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May 2003 Butterfly Sightings

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May 31, 2003 Hawaiian Blue (29)
Kamehameha Lady (5) (2 females, 3 males)
Kipuka Puaulu, Big Island of Hawaii, HI (J Snyder)
May 31, 2003 Western Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Pale Swallowtail (2)
Checkered White (1)
Sara Orangetip (6)
Orange Sulphur (12)
Tailed Copper (3)
Great Copper (A)
California Hairstreak (2)
Sylvan Hairstreak (1)
Hedgerow Hairstreak (20+)
Brown Elfin (3)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Spring Azure (2)
Square-spotted Blue (12)
Acmon Blue
Lupine Blue
Gabb's Checkerspot (3)
Variable Checkerspot (20+)
Edith's Checkerspot (3)
California Tortoiseshell (1)
American Lady (1)
Common Buckeye (20+)
Lorquin's Admiral (3)
California Sister (1)
Common Ringlet (10)
Rural Skipper (5)
Old Pinnacles Trail, Pinnacles National Monument CA (San Francisco Bay Area NABA trip)
May 31, 2003 Western Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Spring White (3)
Checkered White (2)
Large Marble (3)
Sara Orangetip (2)
Orange Sulphur (7)
Great Copper (2)
Western Pygmy-Blue (20)
Western Pygmy-Blue (25)
Marine Blue (1)
Marine Blue (1)
Square-spotted Blue (1)
Dotted Blue (1)
Arrowhead Blue (1)
Greenish Blue (15)
San Emigdio Blue (1)
Boisduval's Blue (1)
Acmon Blue (1)
Acmon/Lupine Blue (2)
Lupine Blue (1)
Mormon Metalmark (1)
Northern Checkerspot (9)
Field Crescent (6)
Edith's Checkerspot (2)
Common Buckeye (6)
Common Ringlet (3)
Pacuvius Duskywing (1)
Two-banded Checkered-Skipper (4)
Juba Skipper (2)
Juba Skipper (3)
Sonoran Skipper (2)
Rural Skipper (1)
9-Mile Canyon and Kennedy Meadows Rd, Inyo and Tulare Cos, CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
May 31, 2003 Becker's White (2)
Checkered White (5)
Western Pygmy-Blue ( 60)
San Emigdio Blue (15)
Mohave Sootywing (8)
Haiwee reservoir, Inyo Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
May 31, 2003 Canadian Tiger Swallowtail
Olympia Marble
Clouded Sulphur
Queen Alexandra Sulphur
Silvery Blue
Pearl Crescent
Gorgone Checkerspot (1)
Painted Lady (1 badly worn)
Common Ringlet
Uhler's Arctic
Big Muddy Valley, SK (M Bailey)
May 31, 2003 Western Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Checkered White (3)
Orange Sulphur (6)
Dainty Sulphur (1)
Western Pine Elfin (1)
Western Pygmy-Blue (1)
Marine Blue (3)
Reakirt's Blue (1)
Variegated Fritillary (14)
Mourning Cloak (2)
American Lady (1)
Queen (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Python Skipper (5)
Dusted Skipper sp (1)
Jemez Canyon, Sandoval Co. NM (C Rustay)
May 31, 2003 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1) (dark female)
American Copper (2)
Purplish Copper (1)
Spring azure (2)
Silvery Blue (15)
Silver-bordered Fritillary (1)
Gorgone Checkerspot (1)
Arctic Skipper (4)
Waushara Co., WI (M Reese)
May 31, 2003 Western Tiger Swallowtail (6)
Cabbage White (1)
Orange Sulphur (4)
Silvery Blue (4)
Boisduval's Blue (8)
Field Crescent (10)
Vanessa sp. (1)
Lorquin's Admiral (5)
Common Ringlet (lots)
Propertius Duskywing (1)
West Eugene Wetlands, Lane Co. OR (S Blick, E Wold, NABA Eugene-Springfield
field trip)
May 31, 2003 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Cabbage White (4)
Clouded Sulphur (11)
American Copper (5)
Eastern Tailed Blue (1)
Spring Azure (1)
Pearl Crescent (2)
American Lady (3)
Red-spotted Admiral (1)
Little Wood-Satyr (1)
Common Ringlet (9)
Common Sootywing (1)
Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary, Topsfield MA (F Goodwin)
May 31, 2003 Zebra Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2) (1 dark form female)
Spicebush Swallowtail (8)
Palamedes Swallowtail (40+)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Spring Azure (15+) (Summer form)
Question Mark (2)
Eastern Comma (5)
American Lady (2)
Southern Pearly-eye (10)
Gemmed Satyr (2)
Carolina Satyr (6)
Little Wood-Satyr (1)
Southern Cloudywing (1)
Duskywing species (1)
Clouded Skipper (6)
Tawny-edged Skipper (2)
Little Glassywing (4)
Zabulon Skipper (2)
Dun Skipper (2)
Lace-winged Roadside-Skipper (1)
Chub Sandhill Preserve, Sussex Co., & Great Dismal Swamp N.W.R., VA (T Fiore, E Lam, K Wallstrom)
May 30, 2003 Black Swallowtail (2)
Checkered White (42)
Orange Sulphur (5)
Sleepy Orange (2)
Dainty Sulphur (4)
Sheridan's Hairstreak (1)
Desert Elfin (8)
Western Pine Elfin (1)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Western Pygmy-Blue (60)
Marine Blue (14)
Ceraunus Blue (1)
Square-spotted Blue (8)
Boisduval's Blue (3)
Lupine Blue (3)
Sagebrush Checkerspot (12)
Common Buckeye (3)
Monarch (1)
Queen (5)
Common/White Checkered-Skipper (1)
Northern White-Skipper (1)
Mohave Sootywing (10)
Wildrose Canyon and Trail, Death Valley National Park, Inyo Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
May 30, 2003 Canadian Tiger Swallowtail
Cabbage White
Clouded Sulphur
Silvery Blue
Variegated Fritllary
Mourning Cloak
Common Ringlet
Hobomok Skipper
Weyburn Hospital Grounds, SK (M Bailey)
May 30, 2003 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Cabbage White
