Butterflies and Moths of North America

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New York

Sighting Record 1232136

Observation Notes: 
Two butterflies were resting on a tree trunk. They would occasionally fly around the trunk and land again. I took these photos with my cell phone so they are as clear as I could get.
Region: 
United States
New York
Richmond County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 40.5825314, -74.12305470000001

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, September 8, 2019 - 15:00
Suggested Identification: 
Mourning Cloak Butterfly
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1232119

Observation Notes: 
It was on the door around noon when I left and still there now at 6:15 pm. It is about 60 degrees, cloudy partly sunny. Big storm last night. I do have a good bit of moths, especially white ones, around the house.
Region: 
United States
New York
Franklin County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.926890417017866, -74.33286238354526

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, September 8, 2019 - 16:39
Suggested Identification: 
Dot lined white artace cribraria
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1232110

Region: 
United States
New York
New York County
Location Notes: 
Photo taken in front of new Statue of Liberty visitor center on Liberty Island in New York City's harbor.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 40.6895453, -74.04492920000001

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, September 4, 2019 - 11:37
Suggested Identification: 
Common buckeye
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1232101

Observation Notes: 
Landed on mulch and remained there quietly for several minutes
Region: 
United States
New York
Orange County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 41.4135787, -74.33384230000001

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, September 8, 2019 - 08:30
Suggested Identification: 
Porcelain Gray Hodges#6598 Protoboarmia porcelaria adult female
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth
Date Notes: 
cool morning in lat summer

Sighting Record 1232079

Region: 
United States
New York
Rensselaer County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.6473576, -73.5892945

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, September 8, 2019 - 13:00
Suggested Identification: 
The Sweatheart
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1232072

Observation Notes: 
Nectaring on Billy Buttons (craspedia globosa)
Region: 
United States
New York
Nassau County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 40.6479607, -73.66040429999998

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, September 8, 2019 - 12:03
Suggested Identification: 
Summer Azure
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1232060

Region: 
United States
New York
Rensselaer County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.6694314, -73.57176629999998

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, September 8, 2019 - 11:42
Suggested Identification: 
Painted Lady
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1232044

Region: 
United States
New York
Tompkins County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.48037342756373, -76.45062653569028

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 10:40
Suggested Identification: 
White-banded Toothed Carpet
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1231959

Observation Notes: 
I have hiked the same trails and areas in Central New York for the last ten years. Usually I would see one or two Monarchs per week. Sometimes less. This year I've seen ten to twenty in a one to two hour hike. Several times per week. Others I have spoke to agreed. Just as info.
Region: 
United States
New York
Onondaga County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.1726652, -76.3346578

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, September 7, 2019 - 10:00
Suggested Identification: 
Monarch
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly
Date Notes: 
This is for July and August of this year

Sighting Record 1231942

Observation Notes: 
Seemed tired. Resting on a balloon flower garden plant, next to milkweed, pumping and quivering wings
Region: 
United States
New York
Washington County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.30005960080631, -73.5846614036999

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, September 7, 2019 - 16:00
Suggested Identification: 
Monarch
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly
Date Notes: 
Saturday