Sighting for June 10, 2021

Joanne Langabee

Fontenelle Forest
Sarpy County, NE

During weekly survey of the forest we saw an eclosure of Hackberry Emperor. It has been hot and dry here, in the 90”s. Number of butterflies is increasing.

  • Pine White 110
  • Orange Sulphur 12
  • Dainty Sulphur 7
  • Banded Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 26
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 20
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Silvery Checkerspot 1
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Red Admiral 4
  • Red-spotted Admiral 3
  • Hackberry Emperor 200+
  • Monarch 4
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 5
  • Common Sootywing 5
  • Least Skipper 18

Hackberry Emperor

Banded Hairstreak

Orange Sulphur

Variegated Fritillary

Silvery Checkerspot