Sighting for July 12, 2018

Joanne Langabee

Fontenelle Forest
Sarpy County, NE

It was hot and humid, start temperature was 82 and 5 hours later 94. Weekly walk at the forest. Part of the route had been flooded for 2 weeks so good to be able to walk it again. Butterflies there but not as many as usual. Saw 23 different species which is great for this area.

  • Black Swallowtail 9
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 99
  • Orange Sulphur 11
  • Dainty Sulphur 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 23
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 14
  • American Snout 3
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Question Mark 2
  • Eastern Comma 16
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 5
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • Viceroy 1
  • Hackberry Emperor 4
  • Northern Pearly-eye 1
  • Common Wood-Nymph 1
  • Monarch 6
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 5
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 23

Common Wood-Nymph

Common Buckeye

Northern Pearly-eye

Black Swallowtail

Hackberry Emperor

Eastern Tailed-Blue

Black Swallowtail

Red Admiral

American Lady

Variegated Fritillary

Black Swallowtail

Black Swallowtail

Question Mark

Common Checkered-Skipper