Monthly Archives: July 2012

Late July atlas update

It’s been a great few weeks for the Maritimes Butterfly Atlas. Some highlights include: Three Common Buckeyes seen together by Gary Stairs near Green Mountain, NB during the first week of July Bronze Copper at Miramichi, NB recorded July 9 … Continue reading

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Canada’s list of endemic butterflies shrinks

If you’ve ever been to one of my presentations on the Atlas then you’ve probably heard me talk about the Maritimes’ three endemic butterflies: Salt Marsh Copper, Maritime Ringlet, and Short-tailed Swallowtail. These three species are found in Canada and … Continue reading

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American Snout in Nova Scotia, and other great sightings

Kathleen Spicer found an American Snout in Advocate, NS, on Canada Day. This vagrant species has only been recorded once previously in Nova Scotia – Jeff Ogden and Katherine Goodwin collected a specimen in Brier Island in 2004. The other … Continue reading

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