Butterfly Observations

E.g., Tuesday, September 29, 2020
E.g., Tuesday, September 29, 2020
E.g., Tuesday, September 29, 2020
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Date and Time Latitude Longitude Species Type Number Observed Flight Direction (Degrees)sort descending Wind Direction (Degrees) Wind Speed Observed By Description/Notes
2020-02-09 06:00:00 33.9626173 -77.92616350000003 Red admiral Presence of butterfly in your area 1 0 mariposa North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher, New Hanover County, North Carolina. Location precision: estimated within a 200m radius. Temperature 55 F, sunny, calm or light breezes. Observed by Harry LeGrand, CarolinaLeps Newsgroup. More...
2020-03-21 17:45:00 35.061871 -80.085352 Painted lady Presence of butterfly in your area 1 0 mariposa Pee Dee National Wildlife Refuge, Anson County, North Carolina. Location precision: estimated within a 1000m radius. Observed by Mike Turner, CarolinaLeps Newsgroup. "Today I visited Pee Dee NWRfrom about 12:45 to 5 pm. Weather was sunny and 80 F. More...
2020-03-30 19:37:00 34.04175137 -118.5794597 Painted lady Presence of butterfly in your area 1 337.5 5 mariposa Lower Topanga State Park, Topanga, California, USA. Location precision: within a 10m radius. Feeding on Wild Radish. 67 F, clear. Observed by andreacala, Vanessa Migration Project page, iNaturalist, https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/41077383 More...
2020-01-01 22:27:00 29.14592324 -83.04089386 Red admiral Presence of butterfly in your area 1 0 mariposa Cedar Key, Florida 32625, USA. Location precision: within an 8m radius. Observed by donmorrow, Vanessa Migration Project page, iNaturalist. https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/37175968 More...
2020-05-01 17:30:00 41.24517773495058 -96.08177750522786 Red admiral First butterfly of the season 1 112.5 7 Am30668 Resting on wild violet in front yard garden. Shady spot. More...
2020-02-24 20:30:00 36.15699336 -115.4242747 Painted lady Presence of butterfly in your area 1 0 mariposa Clark County, Nevada, USA. Location precision: within a 15m radius. 65 degrees, no wind. Observed by lonnyholmes, Vanessa Migration Project page, iNaturalist. https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/39191591 More...
2020-03-31 17:44:00 34.14233829 -118.7558822 Painted lady Presence of butterfly in your area 1 0 mariposa Agoura Cornell Knoll, Agoura Hills, California, USA. Location precision: within a 41m radius. This Painted Lady wasn’t migrating… She laid a single egg on a Milk Thistle. 76 F, clear to partly cloudy. Observed by andreacala, Vanessa Migration Project page, iNaturalist. More...
2020-01-28 17:15:00 19.05711583 -98.22862006000003 American lady Presence of butterfly in your area 1 0 mariposa La Paz, Puebla, Pue., México. Location precision: not recorded. Feeding on lantana; not flying. Sunny, warm; wind calm. Observed by bodofzt, Vanessa Migration Project page, iNaturalist. https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/38063280 More...
2020-03-21 17:45:00 35.061871 -80.085332 American lady Presence of butterfly in your area 1 0 mariposa Pee Dee National Wildlife Refuge, Anson County, North Carolina. Location precision: estimated within a 1000m radius. Observed by Mike Turner, CarolinaLeps Newsgroup. "Today I visited Pee Dee NWRfrom about 12:45 to 5 pm. Weather was sunny and 80 F. More...
2020-03-26 20:44:00 34.09743937 -118.6498883 Painted lady Presence of butterfly in your area 1 315.0 19 mariposa Calabasas Peak Trail, Stunt Road, Calabasas, California, USA. Location precision: within a 10m radius. Mud puddling, then meandering across the area. 55F, mostly sunny. Observed by andreacala, Vanessa Migration Project page, iNaturalist, https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/40817246 More...
2020-01-01 18:48:00 33.82505908 -116.3144637 Painted lady Presence of butterfly in your area 1 0 mariposa Palm Desert, California. Location precision: within a 19m radius. Observed by cae1, Vanessa Migration Project page, iNaturalist. https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/37175048 More...
2020-04-15 22:48:00 26.20416101827485 -80.28337774035734 Red admiral Presence of butterfly in your area 1 135.0 8 sueC No noticeable direction of flight, just roosting for the night. Same location as witnessed before and same behavior. Haven't seen this BF in 5 days and gave up looking for it, then there is was. It was witnessed by 2 neighbors. More...
2020-06-25 00:44:00 44.9162814 -93.31538379999999 Red admiral Presence of butterfly in your area 1 1 Livewombat Red Admiral butterfly on several white objects placed for it along the edge of a raised bed. He made a couple of circuits of the garden but no other butterflies were seen. More...