Clouded Sulphur
Spring Azure
Little Wood-Satyr
Dreamy Duskywing
Juvenal's Duskywing
Hobomok Skipper
Ely Trail, Binghamton, NY (B Grosek)
May 30, 2003 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Cabbage White (2)
Clouded Sulphur (5)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Pearl Crescent (10)
Baltimore Checkerspot (6) (caterpillars)
Question Mark (1)
Little Wood-Satyr (3)
Common Ringlet (2)
Juvenal's Duskywing (1)
Peck's Skipper (1)
Hobomok Skipper (4)
Canal Road and Appalachian Trial Lands in Vernon, Sussex County, NJ (A Baytas)
May 30, 2003 Black Swallowtail (4)
Cabbage White (7)
Clouded Sulphur (80
Orange Sulphur (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (2)
Pearl Crescent (8)
Red Admiral (6)
Viceroy (1)
Common Ringlet (2)
Juvenal's Duskywing (1)
Hobomok Skipper (1)
Walkill River NWR, Sussex County, NJ (A Baytas)
May 30, 2003 Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Clouded sulphur (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (24)
Pearl Crescent (4)
Little Wood-Satyr (8)
Hoary Edge (2) (extremely fresh)
Northern Cloudywing (7)
Dreamy duskywing (3)
Juvenal's Duskywing (1)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (1)
Cobweb Skipper (1)
Indian Skipper (10)
Hobomok Skipper (3)
Dusted Skipper (2)
Mountainside Park, Morris County, NJ (A Baytas)
May 30, 2003 Giant Swallowtail (2)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Spicebush Swallowtail (2)
Palamedes Swallowtail (3)
Cabbage White (3)
Spring Azure (12+) (Summer form)
Question Mark (1)
Red Admiral (2)
American Lady (2)
Viceroy (1)
Carolina Satyr (1)
Duke's Skipper (1)
Dun Skipper (1)
Northwest River Park, Cheseapeake, VA (T Fiore, E Lam, K Wallstrom)
May 29, 2003 Western Tiger Swallowtail (6)
Checkered White (21)
Sara Orangetip (5)
Orange Sulphur (6)
Great Copper (1)
Gorgon Copper (3)
Gold-hunter's Hairstreak (1)
Hedgerow Hairstreak (1)
Juniper Hairstreak (1)
Western Pygmy-Blue (5)
Marine Blue (5)
San Emigdio Blue (5)
Acmon Blue (17)
Veined Blue (2)
Leanira Checkerspot (1)
Northern Checkerspot (3)
Variable Checkerspot (10)
Common Buckeye (8)
California Sister (6)
Common Ringlet (10)
Juba Skipper (1)
Hopper Hill, Erskine Creek, Kern River Preserve, Kern County, CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
May 29, 2003 Zebra Heliconian (1) (fresh) National Bank, Veterans Blvd office, Del Rio, TX (E Finkelstein)
May 29, 2003 Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Cabbage White (2)
Mustard White (1)
Clouded Sulphur (12+)
Orange Sulphur (2)
American Copper (10+)
Eastern Pine Elfin (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Spring Azure (5)
Meadow Fritillary (1)
Gorgone Checkerspot (7)
Common Ringlet (10+)
Juvenal's Duskywing (2)
Peck's Skipper (1)
Eau Claire Co., WI (D Hanson)
May 29, 2003 Pipevine Swallowtail (6)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1) (black female)
Checkered White (1)
Cabbage White (1)
Clouded Sulphur (7)
Orange Sulphur (8)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Gray Hairstreak (2) (fresh)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (7)
American Snout (1)
Silvery Checkerspot (4) (one very faded)
Question Mark (1)
Painted Lady (1)
Red-spotted Purple (1)
Hackberry Emperor (2)
Silver-spotted Skipper (2)
Least Skipper (1)
Northern Broken-Dash (9)
Little Glassywing (1)
Sachem (1) (female)
Dun Skipper (1)
Shelby Bottoms, TN (R Venable)
May 29, 2003 Giant Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (2)
Palamedes Swallowtail (5+)
Cabbage White (1)
Orange Sulphur (12+)
Southern Dogface (1)
Sleepy Orange (2)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Question Mark (1)
American Lady (3)
Common Buckeye (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (8+)
Duskywing species (1) (possibly Horace's or Zarucco)
Whirlabout (1)
Dun Skipper (3)
Roseboro, Sampson Co., to Merchant's Millpond St. Park, Gates Co., NC (T Fiore, E Lam, K Wallstrom)
May 28, 2003 Cabbage White (dozens)
Satyr Comma (1)
Howarth Park, Everett, WA (W Alexander)
May 28, 2003 Black Swallowtail (2)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Orange Sulphur (4)
Dainty Sulphur (5)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (8)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Gorgone Checkerspot (1)
Pearl Crescent (12)
American Lady (12)
Common Buckeye (1)
Northern Pearly-eye (2)
Little Wood-Satyr (10)
Monarch (6)
Horace's Duskywing (1)
Tawny-edged Skipper (5)
Sachem (1)
Arogos Skipper (8)
Pontotoc Ridge Nature Preserve, OK
May 28, 2003 Pipevine Swallowtail (8)
Giant Swallowtail (8)
Southern Dogface (4)
Large Orange Sulphur (10)
Lyside Sulphur (3)
Little Yellow (24)
Gray Hairstreak (9)
Dusky-blue Groundstreak (1)
Reakirt's Blue (6)
Rounded Metalmark (5)
Gulf Fritillary (1)
Variegated Fritillary (4)
Phaon Crescent (2)
Pearl Crescent (8)
Question Mark (1)
Common Buckeye (10)
Viceroy (2)
Common Mestra (1) (new for year)
Goatweed Leafwing (2)
Hackberry Emperor (2)
Gemmed Satyr (2)
White-striped Longtail (2)
Dorantes Longtail (1)
Sickle-winged Skipper (1)
