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March 2003 Butterfly Sightings

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March 31, 2003 Cabbage White (1)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Satyr Comma (2)
California Tortoiseshell (1)
Milbert's Tortoiseshell (1)
Niagara Springs WMA, ID
March 31, 2003 Desert Orangetip (3)
Marine Blue (1)
Painted Lady (40)
Queen (3)
Wash on Hwy 95 s. of Quartzite La Paz Co. AZ (J Hall, D Edwards)
March 31, 2003 Becker's White (1)
Western Pygmy-Blue (1)
Marine Blue (2)
Painted Lady (15)
Queen (1)
Sandhill Skipper (1)
Echo Point, Parker Dam San Bernardino Co, CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
March 31, 2003
Checkered White (10)
Sleepy Orange (5)
Dainty Sulphur (1)
Western Pygmy-Blue (5)
Marine Blue (10)
Reakirt's Blue (3)
Fatal Metalmark (4)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Painted Lady (120)
Viceroy (10)
Funereal Duskywing (2)
White Checkered-Skipper (?) (4)
Saltbush Sootywing (3)
Bill Williams NWR La Paz Co, AZ (J Hall, D Edwards)
March 31, 2003 Pipevine Swallowtail (abundant)
Black Swallowtail (1)
Checkered White (1)
Orange Sulphur (abundant)
Southern Dogface (2)
Little Yellow (5)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Dusky-blue Groundstreak (3)
Rounded Metalmark (1)
Gulf Fritillary (1)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Phaon Crescent (abundant)
Pearl Crescent (4)
American Lady (1)
Red Admiral (2)
Common Buckeye (1)
Goatweed Leafwing (5)
Carolina Satyr (2)
Monarch (2)
White-striped Longtail (4)
Horace's Duskywing (1)
Funereal Duskywing (8)
Common/White Checkered-Skipper (6)
Tropical Checkered-White (10)
Desert Checkered-Skipper (2)
Clouded Skipper (2)
Least Skipper (1)
Fiery Skipper (12)
Whirlabout (3)
Southern Broken-Dash (1)
Sachem (10)
Ocola Skipper (1) (very fresh)
Goliad, Goliad Co., TX (R Wauer)
March 30, 2003 Sara Orangetip (6)
Orange Sulphur (30)
Brown Elfin (2)
Moss' Elfin (2)
Spring Azure (10)
Silvery Blue (1)
Mylitta Crescent (6)
Satyr Comma (2)
California Tortoiseshell (10)
East of Eugene, OR (E Wold)
March 30, 2003 Black Swallowtail (1)
Becker's White (1)
Checkered White (2)
Sara Orangetip (100)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Western Pygmy-Blue (2)
Sonoran Blue (6)
California Patch (6)
Sagebrush Checkerspot (2)
Tiny Checkerspot (40)
Painted Lady (35)
Queen (1)
Plum Canyon, Anza Borrego Desert Park San Diego Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
March 30, 2003 Becker's White (2)
Checkered White (2)
Pearly Marble (1)
Sara Orangetip (15)
Sleepy Orange (2)
Western Pygmy-Blue (6)
Sonoran Blue (1)
Variable Checkerspot (3)
Painted Lady (21)
Yaqui Wells and Sentenac Canyon Anza Borrego Desert Park San Diego Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
March 30, 2003 Spring White (6)
Sara Orangetip (8)
Clouded Sulphur (3)
Orange Sulphur (5)
Sandia Hairstreak (10)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Three-gun Spring Canyon, Bernalillo Co., NM (S Drilling, C Rustay)
March 29, 2003 Anise Swallowtail (1)
Western Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Mustard White (15)
Sara Orangetip (10)
Brown Elfin (3)
Spring Azure (25)
Northern Checkerspot (1)
Field Crescent (20)
Mylitta Crescent (4)
Satyr Comma (6)
Oreas Comma (5)
California Tortiseshell (4)
American Lady (2)
Red Admiral (2)
Common Buckeye (8)
Monarch 1
Two-banded Checkered-Skipper (6)
Burleigh Murray SP, San Mateo Co., CA (NABA chapter field trip)
March 29, 2003 Becker's White (1)
