Sighting for August 9, 2018

Joanne Langabee

Fontenelle Forest
Sarpy County, NE

Went on weekly hike along the trails of the forest. It was a fantastic day for butterflying. We were out for 5.5 hours, average temperature 87 degrees and few clouds.

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Giant Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 4
  • Checkered White 2
  • Cabbage White 118
  • Clouded Sulphur 2
  • Orange Sulphur 40
  • Little Yellow 1
  • Dainty Sulphur 13
  • Gray Hairstreak 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 81
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 41
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Pearl Crescent 54
  • Question Mark 5
  • Eastern Comma 5
  • Painted Lady 2
  • Red Admiral 6
  • Common Buckeye 4
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Hackberry Emperor 1
  • Northern Pearly-eye 2
  • Monarch 29
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 13
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Common Sootywing 6
  • Least Skipper 205
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 2
  • Sachem 1
  • Delaware Skipper 8

Dainty Sulphur

Eastern Tailed-Blue

Clouded Sulphur

Pearl Crescent

Clouded Sulphur

Delaware Skipper

Little Yellow

Gray Hairstreak

Question Mark

Delaware Skipper

Red-spotted Purple

Tawny-edged Skipper

Tawny-edged Skipper

Common Buckeye

Northern Pearly-eye

Monarch

Sachem

Orange Sulphur