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April 2003 Butterfly Sightings

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April 30, 2003 Western Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Sara Orangetip (3)
Sulphur sp (2)
Acmon Blue (6)
Lupine Blue (5)
Northern Checkerspot (4)
California Tortoiseshell (1)
Painted Lady (4000+)
West Coast Lady (1)
Common Buckeye (4)
Common Ringlet (14)
Funereal Duskywing (2)
Northern White-Skipper (3)
Juba Skipper (6)
Erskine Creek Rd., Kern Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
April 30, 2003 White sp. (3)
Painted Lady (1000+ (Many VERY worn)
West Coast Lady (1+)
Desert National Wildlife Range, Clark Co., NV (S Potter)
April 30, 2003 Cabbage White (27)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
American Copper (17)
Henry's Elfin (19)
American Lady (6)
Sandy Hook, Gateway National Recreation Area, Monmouth County, NJ (K Keating)
April 30, 2003 Zebra Swallowtail (16)
Black Swallowtail (4)
Giant Swallowtail (3)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Palamedes Swallowtail (2)
Great Southern White (30)
Cloudless Sulphur (2)
Barred Yellow (2)
Little Yellow (6)
Dainty Sulphur (4)
Oak Hairstreak (1)
Gray Hairstreak (5)
Red-banded Hairstreak (6)
Little Metalmark (5)
Gulf Fritillary (1)
Zebra Heliconian (8)
Phaon Crescent (17)
Pearl Crescent (4)
American Lady (2) (both fresh)
Red Admiral (6)
Common Buckeye (36)
White Peacock (10)
Viceroy (4)
Carolina Satyr (50)
Georgia Satyr (14)
Monarch (1)
Queen (9)
Long-tailed Skipper (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (5) (fresh)
Horace's Duskywing (3)
Zarucco Duskywing (4)
Common Checkered-Skipper (1)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (10)
Swarthy Skipper (1)
Clouded Skipper (1)
Least Skipper (8)
Southern Skipperling (6)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Tawny-edged Skipper (1)
Whirlabout (6)
Southern Broken-Dash (7)
Sachem (2)
Delaware Skipper (1)
Aaron's Skipper (6) (4 worn, 2 fresh)
Palatka Skipper (1) (fresh)
Dusted Skipper (1)
Eufala Skipper (1)
Twin-spot Skipper (14)
Ocola Skipper (1)
Kissimmee Prairie Preserve, FL (B & L Cooper, L Atherton, K Lebo, P Miller & 3 student interns)
April 29, 2003 White sp. (1) (Either Cabbage or Margined) Everett Community College Campus, Everett, WA (W Alexander)
April 29, 2003 Pipevine Swallowtail (100)
Giant Swallowtail (4)
Checkered White (10)
Orange Sulphur (3)
Southern Dogface (40)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Large Orange Sulphur (1)
Little Yellow (15)
Dainty Sulphur (45)
Oak Hairstreak (35)
Gray Hairstreak (3)
Reakirt's Blue (7)
American Snout (1)
Variegated Fritillary (12)
American Lady (2)
Red Admiral (2)
Common Buckeye (4)
Tawny Emperor (18)
Queen (1)
Sickle-winged Skipper (6)
Horace's Duskywing (2)
Common Checkered-Skipper (5)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Whirlabout (4)
Southern Broken-Dash (1)
Celia's Roadside-Skipper (1)
Sarco Ranch, TX (J Glassberg)
April 28, 2003 Cabbage White (5)
Spring Azure (dozens)
Satyr Comma (5)
Mukilteo Blvd to Forest Park, Everett, WA (W Alexander)
April 28, 2003 Pipevine Swallowtail (14)
Checkered White (1)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Southern Dogface (9)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Large Orange Sulphur (1)
Mexican Yellow (1)
Little Yellow (34)
Dainty Sulphur (90)
Great Purple Hairstreak (1)
Oak Hairstreak (41)
Gray Hairstreak (9)
Dusky-blue Groundstreak (1)
Ceraunus Blue (1)
Reakirt's Blue (1)
Rounded Metalmark (1)
American Snout (7)
Gulf Fritillary (1)
Variegated Fritillary (12)
Texan Crescent (1)
Vesta Crescent (3)
Question Mark (4)
American Lady (4)
Red Admiral (3)
Common Buckeye (65)
Goatweed Leafwing (1)
Hackberry Emperor (3)
Tawny Emperor (4)
Little Wood-Satyr (1)
Queen (2)
Coyote Cloudywing (1)
Horace's Duskywing (2)
Funereal Duskywing (4)
Common Checkered Skipper (2)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (6)
Turk's-cap White-Skipper (4)
Clouded Skipper (1)
Fiery Skipper (2)
Whirlabout (2)
Southern Broken-Dash (1)
Sachem (1)
Dun Skipper (4)
Celia's Roadside-Skipper (2)
Eufala Skipper (1)
Southeast of Gillett, Karnes Co., TX (D Muschalek)
April 28, 2003 Giant Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2) (1 dark morph female nectaring on rose verbena)
Spicebush Swallowtail (2)
Falcate Orangetip (2)
'Olive' Juniper Hairstreak (7)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (6)
Spring Azure (2) (mating)
Pearl Crescent (5)
Eastern Comma (1)
American Lady (1)
Red-spotted Admiral (2)
Goatweed Leafwing (3) (1 faded)
Gemmed Satyr (10)
Carolina Satyr (2)
Monarch (1) (very faded)
Pepper and Salt Skipper (1)
Long Hunter State Park, Bryant Grove Trail, TN (R Venerable)
April 28, 2003 Spring Azure (4) Willowdale (east) State Forest, Ipswich-Topsfield, MA (F Goodwin)
April 28, 2003 Pipevine Swallowtail (1) (early date) Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx, NY (T Fiore)
April 28, 2003 Falcate Orangetip (1) (female) Marlborough Twp., Montgomery Co., PA (W Jacobs)
April 28, 2003 Cabbage White (53)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
American Copper (4)
Henry's Elfin (15)
Gray Hairstreak (2)
Sandy Hook, Gateway National Recreation Area, Monmouth Co., NJ (K Keating)
April 28, 2003 Cabbage White (9)
Orange Sulphur (1)
American Lady (2)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Mills Reservation, Essex County, NJ (A Baytas)
April 28, 2003 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1) Great Swamp NWR, Morris County, NJ (A Baytas)
April 27, 2003 White sp. (1) (Margined or Veined White)
Cabbage White (2)
Spring Azure (dozens)
Satyr Comma (10 ?