Checkered White (7)
Sara Orangetip (30)
Dainty Sulphur (1)
Great Purple Hairstreak (1)
California Patch (3)
Painted Lady (150)
Box Canyon, Anza Borrego Desert Park Diego Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
March 29, 2003 Henry's Elfin (1)
Spring Azure (8)
Question Mark (1)
Fulling Mill Road near Villas, Cape May Co., NJ (J & D Dowdell)
March 28, 2003 Pipevine Swallowtail (15)
Cabbage White (6)
Sara Orangetip (10)
Western Pine Elfin (15)
Spring Azure (5)
Silvery Blue (30+)
Mylitta Crescent (12)
Common Buckeye (3)
Common Ringlet (40+)
Skipper sp. (1) (probable Sachem)
San Pablo Reservoir, Contra Costa Co, CA (R A Behrstock)
March 28, 2003 Western White (1)
Cabbage White (3)
Milbert's Tortoiseshell (1)
Niagara Springs WMA, ID
March 28, 2003 Spring White (3)
Checkered White (4)
Pearly Marble (2)
Sara Orangetip (3)
Dotted Blue (1)
Silvery Blue (1)
Sagebrush Checkerspot (20)
Painted Lady (3)
Bob's Gap, Los Angeles Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
March 28, 2003 Banded Orange Heliconian Bentsen-RGV State Park, Mission, Hidalgo County, TX (E Cavazos)
March 28, 2003 Mourning Cloak (7) Mt. Ivy, NY (M Diederich)
March 28, 2003 Mourning Cloak (1) Spring Rd. Butterfly Garden, Chappaqua NY (M Diederich)
March 27, 2003 Rural Skipper (1) (1st of the year) Pleasanton, Alamada County, CA (B Kirshner)
March 27, 2003 Spring White (6)
Checkered White (2)
Orangetip sp. (2)
Western Pygmy-Blue (2)
Sagebrush Checkerspot (16)
California Tortoiseshell (2)
Funereal Duskywing (1)
Juba Skipper (1)
Yucca Giant-Skipper (4)
Kelso Valley Road and Jawbone Canyon Road Kern County, CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
March 27, 2003 Pipevine Swallowtail (6)
Giant Swallowtail (10)
Great Southern White (2)
Orange Sulphur (10)
Southern Dogface (1)
Little Yellow (8)
Sleepy Orange (3)
Dainty Sulphur (3)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Rounded Metalmark (5)
Gulf Fritillary (1)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Vesta Crescent (1)
Phaon Crescent (5)
Red Admiral (1)
Gemmed Satyr (1)
Carolina Satyr (1)
Monarch (1)
White-striped Longtail (3)
Horace's Duskywing (1)
Funereal Duskywing (4)
Common/White Checkered-Skipper (14)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (2)
Laviana White-Skipper (2)
Julia's Skipper (2)
Clouded Skipper (4)
Southern Skipperling (8)
Fiery Skipper (23+)
Whirlabout (2)
Sachem (31+)
Celia's Roadside-Skipper (1)
Eufala Skipper (14)
Obscure Skipper (5)
Corpus Christi, Nueces Co., TX (R Wauer)
March 27, 2003 Zebra Swallowtail (2)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Cabbage White (2)
Falcate Orangetip (55)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
Spring Azure (6)
American Snout (2)
Eastern Comma (1)
Narrows of the Harpeth, TN (R Venable)
March 27, 2003 Compton Tortoiseshell (1) (worn)
Mourning Cloak (2)
Raccoon Creek State Park, Beaver Co., PA (B Walbek)
March 27, 2003 Spring Azure (6)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Beaver Swamp WMA, Cape May Co., NJ (C & P Sutton)
March 26, 2003 Zebra Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (2)
Spring Azure (5)
Question Mark (2)
Big South Fork, TN (R Venable)
March 26, 2003 Eastern Comma (1)
Mourning Cloak (4)
Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary, Topsfield MA (F Goodwin)
March 26, 2003 Painted Lady (1) (very bright and fresh; no dullness or raggedness at all) Park Road, Parsippany, NJ (J F Smith)
March 26, 2003 Spring Azure (10) (marginata, FRESH)
Eastern Comma (2)
