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January 2003 Butterfly Sightings

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January 31, 2003 Orange Sulphur (1)
California Tortoiseshell (1)
Common Buckeye (3)
Monarch (1)
Wildcat Canyon Regional Park, Contra Costa Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
January 31, 2003 Gulf Fritillary (5) (including 1 caterpillar) San Jose, CA (M Magoski)
January 31, 2003 Southern Dogface (1)
Cloudless Suplhur (1)
Lyside Sulphur (3)
Mexican Yellow 1)
Little Yellow (1)
Gray Hairstreak (2)
Dusky-blue Groundstreak (40+) (principally nectaring on flowering hedge of little-leaf viburnum)
Blue Metalmark (5)
American Snout (4)
Red Admiral (2)
White Peacock (4)
Mexican Bluewing (4)
Carolina Satyr (12)
Brown Longtail (1)
Sickle-winged Skipper (2)
Common/White Checkered-Skipper (3)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (1)
Laviana White-Skipper (2)
Clouded Skipper (2)
Los Ebanos, TX (R Wauer)
January 30, 2003 Anise Swallowtail (1)
California Tortoiseshell (1)
West Coast Lady (1)
Common Buckeye (1)
San Bruno Mt. State and County Park, San Mateo County, CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
January 31, 2003 Pipevine Swallowtail (8)
Checkered White (1)
Orange Sulphur (3)
Little Yellow (2)
Dainty Sulphur (10)
Variegated Fritillary (4)
Definite Patch (55-60)
Vesta Crescent (1)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Common/White Checkered-Skipper (1)
Clouded Skipper (1)
Kingsville, Kleberg Co., TX (R Wauer)
January 26, 2003 Southern Dogface (1)
Sleepy Orange (1)
Dainty Sulphur (1)
Mimbres River near Grant/Luna County line, NM (C. Rustay)
January 23, 2003 Pipevine Swallowtail (2)
Orange Sulphur (6)
Southern Dogface (6)
Large Orange Sulphur (1)
Little Yellow (4)
Dainty Sulphur (8)
Gray Hairstreak (2)
American Snout (4)
Variegated Fritillary (4)
Definite Patch (53)
Vesta Crescent (10)
Red Admiral (2)
White Peacock (1)
Queen (1)
Common Checkered-Skipper (8)
Dick Kleberg Park, Kingsville, TX (R Thacker, D Muschalek)
January 19, 2003 Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Gulf Fritillary (1)
Julia Heliconian (3)
Zebra Heliconian (15)
Phaon Crescent (6)
Pearl Crescent (1)
White Peacock (10)
Viceroy (1)
Queen (1)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (25)
Ocola Skipper (10)
Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge, FL (A & L Edwards, K Malone)
January 17, 2003 Satyr Comma (2)
California Tortoiseshell (1)
Mourning Cloak (1)
West Coast Lady (1)
Red Admiral (2)
Common Buckeye (2)
Tilden/ Wildcat Canyon Regional Parks Contra Costa CO., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
January 16, 2003 Spring Azure (2)
Satyr Comma (4)
Oreas Comma (2)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Lady sp (1)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (1)
Burleigh Murray State Park San Mateo Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
January 12, 2003 Pipevine Swallowtail (1) (very fresh male) Molino Basin Pima Co. AZ (H Zirlin)
January 11, 2003 Southern Dogface (2)
Dainty Yellow (15+)
Spring Azure (2)
Box Canyon Pima County AZ (H Zirlin)
January 10, 2003 Great Southern White (3)
Cloudless Sulphur (7)
Gulf Fritillary (27)
Julia Heliconian (11)
Zebra Heliconian (32)
Common Buckeye (1)
White Peacock (8)
Viceroy (4)
Queen (5)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (3)
Fakahatchee Strand S.P., FL (J Bertram)
January 7, 2003 Satyr Comma (3)
Red Admiral (1)
Burleigh H. Murray State Park, San Mateo County, CA (B Kirshner)
January 5, 2003 Black Swallowtail (1)
Checkered White (7)
Great Southern White (2)
Giant White (1)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Southern Dogface (6) (2 females depositing eggs on kidneywood)