Painted Lady (1) (First of year)
Howarth Park and Ridgemont Drive, Everett, WA (W Alexander)
April 27, 2003 Cabbage White (1)
Olympia Marble (1)
Henry's Elfin (1)
Spring Azure (2) (form marginata)
Milbert's Tortoiseshell (1)
Waushara Co., WI (M Reese)
April 27, 2003 Cabbage White (6)
Frosted Elfin (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Hempstead Plains, Nassau Co., NY (J Price)
April 27, 2003 West Virginia White Broome County, NY (B Grosek)
April 27, 2003 Black Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (17)
Spicebush Swallowtail (3)
West Virginia White (32)
Cabbage White (7)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Spring Azure (6)
Meadow Fritillary (1)
Red Admiral (3)
Juvenal's Duskywing (23)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (2)
Roaring Run Trail, Armstrong Co., PA (C Lehman)
April 27, 2003 Black Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (100+)
Clouded Sulphur (30+)
Orange Sulphur (4)
American Copper (5)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (13)
Spring Azure (3)
Big Brook County Park, Marlboro, Monmouth County, NJ (K Keating)
April 27, 2003 Cabbage White (6)
Falcate Orangetip (4) (males)
Spring Azure (35)
Mourning Cloak
Jenny Jump State Forest, NJ (J Flynn, L Flynn)
April 27, 2003 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (20+)
Falcate Orange-Tip (20+)
American Copper (15+)
Pine Elfin (7)
Brown Elfin (6)
Hoary Elfin (5)
Sleepy Duskywing (1)
Lakehurst and Warren Grove, NJ (H Zirlin)
April 27, 2003 Pipevine Swallowtail (6)
Zebra Swallowtail (1)
Black Swallowtail (2) (females)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (75)
Spicebush Swallowtail (6)
Orange Sulphur (6)
Sleepy Orange (2)
Frosted Elfin (10)
Eastern Pine Elfin (2)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Red-banded Hairstreak (10)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (30)
Pearl Crescent (60)
Red-spotted Admiral (3)
American Lady (15)
Red Admiral (1) (a first for the year for most)
Gemmed Satyr (2)
Carolina Satyr (15)
Silver-spotted Skipper (3)
Juvenal's Duskywing (150)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (4)
Mottled Duskywing (1) (fresh female; oviposited on Ceanothus)
Common Sootywing (1)
Cobweb Skipper (10)
Dusted Skipper (2)
Pepper and Salt Skipper (2) (fresh)
Carolina Roadside-Skipper (2)
REVERSED ROADSIDE-SKIPPER (1) (New to eastern Piedmont!)
Common Roadside-Skipper (1) (New to Franklin Co)
Shocco Creek Game Land, Franklin Co., NC (CBS field trip: D Carter, R Emmitt, S Funderburk, J & S Bumgarner, H LeGrand)
April 26, 2003 Olympia Marble (4)
Gray Comma (1)
Comma sp. (2)
Red Admiral (2)
Waushara Co., WI (M Reese)
April 26, 2003 Spring Azure (1)
Comma sp. (1)
Mourning Cloak (3)
Red Admiral (1)
Long Point, Toronto, Ont (C McLauchlan)
April 26, 2003 Zebra Swallowtail (3)
Giant Swallowtail (2)
Palamedes Swallowtail (1)
Great Southern White (7) (6 laying eggs on nastursium)
Little Yellow (4)
Oak Hairstreak (1)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Red-banded Hairstreak (4)
Zebra Heliconian (8)
Phaon Crescent (12)
Pearl Crescent (3)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (11)
White Peacock (2)
Hackberry Emperor (1)
Carolina Satyr (37)
Georgia Satyr (2)
Queen (2)
Horace's Duskywing (4)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (1)
Swarthy Skipper (2)
Clouded Skipper (1)
Least Skipper (1)
Southern Skipperling (1)
Tawny-edged Skipper (6)
Whirlabout (15)
Southern Broken-Dash (12) (2 very worn)
Delaware Skipper (2)
Aaron's Skipper (7)
Dusted Skipper (2)
Twin-spot Skipper (12)
Ocola Skipper (2)
Kissimmee Prairie Preserve FL (L & B Cooper, M A Freidman, D Cutler, L A Brooks)
April 25, 2003 Western White (5)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Brokenshell Pasture, SK (M Bailey)
April 25-26, 2003 Pipevine Swallowtail (8)
Black Swallowtail (2)
Giant Swallowtail (5)
Checkered White (10)
Great Southern White (20)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Southern Dogface (3)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Large Orange Sulphur (1)
Little Yellow (4)
Sleepy Orange (3)
Dainty Sulphur (100s)
Gray Hairstreak (30+)
Western Pygmy-Blue (2)
Reakirt's Blue (10)
Rounded Metalmark (1)
Gulf Fritillary (2)
Variegated Fritillary (30)
Phaon Crescent (1)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (5)
Tropical Buckeye (1) (Dark)
Monarch (4)
Sickle-winged Skipper (1)
False Duskywing (1)
Funereal Duskywing (7)
Com/White Checkered-Skipper (10)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (2)
Desert Checkered-Skipper (1)
Sachem (4)
Celia's Roadside-Skipper (1)
Eufala Skipper (3)
Salt Marsh Skipper (1)
Obscure Skipper (7)
Ocola Skipper (1)
Magic Ridge, Indianola, Calhoun Co., TX (R Wauer, TOS Convention Field Trip)
April 25, 2003 Checkered White (1) (fresh male; rare at this site) Central Park, Newe York, NY (T Fiore)
