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Maritimes Butterfly Atlas Aviva Campaign

The Maritimes Butterfly Atlas has launched an Aviva Community Fund campaign. The MBA is competing with other projects for funding for the 2…

Started by John KlymkoLatest Reply

Eastern Tailed Blue - Everes comyntas - Aug 17, 2013

Saw this in my back yard today ... Minto, Aug 17, 2013. It looked like something I'd seen before but  those orange spots had me baffled. Th…

Started by Jimmy DeeLatest Reply

Big bug day and others day-May 18 2012

Late morning saw Chris Adam and me heading south from Fredericton to the Oromocto River at Fredericton Junction.1st stop was a sandy area w…

Started by Tony ThomasLatest Reply

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Henry's Elfin (Callophrys henrici)

Gilles B. had spotted one in the UNB Woodlot, Fredericton last week. As its a rarity in  NB, Gail and I wanted to find one if possible ...…

Started by Jimmy Dee

10 22 hours ago
Reply by Gail Taylor

Spring Azure

Back trail home May 12 2018 1:05 pm.

Started by Laurie Grattan

2 on Monday
Reply by Laurie Grattan

Hoary Elfin

A lifer for me if ID is correct. Seen on the Rock Road near Minto, May 9, 2018. Callophrys polios

Started by Jimmy Dee

9 May 13
Reply by Gabriel Gallant

Mourning cloak

Not the first Mourning Cloak butterfly this year, but the first for me. My earliest image is 25th of April, 2012. Took this with my 90mm ma…

Started by Chris Adam

4 May 8
Reply by Nancy Mullin

Azure [edit - Celastrina lucia]

Chris mentioned he saw one yesterday. Saw this one today May 5th, 2018, Rock road near Minto. It was nestled in the leaves trying to avoid…

Started by Jimmy Dee

9 May 7
Reply by Nancy Mullin

Monarch in Fredericton

I found a nice Monarch female at the Strawberry U-pick on Fredericton's north side, 18 Oct 2017, at the edge of the Nature Trust property.…

Started by Chris Adam

1 Oct 19, 2017
Reply by Laurie Grattan

Unknown Butterfly, Id needed

Found this fella on the Island(Grand Manan) but I forget where. I think it was around Red Point. Can anyone ID this one for me?

Started by Andrew Olive

8 Sep 17, 2017
Reply by Andrew Olive


We found a minimum of 10 monarchs on our first day at Grand Manan.  There were about 6 feeding at Southern head.  Probably fueling up befor…

Started by Andrew Olive

1 Sep 16, 2017
Reply by Nancy Mullin

Northern Crescent - August 29 2017

Nobody has been posting butterfly images lately,so here is one from 29 August 2017, from the Valley Trail in Silverwood. This is the only b…

Started by Chris Adam

1 Sep 10, 2017
Reply by Nancy Mullin

ID needed

Aug 17 2017 5:43pm Check Maritimes Butterfly Atlas can 't seem to fine it there is a few in the field guide that looks close to it but not…

Started by Laurie Grattan

5 Sep 1, 2017
Reply by Laurie Grattan


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