Recent sightings

John and Nancy Crosby

Sea Way NE, Shellman Bluff, GA
McIntosh County, GA

Sunny and 62 degrees.

  • Gulf Fritillary 1
  • Common Buckeye 5
  • Southern Skipperling 1

Southern Skipperling

Gulf Fritillary

Common Buckeye

John Lampkin

Fred and Idah Schultz Preserve
Hillsborough County, FL

With Scott Anderson
2:15 - 4:45; Sunny 82 -78

  • Checkered White 1
  • Great Southern White 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Statira Sulphur 5
  • Barred Yellow 1
  • Dainty Sulphur 1
  • Cassius Blue 2
  • Ceraunus Blue 10
  • Gulf Fritillary 7
  • Julia Heliconian 8
  • Zebra Heliconian 18
  • Phaon Crescent 4
  • Red Admiral 26
  • Mangrove Buckeye 3
  • White Peacock 1
  • Monarch 5
  • Queen 16
  • Dorantes Longtail 1
  • White Checkered-Skipper 1
  • Tropical Checkered-Skipper 2
  • Three-spotted Skipper 2
  • Clouded Skipper 1
  • Fiery Skipper 2
  • Whirlabout 1
  • Monk Skipper 2
  • Obscure Skipper 2
  • Ocola Skipper 1

Cassius Blue

Statira Sulphur

Mimi Gardenerd

Markham Park Butterfly Park
Broward County, FL

Giving thanks

  • Cassius Blue
  • Zebra Heliconian
  • Red Admiral
  • Queen

Queen

Red Admiral

Cassius Blue

Andrew Block

Frog Pond W.M.A., Florida City
Miami-Dade County, FL

  • Palamedes Swallowtail 1
  • Great Southern White 1
  • Barred Yellow 1
  • Ceraunus Blue common
  • Julia Heliconian 2
  • White Peacock 2
  • Viceroy 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Queen 1
  • Fiery Skipper 3

Andrew Block

Ernest Hemingway House, Key West,
Monroe County, FL

Had a large sulphur too but not able to id. it.

  • Lyside Sulphur 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Monk Skipper 1

John Lampkin

Fred and Idah Schultz Preserve
Hillsborough County, FL

3 - 4:30
78 and gorgeous
Only had time to cover half the loop. The other half is dependable for both buckeyes and Little Yellow

  • Great Southern White 1
  • Statira Sulphur 4
  • Barred Yellow 1
  • Dainty Sulphur 1
  • Ceraunus Blue 1
  • Gulf Fritillary 1
  • Julia Heliconian 1
  • Zebra Heliconian 19
  • Phaon Crescent 1
  • Red Admiral 5
  • Monarch 4
  • Queen 23
  • Mangrove Skipper 2
  • Dorantes Longtail 2
  • White Checkered-Skipper
  • Tropical Checkered-Skipper
  • Three-spotted Skipper 1
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Whirlabout 1
  • Monk Skipper 2
  • Ocola Skipper 3

Julia Heliconian

Statira Sulphur

Andrew Block

Key Deer N.W.R., Big Pine Key,
Monroe County, FL

Seen at plantings at new headquarters building.

  • Tropical Buckeye 2
  • Florida Duskywing 1
  • Southern Broken-Dash 1

Linda Romine

Batavia backyard
Clermont County, OH

Unexpected sighting, it flew up from the compost pile and was caught by the gusty 20-30 mph winds. Sunny and about 57 degrees, around 10 am.

  • Question Mark 1

Daniel Jones

Our Progreso Lakes yard
Hidalgo County, TX

With the Indiana Gang, Linda, Billy and parents, the Yukichs and Conrads.

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 1
  • Florida White 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 5
  • Large Orange Sulphur 3
  • Statira Sulphur 1
  • Mexican Yellow 2
  • Little Yellow 1
  • Mimosa Yellow 2
  • Dainty Sulphur 2
  • Silver-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak 2
  • Dusky-blue Groundstreak 5
  • Ceraunus Blue 2
  • Reakirt's Blue 3
  • Red-bordered Metalmark 1
  • American Snout 1
  • Gulf Fritillary 2
  • Mexican Silverspot 1
  • Texan Crescent 1
  • Vesta Crescent 3
  • Phaon Crescent 3
  • Question Mark 1
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • White Peacock 2
  • Tawny Emperor 1
  • Carolina Satyr 2
  • Monarch 4
  • Queen 10
  • Soldier 2
  • Guava Skipper 2
  • Dorantes Longtail 1
  • Brown Longtail 4
  • Sickle-winged Skipper 3
  • White Checkered-Skipper 4
  • Tropical Checkered-Skipper 2
  • Laviana White-Skipper 3
  • Julia's Skipper 1
  • Fawn-spotted Skipper 1
  • Clouded Skipper 2
  • Double-dotted Skipper 2
  • Southern Skipperling 3
  • Fiery Skipper 8
  • Whirlabout 4
  • Southern Broken-Dash 3
  • Sachem 2
  • Eufala Skipper 2
  • Ocola Skipper 2

Dorantes Longtail

Double-dotted Skipper

Guava Skipper

Silver-banded Hairstreak

Mexican Yellow

Florida White

Statira Sulphur

Mexican Silverspot

Denis C. Quinn

2 miles south of Kirkwood, PA 17536
Lancaster County, PA

Flying near the farmhouse and bushes with a high of 61° in Lancaster Coounty PA. My last butterfly in 2018 was a Red Admiral in Bombay Hook NWR on 11/7/18.