April 25, 2003 Black Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (10)
Spicebush Swallowtail (2)
West Virginia White (3)
Cabbage White (42)
Falcate Orangetip (5)
Clouded Sulphur (12)
Orange Sulphur (7)
Spring Azure (5)
Meadow Fritillary (1)
Eastern Comma (2)
Red Admiral (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (2)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (4)
Youghiogheny River Trail, Westmoreland Co., PA (C Lehman)
April 25, 2003 Black Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (103)
Clouded Sulphur (33)
American Copper (2)
Gray Hairstreak
Eastern Tailed-Blue (11)
Spring Azure
Meadow Fritillary
Mourning Cloak
Big Brook County Park, Marlboro, Monmouth County, NJ (L & K Keating)
April 25, 2003 Falcate Orangetip (1) (female) Cherry Hill, NJ (D Amadio)
April 25, 2003 Cabbage White (12)
Red Admiral (1)
Hyper Humus area, Layfette, Sussex Co., NJ (L Peskac, J Cinquina)
April 24, 2003 Cabbage White (1)
Spring Azure (10+) (first of the year)
Howarth Park and El Charlee St, Everett, WA (W Alexander)
April 24, 2003 Cabbage White (10)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Meadow Fritillary (1)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (5) (including 1 mating pair)
Independence Marsh, Independence Twp., Beaver Co., PA (B Walbek)
April 24, 2003 Orange Sulphurs (100s) (immigrants or emergents)
American Copper (1)
Henry's Elfin (1)
American Lady (1)
Woodcock Trail in Cape May NWR, Cape May Co., NJ (C Sutton)
April 24, 2003 Eastern Tailed-Blue (2) (males) Cherry Hill, NJ (D Amadio)
April 24, 2003 Checkered White (5) Sandy Hook, Monmouth Co., NJ (D Panko, T Battaly)
April 24, 2003 Zebra Swallowtail (2)
Black Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (4)
Spicebush Swallowtail (25)
Palamedes Swallowtail (20)
Henry's Elfin (1) (very worn)
Red-banded Hairstreak (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (2)
Pearl Crescent (8)
Common Buckeye (6)
American Lady (2)
Red-spotted Purple (1)
Southern Pearly-eye (1)
Carolina Satyr (6)
Silver-spotted Skipper (4) (including a female laying eggs on Robinia
hispida var. elliottii)
Southern Cloudywing (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (35)
Horace's Duskywing (1)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (1) (new to county)
Fiery Skipper (1) (female)
Yucca Giant-Skipper (1)
Pondberry Bay Preserve in Sampson Co., NC (H LeGrand)
April 24, 2003 Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Red Admiral (many) (migrating north)
Dare Co., NC (J DiOrio)
April 23, 2003 Eastern Tailed-Blue (1) (first of the year) Goshen, Cape May Co., NJ (C Sutton)
April 22-23, 2003 Zebra Swallowtail (8)
Spicebush Swallowtail (~20)
Palamedes Swallowtail (4)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Red-banded Hairstreak (9)
Henry's Elfin (5)
Pearl Crescent (2)
American Lady (1)
Southern Pearly Eye (3)
Carolina Satyr (18)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (6)
Hayhurst's Scallpwing (1)
Zabulon Skipper (1 fresh male)
Cliffs of the Neuse State Park in Seven Springs, NC (B Pfeiffer)
April 22, 2003 Falcate Orangetip (4)
Eastern Comma (1)
Weatherby Road, Cape May Co., NJ (K Johnson)
April 21, 2003 Pipevine Swallowtail (6)
Checkered White (40)
Falcate Orangetip (2) (1 male, 1 female)
Orange Sulphur (45+)
Southern Dogface (4)
Cloudless Suphur (1)
Lyside Sulphur (100s)
Little Yellow (10)
Mimosa Yellow (1)
Sleepy Orange (15)
Dainty Sulphur (50+)
Gray Hairstreak (8)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (1)
Reakirt's Blue (6)
Fatal Metalmark (1)
American Snout (4)
Variegated Fritillary (4)
Bordered Patch (10)
Crimson Patch (3)
Vesta Crescent (2)
Phaon Crescent (1)
American Lady (4)
Red Admiral (35)
Common Buckeye (3)
Viceroy (3)
Hackberry Emperor (2)
Empress Leilia (25)
Tawny Emperor (2)
Queen (2)
Funereal Duskywing (2)
Com/White Checkered-Skipper (8)
Desert Checkered-Skipper (2)
Common Streaky-Skipper (5)
Clouded Skipper (1)
Fiery Skipper (2)
Orange Skipperling (6)
Sachem (2)
Dun Skipper (2)
Dotted Roadside-Skipper (1)
Eufala Skipper (3)
Hondo Creek, Medina Co., TX (R Wauer)
April 21, 2003 Eastern Pine Elfin (1)
Spring Azure (1)
Willowdale East State Forest, Ipswich / Topsfield MA (F Goodwin)
April 20, 2003 White sp. (10)
Painted Lady (80-100+)
Red Admiral (1)
Henderson Bird Reserve, Henderson, NV (S Potter)
April 20, 2003 Falcate Orangetip (6)
Spring Azure (1)
Compton Tortoiseshell (1)
American Lady (2)
Hook Mt., Rockland Co., NY (J Lampkin)
April 20, 2003 West Virginia White (6-8) Delaware Township, Mercer Co., PA (S Butcher)
April 20, 2003 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (7)
Spring Azure (3)
Hopewell Twp., Beaver Co., PA (B Walbek)
April 20, 2003 Black Swallowtail (male)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (male) [Early NNJ Record by one day?]
