I spent a few days on two blocks in the Alburg area this week with 
Brendan Collins, Sarah Frey and Juan Klavins. We found about 27 
species or so on two blocks that had hardly anything done on them.

In no particular order from our sheets....

Summer Azure
Appalachian Brown - life butterfly for me!!!!  In a nasty swamp.
Cabbage White
Clouded Sulphur
Least Skipper
Northern Crescent
Painted Lady
Monarch - many. some mating and one ovipositing.
Silver-spotted Skipper
Dun Skipper
Eyed Brown
Eastern-tailed Blue
Great Spangled Fritillary
Common Wood Nymph (clouded form and intermediate form)
Mustard White
Orange Sulphur
Milbert's Tortoiseshell - many many larvae on stinging nettles
Black Swallowtail
Common Ringlet
Meadow Fritillary
Red Admiral
anglewing species
Peck's Skipper
Bronze Copper
American Copper
European Skipper

deer fly heaven!


Kent McFarland
Conservation Biology Department
Vermont Institute of Natural Science
27023 Church Hill Rd.
Woodstock, VT  05091
802-457-1053 x124