Monthly Archives: August 2013

New butterfly for Nova Scotia!

On August 21, Phil Schappert photographed the first records of Eastern Tailed-Blue for Nova Scotia. He saw the species at three locations on East Mount Folly Road, near Debert. At least three individuals were present at one of the locations, … Continue reading

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Slow year for butterflies highlights importance of Atlas

Something I’ve heard from atlassers and naturalists across the Maritimes this year is that butterflies are present in very low numbers. As a rough gauge for the level of abundance, consider the following numbers: in 2012, 2,779 records were submitted … Continue reading

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