Cabbage White (23)
Eastern Tailed-blue
Spring Azure (female)
Mourning Cloak (2)
Thompson Park, Lincroft, Monmouth County, NJ (L & K Keating)
April 19, 2003 Anise Swallowtail (1)
Western Tiger Swallowtail (4)
Mustard White (16)
Sara Orangetip (25)
Spring Azure (14)
Northern Checkerspot (1)
Satyr Comma (1)
Oreas Comma (4)
American Lady (3)
Painted Lady (3)
West Coast Lady (1)
Red Admiral (6)
Common Buckeye (12)
Lorquin's Admiral (2)
Common Ringlet (23)
Mournful Duskywing (2)
Sachem (1)
Umber Skipper (2)
Location: Anthony Chabot Regional Park, Alameda Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
April 19, 2003 Painted Lady (20+) Las Vegas, NV (S Potter)
April 19, 2003 Clouded Sulphur (1)
Dainty Sulphur (2)
Sagebrush Checkerspot (12)
Painted Lady (1)
Common Checkered-Skipper (3)
Common Sootywing (1)
South Valley, Bernalillo Co. NM (S Drilling, C Rustay)
April 19, 2003 Cabbage White (4)
Falcate Orangetip (21 males)
Spring Azure (12 marginata, 2 lucia)
Eastern Comma (1)
Mourning Cloak (6)
Compton Tortoiseshell (2)
Hook Mt., Kakiat Park, Mt. Ivy, Rockland Co., NY (NABA-NY field trip)
April 19, 2003 Red Admiral (1)
Eastern Comma (2)
Falcate Orangetip (7)
Henry`s Elfin (1)
Gray Hairstreak (1) (fresh)
Duskywing Sp. (1)
Maurice River Botanical Gardens, Heislerville, Cumberland Co., NJ (J DiOrio)
April 18, 2003 Pipevine Swallowtail (25+)
Giant Swallowtail (20)
Checkered White (5)
Great Southern White (2)
Falcate Orangetip (3)
Orange Sulphur (6)
Southern Dogface (5)
Cloudless Sulphur (2)
Large Orange Sulphur (1)
Lyside Sulphur (2)
Little Yellow (3)
Sleepy Orange (1)
Gray Hairstreak (5)
Dusky-blue Groundstreak (1)
Rounded Metalmark (1)
Gulf Fritillary (2)
Variegated Fritillary (2)
Phaon Crescent (4)
Pearl Crescent (2)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (1)
Goatweed Leafwing (4)
Carolina Satyr (2)
Little Wood-Satyr (3)
Queen (4)
Coyote Cloudywing (1)
Funereal Duskywing (1)
Com/White Checkered-Skipper (3)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (2)
Desert Checkered-Skipper (2)
Clouded Skipper (3)
Fiery Skipper (3)
Sachem (1)
Dun Skipper (2)
Celia's Roadside-Skipper (1)
Eufala Skipper (1)
Goliad, Goliad Co., TX (R Wauer)
April 17, 2003 Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Anise Swallowtail (5)
Brown Elfin (2)
Silvery Blue (3)
Boisduval's Blue (2)
Field Crescent (1)
Variable Checkerspot (28)
West Coast Lady (3)
Common Buckeye (4)
Common Ringlet (4)
San Bruno Mountain State and County Park, San Mateo Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
April 16, 2003 Cabbage White (1) Brookridge Blvd, Everett, WA (W Alexander)
April 16, 2003 Pipevine Swallowtail (25)
Giant Swallowtail (3)
Two-tailed Swallowtail (4)
Checkered White (22)
Falcate Orangetip (5) (3 females; 2 males)
Orange Sulphur (40)
Southern Dogface (32)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Lyside Sulphur (9)
Little Yellow (2)
Sleepy Orange (110)
Dainty Sulphur (80)
Juniper Hairstreak (8)
Gray Hairstreak (16)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (1)
Dusky-blue Groundstreak (1)
Reakirt's Blue (8)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (13)
Rounded Metalmark (1)
American Snout (2)
Gulf Fritillary (10)
Variegated Fritillary (24)
Bordered Patch (32)
Texan Crescent (1)
Vesta Crescent (30)
Phaon Crescent (10)
Question Mark (1)
American Lady (6)
Red Admiral (16)
Common Buckeye (25)
Goatweed Leafwing (8)
Hackberry Emperor (2)
Little Wood-Satyr (1)
Monarch (6)
Queen (20)
White-striped Longtail (15)
Northern Cloudywing (16)
Texas Powdered-Skipper (1)
Common/White Checkered-Skipper (1)
Desert Checkered-Skipper (38)
Common Streaky-Skipper (4)
Clouded Skipper (1)
Orange Skipperling (7)
Southern Skipperling (2)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Sachem (40)
Dun Skipper (6)
Nysa Roadside-Skipper (12)
Dotted Roadside-Skipper (1)
Celia's Roadside-Skipper (1)
Eufala Skipper (4)
Government Canyon State Natural Park, TX (D Muschalek, C Green, R Wauer)
April 16, 2003 Mourning Cloak (several) Bronte Creek Provincial Park, Oakville, Ont (J Dow)
April 16, 2003 White sp. (probably West Virginia)
Cabbage White (3)
Spring Azure (4)
Eastern Comma (1)
Sleepy Duskywing (1)
Raccoon Creek State Park, Beaver Co., PA (B Walbek)