  • Red Admiral 1

Ron Smith

Weedon Island Preserve
Pinellas County, FL

(5-51). All of the roadsides had been mowed.

  • Ceraunus Blue 13
  • Mangrove Buckeye 4
  • White Peacock 30
  • Monarch 1
  • Fiery Skipper 3

Monarch

Fiery Skipper

Mangrove Buckeye

Mangrove Buckeye

Ceraunus Blue

White Peacock

Jim Wilkinson

Blandair Park, Columbia
Howard County, MD

I think this is the latest Snout I’ve ever seen in Howard County

  • Cabbage White 1
  • American Snout 1
  • Eastern Comma 1

American Snout

Linda Romine

Buzzard Roost Rock Trail
Adams County, OH

First seen at beginning of trail at edge of prairie, second seen in woods along ridgetop. Also saw two winter fireflies. Sunny, about 59 degrees, 11:30 to 3:30.

  • Eastern Comma 2

Denis C. Quinn

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

  • Cabbage White 1

Karl and Dorothy Legler

National Butterfly Center, Mission
Hidalgo County, TX

Sunny and 85 degrees. 34 species.

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 1
  • Giant Swallowtail 1
  • Checkered White common
  • Southern Dogface 4
  • Cloudless Sulphur common
  • Large Orange Sulphur common
  • Lyside Sulphur 2
  • Little Yellow 6
  • Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak common
  • Western Pygmy-Blue 2
  • Cassius Blue 2
  • Ceraunus Blue 2
  • Reakirt's Blue 1
  • Fatal Metalmark 2
  • American Snout abundant
  • Gulf Fritillary 2
  • Zebra Heliconian 1
  • Mexican Fritillary 1
  • Vesta Crescent 2
  • Phaon Crescent common
  • Red Admiral 4
  • Tawny Emperor 4
  • Carolina Satyr 2
  • Monarch 5
  • Queen common
  • Brown Longtail 1
  • White Checkered-Skipper common
  • Tropical Checkered-Skipper common
  • Laviana White-Skipper common
  • Clouded Skipper 3
  • Southern Skipperling 4
  • Fiery Skipper 4
  • Sachem 2
  • Eufala Skipper 3

Brown Longtail

Mexican Fritillary

Checkered White

John J. Collins

797 Ashton Street, Raritan
Somerset County, NJ

  • Orange Sulphur 1

Sharon Baines

1036 Grand Isle Drive, Naples, FL, 34108
Collier County, FL

Monarchs and Queen feasting and laying eggs on milkweed flowers in the patio courtyard of our home in the afternoon.

  • Monarch 3
  • Queen 1

Monarch

Queen

Karl Legler

Bentsen State Park
Hidalgo County, TX

Sunny with temperature in the 80’s. 28 species. White-patched Skipper photo by Dorothy.

  • Checkered White 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Large Orange Sulphur 1
  • Little Yellow 1
  • Mimosa Yellow 1
  • Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak 1
  • Fatal Metalmark 1
  • American Snout 8
  • Elada Crescent 1
  • Phaon Crescent 3
  • White Peacock 1
  • Carolina Satyr 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Queen 2
  • Sickle-winged Skipper 2
  • White-patched Skipper 4
  • Mournful Duskywing 1
  • White Checkered-Skipper common
  • Tropical Checkered-Skipper common
  • Laviana White-Skipper 4
  • Fawn-spotted Skipper 2
  • Clouded Skipper 3
  • Southern Skipperling 3
  • Whirlabout 5
  • Southern Broken-Dash 2
  • Sachem 2
  • Common Mellana 3
  • Eufala Skipper 2

White-patched Skipper

Mimosa Yellow

Elada Crescent

Ken Wilson

Escondido yard
San Diego County, CA

Sunny & 71 degrees.

  • Cabbage White
  • Cloudless Sulphur
  • Gulf Fritillary
  • Red Admiral
  • Monarch
  • Fiery Skipper
  • Umber Skipper

Red Admiral

Gulf Fritillary

Cloudless Sulphur

Monarch

Amelia Grimm

Port Mayaca, on Lake Okeechobee, Highway 441
Martin County, FL

With Leigh Williams. Brief stop while traveling back home.

  • Great Southern White 4
  • White Peacock 12
  • Monarch 1
  • Dorantes Longtail 1