Old Robbins Trail,off Jakes Landing Road, Cape May Co., NJ (P Sutton)
March 26, 2003 Cabbage White (1)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Cape May Bird Observatory, Goshen, NJ (D Rosselet, P Sutton)
March 26, 2003 Giant Swallowtail (4)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (8)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Palamedes Swallowtail (22)
Cloudless Sulphur (7)
Juniper Hairstreak (13)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
American Snout (18)
Gulf Fritillary (2)
Phaon Crescent (18)
Pearl Crescent (3)
Question Mark (4)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (7)
Red-spotted Admiral (4)
Viceroy (9)
Carolina Satyr (6)
Little Wood Satyr (2)
Monarch (2)
Long-tailed Skipper (1)
HAYHURST'S SCALLOPWING (1) (in a recently logged/replanted area)
Horace's Duskywing (2)
Common/White Checkered-Skipper (1)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (3)
Whirlabout (2)
AARON'S SKIPPER (1)
Eufala Skipper (1)
Salt Marsh Skipper (13)
Ocola Skipper (1)
Yankeetown, Levy County, FL (L & B Cooper)
March 25, 2003 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Spring Azure (2)
Fiery Gizzard, TN (R Venable)
March 25, 2003 Cabbage White (1)
Question Mark (1)
Mourning Cloak (3)
Central Park, New York, NY (T Fiore)
March 25, 2003 Mourning Cloak (1) Spring Rd. Butterfly Garden, Chappaqua NY (M Diederich)
March 25, 2003 Spring Azure (1) (female, fresh) Maurice River Botanical Gardens, Heislerville , Cumberland Co., NJ (J DiOrio)
March 25, 2003 Mourning Cloak (1) Goshen, NJ (C & P Sutton)
March 25, 2003 Cassius Blue
Zebra Heliconian
Malachite (1)
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park, FL
March 24, 2003 Anise Swallowtail (2)
Western Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (12)
Spring Azure (2)
California Tortoiseshell (1)
West Coast Lady (3)
Red Admiral (5)
Fiery Skipper (4)
Umber Skipper (2)
San Francisco, CA (J Hall)
March 24, 2003 Pipevine Swallowtail (21)
Anise Swallowtail (1)
Mustard/Veined White (c. 10)
Cabbage White (3)
Field Crescent (3)
Mylitta Crescent (1)
Satyr Comma (c. 17)
Common Buckeye (1)
Common Ringlet (4)
Monarch (6) (one worn and tagged)
Two-banded Checkered-Skipper (1)
Umber Skipper (1)
Muir Beach to 2.5 mi N of Stinson Beach, Marin Co, CA (R A Behrstock)
March 24, 2003 Eastern Comma
Mourning Cloak
Binghamton, NY (B Grosek)
March 24, 2003 Compton Tortoiseshell (1) Power Cut off of Old Chappaqua Rd., Chappaqua, NY (M Diederich)
March 24, 2003 Mourning Cloak (1) Higbee Beach WMA, NJ (A Nelson)
March 24, 2003 Question Mark (4)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Spring Azure (1) (FIRST of the Spring)
off Jakes Landing Road in Cape May Co., NJ (C Sutton)
March 23, 2003 Cabbage White (4)
Common Checkered-Skipper (1)
Fiery Skipper (3) (First of the year)
Foster City, San Mateo County, CA (B & J Kirshner)
March 23, 2003 Gray Comma (1) Wild Rose, WI (M Reese)
March 23, 2003 Mourning Cloak
Milbert's Tortoiseshell
Madison, WI (J Sailing)
March 23, 2003 Spring Azure (4)
Eastern Comma (3)
Goatweed Leafwing (1)
Lost Valley Trail, MO (Y Homeyer)
March 23, 2003 Eastern Comma (1) Turkey Point Road, Cumberland Co., NJ (C & P Sutton & 22 other observers)
March 23, 2003 Eastern Comma (1)
Mourning Cloak (2)
Woodock Trail in Cape May NWR, Cape May Co., NJ (T & P Reed)
March 22, 2003 Western Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Gray Marble (1)
Spring White (5+)
Desert Orangetip (1)
Sara Orangetip (5)
Sonoran Blue (6)
Sagebrush Checkerspot (10+.)