April 16, 2003 Cabbage White (10-12)
Spring Azure (4)
Red Admiral (1)
Hopewell Twp, Beaver Co., PA (B Walbek)
April 16, 2003 Cabbage White (7)
Checkered White
Mourning Cloak
American Lady
Red Admiral
Sandy Hook p/o Gateway National Recreation Area, Monmouth County, NJ (K
Keating)
April 16, 2003 Henry's Elfin (2)
Eastern Pine Elfin (2) (one laying eggs on pine)
Juniper Hairstreak (10 (fresh, probably just emerged)
Spring Azure (20+)
Dennisville, Cape May Co., NJ (P Sutton, Cape May Bird Observatory
Butterfly Walk)
April 16, 2003 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Palamedes Swallowtail (7)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Spring Azure (1)
Common Buckeye (2)
Red-spotted Admiral (3)
Little Wood-Satyr (1)
Southern Cloudywing (2)
Common Roadside-Skipper (1)
Niceville, FL (M A Friedman)
April 15, 2003 Red Admiral (1) LaSalle County, IL (C & J McKee)
April 15, 2003 Eastern Comma (1)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary, Topsfield MA (F Goodwin)
April 15, 2003 Milbert's Tortoiseshell (2) Bolton Flats, Worcester Co. MA (T Murray)
April 15, 2003 Spring Azure (2)
Eastern Comma (3)
Compton Tortoiseshell (1)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Oxbow NWR, Worcester Co. MA (T Murray)
April 15, 2003 Falcate Orangetip (4)
Cabbage White (1)
Spring Azure (1)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Hook Mnt., Congers, NY Rockland Co., NY (F Bonanno)
April 15, 2003 Falcate Orangetip (6) (all males) Hook Mtn., Rockland Co., NY (F Bonanno, T Fiore, K Wallstrom)
April 15, 2003 Spring Azure (7) (just out, mostly marginata)
Eastern Comma (2)
Mourning Cloak (7)
Compton Tortoiseshell (6)
Mt. Ivy, Rockland Co., NY (T Fiore, K Wallstrom)
April 15, 2003 American Copper (1) Cape May Point State Park, NJ (G Meyers)
April 14, 2003 Cabbage White (2) El Charlee St and Ridgemont Drive, Everett, WA (W Alexander)
April 14, 2003 Monarch (female, first of the year) St. Peters, MO (D Barry)
April 14, 2003 Eastern Comma (1)
Compton Tortoiseshell (1)
Mourning Cloak (5)
High Park, Toronto, Ont (C McLauchlan)
April 14, 2003 Spring Azure (1)
Eastern Comma (1)
Mourning Cloak (2)
Painted Lady (1) (worn)
Hook Mtn., Rockland Co., NY (T Fiore)
April 14, 2003 Falcate Orangetip (1) ( Male) Cherry Hill, NJ ( D. Amadio)
April 14, 2003 Cabbage White (3)
Brown Elfin (2)
Henry's Elfin (14)
Spring Azure (34)
Belleplain State Forest on Tom Field Rd., in Cape May Co., NJ (L Zemaitis, M O'Brien)
April 14, 2003 Painted Lady (1)(beat up!) Thompson's Beach, Cumberland Co., NJ (V Elia)
April 14, 2003 Zebra Swallowtail (4)
Black Swallowtail (1)
Palamedes Swallowtail (75)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (9)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Henry's Elfin (1)
Azure sp. (4)
Pearl Crescent (3)
Mourning Cloak (1)
American Lady (1)
Red Admiral (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (10)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (possible) (1)
Croatan National Forest, near New Bern, NC (B Pfeiffer)
April 14, 2003 Cassius Blue (20-25) Norton Museum of Modern Art/Interior Courtyard Garden, West Palm Beach, Palm Beach Co., FL (M Diederich)
April 14, 2003 Giant Swallowtail (2)
Cassius Blue (3)
Gulf Fritillary (3)
Monarch (1)
Southern Cloudywing (2)
Bethesda by the Sea Church, Palm Beach, Palm Beach Co., FL (M Diederich)
April 14, 2003 Monarch (5) Boyton Beach Library/Butterfly Garden, Boyton Beach, Palm Beach Co., FL (M Diederich)
April 13, 2003 Cabbage White (2)
Painted Lady (100+)
Buhl, ID
April 13, 2003 Beautiful Beamer (First U.S. record!) Bentsen State Park, Mission, TX (D Hanson)
April 13, 2003 Pipevine Swallowtail (52)
Giant Swallowtail (6)
Falcate Orangetip (5) (2males, 3 females)
Orange Sulphur (4)
Southern Dogface (32)
Cloudless Sulphur (2)
Large Orange Sulphur (8)
Lyside Sulphur (6)
Little Yellow (2)
Sleepy Orange (3)
Dainty Sulphur (8)
Gray Hairstreak (18)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Rounded Metalmark (2)
Variegated Fritillary (22)
Bordered Patch (2)
Phaon Crescent (3)
Question Mark (3)
American Lady (8)
Red Admiral (18)
Common Buckeye (36)
Goatweed Leafwing (2)
Hackberry Emperor (14)
Gemmed Satyr (2)
Little Wood-Satyr(17)
Monarch (4)
Coyote Cloudywing (31) (new high count!)