2020-04-08 12:20:00 51.49940787792805 10.068840633665527 Red admiral Presence of butterfly in your area 1 315.0 2 Sven Wagner First female of the season More...
2020-03-31 20:29:00 30.00063968 -93.24307089 American lady Presence of butterfly in your area 2 0.0 15 mariposa Lake Charles area, Louisiana, USA (location obscured). 2nd individual seen today. 75 F, partly cloudy. Observed by ilouque, Vanessa Migration Project page, iNaturalist. https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/41132145 More...
2020-01-01 14:01:00 37.679305 21.40958333 Painted lady Presence of butterfly in your area 1 0 mariposa Pirgou, Pyrgos, Ilia County, Dytiki Ellada, Greece. Location precision: within a 4m radius. Observed by christos13, Vanessa Migration Project page, iNaturalist. https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/37701444 More...
2020-03-30 20:20:00 42.00776214706462 -93.61324496094868 Painted lady First butterfly of the season 2 22.5 9 mariposa Two Painted Ladies visiting plants in the back plant area of Earl May Garden Center, Ames, Iowa. Observed by Rita Gartin. Sunny, 63 F/17 C, dew point 20 F/-7 C, north to northeast winds 8 - 10 mph, gusting to 18 mph. More...
2020-03-22 18:56:00 34.12354124 -118.6377279 Painted lady First butterfly of the season, Presence of butterfly in your area 2 180.0 10 mariposa Calabasas Peak Mtwy, Topanga, CA, USA. Location precision: within a 10m radius. There were at least two Painted Ladies patrolling the area. I saw two meet and tussle at one point. They stopped briefly to feed on California Brittlebush, then continued their wide, meandering circles. More...
2020-01-01 17:34:00 31.59361496 -111.0504842 Red admiral Presence of butterfly in your area 1 0 mariposa Carmen, Tumacacori-Carmen, Arizona. Location precision: within an 8m radius. Observed by desertharrier, Vanessa Migration Project page, iNaturalist. https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/37172971 More...
2020-04-07 14:30:00 34.10895525 -118.6618745 Red admiral Presence of butterfly in your area 1 67.5 3 mariposa Mulholland @ Ladybird, Calabasas, California, USA. Location precision: within a 13m radius. Surprise at 55 F... Perching on a Scrub Oak, then circling. 55F, partly cloudy. Observed by andreacala, Vanessa Migration Project page, iNaturalist. https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/41693514 More...
2020-03-28 13:53:00 51.49935313895761 10.068863081718384 Red admiral First butterfly of the season 1 0.0 2 Sven Wagner No description. More...
2020-06-23 00:15:00 44.9162814 -93.31538379999999 Red admiral First butterfly of the season 2 337.5 9 Livewombat Red Admiral established an apparent territory along the west side of a cement block raised vegetable bed and chased at least one other red admiral. This has been a consistent preferred location for territorial behavior for at least a couple of years. More...
2020-04-02 21:05:00 26.203980074317716 -80.28328952155556 Red admiral Presence of butterfly in your area 1 90.0 0 sueC This is a repeat performance that I noticed about a month ago with another Red Admiral. I have a stump near my pollinator garden of which it seems the R. A. likes to visit. This recent visit was about the same time ( 5-5.30 PM)every day at the same location in my yard. More...
2020-01-01 23:28:00 35.26351122 -120.8716488 American lady Presence of butterfly in your area 1 0 mariposa Los Osos, California 93402, USA. Location precision: within a 44m radius. Observed by norabales, Vanessa Migration Project page, iNaturalist. https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/37272498 More...
2020-05-07 07:15:00 42.5496 -86.00414 Red admiral First butterfly of the season 1 0 Ilse Gebhard Nectaring on garlic mustard. More...
2020-03-18 14:43:00 30.26566317 -93.19777026 American lady Presence of butterfly in your area 1 0 mariposa Lake Charles, Louisiana, USA. Location precision: within a 4m radius. Windy, 75F, mostly cloudy. Observed by ilouque, Vanessa Migration Project page, iNaturalist. https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/40254308 More...
2020-01-01 19:36:00 29.14162217 -81.04139717 Red admiral Presence of butterfly in your area 1 0 mariposa Bay Grove Drive, Port Orange, Florida. Location precision: not recorded. Observed by jsjo1294, Vanessa Migration Project page, iNaturalist. https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/37168843 More...
2020-04-03 21:13:00 34.13482851 -118.6485238 Red admiral Presence of butterfly in your area 3 180.0 10 mariposa Calabasas Village, Calabasas, California 91302, USA. Location precision: within a 181m radius. Three Red Admirals showed up at the west side of my house in the late afternoon and stayed for about half an hour, circling and chasing one another… 64 F, clear. More...
