Butterfly Observations

E.g., Sunday, June 23, 2024
E.g., Sunday, June 23, 2024
E.g., Sunday, June 23, 2024
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Date and Time Latitude Longitude Species Type Number Observed Flight Direction (Degrees) Wind Direction (Degrees) Wind Speed Observed By Description/Notes
2024-02-02 21:00:00 33.94949 -80.65579 Red admiral First butterfly of the season 1 0 mariposa Carolina Leps newsgroup; Wateree Heritage Preserve/Wildlife Management Area, Richland County, South Carolina, USA. "Today on a whim, Dave and I went to Wateree River HP in Richland County to see if anything was flying. More...
2024-02-13 20:02:18 30.21682921 -97.86159937 Red admiral mariposa No description. More...
2024-02-26 06:00:00 35.81557 -78.7259 Red admiral First butterfly of the season 1 0 mariposa Observation by John Hendrix, Carl Alwin Schenck Memorial Forest, CarolinaLeps newsgroup. "...Red Admiral- 1. The weather was phenomenal today with mostly sunny skies and 70 degrees! Good Butterflying, John More...
2024-03-10 18:15:00 33.25596024 -93.97940197 Red admiral mariposa Sulphur River WMA Doddridge, AR More...
2024-03-18 20:06:00 33.432781 -94.027786 American lady mariposa Nix Creek Trail Texarkana, AR More...
2024-03-20 17:30:00 33.12481034 -117.3185184 Red admiral mariposa No description. More...
2024-03-30 15:38:00 39.13803056 -86.54083889 Red admiral mariposa No description. More...
2024-03-30 18:15:00 42.02455732672923 -88.78766548655653 Red admiral First butterfly of the season, Presence of butterfly in your area 6 270.0 90.0 4 JackPizzo 40 acres of restored prairie and wetland with native landscape. This is the 15th year they have come back. More...
2024-03-30 18:55:55 42.027009 -93.659682 Red admiral 4 14 mariposa First four Red Admirals of the season. Individuals were basking and perching in a sheltered valley, and one was migrating toward a direction between northeast and east-northeast (azimuth 57 degrees). More...
2024-03-31 19:27:00 31.982061 -95.889832 Red admiral mariposa No description. More...
2024-04-08 00:00:00 48.24724053 24.55327044 Red admiral mariposa No description. More...
2024-04-08 07:00:00 42.29943670027707 -83.42446804046631 Red admiral First butterfly of the season 1 0 Brenda Sattler No description. More...
2024-04-08 19:00:00 41.91805067227454 -88.41954054371165 Red admiral Presence of butterfly in your area 60 180.0 1 Tim Observed 60+ Red Admirals from the size of a dime to the size of a half dollar...They have been here for almost 2 weeks, particularly liking the Henbit purple flowers, Location is Oak Hills Ct, Campton Hills IL More...
2024-04-08 19:42:21 36.94061 -90.332478 American lady 1 10 mariposa One American Lady basking and flying, landing on pussytoes. Solar eclipse occurring; sun about 40% covered after totality. More...
2024-04-09 08:20:00 42.29933235627568 -83.42454154283003 American lady First butterfly of the season 1 0 Brenda Sattler She was laying eggs on my Pearly Everlasting (Anaphalis margaritacea). More...
2024-04-09 16:15:00 42.36484264 -82.92768242 Red admiral mariposa I saw two of them basking in the sun and flying around together More...
2024-04-10 00:00:00 44.41409214 -91.70346864 Red admiral mariposa I saw at least 6 Red Admirals today within about 1/2 mile. More...
2024-04-10 17:00:00 42.56879 -83.244639 Red admiral 7 mariposa No description. More...
2024-04-13 15:48:14 42.33940833 -83.46431667 Red admiral 1 mariposa No description. More...
2024-04-14 00:00:00 42.765333 -83.575503 Red admiral 1 5 mariposa flitted onto my outdoor lamp housing, sat only for a few seconds and then flitted away. about 9:45am. More...
2024-04-14 17:54:54 43.63769167 -79.39685 Red admiral mariposa No description. More...