Horace's Duskywing (4)
Funereal Duskywing (1)
Common Checkered-Skipper (26)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (4)
Turk's-cap White-Skipper (1)
Common Streaky-Skipper (1)
Julia's Skipper (1)
Clouded Skipper (1)
Least Skipper (9)
Southern Skipperling (2)
Fiery Skipper (4)
Whirlabout (1)
Southern Broken-Dash (2)
Sachem (14)
Dun Skipper (13)
Celia's Roadside-Skipper (38)
Eufala Skipper (2)
8 miles southwest of Yorktown, Dewitt County,TX (D Muschalek)
April 13, 2003 Black Swallowtail (4)
Giant Swallowtail (1)
Checkered White (1)
Falcate Orangetip (1) (female)
Orange Sulphur (4)
Southern Dogface (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (3)
Little Yellow (3)
Dainty Yellow (5)
Gray Hairstreak (2)
American Snout (1)
Gulf Fritillary (1)
Variegated Fritillary (4)
Silvery Checkerspot (2)
American Lady (6)
Red Admiral (2)
Common Buckeye (20+)
Goatweed Leafwing (1)
Little Wood-Satyr (1)
Funereal Duskywing (10)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (1) (very worn)
Common Checkered-Skipper (4)
Clouded Skipper (1)
Fiery Skipper (3)
Sachem (4)
Eufala Skipper (2)
Bastrop & Buescher State Parks and McKinney Roughs, Bastrop Co., TX (B Ribble, R Wauer)
April 13, 2003 Zebra Swallowtail (1)
Black Swallowtail (2)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Falcate Orangetip (32)
Clouded Sulphur (7)
Orange Sulphur (6)
Henry's Elfin (3)
Juniper Hairstreak (3)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (8)
Spring Azure (2)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Question Mark (2)
Eastern Comma (2)
Gray Comma (1)
Painted Lady (1)
Red Admiral (3)
Goatweed Leafwing (4)
Sleepy Duskywing (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (18)
Busch Conservation Area, MO (J Ziebol, Y Homeyer, D Bozzay, D Berry, J Moe, C & B Noe, S Marshall, K Paradise, S Goldman, I Goldman)
April 13, 2003 Spring Azure (2) LaSalle County, IL (C & J McKee)
April 13, 2003 Zebra Swallowtail (4)
Black Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (33) (very fresh, 20 puddling in one spot)
Spicebush Swallowtail (3)
Falcate Orangetip (22)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (2)
Pearl Crescent (1) (very fresh)
Painted Lady (1)
Sleepy Duskywing (2)
Juvenal's Duskywing (35)
Horace's Duskywing (16)
Duskywing sp. (252)
Land Between The Lakes - Hematite Lake Trail, KY (P Venable, R Venable)
April 13, 2003 Cabbage White (25)
Spring Azure (32)
Eastern Comma (7)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Painted Lady (1) (Fresh)
Round Hill Park, Allegheny Co., PA (C Lehman)
April 13, 2003 Cabbage White (1)
Spring Azure (1) (marginata)
Mourning Cloak (2)
High Mountain Park Preserve, Passaic County, NJ (NABA-North Jersey
field trip)
April 13, 2003 Cabbage White (1)
Mourning Cloak (2)
Mills Reservation, Essex County, NJ (A Baytas)
April 13, 2003 Brown Elfin (1)
Henry's Elfin (4)
Eastern Comma (1)
Old Robbins Trail, off Jakes Landing Road, in Cape May Co., NJ (C Sutton, J Dowdell)
April 13, 2003 Brown Elfin (4)
Henry's Elfin (8)
Eastern Pine Elfin (3)
Spring Azure (12)
Great Cedar Swamp Division of Cape May NWR, Cape May Co., NJ (T Reed, P Reed, E Lovitz, M McCabe)
April 13, 2003 Brown Elfin (1)
Spring Azure (5)
Beaver Swamp WMA, Cape May Co., NJ (G Myers, T Reed, P Reed, K Johnson, T Knipper)
April 13, 2003 Zebra Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (50)
Falcate Orangetip (3)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Sleepy Orange (6)
Eastern Pine Elfin (2)
Frosted Elfin (4) (all fresh males, some emerged during the day)
Henry's Elfin (1) (seen only by one person)
Gray Hairstreak (1)( tiny but very fresh)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (6)
Spring Azure (10) ( included a few uncertain Azures)
Variegated Fritillary (2)
Pearl Crescent (4)
American Lady (2)
Question Mark (1) (worn)
Monarch (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (200)
Cobweb Skipper (1) (fresh male)
Carolina Roadside-Skipper (2)
Shocco Creek Game Land, Franklin Co., NC (CBS field trip; 16 individuals)
April 13, 2003 Black Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (1)
Henry's Elfin (2) (both perched on Am. Holly)
Eastern Pine Elfin (1) (worn)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Common Sootywing (3)
DeHart Botanical Gardens, south of Louisburg, NC (J Pippen, H LeGrand)
April 13, 2003 Zebra Swallowtail (17)
Black Swallowtail (2)
Palamedes Swallowtail (1)
