Howard County Bird Club

A Chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society (MOS)

Incidental Butterfly Report

When you have filled in the information below and marking the species, click ; the report is sent by email.

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Use the box for the number of individuals. Please use a number—not an x.

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REQUIRED. (Plus at least one butterfly sighting!)
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Email address:
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Temp range (F):
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Other species and comments:

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Some species names are in light green. If you see any of these, take a documentation photo for your records. When in doubt, take a photo!

Species in light blue or not on the list HAVE NOT BEEN SEEN DURING THE SURVEY. Take a documentation photo, send the photo attached to an email to Linda Hunt AND START CALLING OTHERS!

We have photos of most of the butterflies seen in Howard County HERE

Spread-winged Skippers
Silver-spotted Skipper
Long-tailed Skipper
Hoary Edge
Southern Cloudywing
Northern Cloudywing
Hayhurst's Scallopwing
Dreamy Duskywing
Juvenal's Duskywing
Horace's Duskywing
Wild Indigo Duskywing
Common Checkered-Skipper
Common Sootywing
Swarthy Skipper
Clouded Skipper
Least Skipper
European Skipper
Fiery Skipper
Leonard's Skipper
Peck's Skipper
Tawny-edged Skipper
Crossline Skipper
Southern Broken-Dash
Northern Broken-Dash
Little Glassywing
Mulberry Wing
Hobomok Skipper
Zabulon Skipper
Broad-winged Skipper
Dun Skipper
Dusted Skipper
Ocola Skipper
Pipevine Swallowtail
Zebra Swallowtail
Black Swallowtail
Giant Swallowtail
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Spicebush Swallowtail

Whites & Sulphurs
Cabbage White
Falcate Orangetip
Clouded Sulphur
Orange Sulphur
Cloudless Sulphur
Little Yellow
Sleepy Orange
Dainty Sulphur
American Copper
Bronze Copper
Coral Hairstreak
Banded Hairstreak
Striped Hairstreak
Red-banded Hairstreak
Juniper Hairstreak
Brown Elfin
Eastern Pine Elfin
Northern Oak Hairstreak
White M Hairstreak
Gray Hairstreak
Eastern Tailed-Blue
Spring Azure
Azure species
Summer Azure *
* Photo required only in April
and early May
American Snout
Variegated Fritillary
Great Spangled Fritillary
Meadow Fritillary
Silvery Checkerspot
Pearl Crescent
Baltimore Checkerspot
Question Mark
Eastern Comma
Mourning Cloak
American Lady
Painted Lady
Red Admiral
Common Buckeye
Red-spotted Purple
Hackberry Emperor
Tawny Emperor
Northern Pearly-eye
Appalachian Brown
Little Wood-Satyr
Common Wood-Nymph

Milkweed Butterflies
Monarch - adult
Monarch - caterpillar
Monarch - chyrsalis
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