Recent sightings

Marcus Gray & Children

Home garden in Huguenot
Orange County, NY

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Silvery Checkerspot 1
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 5
  • Red-spotted Purple 3
  • Common Ringlet 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 4
  • Peck's Skipper 6
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 3
  • Northern Broken-Dash 1
  • Little Glassywing 2

Common Ringlet

Marcus Gray & Children

Bashakill WMA
Sullivan County, NY

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 2
  • Monarch 3
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 8
  • Least Skipper 3
  • Zabulon Skipper 1

Black Swallowtail

Gina Sousa

Royal Palm Beach
Palm Beach County, FL

First time seeing the Variegated fritillary in this area of Royal Palm Beach.

  • Variegated Fritillary 1

Variegated Fritillary

Variegated Fritillary

Variegated Fritillary

Lisa Quartararo

Woodbridge
Middlesex County, NJ

I’ve also seen about 5 skippers, but I could not identify them.

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Monarch 2

James L. Monroe

State Game Land #173 off Ridgemont Dr.
Beaver County, PA

Yesterday I reported on sightings from the western side of SGL #173, this is from the eastern side.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 10+
  • Checkered White common
  • Clouded Sulphur 2
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 8
  • American Snout 2
  • Red-spotted Purple 7
  • Monarch 6+
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 10+
  • Peck's Skipper 2

American Snout

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Randy Harrod

Ellington Agricultural Center
Davidson County, TN

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Gulf Fritillary 4
  • Clouded Skipper 1
  • Sachem common

Black Swallowtail

Clouded Skipper

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Gulf Fritillary

Mary Lynn Delfino

Springfield Bog Metro Park
Summit County, OH

88 degrees, SW 10
An incredible amount of fresh Monarchs, the most I have ever seen at this location.

  • Black Swallowtail 3
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Clouded Sulphur 5
  • Cloudless Sulphur 4
  • Little Yellow 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 5
  • Pearl Crescent 7
  • Painted Lady 10
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Viceroy 1
  • Monarch 40
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 7
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 7
  • Least Skipper 2
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Peck's Skipper 4
  • Zabulon Skipper 1

Denis C. Quinn

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

Today there were many Buckeyes and Pearl Crescents in Smartweed. Hot sunny near 90°

  • Zebra Swallowtail 1
  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 14
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White 16
  • Clouded Sulphur 15
  • Orange Sulphur 6
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 4
  • Pearl Crescent 21
  • Painted Lady 8
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 27
  • Red-spotted Purple 5
  • Monarch 5
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 19
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 2
  • Common Sootywing 1
  • Least Skipper 5
  • Peck's Skipper 14
  • Sachem 6
  • Zabulon Skipper 16

Common Buckeye

Pearl Crescent

Zabulon Skipper

Clouded Sulphur

Marcie Daniels

Summerville
Dorchester County, SC

Observed several hours this morning and afternoon before the rains came…..upper 80’s today

  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Gulf Fritillary 6
  • Monarch 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Fiery Skipper 1

Horace's Duskywing

Gulf Fritillary

Fiery Skipper

Monarch

Jim Wilkinson

Elkhorn Garden Plots, Columbia
Howard County, MD

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 13
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 15
  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Sleepy Orange 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • Variegated Fritillary 4
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Monarch 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 2
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 5
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Peck's Skipper 1
  • Southern Broken-Dash 1
  • Little Glassywing 2
  • Sachem 12
  • Zabulon Skipper 10

Sleepy Orange

Southern Broken-Dash

Common Checkered-Skipper

Mike Troyan

John Stretch Memorial Park
Palm Beach County, FL

Most butterflies were at the West side of park between the lake and dike

  • Orange-barred Sulphur 10
  • Barred Yellow 1
  • Gulf Fritillary 4
  • Julia Heliconian 5
  • Zebra Heliconian 6
  • Cuban Crescent 4
  • Phaon Crescent 6
  • Pearl Crescent 10
  • White Peacock abundant
  • Dorantes Longtail 2
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 5
  • Tropical Checkered-Skipper 8
  • Clouded Skipper 4
  • Brazilian Skipper 1

Barred Yellow

Brazilian Skipper

Clouded Skipper

Tropical Checkered-Skipper

Orange-barred Sulphur

Orange-barred Sulphur

Dorantes Longtail

Phaon Crescent

Pearl Crescent

Julia Heliconian

Julia Heliconian

Julia Heliconian

Common Checkered-Skipper

Cuban Crescent

Cuban Crescent

Steven Rosenthal, David Delucia

Lido Preserve, Lido Beach
Nassau County, NY

hihglights of a Short visit, hard to get exact number of Cloudless Sulphurs, but at least 4 to 5….one quite pale, apparently a female, which appears to be a recent arrival vs prior ones seen here. Snout in same place (trumpet vine).

