Looks like Appalachian Brown to me…but the taxonomy on these is hardly resolved at this time.
For example, a very reddish-brown dark whatever shows up in old dry fields in Massachusetts in early August………It’s anybody’s guess at this time what THIS entity
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Today in Bennington Saw the first MONARCH of the year, alas, it was in the far end of an overgrown field and I couldn't get there for a pic.
Also Baltimore Checkerspot, Question Mark, and at a town wetland either an Eyed Brown or Appalachian Brown
As it flew briskly in a Woody area next to small wetland and without the low limpid winged flight of the Eyed Brown I am
calling it Appalachian Brown . Link to picture on VT Butterfly Flicker group below.
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