Sighting for June 30, 2020

Joanne Langabee

Fontenelle Forest
Sarpy County, NE

It was cloudy so wasn’t expecting to see much during my weekly survey route. Instead we saw over 300 butterflies in 3.5 hours. Hot and humid. First Common Sootywing of the year.

  • Zebra Swallowtail 1
  • Giant Swallowtail 2
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 5
  • Orange Sulphur 46
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 191
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 5
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 2
  • Gorgone Checkerspot 2
  • Pearl Crescent 32
  • Eastern Comma 2
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 8
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Red-spotted Purple 3
  • Hackberry Emperor 16
  • Tawny Emperor 5
  • Northern Pearly-eye 2
  • Monarch 14
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Common Sootywing 1

Eastern Tailed-Blue

Eastern Tailed-Blue

Monarch

Gorgone Checkerspot

Common Buckeye

Tawny Emperor

Monarch

Eastern Comma

Red-spotted Purple

Red Admiral

Northern Pearly-eye

Cabbage White

Common Sootywing

Orange Sulphur

Painted Lady