Recent sightings

Michael Diederich

Ward Pound Ridge, Pound Ridge
Westchester County, NY

From: 1:10 - 2:30 PM.

  • Cabbage White 7
  • Clouded Sulphur 3
  • Orange Sulphur 9
  • American Copper 16
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 4
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2
  • Pearl Crescent 66
  • Mourning Cloak 2
  • American Lady 2
  • Painted Lady 12
  • Common Buckeye 4
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Viceroy 5
  • Monarch 9
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 5
  • Zabulon Skipper 1

Marcus Gray & Family

Home garden in Huguenot
Orange County, NY

77F & Sunny. Fall blooms are really coming on. Zinnias, Lantana, Buddleia, Tithonia, Asters, Mistflower, Rose of Sharon and much more still putting on a show.

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Giant Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 12
  • Clouded Sulphur 3
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • American Copper 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 15
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Common Ringlet 1
  • Monarch 5
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 4
  • Peck's Skipper 1

Monarch

Black Swallowtail

American Copper

James L. Monroe

along Ohio River near town of Beaver
Beaver County, PA

Third generation of Pipevines seems to be starting to wane.

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White abundant
  • Clouded Sulphur common
  • Orange Sulphur common
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1

Jeanette Klodzen

Gravel Pit/Beacon Hill Trails (Antelope Island)
Davis County, UT

  • Checkered White 3
  • Monarch 7
  • Common Branded Skipper 1

Jeff Gesell

Jacobsburg State Park
Northampton County, PA

Warm, sunny afternoon walk in the park with my daughter. More Cloudless Sulphurs once again! Unfortunately no swallowtails today…

  • Cabbage White superabundant
  • Clouded Sulphur common
  • Orange Sulphur abundant
  • Pink-edged Sulphur 2
  • Cloudless Sulphur 4
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Meadow Fritillary 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Painted Lady 7
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • Monarch 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1

Common Buckeye

Eastern Tailed-Blue

Andrew Block

Harbor Island Park, Mamaroneck,
Westchester County, NY

They came continuously across the fishing dock.

  • Monarch 12+

Jim Wilkinson

Elkhorn Garden Plots, Columbia
Howard County, MD

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 4
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 10
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Sleepy Orange 8
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • Variegated Fritillary 8
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Painted Lady 2
  • Common Buckeye 5
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 2
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Fiery Skipper 3
  • Peck's Skipper 4
  • Sachem 15
  • Ocola Skipper 1

Ocola Skipper

Fiery Skipper

Eastern Comma

Eastern Comma

Michael Diederich

19 Chappaqua Mountain Road Butterfly Garden, Chappaqua
Westchester County, NY

  • Cabbage White 3
  • American Lady 1
  • Painted Lady 6
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Monarch 1

Clifford Hence

John Heinz NWR at Tinicum
Delaware County, PA

  • Cabbage White 12
  • Clouded Sulphur 5
  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Cloudless Sulphur 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 20
  • Common Buckeye 20
  • Viceroy 1
  • Monarch 4
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 6

Andrew Block

Orchard Beach, Pelham Bay Park, Bronx,
Bronx County, NY

Seen west of the lot along the cove. Also had several Nymphalids over the water I couldn’t id. and about 5 skippers that looked like Sachems but not sure except they were large and had distinct black stigmas.

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Clouded Sulphur 2
  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Question Mark 1
  • Common Buckeye 7+

Elizabeth Golden

Hollywood residence near Hollywood Blvd. and North Park Road
Broward County, FL

Single Atala caterpillar seen, no adults.

  • Giant Swallowtail 1
  • Statira Sulphur 1
  • Barred Yellow 1
  • Atala 0
  • Julia Heliconian 3
  • Zebra Heliconian 2
  • Baracoa Skipper 1
  • Monk Skipper 3

Monk Skipper

Monk Skipper

Atala caterpillar

Melissa Bruesehoff

Warren
Macomb County, MI

Mostly cloudy today; sun was out for couple of hours, but had damp cool rain conditions. Monarchs were migrating when sun was out. In one hour, counted a dozen Monarchs. Some visited the mexican sunflowers and milkweed plants, among other plants.