American Lady (1)
Common Ringlet (3)
YUCCA GIANT-SKIPPER (4)
Kelso Valley and Kern Canyon in Kern and Tulare Cos., CA (A Winer)
March 22, 2003 California Tortoiseshell (1) Cotterel Mountains, ID
March 22, 2003 Mourning Cloak (1) Las Vegas Wetlands Park, Clark Co., NV (S Potter)
March 22, 2003 Pipevine Swallowtail
Dainty Sulphur
Great Purple Hairstreak
Juniper Hairstreak
Fulvia Checkerspot
Painted Lady
Orange Skipperling
Redington Pass, at the north end of the Rincon Mountains, east of Tucson, AZ (P Opler, E Buckner Opler, J Brock)
March 22, 2003 Pipevine Swallowtail
Pima Orangetip
Pearly Marble
Sara's Orangetip
Dainty Sulphur
Spring Azure
Marine Blue
Tiny Checkerspot
Painted Lady
Mournful Duskywing
Arizona Powdered-Skipper
Golden-headed Scallopwing
White Checkered-Skipper (likely)
White-barred Skipper
Box Canyon, at the north end of the Santa Rita Mountains, southeast of Tucson, AZ (P Opler, E Buckner Opler, J Brock)
March 22, 2003 Pipevine Swallowtail
Checkered White
Pearly Marble
Sonora Marble
Desert Orangetip
Southern Dogface
Sleepy Orange
Boisduval's Yellow
Mexican Yellow
Dainty Sulphur
Great Purple Hairstreak
Marine Blue
Mormon Metalmark
Bordered Patch
Tiny Checkerspot
Elada Checkerspot
Painted Lady
Sleepy Duskywing
Mournful Duskywing
White Checkered-Skipper (likely)
Golden-headed Scallopwing
Common Streaky-Skipper
Pahaska Skipper
Sachem
Cananea, Sonora, Mexico (P Opler, E Buckner Opler, H Brodkin, P Brodkin)
March 22, 2003 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Palamedes Swallowtail (1)
Zebra Swallowtail (8-10) (spring form)
Cloudless Sulphur (2-3)
Falcate Orangetip (2)
Spring Azure (1)
Red Banded Hairstreak (several)
Phaon Crescent (2-3)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Red Admiral (1)
Painted Lady (2)
Goatweed Leafwing (2)
Gemmed Satyr (several)
Monarch (1)
Big Creek Scenic Area in San Jacinto Co., TX
March 22, 2003 Mourning Cloak (4) Hook Moutain, Rockland Co. NY (V Corsello)
March 22, 2003 Mourning Cloak (1) Cumberland County, NJ (C & P Sutton)
March 22, 2003 Falcate Orangetip
Sleepy Orange
Henry's Elfin
Great Purple Hairstreak
Spring Azure
Question Mark
Eastern Comma
Mourning Cloak
Red Admiral
Great Dismal Swamp, VA (B Grosek)
March 22, 2003 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (4)
Cabbage White (1)
Falcate Orangetip (33+)
Sleepy Orange (16+)
Brown Elfin (4)
Eastern Pine Elfin (1)
Elfin sp. (2)
White M Hairstreak (1)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Spring Azure (5)
Azure sp. (35+)
American Snout (5)
Question Mark (2)
Eastern Comma (2)
Polygonia sp. (4)
Mourning Cloak (4)
American Lady (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (1)
Duskywing sp. (1)
Raven Rock State Park, Harnett County, NC (Carolina Butterfly Society fieldtrip)
March 21, 2003 Anise Swallowtail (2)
Pale Swallowtail (1)
Mustard White (1)
Cabbage White (1)
Sara Orangetip (12)
Bramble Hairstreak (4)
Brown Elfin (5)
Spring Azure (8)
Silvery Blue (7)
Acmon Blue (3)
Mylitta Crescent (2)
Variable Checkerspot (2)
Satyr Comma (1)
California Tortoiseshell (3)
American Lady (2)
West Coast Lady (1)
Common Ringlet (46)
Propertius Duskywing (3)
Mournful Duskywing (3)
Steven's Creek County Park, Santa Clara Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
March 21, 2003 Cabbage White (1)
Satyr Comma (2)
Mourning Cloak (2)
Milbert's Tortoiseshell (1)