Cloudless Sulphur (3)
Large Orange Sulphur (5)
Lyside Sulphur (fairly common)
Little Yellow (8)
Sleepy Orange (2)
Dainty Sulphur (1)
Gray Hairstreak (3)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (3)
Dusky-blue Groundstreak (4)
Ceraunus Blue (2)
Reakirt's Blue (2)
American Snout (common)
Queen (7)
Soldier (1)
Mexican Silverspot (4)
Gulf Fritillary (3)
Julia Heliconian (1)
Zebra Heliconian (5)
Vesta Crescent (1)
Phaon Crescent (3)
Texan Crescent (4)
Painted Lady (1)
White Peacock (fairly common)
Malachite (1))
Mexican Bluewing (6)
Common Mestra (fairly common)
Tawny Empewror (1)
Gemmed Satyr (10)
Carolina Satyr (2)
Tropical Leafwing (1)
Long-tailed Skipper (2)
Sickle-winged Skipper (common)
White Checkered-Skipper (1)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (8)
Laviana White-Skipper (fairly common)
Turk's-cap White-Skipper (1)
Fawn-spotted Skipper (5)
Clouded Skipper (fairly common)
Southern Skipperling (2)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Sachem (4)
Eufala Skipper (2)
Ocola Skipper (3)
Santa Ana NWR, Hidalgo Co., TX (B Basham, R Wauer)
January 4, 2003 Giant Swallowtail (1)
Southern Dogface (5)
Cloudless Sulphur (fairly common)
Large Orange Sulphur (4)
Lyside Sulphur (5)
Tailed Orange (1)
Little Yellow (fairly common)
Sleepy Orange (3)
Dainty Sulphur (2)
Gray Hairstreak (3)
Red-crescent Scrub-Hairstreak (1)
Dusky-blue Groundstreak (1)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (6)
Fatal Metalmark (5)
Red-bordered Pixie (3)
American Snout (fairly common)
Monarch (1)
Queen (fairly common)
Soldier (1)
Mexican Silverspot (1)
Gulf Fritillary (2)
Julia Heliconian
Vesta Crescent (6)
Phaon Crescent (5)
Texan Crescent (2)
Painted Lady (1)
Red Admiral (3)
White Peacock (common)
Mexican Bluewing (5)
Common Mestra (1)
Leafwing (?) probably Tropical (1)
Carolina Satyr (2)
Tailed Aguna (1)
Long-tailed Skipper (4)
Dorantes Longtail (1)
Teleus Longtail (1)
Brown Longtail (fairly common)
Sickle-winged Skipper (common)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (fairly common)
Laviana White-Skipper (fairly common)
Julia's Skipper (1)
Fawn-spotted Skipper (2)
Clouded Skipper (fairly common)
Whirlabout
Southern Broken-Dash (1)
Sachem (8)
Eufala Skipper (2)
Olive-clouded Skipper (1)
Brazilian Skipper (1)
Ocola Skipper (2)
Valley Nature Center and Rainbow Gardens, Weslaco, Hidalgo Co., TX (B Basham, R Wauer)
January 3, 2003 Walker's Metalmark Los Ebanos Preserve, Cameron Co., TX (D Hanson)
January 3, 2003 Southern Dogface (2)
Cloudless Sulphur (fairly common)
Large Orange Sulphur (2)
Lyside Sulphur (2)
Mexican Yellow (1)
Mimosa Yellow (1)
Little Yellow (1)
Dainty Sulphur (1)
Gray Hairstreak (4)
Dusky-blue Groundstreak (common)
Reakirt's Blue (2)
Clytie Ministreak (4)
Blue Metalmark (10)
Red-bordered Pixie (1)
Walker's Metalmark (1) (well-photographed, and found again the next day)
American Snout (fairy common)
Zebra Heliconian (1)
Texan Crescent (2)
White Peacock (6)
Mexican Bluewing (12)
Common Mestra (1)
Goatweed Leafwing (1)
Gemmed Satyr (1)
Carolina Satyr (abundant)
Queen (8)
Soldier (2)
Dorantes Longtail (1)
Sickle-winged Skipper (abundant)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (4)
Laviana White-Skipper (3)
Turk's-cap White-Skipper (1)
Fawn-spotted Skipper (5)
Clouded Skipper (abundant)
Southern Skipperling (1)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Sachem (2)
Eufala Skipper (2)
Ocola Skipper (1)
Los Ebanos Preserve, Cameron County, TX (R Wauer, D Hanson, C Gifford)
January 2, 2003 Mourning Cloak (2) Venice, Los Angeles CA (M Diederich)
January 1, 2003 Monarch (3) Malibu Creek State Park, Los Angeles CA (M Diederich)
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