Monthly Archives: August 2014

Ocola Skipper on Campobello Island!

Another new butterfly species has been found in the Maritimes! This time it’s Ocola Skipper, an¬†essentially tropical species whose permanent range gets as far north as Texas and Florida.¬†On August 19th, Marcy Wagner of Lubec, Maine, photographed Ocola Skipper nectaring … Continue reading

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European Peacock near Halifax!

Duff and Donna Evers discovered a European Peacock this week near Halifax! This is the first record for this Eurasian species from the Maritimes. There are other Canadian records from Montreal and Harriston (southern Ontario). The first record from Montreal … Continue reading

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