Great Southern White (31)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Little Yellow (3) (1 white form)
Oak Hairstreak (1)
Gray Hairstreak (2)
Little Metalmark (2)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Phaon Crescent (22)
Pearl Crescent (2)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (10)
White Peacock (4)
Hackberry Emperor (1)
Least Skipper (1)
Southern Skipperling (2)
Tawny-edged Skipper (1)
Whirlabout (10)
Southern Broken-Dash (1)
Delaware Skipper (3)
Aaron's Skipper (12)
Monk Skipper (1)
Twin-spot Skipper (2)
(L & B Cooper, D & S Jue, M Wheeler; K Suarez)
April 13, 2003 Zebra Swallowtail (2)
Great Southern White (7)
Cloudless Sulphur (2)
Red-banded Hairstreak (5)
Ceraunus Blue (1)
Little Metalmark (1)
Gulf Fritillary (1)
Pearl Crescent (12)
White Peacock (1)
Carolina Satyr (2)
Queen Danaus (2)
Whirlabout (1)
Southern Broken-Dash (1)
Delaware Skipper (9)
Dusted Skipper (5) (with extensive hindwing white spots)
Twin-spot Skipper (22)
Jonathan Dickinson State Park, FL (NABA-Atala Chapter : A Edwards, D Edwards, L Edwards, E Smith, H Wiedemann, E Tannehill, D Leone, D Cutler, M Cutler, D Dixon, J Mitchell, M Mitchell)
April 13, 2003 Black Swallowtail (2)
Great Southern White (20)
Little Yellow(3)
Marine Blue? (1)
Ceraunus Blue (3)
Zebra Heliconian (7)
Common Buckeye (2)
Blowing Rocks Preserve, Palm Beach Co., FL (M Diederich)
April 12, 2003 Pipevine Swallowtail (2)
Zebra Swallowtail (6)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (6)
Cabbage White (1)
Falcate Orangetip (2)
Clouded Sulphur (3)
Spring Azure (8)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (100)
Lost Valley Trail, MO (Y Homeyer)
April 12, 2003 Goatweed Leafwing (1) LaRue\Pine Hills, Union County, IL (C & J McKee)
April 12, 2003 Zebra Swallowtail (11)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Falcate Orangetip (50)
Eastern Comma (3)
Mourning Cloak (2)
Sleepy Duskywing (3)
Juvenal's Duskywing (24)
Horace's Duskywing (39) (one very faded)
Land Between The Lakes - Honker Bay Trail, KY (P Venable, R Venable)
April 12, 2003 Red Admiral (1) Central Park, New York, NY (P Sussman)
April 12, 2003 Spring Azure (3) Rockland Co., NY (J Lampkin)
April 12, 2003 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (15+)
Palamedes Swallowtail (100+) (including several females laying eggs on Red Bay)
Pine Elfin (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Spring Azure (4)
Pearl Crescent (10+) (including mated pair)
Carolina Satyr (2)
Sleepy Duskywing (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (5)
Horace's Duskywing (1)
Green Swamp Vic. of Supply, NC (H Zirlin, J Ingraham)
April 12, 2003 Monarch (4) Boyton Beach Library Butterfly Garden, Boyton Beach, Palm Beach Co., FL (M Diederich)
April 11, 2003 White-M Hairstreak (female; unusual & early record)
Henry's Elfin (2) (1 male, 1 female)
Pine Elfin (2)
Monarch (1) (first sighting of year)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Mourning Cloak (2)
Zebra Swallowtail (3)
Falcate Orange-Tip (many)
Juvenal's Duskywing (many)
Sleepy Duskywing (4)
Bell Smith Springs, Pope County, IL (C & J McKee)
April 11, 2003 Mourning Cloak (1) Shiawassee NWR, Saginaw Co., MI (D Peters)
April 11, 2003 Compton Tortoiseshell (2)
Mourning Cloak (1)
High Park Toronto, Ont (C McLauchlan )
April 11, 2003 Falcate Orangetip (44) (2 on glade sandwort)
Juniper Hairstreak (5)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (7)
Red Admiral (2)
Goatweed Leafwing (4) (1 old & 1 faded)
Gemmed Satyr (21)
Juvenal's Duskywing (3)
Horace's Duskywing (1)
Pepper and Salt Skipper (1)
Bryant Grove Trail starting from Couchville Lake, Long Hunter State Park, TN (C McAlindon, R Venable)
April 11, 2003 Giant Swallowtail (3)
Gulf Fritillary (2)
Zebra Heliconian (2)
Cassius Blue (7)
Mangrove Skipper (3)
Gumbo Limbo, Palm Beach Co., FL (M Diederich)
April 11, 2003 Giant Swallowtail (1)
Cassius Blue (1)
Gulf Breeze State Park, Palm Beach Co., FL (M Diederich)
April 10, 2003 Compton Tortoiseshell (11) Regina, SK (B Luterbach)
April 10, 2003 Mourning Cloak (1) Weyburn, SK (J Whitell)
April 10, 2003 Mourning Cloak (1) Toronto, Ont (C McLauchlan)
April 9, 2003 Cabbage White (15)
Gray Hairstreak (3)
Mylitta Crescent (3)
Satyr Comma (5)
Milbert's Tortoiseshell (1)
Common Checkered-Skipper (1)
Common Sootywing (1)
Niagara Springs WMA, ID
April 8, 2003 Compton Tortoiseshell (1) Regina, SK (B Luterbach)
