Greetings, VTLepsters:

Although I was mostly birding in the Champlain Valley today (1Sept.), I did 
managed to notice the following butterflies:

Black Swallowtail (Papilio polyxenes)
Cabbage White (Pieris rapae)
Clouded Sulphur (Colias philodice)
Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme)
Eastern Tailed Blue (Everes comyntas):
Meadow Fritillary (Boloria bellona)
"Pearl" Crescent (Phyciodes tharos)
"Northern" Crescent (P. selennis/cocyta)
Eastern Comma (Polygonia comma)
Viceroy (Limenitis archippus)
Monarch (Danaus plexippus)
Least Skipper (Ancyloxypha numitor)

I'm surprised that I missed Bronze Copper (Lycaena hyllus) -- I'm sure 
they're out there in the wetlands.

--Bryan Pfeiffer

The Vermont Butterfly Survey
A Project of the Vermont Institute of Natural Science

27023 Church Hill Road
Woodstock, VT 05091
(802) 454-4640

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