2024-04-14 18:39:49 43.96154405 -78.20121533 Red admiral 7 mariposa Laurie Lawson NLTRUST Northumberland County. 11C sunny and windy More...
2024-04-14 23:58:07 43.57456229 -79.57100887 Red admiral mariposa No description. More...
2024-04-15 17:47:00 40.06541 -86.47958 Red admiral First butterfly of the season 2 0.0 180.0 1 Recycled Hoosier Two Red Admirals, observed while both landed on flowering crab tree blossoms More...
2024-04-15 20:55:37 42.36478 -82.92749667 Red admiral mariposa No description. More...
2024-04-19 09:40:00 41.40290708 2.061249327 Painted lady mariposa No description. More...
2024-04-19 10:04:00 41.40849994 2.057715513 Red admiral mariposa No description. More...
2024-04-19 20:18:45 41.95086333 -88.74204167 Red admiral 1 15 mariposa No description. More...
2024-04-21 15:45:00 39.19360103781285 -94.56035617340011 Red admiral First butterfly of the season 1 0 EBrown Observed butterfly nectaring on pansies More...
2024-04-22 21:00:00 41.9345 -88.757149 Red admiral 1 mariposa No description. More...
2024-04-23 18:46:00 43.04 -76.21 American lady Presence of butterfly in your area 1 0 SyracuseNY This butterfly spent quite a bit of time around my patch of pussytoes, but I didn't see any eggs. I used to have lots of Am. Ladies, which is why I planted so many pussytoes and pearly everlastings, but I haven't seen many the last few years. More...
2024-04-24 23:18:00 42.73020566475409 -94.71096423110568 Red admiral First butterfly of the season 1 0 Rschade It was on the hood of a car that was parked pointing West. The setting sun warmed the hood above ambient air temperature. More...
2024-04-25 19:49:48 43.98914743 -78.21774959 Red admiral 6 mariposa Laurie Lawson NLTrust Northumberland County More...
2024-04-25 21:00:00 43.04187537230668 -81.93183704808001 Red admiral Presence of butterfly in your area 2 180.0 10 ranae24 Not in flight but 2 Red Admirals were resting on a blooming Crabapple tree for quite a few minutes then started flying around each other for a minute before flying away into White Pine trees and I couldn't see them. More...
2024-04-26 16:47:00 43.04 -76.21 Red admiral Presence of butterfly in your area 1 0 SyracuseNY This is the second Red Admiral we've seen this year. It was just flying around the yard - no directional flight noted. It was a little breezy but not much. A sunny day. More...
2024-04-26 20:45:34 43.96247272 -78.19408805 Red admiral 1 mariposa No description. More...
2024-04-27 08:10:00 41.13149453 0.800415898 Painted lady mariposa No description. More...
2024-04-27 08:37:00 41.13208573 0.803867784 Painted lady mariposa No description. More...
2024-04-28 20:22:31 40.24784667 -76.91974667 Red admiral 1 4 mariposa No description. More...
2024-04-29 18:04:00 43.04082 -76.21265 Red admiral Presence of butterfly in your area 1 0 SyracuseNY Flying around our yard visiting plants. I have photos More...
2024-04-29 20:37:00 43.04082 -76.21265 Red admiral Migrating individual(s) 25 45.0 0 SyracuseNY They passed through my yard going toward the NorthEast. I didn't expect to see them and so I didn't count the individuals but quite a few went through for about a half hour then other individuals followed the same path for the next few hours but not as many at a time. More...
2024-05-01 15:00:00 43.107843796665954 -76.98678140905207 Red admiral Migrating individual(s), Presence of butterfly in your area 50 0 Bunjijk123 Seeing at least 100 flying through my property. More...
2024-05-01 23:30:00 43.12693 -76.1364 Red admiral Migrating individual(s) 50 0.0 90.0 6 jmwriter Steady, day-long flight that picked up around 3:00 p.m. ET and continued into the evening, with about 50 red admirals clustering around some spruce trees and others continuing north at 6:30 p.m. Peak intensity this afternoon was around 300 per hour. More...
2024-05-16 19:21:00 43.224136865703755 -73.71498227242606 Red admiral First butterfly of the season 1 0 Mountainviewer No description. More...
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