Niagara Springs WMA, ID
March 21, 2003 Pipevine Swallowtail (abundant)
Giant Swallowtail (1)
Checkered White (6)
Falcate Orangetip (4)
Orange Sulphur (abundant)
Southern Dogface (3)
Cloudless Sulphur (3)
Little Yellow (1)
Sleepy Orange (1)
Dainty Sulphur (abundant)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Reakirt's Blue (1)
American Snout (1)
Gulf Fritillary (3)
Variegated Fritillary (8)
Texan Crescent (5)
Vesta Crescent (common)
Phaon Crescent (3)
American Lady (3)
Painted Lady (1)
Red Admiral (common)
Common Buckeye (common)
Goatweed Leafwing (2)
Monarch (4) (all were faded and/or worn)
Horace's Duskywing (1)
Funereal Duskywing (3)
Com/White Checkered-Skipper (abundant)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (2)
Desert Checkered-Skipper (1)
Clouded Skipper (1)
Southern Skipperling (1)
Fiery Skipper (7)
Whirlabout (2)
Southern Broken-Dash (1)
Sachem (6)
Celia's Roadside-Skipper (1)
Eufala Skipper (1)
San Antonio area, Bexar Co., TX (R Wauer)
March 21, 2003 Pipevine Swallowtail (78)
Giant Swallowtail (2)
Checkered White (4)
Falcate Orangetip (24) (18 males, 6 females)
Orange Sulphur (6)
Southern Dogface (30)
Large Orange Sulphur (3)
Little Yellow (2)
Sleepy Orange (3)
Dainty Sulphur (8)
Gray Hairstreak (2)
Reakirt's Blue (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1) (NEW COUNTY RECORD)
Variegated Fritillary (6)
Theona Checkerspot (2)
Vesta Crescent (24)
Phaon Crescent (19)
Pearl Crescent (2)
American Lady (5)
Painted Lady (3)
Red Admiral (14)
Common Buckeye (7)
Goatweed Leafwing (18)
Monarch (8)
White-striped Longtail (1)
Texas Powdered-Skipper (1)
Horace's Duskywing (6)
Common Checkered-Skipper (44)
Desert Checkered-Skipper (2)
Julia's Skipper (6)
Clouded Skipper (1)
Southern Skipperling (5)
Fiery Skipper (2)
Sachem (4)
Eufala Skipper (4)
Yorktown, TX (D Muschalek)
March 21, 2003 Compton Tortoiseshell Mountainside Park, Morris County, NJ (J Springer)
March 21, 2003 Eastern Comma Gates Co., NC (B Grosek)
March 21, 2003 Spring Azure Tyrell Co., NC (B Grosek)
March 21, 2003 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)(males)
Falcate Orangetip (4) (males)
Sleepy Orange (2)
Spring Azure (1)
American Lady (1)
Horace's Duskywing (1)
Monastery Lake, GA
March 20, 2003 Anise Swallowtail (2)
Brown Elfin (5)
Common Ringlet (2)
Pine Mtn. Trail, Fairfax-Bolinas Rd, Marin Co., CA (R A Behrstock)
March 20, 2003 Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Black Swallowtail (1)
Checkered White (7)
Pearly Marble (45)
Desert Orangetip (4)
Dainty Sulphur (5)
Great Purple Hairstreak (3)
Theona Checkerspot (3)
Fulvia Checkerspot (1)
Sleepy Duskywing (7)
Fuereal Duskywing (1)
Crump Hill at the mouth of Carr Canyon, AZ (P Opler)
March 20, 2003 Spring Azure (1)
Eastern Comma (1)
Goatweed Leafwing (1)
Long Hunter State Park, TN (R Venable)
March 19, 2003 Cabbage White (1)
Eastern Comma (1)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Central Park, New York, NY (T Fiore)
March 19, 2003 Mourning Cloak (1)
Anglewing sp. (1)
Hopewell Community Park, Hopewell Twp., Beaver Co., PA (B Walbek)
March 18, 2003 Anise Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (1)
Sandhill Skipper (1) (First of the year)
Foster City/San Mateo, San Mateo County, CA (B Kirshner)
March 18, 2003 Mourning Cloak (2) Englewood Cliffs, NJ (M Diederich)
March 17, 2003 Mustard White (9)