False Duskywing (4)
Horace's Duskywing (7)
Funereal Duskywing (2)
Common Checkered-Skipper (16)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (4)
Julia's Skipper (6)
Southern Skipperling (3)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Celia's Roadside-Skipper (2)
Eufala Skipper (1)
Goliad Co., TX (D Muschalek)
May 28, 2003 Cabbage White (1)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (6)
Spring Azure (2) (Summer form)
American Snout (1)
Question Mark (2)
Red Admiral (2)
Red-spotted Admiral (1)
Viceroy (1)
Southern Pearly-eye (1)
Little Wood-Satyr (1)
Monarch (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (2)
Clouded Skipper (1)
Least Skipper (3)
Tawny-edged Skipper (2)
Crossline Skipper (2)
Cumberland, Halifax & Northampton Counties, NC (T Fiore, E Lam, K Wallstrom)
May 27, 2003 Western Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (dozens)
Everett Community College Campus, Everett, WA (W Alexander)
May 27, 2003 Western Tiger Swallowtail (first this season)
Silvery Blue
Boisduval's Blue
Field Crescent
Lorquin's Admiral
Common Ringlet
West Eugene wetlands, Eugene, Lane Co., OR (E Wold)
May 27, 2003 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Bayonet Farm, Holmdel, Monmouth Co., NJ (K Keating)
May 27, 2003 Black Swallowtail (6)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (11)
Orange Sulphur (5)
Clouded Sulphur (19)
American Copper (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (5)
Fritillary (sp.) (1)
Pearl Crescent (8)
Red-spotted Admiral (2)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Big Brook County Park, Marlboro, Monmouth County, NJ, (K Keating)
May 27, 2003 Least Skipper (1) Huntley Meadows, Alexandria, VA (T Fiore, E Lam, K Wallstrom)
May 26, 2003 Western Tiger Swallowtail (1) (first of year)
Dozens of Cabbage White (dozens)
Spring Azure (dozens)
Satyr Commas (2)
Howarth Park and Ridgemont Drive, Everett, WA (W Alexander)
May 26, 2003 Anise Swallowtail (50
Indra Swallowtail (4)
Becker's White (1)
Western White (1)
Large Marble (8)
Clouded Sulphur (5)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Queen Alexandra's Sulphur (9)
Juniper Hairstreak (9)
Spring Azure (4)
Painted Lady (5)
West Coast Lady (3)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Ringlet (2)
Common Checkered-Skipper (1)
Juba Skipper (10)
Jim Sage Mountains, ID (M Austin, K Fothergill)
May 26, 2003 Reakirt's Blue (3-4) Las Vegas, NV (S Potter)
May 26, 2003 Cabbage White (2)
Clouded Sulphur (4)
American Copper (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Spring Azure (1)
Silvery Blue (7)
Silver-bordered Fritillary (3)
Gorgone Checkerspot (2)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Monarch (1) (first of the year)
Waushara Co., WI (M Reese)
May 24-26, 2003 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (5)
Spicebush Swallowtail (3)
Cabbage white (6)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Painted Lady (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (3)
Northern St. Joseph Co., IN (S Cartwright)
May 26, 2003 Pipevine Swallowtail (3)
Black Swallowtail (1) (Caterpillar)
Giant Swallowtail (2)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Spicebush Swallowtail (4)
Palamedes Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (2)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Little Yellow (1)
Sleepy Orange (6)
Harvester (1)
Red-banded Hairstreak (7)
Spring Azure (13)
American Snout (40)
Pearl Crescent (31)
Question Mark (9)
American Lady (9)
Red Admiral (2)
Common Buckeye (28)
Red-spotted Admiral (13)
Hackberry Emperor (6)
Tawny Emperor (7)
Southern Pearly-eye (4)
Carolina Satyr (98)
Little Wood-Satyr (8)
Long-tailed Skipper (2)
Horace's Duskywing (26)
Zarucco Duskywing (3)
Common Checkered-Skipper (4)
Clouded Skipper (1)
Fiery Skipper (10)
Whirlabout (3)
Southern Broken-Dash (3)
Florida Caverns State Park, FL (L & B Atherton, L & B Cooper, M A Friedman)
May 25, 2003 Anise Swallowtail (2)
Becker's White (13)
Cabbage White (3)
Sara Orangetip (20)
Clouded Sulphur (12)
Queen Alexandra's Sulphur (4)
Brown Elfin (3)
Spring Azure (19)
Silvery Blue (25)
Field Crescent (4)
Mylitta Crescent (7)
Variable Checkerspot (1)
California Tortoiseshell (1)
Mourning Cloak (7)
Milbert's Tortoiseshell (1)
Painted Lady (8)
Red Admiral (2)
Common Ringlet (34)
Common Checkered-Skipper (21)
Juba Skipper (7)
Sublett Mountains, ID (M Austin)
May 25, 2003 Queen Alexandra's Sulphur (1)
Juniper Hairstreak (1)
Juniper Rest Area, ID (M Austin)
May 25, 2003 Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Zebra Swallowtail (3)
Giant Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (3)
Cabbage White (2)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (2)
Spring Azure (100) (abundant and fresh)
Pearl Crescent (10)
Eastern Comma (2)
Red-spotted Admiral (1)
Viceroy (2)
Northern Pearly-eye (1)
Little Wood-Satyr (2)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Least Skipper (2)
Zabulon Skipper (3) (all males)
Pepper and Salt Skipper (1)
Lost Valley Trail, MO (Y Homeyer)
May 25, 2003 Clouded Sulphur (3)
