Details for Sighting Record 1068653

Date of Observation: October 07, 2015
Submitted By: purplechickadee
Species: Nymphalis vaualbum Compton Tortoiseshell
Specimen Type: Photograph
Observation Notes: The butterfly landed on my roof and rested, opening and closing its wings occasionally. About 3 minutes later, it started flying again and finally landed right in front of me on my closed-up umbrella on the deck!
Status: Resident
Verified By: Will Kerling
Record Verified Date: February 29, 2016
Review Notes: Great find!! / lived in western Montana for years and this bug was much more common there
Passaic County, New Jersey, United States