2020-03-19 12:15:00 51.148536092292964 13.882391602442729 Red admiral First butterfly of the season 2 225.0 6 Sven Wagner One female and one male; both on Salix caprea male flower catkins. More...
2020-04-01 22:15:00 26.094845475370004 -80.31302671242905 Red admiral Presence of butterfly in your area 2 0 badewitt 2 Red Admirals flying together and separately in 30' corridor. 1 landed on me at least 6 times. More...
2020-03-31 18:22:00 30.0879121 -93.34443768 American lady Presence of butterfly in your area 1 17 mariposa Lake Charles, Louisiana (location obscured). Visited clover and shallot flowers. Windy, 71F. Observed by ilouque, Vanessa Migration Project page, iNaturalist. https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/41119462 More...
2020-01-01 23:10:00 31.75847188 -110.8446103 Painted lady Presence of butterfly in your area 1 0 mariposa Pima County, Arizona, USA. Location precision: within an 8m radius. Observed by mccreedy, Vanessa Migration Project page, iNaturalist. https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/37218770 More...
2020-08-02 19:31:00 44.9162814 -93.31538379999999 American lady First butterfly of the season 1 180.0 4 Livewombat One American Painted Lady with a missing piece of the hind wing, nectaring on lantana, tithonia, cosmos, and phlox. Hanging around for at least an hour. More...
2020-02-28 19:45:00 34.17759185 -118.4719891 Painted lady First butterfly of the season, Presence of butterfly in your area 1 157.5 7 mariposa Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve, Van Nuys, California, USA. Location precision: within a 7m radius. Feeding on Black Mustard. Clear, 83F, 12% humidity. Observed by andreacala, Vanessa Migration Project page, iNaturalist, https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/39331270 More...
2020-05-15 16:40:00 41.2451916 -96.08179969999999 Painted lady Presence of butterfly in your area, Specimen Record 9 0.0 202.5 3 Am30668 Counted nine Painted Lady throughout various garden areas at my home. Some were in flight, others resting on the ground and rocks in the sun; three were on violet leaves. More...
2020-05-08 20:00:00 39.0997265 -94.5785667 Red admiral Presence of butterfly in your area 2 0.0 0 EBrown No description. More...
2020-05-07 18:15:00 39.0997265 -94.5785667 Red admiral Presence of butterfly in your area 1 0.0 0 EBrown No description. More...
2020-04-01 15:48:00 34.12480701 -118.6347964 Painted lady Migrating individual(s) 50 0.0 337.5 4 mariposa Summit to Summit Mtwy, Calabasas, California, USA. Location precision: within a 13 m radius. The Daily Vanessa: I did some roadside observations around a large patch of California Brittlebush on a north facing slope. More...
2020-05-02 16:18:00 41.24502642014944 -96.08183066793053 Red admiral Presence of butterfly in your area, Specimen Record 1 180.0 2 Am30668 Resting on the ground in a sunny spot of butterfly garden. More...
2020-03-29 21:17:00 26.04926434715416 -80.38335757213645 Red admiral Presence of butterfly in your area 1 180.0 0 badewitt Nectaring on Mikania scandens. Flew south. More...
2020-07-10 19:30:00 36.57914380937464 -118.29254150390625 West coast lady Migrating individual(s) 10000 270.0 270.0 4 robtsp Thousands of west coast ladies moving from the Owens Valley across the main 14,000 foot plus Sierra Crest to the west. Were not observed at lower elevations or on lower peaks such as Mt Chamberlin or Hitchcock Peak on the same day at all. More...
2020-03-29 22:00:00 33.163827 -117.2270312 Painted lady Migrating individual(s) 30 315.0 0 schnepp0410 No description. More...
2020-03-31 17:04:00 34.14295986 -118.7562604 Painted lady Migrating individual(s) 200 315.0 90.0 6 mariposa Agoura Cornell Knoll, Agoura Hills, California, USA. Location precision: within a 6m radius. …and they are migrating again through our area. In the span of an hour, I saw about 200 Painted Ladies flying in NW direction. This one put in a pit stop on a Black Mustard flower, then hurried onwards. More...
2020-03-30 22:30:00 33.592100755947065 -117.59808540344238 Painted lady Migrating individual(s) 50 315.0 0 TrabucoTrey Began in the mid-late afternoon sunshine on 3/30. 2 or 3 flying by every minute or so all around our area of inland Orange County. Friend in Bakersfield said they were passing through there the same day. They came along again the next day (3/31), and again today (4/1). More...
2020-05-27 04:03:00 26.1129928 -80.22847159999999 American lady Presence of butterfly in your area 1 315.0 135.0 0 badewitt Nectaring on Wedelia More...
2020-03-30 21:00:00 33.163827 -117.2270312 Painted lady Migrating individual(s) 60 337.5 0 schnepp0410 No description. More...
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