American Copper (8)
Spring Azure (2)
Silvery Blue (6)
Meadow Fritillary (5)
Pearl Crescent (1)
American Lady (1)
Waushara CO., WI (M Reese)
May 25, 2003 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (3)
Palamedes Swallowtail (5) (1 larva on redbay)
Cloudless Sulphur (2)
Banded Hairstreak (3)
King's Hairstreak (6)
Striped Hairstreak (1)
Red-banded Hairstreak (4)
Spring Azure (2)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Pearl Crescent (4)
American Lady (2)
Common Buckeye (3)
Red-spotted Admiral (4)
Horace's Duskywing (13)
Zarucco Duskywing (5)
Fiery Skipper (5)
Southern Broken-Dash (1)
Niceville, FL (M A Friedman)
May 24-26, 2003 Anise Swallowtail (8)
Western Tiger Swallowtail (5)
Pale Swallowtail (23)
Checkered White (5)
Cabbage White (4)
'Pacific' Sara Orangetip (13)
Orange Sulphur (29)
Great Copper (67)
Gorgon Copper (3)
Great Purple Hairstreak (1)
Sylvan Hairstreak (3)
Mountain Mahogany Hairstreak (1)
Hedgerow Hairstreak (82)
Brown Elfin (12)
Gray Hairstreak (8)
Spring Azure (23)
Boisduval's Blue (2)
Acmon Blue (1)
Lupine Blue (1)
Callippe Fritillary (158)
Leanira Checkerspot (3)
Gabb's Checkerspot (19)
Mylitta Crescent (1)
Variable Checkerspot 9173)
Edith's Checkerspot (188)
California Tortoiseshell (4)
American Lady (5)
West Coast Lady (1)
Red Admiral (7)
Common Buckeye (372)
Lorquin's Admiral (18)
California Sister (25)
Common Ringlet (84)
Monarch (1)
Mournful Duskywing (13)
Northern White-Skipper (29)
Columbian Skipper (1)
Rural Skipper (17)
Pinnacles National Monument, CA (P Johnson)
May 24, 2003 Western Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Checkered White (2)
Cabbage White (20)
Orange Sulphur (80)
Great Copper (1)
Gorgon Copper (5)
California Hairstreak (1)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Boisduval's Blue (1)
Acmon Blue (40)
Northern Checkerspot (1)
Variable Checkerspot (60)
West Coast Lady (1)
Common Buckeye (10)
California Sister (5)
Rural Skipper (1)
Regional Wilderness, Alameda County, CA (B Kirshner, L & R Ellis)
May 24, 2003 Marine Blue (20+) Las Vegas, NV (S Potter)
May 24, 2003 Anise Swallowtail (7)
Two-tailed Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (4)
Sara Orangetip (5)
Brown Elfin (3)
Spring Azure (10)
Field Crescent (3)
Mylitta Crescent (1)
California Tortoiseshell (1)
Painted Lady (15)
Common Checkered-Skipper (1)
Juba Skipper (3)
Kinney Creek, ID (M Austin)
May 24, 2003 Anise Swallowtail (2)
Becker's White (2)
Cabbage White (6)
Sara Orangetip (47)
Clouded Sulphur (3)
Brown Elfin (3)
Spring Azure (749)
Field Crescent (17)
Satyr Comma (3)
Hoary Comma (6)
California Tortoiseshell (4)
Mourning Cloak (25)
Milbert's Tortoiseshell (10)
Painted Lady (31)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Ringlet (35)
Persius Duskywing (5)
Common Sootywing (13)
Juba Skipper (9)
Deep Creek Mountains, ID (M Austin)
May 24, 2003 Becker's White (18)
Cabbage White (12)
Sara Orangetip (6)
Clouded Sulphur (26)
Orange Sulphur (2)
Purplish Copper (2)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Spring Azure (45)
Silvery Blue (1)
Field Crescent (17)
Mylitta Crescent (3)
Variable Checkerspot (2)
Satyr Comma (1)
Mourning Cloak (5)
Painted Lady (4)
West Coast Lady (1)
Common Ringlet (2)
Dreamy Duskywing (1)
Common Checkered-Skipper (12)
Juba Skipper (11)
Pleasant View Hills, ID (M Austin)
May 24, 2003 Cabbage White ( 24)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (7)
Spring Azure (1)
Pearl Crescent (17)
Red Admiral (3)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (11)
Toronto, Ont (C McLauchlan)
May 24, 2003 Pipevine Swallowtail (7)
Black Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (5)
Palamedes Swallowtail (8)
Southern Dogface (3)
Cloudless Sulphur (9)
Sleepy Orange (6)
Coral Hairstreak (1)
Banded Hairstreak (3)
King's Hairstreak (40)
Striped Hairstreak (7)
Oak Hairstreak (1)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Red-banded Hairstreak (15)
Spring Azure (8)
American Snout (4)
Gulf Fritillary (8)
Question Mark (1)
American Lady (9)
Common Buckeye (3)
Red-spotted Admiral (25)
Hackberry Emperor (1)
Tawny Emperor (2)
Southern Pearly-eye (1)
Carolina Satyr (11)
Long-tailed Skipper (3) (including 1 larva)
Horace's Duskywing (12)
Zarucco Duskywing (5)
Whirlabout (3)
Byssus Skipper (2)
Shadeville, FL (L & B Atherton, M A Friedman)
May 23, 2003 Anise Swallowtail (5)
Two-tailed Swallowtail (2)
Pale Swallowtail (6)
Checkered White (1)
Orange Sulphur (2)
Brown Elfin (1)
Juniper Hairstreak (3)
Acmon Blue (30)
Callippe Fritillary (2)
Northern Checkerspot (10)
Mylitta Crescent (2)
Variable Checkerspot (26)
Edith's Checkerspot (14)
California Sister (6)
Common Ringlet (75)
Mournful Duskywing (4)
Mt. Diablo State Park, Contra Costa Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
May 23, 2003 Black Swallowtail (1)
Dainty Sulphur (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (20)
American Snout (1)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Pearl Crescent (2)
American Lady (10)
Red Admiral (5)
Monarch (1)
Hoary Edge (4)
Northern Cloudywing (6)
Duskywing sp. (1) (Funereal?)
