Butterflies and Moths

“We must remain as close to the flowers, the grass, and the butterflies as the child who is not yet so much taller than they are.” Friedrich Nietzsche


Bug-eyed Butterfly
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Orange Dog
Southern Belle
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Silver-spotted Skipper
Common Wood-Nymph (Cercyonis pegala alope)
Giant Swallowtail
Common Wood-nymph (Cercyonis pegala)
Major Sallow Moth -Male
Azalea Sphinx Moth
Summer Azure Butterfly on Lavender
Missing the Monarchs
Swamp Milkweed is a Butterfly Magnet
All Too Common a Butterfly
Common Ringlet
American White Admiral Butterfly
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Breakfast Is Served
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Attention to Detail
Eastern Tailed-blue Butterfly
Art On-the-Wing
White Ermine Moth
Virginia Ctenucha Moth on Common Milkweed
Smile For The Camera
Bad For Squash - Squash Vine Borer Moth
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Virginia Ctenucha Moth


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Butterflies and Moths of New Hampshire

According to 'Butterflies and Moths of North America's' (BAMONA) database, there are currently sighting records for 293 butterfly and moth species verified in New Hampshire. 


Of the 293 verified New Hampshire species, there are just 110 butterfly and moth species verified in Cheshire County where Distant Hill Gardens is located.