  • Cabbage White 5
  • Monarch 12

Monarch

Harry Zirlin

Ward Pound Ridge
Westchester County, NY

Compton Tortoiseshell and White-m uncommon here. Note the image of a mated male Cloudless Sulphur and female Orange Sulphur

  • Cabbage White 10+
  • Clouded Sulphur 20+
  • Orange Sulphur 20+
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • American Copper 10+
  • White M Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 30+
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 6
  • Pearl Crescent Abundant
  • Question Mark 8
  • Eastern Comma 18
  • Compton Tortoiseshell 1
  • American Lady 8
  • Painted Lady 9
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Common Buckeye 14
  • Red-spotted Purple 4
  • Viceroy 7
  • Appalachian Brown 1
  • Monarch 12+
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 4
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 4
  • Least Skipper 5
  • Peck's Skipper 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 1

Wild Indigo Duskywing

Compton Tortoiseshell

Compton Tortoiseshell

Pearl Crescent

Orange Sulphur, Cloudless Sulphur

Painted Lady

Viceroy

Melissa Bruesehoff

Warren
Macomb County, MI

Mostly sunny afternoon, 15mph breeze with a little humidity. A total of 8 Monarchs visited certified Monarch garden #2490. A male swallowtail came out of chrysalis and flew away after its wings were dry. A pair of Painted Ladies visited as well.

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Painted Lady 2
  • Monarch 8
  • Peck's Skipper 7

Monarch

Painted Lady

Andrew Block

20 Hancock Ave., Yonkers,
Westchester County, NY

  • Monarch 1

Chris Blazo

Wilson Run @ Wenger Rd.
Franklin County, PA

I happened to see this large, dark skipper on Great Lobelia along the creek. My second Clouded ever and a rare find for my area.

  • Cabbage White 10
  • Clouded Sulphur 5
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • American Copper 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • Meadow Fritillary 3
  • Pearl Crescent 7
  • Common Buckeye 9
  • Viceroy 1
  • Monarch 14
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Clouded Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 3
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Peck's Skipper 6
  • Sachem 1

Clouded Skipper

Clouded Skipper

Clouded Skipper

Curtis A. Lehman

Forest Hills
Allegheny County, PA

  • Pipevine Swallowtail
  • Giant Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
  • Spicebush Swallowtail
  • Cabbage White
  • Clouded Sulphur
  • Orange Sulphur
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure
  • Pearl Crescent
  • Question Mark
  • Red-spotted Purple
  • Hackberry Emperor
  • Monarch
  • Silver-spotted Skipper
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing
  • Common Checkered-Skipper
  • Fiery Skipper
  • Peck's Skipper
  • Sachem
  • Zabulon Skipper

Andrew Block

US Rte. 9, Fishkill,
Dutchess County, NY

Seen just north of I-84.

  • Monarch 1

Andrew Block

Rogers Centre,
City of Toronto, ON

Seen land on the glove of the Yankees pitcher just before he pitched.

  • Monarch 1

Walter Wallenstein

John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park
Monroe County, FL

Grove Trail, 9:40-11:00
Drizzling & cloudy, but there was some action!

  • Large Orange Sulphur 9
  • Mimosa Yellow 1
  • Dainty Sulphur 24+
  • Silver-banded Hairstreak 5
  • Cassius Blue 7
  • Julia Heliconian 5
  • Zebra Heliconian 4
  • Mangrove Buckeye 4
  • White Peacock 12+
  • Hammock Skipper 4
  • Three-spotted Skipper 5
  • Fiery Skipper 10+

Mimosa Yellow

Silver-banded Hairstreak