Sachem (2)
Mcgee Creek Refuge, OK
May 23, 2003 Pipevine Swallowtail (35)
Black Swallowtail (2)
Giant Swallowtail (2)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Southern Dogface (10)
Lyside Sulphur (3)
Little Yellow (3)
Sleepy Orange (112)
Dainty Sulphur (65)
Great Purple Hairstreak (1)
Juniper (Olive) Hairstreak (24)
Gray Hairstreak (34)
Lacey's Scrub-Haistreak (3)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (5)
Marine Blue (1)
Ceraunus Blue (2)
Reakirt's Blue (52)
Rounded Metalmark (1)
Gulf Fritillary (9)
Variegated Fritillary (28)
Zebra Heliconian (3)
Bordered Patch (104)
Texan Crescent (7)
Vesta Crescent (32)
Phaon Crescent (48)
Question Mark (3)
Common Buckeye (12)
Tropical Leafwing (2)
Goatweed Leafwing (1)
Tawny Emperor (1)
Little Wood-Satyr (11)
Queen (1)
White-striped Longtail (7)
Texas Powdered-Skipper (1)
Horace's Duskywing (35)
Funereal Duskywing (22)
Common/White Checkered-Skipper (2)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (2)
Desert Checkered-Skipper (18)
Common Streaky-Skipper (1)
Clouded Skipper (1)
Southern Broken-Dash (14)
Orange Skipperling (15)
Dun Skipper (74)
Nysa Roadside-Skipper (1)
Eufala Skipper (5)
Government Canyon State Natural Area, Bexar Co., TX (R Wauer, C Green, D Muschalek)
May 22, 2003 Silvery Blue
West Coast Lady
Common Ringlet
Eugene, Lane Co., OR (E Wold)
May 22, 2003 Pipevine Swallowtail (2)
Anise Swallowtail (7)
Cabbage White (1)
Boisduval's Blue (10)
Callippe Fritillary (20)
Field Crescent (3)
Variable Checkerspot (40)
West Coast Lady (2)
Common Buckeye (3)
Common Ringlet (15)
Mournful Duskywing (2)
San Bruno Mountain State and County Park, San Mateo Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
May 22, 2003 Broad-winged Skipper (1) Obion Co., TN (P Casteel, R Venable)
May 22, 2003 Black Swallowtail (2)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Spring Azure (1)
Pearl Crescent (3)
Question Mark (1)
Mourning Cloak (1) (very worn)
Red Admiral (5)
Red-spotted Admiral (1)
Northern Pearly-Eye (2) (fresh)
Little Wood-Satyr (5)
Monarch (1)
Indian Skipper (1)
Peck's Skipper (2)
Hobomok Skipper (2) (fresh)
Independence Marsh, Independence Twp., Beaver Co., PA (B Walbek)
May 20, 2003 Cabbage White (4)
Clouded Sulphur (14)
Spring Azure (17)
American Lady (4)
Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary, Topsfield MA (F Goodwin)
May 20, 2003 Black Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (25+)
Olympia Marble (3)
Spring Azure (35+)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Mourning Cloak (2)
American Lady (6)
Columbine Duskywing (8)
Chaumont Barrens & Limerick Cedars, Jefferson Co., Northern NY (J Hanyak, B Grosek)
May 20, 2003 Black Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (6)
Clouded Sulphur (40+)
Spring Azure (1)
Silvery Blue (5)
Pearl Crescent (2)
Red Admiral (1)
Three Mile Bay WMA, Oswego Co., NY (J Hanyak, B Grosek)
May 20, 2003 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (5)
Spicebush Swallowtail (5)
Cabbage White (1)
Falcate Orangetip (5) (3 females, 2 males)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
Brown Elfin (2) (slightly worn)
Gray Hairstreak (1) (fresh condition)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (18) (2 of them mating)
Spring Azure (1) (Summer form)
Pearl Crescent (20+)
Question Mark (1) (fresh, dark-H.W. form)
Red Admiral (1)
American Lady (5)
Painted Lady (1) (very worn)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Northern Cloudywing (1)
Dreamy Duskywing (5)
Juvenal's Duskywing (8)
Cobweb Skipper (50+) (males & females, fresh & worn)
Kakiat Trail, Rockland Co., NY (T Fiore, E Lam, K Wallstrom)
May 20, 2003 Common Ringlet (1) White Lake, Warren Co., NJ (M Barrett)
May 20, 2003 Black Swallowtail (8)
Tiger Swallowtail (4)
Spicebush Swallowtail (3)
Cabbage White (30)
Clouded Sulphur (3)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Spring Azure (1)
Pearl Crescent (2)
American Lady (2)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Sootywing (2)
Thompson Park, Monmouth Co., NJ (V Corsello)
May 19, 2003 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (4)
Cabbage White (11)
Falcate Orangetip (5)
Clouded Sulfur (2)
Orange Sulfur (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (44)
Spring Azure (1)
Pearl Crescent (11)
American Lady (7)
Monarch (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Northern Cloudywing (1)
Dreamy Duskywing (1)
Juvenal¹s Duskywing (1)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (8)
Cobweb Skipper (29)
Kakiat Park, Suffern, NY (J Lampkin, F Bonanno)
May 19, 2003 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (4)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (1)
Clouded Sulphur (3)
American Copper (15)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (17)
Spring Azure (8) (5 worn marginata spring forms & 3 fresh Summer forms)
Pearl Crescent (20+)
Red Admiral (4)
American Lady (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (4)
Cobweb Skipper (3)
Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Westchester Co., NY (T Fiore, K Wallstrom)
May 19, 2003 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (53)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
American Copper (3)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (15)
Pearl Crescent (17)
Question Mark (3)
American Lady (3)
Painted Lady (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (2)
Common Sootywing (1)
Thompson Park, Lincroft, Monmouth Co., NJ (K Keating)
May 19, 2003 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (3)
Falcate Orangetip (1)
Clouded Sulphur (3)
American Copper (52)
Juniper Hairstreak (8)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Spring Azure (1)
Meadow Fritillary (2)
Pearl Crescent (27)
Mourning Cloak (1)
American Lady (3)
Red Admiral (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (4)
Walpack, Sussex Co., NJ (J Springer, T Halliwell, K Witkowski)
May 19, 2003 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Cabbage White (2)
Falcate Orangetip (1)