Spring Azure (55)
Mylitta Crescent (2)
Satyr Comma (1)
California Tortoiseshell (1)
West Coast Lady (1)
Common Ringlet (2)
Common Checkered-Skipper (1)
San Pedro County Park San Mateo Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
March 17, 2003 Mourning Cloak (1) Eau Claire, WI (H Rutledge, G Krogman)
March 17, 2003 Painted Lady (1) (very worn) 72nd Street and Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY (P W Post)
March 17, 2003 Eastern Comma (3)
Mourning Cloak (3)
Compton Tortoiseshell (8)
S. Mtn. Park, Mt. Ivy, Rockland Co., NY (T Fiore & K Wallstrom)
March 17, 2003 Mourning Cloak (1) Hook Mt., Rockland Co., NY (T Fiore & K Wallstrom)
March 17, 2003 Mourning Cloak (1) (1st butterfly of the year) Belleville, NJ (V Corsello)
March 17, 2003 Mourning Cloak Rea Farm near Cape May Point, NJ (C Vogel)
March 16, 2003 California Tortoiseshell (2)
Mourning Cloak (12+)
Joseph Creek, Asotin Co., WA (R Snitzer)
March 16, 2003 Eastern Comma (1)
Mourning Cloak (4)
Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx, NY (T Fiore)
March 16, 2003 Mourning Cloak (1) Central Park, NY, NY (T Fiore)
March 16, 2003 Eastern Comma (4) (first butterflies of the year) Raccoon Creek State Park, Beaver Co., PA (B Walbek)
March 16, 2003 Eastern Comma (2)
Mourning Cloak (2)
Butler County, Slippery Rock Township, PA (S Butcher)
March 16, 2003 Question Mark (1)
Eastern Comma (1)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Maurice River Botanical Gardens, Heislerville, Cumberland Co., NJ (J.DiOrio)
March 16, 2003 Mourning Cloak Cape May Point, NJ (S Kerr)
March 16, 2003 Question Mark (2) Belleplain State Forest, Cape May Co., NJ (J Dowdell)
March 16, 2003 Question Mark (2) Cape May Point State Park, NJ (J Dowdell)
March 16, 2003 Anglewing (1) (Question Mark or Eastern Comma) Goshen, NJ (C Sutton)
March 16, 2003 Anglewing (1)(Question Mark or Eastern Comma) Cape May Co., NJ (B Johnson)
March 16, 2003 Falcate Orangetip (5) (All Males) Monastery Lake, GA
March 15, 2003 Anise Swallowtail (1)
Bramble Hairstreak (1)
Moss' Elfin (2)
Spring Azure (1)
Variable Checkerspot (10 caterpillars)
American Lady (1)
Red Admiral (1)
San Bruno State and County Park, San Mateo Co., CA (San Francisco Bay Area
NABA Chapter sponsored fieldtrip W Berger, K Zahorik, R Behrstock, B Kirshner)
March 15, 2003 Black Swallowtail (1)
Two-tailed Swallowtail (2)
Checkered White (1)
Pearly Marble (8)
Sara Orangetip (46)
Southern Dogface (1)
Sleepy Orange (1)
Dainty Sulphur (8)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Mourning Cloak (3)
Painted Lady (13)
Sleepy Duskywing (7)
Common Checkered-Skipper (4)
Dripping Springs Natural Area, Dona Ana Co. (S Drilling, C Rustay)
March 15, 2003 Eastern Comma Forest Hills, Allegheny Co., PA (C Lehman)
March 15, 2003 Polydamas Swallowtail (1)
Zebra Swallowtail (15)
Black Swallowtail (22)
Giant Swallowtail (7)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Palamedes Swallowtail (6)
Cloudless Sulphur (10)
Barred Yellow (1)
Little Yellow (13)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Little Metalmark (3)
Gulf Fritillary (3)
Zebra Heliconian (1)
Phaon Crescent (9)
Pearl Crescent (2)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (9)
White Peacock (5)
Viceroy (6)
Carolina Satyr (21)
Georgia Satyr (6)
Monarch (4)
Northern Cloudywing (2) (1 fresh, 1 worn)
