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Community Scientist Discovers New Butterfly Species for Vermont
Terri Armata, one of Vermont’s most ardent butterfly watchers, has done it again. For the second year in a row she has recorded a new butterfly species for Vermont. On June 30th in the far southwest corner of Vermont she photographed a Northern Oak Hairstreak (Satyrium favonius ontario) among the Banded Hairstreaks (Satyrium calanus) nectaring at Common Milkweed.
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What is flying around? New eB experimental feature!
Any Plans for this weekend? Do you want to know what is flying around today in your area?
We just put together an app that helps you with that!
Just draw around your area of interest, wait for a few seconds, and see all the species that had been reported there and when it is more probable that they’ll be flying there!