Sighting for July 12, 2022

Joanne Langabee

Lauritzen Garden
Douglas County, NE

First time that we have seen 4 different blues at the Gardens. We usually see Summer Azure and Eastern Tailed Blue. Reakirt’s Blue we see occasionally and only one other time since 2015 have we seen a Marine Blue. It was sunny after a cloudy morning with temperatures around 83 degrees.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White 102
  • Orange Sulphur 19
  • Marine Blue 1
  • Reakirt's Blue 4
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 45
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 6
  • Pearl Crescent 18
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Hackberry Emperor 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 15
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 17
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 1
  • Sachem 9
  • Dun Skipper 2
  • Common Roadside-Skipper 1

Sachem

Reakirt's Blue

Silver-spotted Skipper

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Red Admiral

Eastern Tailed-Blue

Common Roadside-Skipper

Marine Blue

'Summer' Spring Azure

Reakirt's Blue