Brown Elfin (13)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (3)
Spring Azure (3)
American Lady (1)
Red Admiral (2)
Sleepy Duskywing (6)
Juvenal's Duskywing (8)
Crater Lake Road, Sussex Co., NJ (J Springer, T Halliwell, K Witkowski)
May 19, 2003 Black Swallowtail (20)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (7)
Spicebush Swallowtail (10
Cabbage White (15)
Clouded Sulphur (40)
Orange Sulphur (5)
American Copper (6)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Spring Azure (2)
Variegated Fritillary (3)
Pearl Crescent (6)
Question Mark (2)
American Lady (5)
Red Admiral (3)
Big Brook County Park, Monmouth Co., NJ (V Corsello)
May 19, 2003 Zebra Swallowtail (6)
Black Swallowtail (2)
Giant Swallowtail (1)
Palamedes Swallowtail (3)
Great Southern White (11)
Little Yellow (5)
Dainty Sulphur (2)
Gray Hairstreak (13)
Little Metalmark (6)
Gulf Fritillary (2)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Phaon Crescent (22)
Pearl Crescent (4)
Common Buckeye (24)
White Peacock (4)
Georgia Satyr (5)
Queen (5)
Confused Cloudywing (1) (possibly Northern)
Zarucco Duskywing (1)
Neamathla Skipper (2)
Fiery Skipper (2)
Whirlabout (2)
Southern Broken-Dash (3)
Aaron's Skipper (1)
Palmetto Skipper (8)
Twin-spot Skipper (5)
Kissimmee Prairie Preserve S.P. in Okeechobee Co. FL (B Walbek)
May 18, 2003 Pine White (1)
Orange Sulphur (2)
Acmon Blue (8)
Common Buckeye (2)
California' Common Ringlet (150)
Duskywing sp. (2)
Propertius Duskywing (1)
Mournful Duskywing (1)
Two-banded Checkered-Skipper (1)
Wunderlich County Park, San Mateo Co., CA (B Kirshner)
May 18, 2003 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (1)
Mustard White (3)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
Eastern Pine Elfin (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1) (first of the season)
Spring Azure (11)
Meadow Fritillary (7)
American Lady (2) (one very worn)
Waushara Co., WI (M Reese)
May 18, 2003 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Cabbage White
West Virginia White
Orange Sulphur
Clouded Sulphur
American Copper
Eastern Pine Elfin
Spring Azure (various forms)
Pearl Crescent
Mourning Cloak
American Lady
Dreamy Duskywing
Juvenal's Duskywing
Wild Indigo Duskywing
Broome County, NY (B Grosek)
May 18, 2003 Julia Heliconian (1) (female, worn) Orlando, FL (J Bertram)
May 17, 2003 Western Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Pale Swallowtail (1)
Checkered White (1)
Mustard White (1)
Sara Orangetip (5)
Orange Sulphur (12)
Spring Azure (2)
Boisduval's Blue (1)
Acmon Blue (9)
Northern Checkerspot (9)
Mylitta Crescent (1)
Variable Checkerspot (1)
Satyr Comma (2)
Oreas Comma (2)
California Tortoiseshell (1)
American Lady (1)
Painted Lady (2)
West Coast Lady (1)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (41)
Lorquin's Admiral (8)
Common Ringlet (37)
Sachem (1)
Umber Skipper (6)
Anthony Chabot Regional Park, Alameda Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
May 17, 2003 Pipevine Swallowtail (46)
Black Swallowtail (2)
Giant Swallowtail (6)
Palamedes Swallowtail (32)
Checkered White (8)
Great Southern White (31)
Southern Dogface (5)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Large Orange Sulphur (1)
Lyside Sulphur (1)
Little Yellow (36)
Sleepy Orange (6)
Dainty Sulphur (16)
Soapberry Hairstreak (6)
Gray Hairstreak (62)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (1)
Dusky-blue Groundstreak (26)
Marine Blue (1)
Reakirt's Blue (12)
American Snout (1)
Gulf Fritillary (6)
Variegated Fritillary (6)
Phaon Crescent (26)
Pearl Crescent (2)
American Lady (37)
Common Buckeye (30)
Tropical Buckeye (12)
Viceroy (10)
Goatweed Leafwing (3)
Monarch (2)
Queen (12)
Dorantes Longtail (2)
Sickle-winged Skipper (1)
False Duskywing (24)
Horace's Duskywing (3)
Funereal Duskywing (44)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (1)
Common Checkered-Skipper (3)
Turk's-cap White-Skipper (1)
Clouded Skipper (2)
Fiery Skipper (7)
Southern Broken-Dash (1)
Celia's Roadside-Skipper (1)
Eufala Skipper (4)
Obscure Skipper (11)
Ocola Skipper (3)
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge, TX (D Muschalek)
May 17, 2003 Clouded Sulphur (3)
Pearl Crescent (4)
Juvenal's Duskywing (1)
Dane Co. WI (M Reese)
May 17, 2003 Confused Cloudywing
Juvenal's Duskywing
Horace's Duskywing
Zarucco Duskywing
Wild Indigo Duskywing
Crossline Skipper
Hobomok Skipper
Zabulon Skipper
Reversed Roadside-Skipper
Bakewell Mtn, near Soddy Daisy, TN (D Hanson, B Basham, J Basham)
May 17, 2003 Cabbage White (1)
Clouded Sulphur (5)
Henry's Elfin (1)
Spring Azure (2) (form marginata, form violacea)
Red Admiral (2)
American Lady (3)
Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary, Topsfield MA (F Goodwin)
May 17, 2003 Cabbage White
Spring Azure
Eastern Comma
Juvenal's Duskywing
Wild Indigo Duskywing
Broome County, NY (B Grosek)
May 17, 2003 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (2)
Falcate Orangetip (4)
American Copper (3)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (50)
Pearl Crescent (6)
American Lady (4)
Dreamy Duskywing (5)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (1)
Cobweb Skipper (7)
Mountainside Park, Morris Co., NJ (J Springer)
May 17, 2003 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (3)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Orange Sulphur (5)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (10)
Red Admiral (1)
Dreamy Duskywing (2)
Cobweb Skipper (2)
Foothill Park, Morris Co., NJ (J Springer)
May 17, 2003 Zebra Swallowtail (41)
Black Swallowtail (14)
Giant Swallowtail (11)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Spicebush Swallowtail (3)
Palamedes Swallowtail (16)
Great Southern White (46)
Cloudless Sulphur (13)
Barred Yellow (3)
Little Yellow (15)
Sleepy Orange (1)
Dainty Sulphur (14)
Gray Hairstreak (47)
Red-banded Hairstreak (5)
Little Metalmark (11)
Gulf Fritillary (5)
Zebra Heliconian (2)
Variegated Fritillary (5)
Phaon Crescent (216)
Pearl Crescent (18)
American Lady (1)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (60)
