Sighting for June 7, 2022

Joanne Langabee

Lauritzen Garden
Douglas County, NE

Turned out to be a great day for butterflying after a cloudy morning. Temperature around 70-75 degrees and 50% clouds. Saw first Delaware Skipper, Dun Skipper and Sootywing Skipper of the year. Numbers finally going up again after a low 2 weeks ago of 12.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 78
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 12
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2
  • Hackberry Emperor 5
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 24
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Common Sootywing 1
  • Delaware Skipper 1
  • Hobomok Skipper 1
  • Dun Skipper 1

Hackberry Emperor

Silver-spotted Skipper

Cabbage White

Delaware Skipper

Delaware Skipper

Silver-spotted Skipper

Dun Skipper

Hobomok Skipper