April 7, 2003 Anise Swallowtail (6)
Western Tiger Swallowtail (4)
Cabbage White (11)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Spring Azure (1)
West Coast Lady (2)
Red Admiral (6)
Common Checkered-Skipper (1)
Fiery Skipper (3)
Umber Skipper (8)
Buena Vista Park/ Corona Heights San Francisco, CA (J Hall)
April 6, 2003 Black Swallowtail (2)
Two-tailed Swallowtail (2)
Sara Orangetip (3)
Dainty Sulphur (2)
Thicket Hairstreak (1)
Juniper Hairstreak (1)
Arizona Hairstreak (1)
Marine Blue (1)
Spring Azure (1)
Sagebrush Checkerspot (2)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Question Mark (1)
Painted Lady (1)
Sleepy Duskywing (1)
Common Checkered-Skipper (1)
Kingston, Sierra Co., NM (D Emkalns, B Neville, C Rustay)
April 6, 2003 Cabbage White (1) Central Park, New York, NY (T Fiore)
April 5, 2003 Pipevine Swallowtail (19)
Anise Swallowtail (1)
Western Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Mustard White (2)
Cabbage White (1)
Large Marble (28)
Sara Orangetip (26)
Orange Sulphur (4)
Purplish Copper (1)
Western Pine Elfin (5)
Spring Azure (27)
Silvery Blue (26)
Acmon Blue (1)
Field Crescent (2)
Mylitta Crescent (5)
Satyr Comma (1)
California Tortoiseshell (1)
West Coast Lady (5)
Common Buckeye (22)
Common Ringlet (65)
Common Checkered-Skipper (14)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Sachem (7)
Umber Skipper (2)
Wildcat/ Tilden Regional Parks, Contra Costa Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
April 5, 2003 Spring White (2)
Checkered White (1)
Sara Orangetip (4)
LITTLE YELLOW (1)
Sleepy Orange (1)
Dainty Sulphur (12)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Marine Blue (2)
Painted Lady (2)
West Coast Lady (3)
Queen (1)
Golden-headed Scallopwing (1)
Sleepy Duskywing (1)
Mournful Duskywing (3)
Duskywing sp. (3)
Common Checkered-Skipper (1)
White-barred Skipper (2)
Clanton Canyon, Hidalgo Co., NM (D Emkalns, B Neville, C Rustay)
April 5, 2003 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Falcate Orangetip (16)
Spring Azure (2)
Eastern Comma (3)
Gemmed Satyr (2)
Juvenal's Duskywing (6)
Common Sootywing (2)
Pepper and Salt Skipper (1)
Bryant Grove Trail, Long Hunter State Park, TN (P Venable, R Venable)
April 4, 2003 Pearly Marble (1)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Dainty Sulphur (7)
Great Purple Hairstreak (4)
Marine Blue (2)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Painted Lady (4)
Golden-headed Scallopwing (1)
Arizona Powdered-Skipper (1)
Sleepy Duskywing (1)
Funereal Duskywing (1)
Common Checkered-Skipper (18)
Common Streaky-Skipper (3)
Spring Canyon State Park, Luna Co., NM (D Emkalns, B Neville, C Rustay)
April 3, 2003 Zebra Swallowtail (5)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (1)
Falcate Orangetip (20)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Question Mark (1)
Eastern Comma (4)
Juvenal's Duskywing (22)
Warner Park - Mossy Ridge Trail, TN (R Venable)
April 2, 2003 Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Giant Swallowtail (1)
Two-tailed Swallowtail (1)
Southern Dogface (1)
Sleepy Orange (2)
Texan Crescent (5)
Vesta Crescent (2)
Red Admiral (1)
Goatweed Leafwing (2)
Gemmed Satyr (7)
Mazans Scallopwing (2)
Texas Powdered-Skipper (5)
Clouded Skipper (2)
Orange Skipperling (1)
Zabulon Skipper (1) (new record for South Texas)
Celia's Roadside-Skipper (1)
Landa Park, Panther Canyon, TX (J Glassberg)
April 2, 2003 Cabbage White
Spring Azure
Hopewell Twp., Beaver Co., PA (B Walbek)
April 2, 2003 Orange Sulphur (1) Green Creek in Cape May Co., NJ (V Elia)
April 2, 2003 Cabbage White (1) Cape May Bird Observatory, Goshen, NJ (P Sutton)
April 2, 2003 Spring Azure (60)
Question Mark (1)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Belleplain State Forest, NJ (J Dowdell)
April 2, 2003 Spring Azure (30)
Question Mark/Eastern Comma (1)
Jakes Landing & Dennisville RR, NJ (P Sutton)
April 1, 2003 Two-tailed Swallowtail (2)
Spring White (1)
Pima Orangetip (1)
Sara Orangetip (12)
Dainty Sulphur (12)
Great Purple Hairstreak (3)
Ilavia Hairstreak (2)
Variable Checkerspot (3)
California Tortoiseshell (1)
Painted Lady (11)
Sleepy Duskywing (1)
Funereal Duskywing (3)
White Checkered-Skipper (2)
Yucca Giant-Skipper (2)
Hualapai Mountain Park Road Mohave Co., AZ (J Hall, D Edwards)
April 1, 2003 Clouded Sulphur (4)
Eastern Comma (3)
Reelfoot Lake State Park & NWR, TN (R Venable)


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