Sighting for July 8, 2022

Ronald Hedden

Albany Pine Bush Preserve - Visitor Center
Albany County, NY

Half of my usual search area was subjected to a controlled burn recently, but the butterfly sightings were still quite good for a brief visit.

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Coral Hairstreak 1
  • Edwards' Hairstreak 3
  • Banded Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • 'Karner' Melissa Blue 8
  • Common Wood-Nymph 4
  • Southern Cloudywing 1
  • Northern Broken-Dash 1

Edwards' Hairstreak

Gray Hairstreak

'Karner' Melissa Blue

'Karner' Melissa Blue

Edwards' Hairstreak

Coral Hairstreak