North American Butterfly Association
Hempstead Plains prairie preserve, Uniondale NY
Nassau County, NY
Highlights of our ongoing survey of this property- two new species for this site; hot and breezy 90 degrees. Buckeye continues, and was the commonest butterfly today, 10 or more seen at the main parcel (“Parcel A”). The northern broken dashes were at Parcel A (2) and Parcel D (2). All hairstreaks at Parcel A, where milkweed was not yet in full bloom; 1 seen nectaring on daisy fleabane.
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