Skippers of the Northeast - Identification


  • Many butterfly enthusiasts are stymied by the skippers. Most skippers, however, are readily identifiable in the field with the aid of close focusing binoculars. This online video guide presents the skippers as you will see them in their natural habitats. The narration describes characteristic features of each skipper that distinguish one species from another. Similar looking skippers as well as species that regularly fly together in the same habitat are placed together to facilitate comparison.