Monthly Archives: July 2013

Tiger, Tiger, Burning Bright

What a show! ¬†Our most eye-catching butterfly seems to be flying wherever you look — and in numbers not seen in many years. We don’t have daily/monthly data going back before our log began, but we do have numbers for … Continue reading

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At its northeastern limits?

The scarcity of observations we have so far this year for Hayhurst’s scallopwing (only 9 as of 7-22-13) and Jesse Amesbury’s recent photo from his backyard inspired a look-back at our records for the species. In five and a half … Continue reading

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Weekend Adventurers

At least a dozen of our contributing observers were out in the field over the weekend, Saturday and Sunday, and we had some cool finds. Brian Johnson may have invented a new mode of butterfly-chasing as he brought his surfboard … Continue reading

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New Jersey Butterflies Website Takes Off

  NABA’s North Jersey Butterfly Club has launched a wonderful new website, packed with info about butterflies throughout the state. Go to the link below to see. The site is already extremely impressive, even with other sections still to be … Continue reading

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July Opens With a Flurry

  We’ve had some good finds and cool photos over the last week or so. ¬†Above and below, a small sampling: Thanks to each of these photographers for sharing their shots. Keep ’em coming!

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June 2013 Compilation

  Twenty-eight observers contributed to a total of 2041 reports last month, our highest total of June records in our six years of logging, breaking our record June total of 1844 observations compiled last year. From our last lingering pine … Continue reading

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