Not the best time for a butterfly count — didn't start till 4 p.m. Thursday — but had a Monarch, a clearwing moth and plenty of Red Admirals, Broad-winged Skippers and Cabbage Whites.
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Date and Time span: 071510, 1555 hours-1620 hours
Temperature: 83 degrees
__Clear and Sunny
Observers: Jim W.
x_small meadow near Guardhouse (Orange Sulphur)
1Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Whites and Sulphurs Family Pieridae
x Cabbage White
Brush-footed Butterflies Family Nymphalidae
7 Red Admiral
Milkweed Butterflies Family Danaidae
Skippers Family Hesperiidae
Clear-winged Moths Family Hemaris
1 Snowberry (dark legs)
Notes: American Lady, 2 Pearl Crescents, Black Swallowtail seen earlier in day.