Sighting for August 3, 2017

Joanne Langabee

Lauritzen Gardens, Omaha, NE
Douglas County, NE

It was cloudy most all viewing period and winds averaging 18 mph, and temperature of 70 degrees. Not what you think of as good butterfly weather. We were surprised to see over 200 butterflies

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 4
  • Cabbage White 84
  • Orange Sulphur 47
  • Cloudless Sulphur 6
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 4
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 3
  • Pearl Crescent 14
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Painted Lady 6
  • Common Buckeye 5
  • Hackberry Emperor 1
  • Monarch 5
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 37
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 30
  • Fiery Skipper 2
  • Peck's Skipper 1
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 4
  • Sachem 3
  • Zabulon Skipper 1