  • Cloudless Sulphur 4+
  • American Snout 1

Mary Lynn Delfino

CVNP Terra Vista Natural Study Area
Cuyahoga County, OH

80 degrees, SW 8-10

  • Black Swallowtail 4
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 21
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 5
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 10
  • Silvery Checkerspot 6
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Common Wood-Nymph 5
  • Monarch 10
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 5
  • Least Skipper 13
  • Peck's Skipper 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 5

Edward Perry IV

Tosohatchee WMA
Orange County, FL

Went out for a few hours on my birthday, what better than to photograph butterflies?! Rachel and I surveyed a couple spots from about 9:15 to noon. Sunny, hot, humid. A good time was had by all!

  • Zebra Swallowtail 1
  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 9
  • Palamedes Swallowtail 9
  • Cloudless Sulphur 9
  • Barred Yellow 2
  • Ceraunus Blue 3
  • Little Metalmark 1
  • Gulf Fritillary 1
  • Phaon Crescent 8
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • White Peacock 6
  • Viceroy 3
  • Carolina Satyr 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 4
  • Northern Cloudywing 8
  • Horace's Duskywing 2
  • Zarucco Duskywing 1
  • White Checkered-Skipper 1
  • Swarthy Skipper 4
  • Clouded Skipper 4
  • Southern Skipperling 3
  • Fiery Skipper 7
  • Whirlabout 7
  • Southern Broken-Dash 3
  • Sachem 2
  • Delaware Skipper 15
  • Byssus Skipper 1
  • Palmetto Skipper 1
  • Monk Skipper 1
  • Ocola Skipper 2

Delaware Skipper

White Peacock

Palamedes Swallowtail

Little Metalmark

Delaware Skipper

Sachem

Sachem

Gulf Fritillary

Silver-spotted Skipper

Clouded Skipper

Horace's Duskywing

Palamedes Swallowtail

Cloudless Sulphur

Zarucco Duskywing

Southern Skipperling

Spicebush Swallowtail

Sachem

Palmetto Skipper

Delaware Skipper

Raven Archer Dillingham

Temple
Bell County, TX

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2

Mark and Holly Salvato

John Stretch Park, Clewiston
Palm Beach County, FL

  • Orange-barred Sulphur 12
  • Barred Yellow 3
  • Dainty Sulphur 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak 1
  • Gulf Fritillary 2
  • Julia Heliconian 9
  • Zebra Heliconian 1
  • Cuban Crescent 3
  • Pearl Crescent abundant
  • White Peacock abundant
  • Dorantes Longtail 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Tropical Checkered-Skipper 3
  • Three-spotted Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 2
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Ocola Skipper 1

Least Skipper

Julia Heliconian

Cuban Crescent

Cuban Crescent

Least Skipper

Julia Heliconian

Curtis A. Lehman

Forest Hills
Allegheny County, PA

  • Pipevine Swallowtail
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
  • Spicebush Swallowtail
  • Cabbage White
  • Orange Sulphur
  • Gray Hairstreak
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure
  • Silvery Checkerspot
  • Pearl Crescent
  • Question Mark
  • Eastern Comma
  • American Lady
  • Painted Lady
  • Red Admiral
  • Red-spotted Purple
  • Hackberry Emperor
  • Monarch
  • Silver-spotted Skipper
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing
  • Fiery Skipper
  • Peck's Skipper
  • Tawny-edged Skipper
  • Zabulon Skipper

James L. Monroe

State Game Land #173, off Rte. 168
Beaver County, PA

2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
low 80s, sunny

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 10+
  • Cabbage White common
  • Clouded Sulphur 5
  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3+
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 6+
  • Silvery Checkerspot 1
  • Pearl Crescent 3+
  • Eastern Comma 2
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Northern Pearly-eye 2
  • Monarch 6+
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 12+
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 2+
  • Least Skipper 3
  • Peck's Skipper 5+
  • Zabulon Skipper 3+

Wild Indigo Duskywing

Silver-spotted Skipper

Peck's Skipper

Cabbage White

David Benvent

Home, Morristown
Morris County, NJ

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3

Melissa Bruesehoff

Warren
Macomb County, MI

Sunny, around 82 degrees. Nice breeze, some humidity. First Viceroy visited cert garden #2490 this afternoon around 13:30.

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 6
  • Early Hairstreak 1
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Monarch 2