White Peacock (41)
Viceroy (12)
Carolina Satyr (38)
Georgia Satyr (11)
Monarch (1)
Queen (45)
Northern Cloudywing (5)
Horace's Duskywing (3)
Zarucco Duskywing (1)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (8)
Swarthy Skipper (7)
Least Skipper (3)
Southern Skipperling (5)
Fiery Skipper (17)
Meske's Skipper (1) (very worn, photos)
Tawny-edged Skipper (3)
Whirlabout (17)
Southern Broken-Dash (3)
Sachem (6)
Delaware Skipper (2)
Aaron's Skipper (1)
Palmetto Skipper (1) (very fresh)
Berry's Skipper (2)
Monk Skipper (1)
Eufala Skipper (2)
Twin-spot Skipper (9)
Brazilian Skipper (1)
Kissimmee Prairie Preserve, FL (L Cooper, L & B Atherton, S & B Farnsworth; G & M Duggins, P Trunk, M Korosy, B Bratlie, D Cutler, B & C Swofford)
May 15, 2003 Checkered White (2)
Cabbage White (12)
Sara Orangetip (1)
Orange Sulphur (20)
Gorgon Copper (6)
Brown Elfin (1)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Acmon Blue (52)
Northern Checkerspot (6)
Variable Checkerspot (4)
Painted Lady (2)
Common Buckeye (30)
Lorquin's Admiral (10)
California Sister (1)
Common Ringlet (14)
Northern White-Skipper (4)
Del Puerto Canyon Rd., Stanislaus Co., Mines Rd., Santa Clara Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
May 15, 2003 Pipevine Swallowtail (8)
Black Swallowtail (4)
Giant Swallowtail (6)
Checkered White (1)
Great Southern White (75+)
Southern Dogface (3)
Lyside Sulphur (2)
Little Yellow (30+)
Dainty Sulphur (50+)
Gray Hairstreak (10)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (10+)
Western Pygmy-Blue (50+)
Ceraunus Blue (10+)
Reakirt's Blue (20+)
Rounded Metalmark (1)
Gulf Fritillary (8)
Varigated Fritillary (2)
Phaon Crescent (9)
Common Buckeye (1)
Goatweed Leafwing (2)
Common/White Checkered-Skipper (20+)
Skipper sp. (1)
Clouded Skipper (2)
Southern Skipperling (10)
Fiery Skipper (8)
Sachem (6)
Nysa Roadside-Skipper (1)
Celia's Roadside-Skipper (1)
Obscure Skipper (15)
Corpus Christi, Nueces Co., TX (M K Mauel, R Wauer)
May 15, 2003 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (6)
Spicebush Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (6)
Clouded Sulfur (2)
Falcate Orangetip (4)
Brown Elfin (4)
Spring Azure (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (28)
Pearl Crescent (15)
American Lady (2)
Red Admiral (2)
Juvenal¹s Duskywing (2)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (6)
Cobweb Skipper (6)
Kakiat Mountain, Suffern, NY (J Lampkin)
May 15, 2003 American Copper (1)
Pearl Crescent (2)
Question Mark (1)
Sandy Hook, Gateway National Recreation Area, Monmouth County, NJ, (K Keating)
May 15, 2003 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Cabbage White (60)
Clouded Sulphur (45)
Orange Sulphur (4)
Spring Azure (5)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
American Lady (1)
Red Admiral (11)
Pearl Crescent (47)
Meadow Fritillary (9)
Juvenal's Duskywing (1)
Walkill River NWR, Sussex County, NJ (A Baytas)
May 14, 2003 Anise Swallowtail (1-2) (Very pale individuals)
Blue sp. (1)
Northern Checkerspot (3-4)
Variable Checkerspot (5-6) (Worn to fresh)
California Tortoiseshell (1) (fresh)
American Lady (1) (fresh)
Common Ringlet (approx. 60)
Duskywing sp, (5) (prob. propertius)
Mournful Duskywing (1) (fresh)
COLUMBIAN SKIPPER (5-6) Worn to very fresh)
Pine Mountain Road, 3.7 road miles S of Fairfax on the Fairfax-Bolinas Road, Marin Co, CA (B Behrstock)
May 14, 2003 Black Swallowtail (2)
Orange Sulphur (12)
Little Yellow (1) ?
Dainty Sulphur (10)
Gray Hairstreak (8)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (20)
Question Mark (1)
Mourning Cloak (2)
American Lady (3)
Red Admiral (1)
Viceroy (3)
Northern Pearly-eye (2)
Little Wood-Satyr (1)
Northern Cloudywing (15)
Funereal Duskywing (1)
Tawny-edged Skipper (2)
Sachem (3)
Pontotoc Ridge Nature Preserve, OK
May 13, 2003 Monarch (1) Assunpink, Monmoth Co. NJ (R Roscioli)
May 12, 2003 Cabbage White (dozens)
Spring Azure (dozens)
Satyr Comma (2)
Pidgeon Creek #2 overpass, Mukilteo Blvd, Everett, WA (W Alexander)
May 12, 2003 Pale Swallowtail (13)
Sara Orangetip (3)
Orange Sulphur (6)
Bramble Hairstreak (1)
Brown Elfin (7)
Spring Azure (2)
Acmon Blue (6)
Northern Checkerspot (5)
Variable Checkerspot (92)
Painted Lady (12)
West Coast Lady (3)
Common Buckeye (21)
Lorquin's Admiral (5)
California Sister (1)
Common Ringlet (160)
Propertius Duskywing (1)
Mournful Duskywing (6)
Umber Skipper (1)
Stevens Creek Co. Park, Fremont Older Open Space, Preserve and Picchetti Ranch Area, Santa Clara Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
May 12, 2003 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (63)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
American Copper (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Pearl Crescent (14)
American Lady (2)
Painted Lady (1)
Red-spotted Admiral (1)
Common Sootywing (4)
Thompson Park, Lincroft, Monmouth County, NJ (K Keating)
May 11, 2003 Cabbage White (1)
Pea Blue (6)
Red-spotted hairstreak (1)
Gulf Fritillary (4, adults, 32 eggs, 14 larva)
Monarch adults (50 adults, 52 eggs, 16 chrysalis, and 208 larva) (including 1 white form adult)
Fiery Skipper (2)
Kailua-Kona, HI (J Snyder)
May 11, 2003 Pipevine Swallowtail (72)
Black Swallowtail (1)
Giant Swallowtail (4)
Checkered White (1)
Orange Sulphur (4)
Southern Dogface (23)
Cloudless Sulphur (3)
Large Orange Sulphur (82)
Mexican Yellow (1)
Little Yellow (42)
Sleepy Orange (3)
Dainty Sulphur (30)
Soapberry Hairstreak (1)
Oak Hairstreak (32)
Gray Hairstreak (56)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (4)
Dusky-blue Groundstreak (32)
Reakirt's Blue (114)
Rounded Metalmark (8)
American Snout (26)
Gulf Fritillary (1)
Variegated Fritillary (52)
Bordered Patch (4)
Texan Crescent (1)
Vesta Crescent (24)
Phaon Crescent (80)
Pearl Crescent (10)
Question Mark (13)
American Lady (39)
Painted Lady (1)
Red Admiral (14)
Common Buckeye (28)
Goatweed Leafwing (2)
Hackberry Emperor (2)
Tawny Emperor (12)
Gemmed Satyr (1)
Queen (12)
Coyote Cloudywing (9)
Sickle-winged Skipper (1)
Horace's Duskywing (144) (New high count!)