Juvenal's Duskywing (1) (very worn)
Tropical Checkered Skipper (3)
Swarthy Skipper (1)
Least Skipper (4)
Fiery Skipper (6)
Tawny-edged Skipper (5)
Whirlabout (7)
Sachem (5)
Delaware Skipper (3)
AARON'S SKIPPER (6)
PALMETTO SKIPPER (25) (18 fresh, 7 worn)
Ocola Skipper (1)
Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park, Okeechobee County, FL (L & B Cooper)
March, 13,2003 Eastern Comma (1) Heislerville, Cumberland Co., NJ (B.Roberts)
March, 13,2003 Elfin sp. Maurice River Botanical Gardens, Heislerville, Cumberland Co., N (J. DiOrio)
March 12, 2003 Anise Swallowtail (8)
Acmon Blue (2)
Common Ringlet (1)
Common Buckeye (10+)
Ring Mountain (Vicinity of summit), Marin Co., CA (B Behrstock)
March 12, 2003 Satyr Comma (3)
California Tortoiseshell (1)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Milbert's Tortoiseshell (1)
Niagara Springs WMA, ID
March 11, 2003 Silvery Blue ? (quick look at the first spring emergent of the year) Eugene, OR (B Newhouse)
March 10, 2003 Cabbage White (1)
Satyr Comma (4)
Clear Lake, ID
March 10, 2003 Spring Azure (3)
Question Mark (3)
Horace's Duskywing (1)
Monastery Lake, GA
March 9, 2003 Question March (1)
Eastern Comma (1)
(First Butterflies Sightings for 2003)
Maurice River BotanicalGardens, Heislerville. Cumberland Co. NJ (J DiOrio)
March 8, 2003 Mustard White (7)
Sara Orangetip (1)
Spring Azure (7)
Mylitta Crescent (6)
Satyr Comma (1)
Oreas Comma (2)
California Tortoiseshell (2)
Mourning Cloak (3)
West Coast Lady (2)
Common Buckeye (2)
Common Checkered-Skipper (1)
Anthony Chabot Regional Park, Alameda Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
March 8, 2003 Sara Orangetip (2) (early)
Orange Sulphur (5)
Tres Pistoles Canyon, Bernalillo Co. NM (C Rustay)
March 7, 2003 Mustard White (2)
Spring Azure (1)
Satyr Comma (1)
Oreas Comma (10)
California Tortoiseshell (29)
Propertius Duskywing (3)
Upper Stevens Creek County Park, Santa Clara Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
March 7, 2003 Gulf Fritillary (27) (12 adults, 15 caterpillars) San Jose, CA (M Magoski)
March 6, 2003 Checkered White (1)
Cabbage White (1)
Large Marble (6)
Sara Orangetip (2)
Orange Sulphur (25)
Silvery Blue (1)
Acmon Blue (1)
California Tortoiseshell (11)
Common Buckeye (1)
Duskywing sp (1)
Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve, Contra Costa Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
March 5, 2003 Pipevine Swallowtail (31)
Zebra Swallowtail (22)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Giant Swallowtail (6)
Southern Dogface (3)
Little Yellow (1)
Sleepy Orange (3)
Cloudless Sulphur (13)
White M Hairstreak (1)
JUNIPER HAIRSTREAK (5)
Red-banded Hairstreak (14)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Pearl Crescent (2)
American Lady (1)
Common Buckeye (1)
GOATWEED LEAFWING (1)
Carolina Satyr (1)
Dorantes Longtail (1)
Cloudlywing sp. (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (1)
Horace's Duskywing (31)
Withlacoochee State Forest, Hernando Co., FL (B Ahern)
March 2, 2003 Orange Sulphur
Sara Orangetip
Bramble Hairstreak
Silvery Blue
Mylitta Crescent
Mourning Cloak
Common Buckeye
Sunol Regional Park, Alameda Co., CA (M Magoski)
March 1, 2003 Bramble Hairstreak (1)
Moss' Elfin (1)
Blue sp. (1)
West Coast Lady (1)
County Park, San Mateo County, CA (B Kirshner)


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