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Forum Name: Ohio Dragonfly's, Butterflies and Moths
Forum Description: Sightings for Dragonfly's, Butterflies and Moths
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Topic: butterfly numbers
Posted By: gcottier
Subject: butterfly numbers
Date Posted: 01 Sep 2017 at 4:06pm
The number of butterflies  seem very low this year; low swallowtails, no frittillaries, some monarchs, low skippers, yellows, no admirals,  etc.  Is this observed by others or is it just my imagination.

Posted By: dbohio
Date Posted: 02 Sep 2017 at 2:29am
Yes, the counts of butterflies has been extremely low this year. Personally I have seen quite a few monarchs over the past few weeks, certainly more than I did last year. But virtually every other butterfly number seem to be down.

Posted By: gcottier
Date Posted: 03 Sep 2017 at 11:45pm
Interestingly Monarchs have been the most common sighting for me too.  Exception to other low numbers is silver spotted skippers which are at usual numbers.

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Date Posted: 11 Sep 2017 at 6:43am
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Posted By: TKemp
Date Posted: 18 Sep 2017 at 9:49am
The butterfly experience in our yard near the Maumee River has been different. We have had at least 14 species visit our butterfly garden and 6 others have been elsewhere in the yard. Most common by far is Silver-spotted skipper (max of 17 at one time), but yesterday (9/17) there were 5 Painted ladies at once in the garden and 3 American snouts in the goldenrod meadow. It is interesting to watch the SS skippers as they are quite aggressive: they chase each other, other butterflies, and even hummingbirds away from the flowers!

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Posted By: gcottier
Date Posted: 19 Sep 2017 at 9:59pm
That's pretty good-good to  know.  No snouts in my area.  Some blues coppers and crescents and 1 Great spangled.
I like that about the hummingbird-saw similar incidents in my wild area.  The hummers seemed oblivious however.

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Date Posted: 03 Nov 2017 at 9:04am
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