Question Mark

Northern Pearly-eye

Monarch

Hackberry Emperor

Eastern Comma

Eastern Tailed-Blue

Amelia Grimm

Navy Wells Pineland Preserve
Miami-Dade County, FL

With Leigh Williams. 240 - 410pm. Hot, humid. Lots of nectar plants.

  • Great Southern White 1
  • Barred Yellow 7
  • Dainty Sulphur 6
  • Bartram's Scrub-Hairstreak 4
  • Ceraunus Blue 5
  • Gulf Fritillary 3
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • Queen 1
  • Florida Duskywing 1
  • Southern Broken-Dash 1

Andrew Block

former Jungle Habitat property, West Milford,
Passaic County, NJ

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • Spring Azure 3
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 1
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 2
  • Little Wood-Satyr 3
  • Hoary Edge 2

Alan Wells

Lily Pond, Harriman State Park
Rockland County, NY

From 10:30 PM to 2:00 PM; overcast, with air temperature 73 to 75 F and wind gusts 6-10 mph. With Della Wells. One Monarch caterpillar.

  • Banded Hairstreak 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 2
  • Appalachian Brown 7
  • Little Wood-Satyr 5
  • Monarch 0
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Hobomok Skipper 1

Renee Davis

Youngsville
Sullivan County, NY

While weeding my garden today I found 4 Black Swallowtail caterpillars. 3 on my dill and 1 on my parsley.

  • Black Swallowtail 0

Black Swallowtail caterpillar

Black Swallowtail caterpillar

Black Swallowtail caterpillar

Ronald Hedden

Pittstown State Forest
Rensselaer County, NY

  • Canadian Tiger Swallowtail 8
  • Pearl Crescent 6
  • Eastern Comma 8
  • Gray Comma 2
  • Red Admiral 3
  • White Admiral 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 4
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Least Skipper 2

Gray Comma

Pearl Crescent

Gray Comma

Gray Comma

Eastern Comma

Red-spotted Purple

White Admiral

White Admiral

Red Admiral

Joanne Langabee

Fontenelle Forest
Sarpy County, NE

been drizzling all morning. went out around noon. Started with 100% cloud cover and by the time we were done was 50%. Temp around 70

  • Black Swallowtail 5
  • Cabbage White 7
  • Orange Sulphur 32
  • Sleepy Orange 1
  • Dainty Sulphur 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 9
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Pearl Crescent 23
  • Eastern Comma 2
  • Red Admiral 23
  • Monarch 1
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 1

Sleepy Orange

Black Swallowtail

Pearl Crescent

Pearl Crescent

Red Admiral

Orange Sulphur

Sleepy Orange

Dainty Sulphur

Common Checkered-Skipper

James L. Monroe

State Game Land #285
Beaver County, PA

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Clouded Sulphur 3
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 3
  • Silver-spotted Skipper common
  • Peck's Skipper 1
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 1
  • Little Glassywing 7

Silver-spotted Skipper

Kathy Beza Richardson

Pole Green Park
Hanover County, VA

In the fields behind the baseball fields

  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 10
  • Variegated Fritillary 4
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2

Eastern Tailed-Blue

Gray Hairstreak

Silver-spotted Skipper

Variegated Fritillary

Monarch

Orange Sulphur

John Heyse

at home, Crockett
Contra Costa County, CA

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 2
  • Western Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Spring Azure 1
  • Mylitta Crescent 1
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 1