Sighting for June 9, 2022

Joanne Langabee

Fontenelle Forest, Bellevue, NE
Sarpy County, NE

Yesterday I finished my weekly survey of the forest. Cabbage Whites were everywhere. Saw 3 new species for the year: Banded Hairstreak, Dainty Sulphur and Least Skipper. The Banded Hairstreak was a good find since lucky to see any in a year and I saw 6.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 5
  • Cabbage White 197
  • Dainty Sulphur 1
  • Banded Hairstreak 6
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2
  • Eastern Comma 4
  • Hackberry Emperor 3
  • Monarch 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 5
  • Least Skipper 2

Banded Hairstreak

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Least Skipper

Cabbage White

Eastern Comma

Hackberry Emperor

'Summer' Spring Azure

Silver-spotted Skipper

Eastern Tailed-Blue

'Summer' Spring Azure