Funereal Duskywing (11)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (1)
Common Checkered-Skipper (36)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (1)
Clouded Skipper (1)
Least Skipper (1)
Southern Skipperling (6)
Fiery Skipper (7)
Whirlabout (4)
Southern Broken-Dash (6)
Sachem (2)
Dun Skipper (27)
Celia's Roadside-Skipper (8)
Eufala Skipper (1)
8 miles southwest of Yorktown, TX (D Muschalek)
May 10, 2003 Pale Swallowtail (1)
Silvery Blue (7)
Northern Checkerspot (1)
Mylitta Crescent (1)
California Tortoiseshell (2)
West Coast Lady (2)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (2)
Common Ringlet (90)
Common Wood-Nymph (1)
Northern Cloudywing (1)
Propertius Duskywing (14)
Two-banded Checkered-Skipper (3)
Upper Stevens Creek Co. Park Santa Clara Co., CA; Russian Ridge Open Space San Mateo Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
May 10, 2003 Pipevine Swallowtail (20+)
Checkered White (2)
Orange Sulphur (7)
Southern Dogface (6)
Cloudless Sulphur (2)
Little Yellow (12)
Dainty Sulphur (50+)
Soapberry Hairstreak (15)
Gray Hairstreak (9)
Reakirt's Blue (1)
Variegated Fritillary (12)
Vesta Crescent (1)
Phaon Crescent (4)
Painted Lady (5)
American Lady (1)
Common Buckeye (6)
Tawny Emperor (2)
Little Wood-Satyr (1)
Silvery-spotted Skipper (2)
Horace's Duskywing (6)
Funereal Duskywing (5)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (2)
Common Checkered-Skipper (2)
Julia Skipper (1)
Clouded Skipper (4)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Southern Broken-Dash (2)
Dun Skipper (3)
Buescher/Bastrop State Parks, Bastrop Co,, TX (R Wauer)
May 10, 2003 Cabbage White (4)
Olympia Marble (1)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Henry's Elfin (1)
Spring Azure (4)
Meadow Fritillary (6)
Compton Tortoiseshell (1)
American Lady (1)
Waushara Co., WI (M Reese)
May 10, 2003 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2) (in Van Cortlandt Park)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1) (in Van Cortlandt Park)
Cabbage White (30+)
Harvester (1) (along Bronx River, NY Botanical Garden)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (12+) (in Van Cortlandt Park)
Spring Azure (4)
Pearl Crescent (2) (in Van Cortlandt Park)
Mourning Cloak (2)
American Lady (8+)
Painted Lady (2)
Red Admiral (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (3) (in Van Cortlandt Park)
The Bronx, NY (T Fiore)
May 9, 2003 Cabbage White (dozens)
Spring Azure (1)
Satyr Comma (3)
Mukilteo Blvd to Forest Park, Everett, WA (W Alexander)
May 9, 2003 Pipevine Swallowtail (6)
Anise Swallowtail (1)
Western Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Pale Swallowtail (1)
Mustard White (1)
Cabbage White (2)
Large Marble (11)
Sara Orangetip (10)
Orange Sulphur (5)
Western Pine Elfin (2)
Spring Azure (2)
Field Crescent (1)
Painted Lady (5)
West Coast Lady (7)
Common Buckeye (40)
Lorquin's Admiral (12)
Common Ringlet (50)
Mournful Duskywing (2)
Common Checkered-Skipper (7)
Sachem (9)
Umber Skipper (9)
Tilden and Wildcat Canyon Regional Parks Contra Costa Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
May 9, 2003 Black Swallowtail (2)
Checkered White (2)
Orange Sulphur (4)
Southern Dogface (3)
Cloudless Sulphur (3)
Dainty Sulphur (100s)
Gray Hairstreak (2)
Dusky-blue Groundstreak (1)
Reakirt's Blue (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (3)
Variegated Fritillary (4)
Silvery Checkerspot (2)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Question Mark (10)
Eastern Comma (1)
Mourning Cloak (20+)
Painted Lady (2)
American Lady (14)
Red Admiral (7)
Common Buckeye (1)
Viceroy (1)
Goatweed Leafwing (1)
Hackberry Emperor (3)
Little Wood-Satyr (6)
Northern Cloudywing (1)
Common Checkered-Skipper (1)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Sachem (2)
Skipper sp (1) (probably Yehl Skipper)
Broad-winged Skipper (20+)
Dun Skipper (2)
Gus Angeling WMA, Anderson Co., TX (R Wauer)
May 8, 2003 Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Black Swallowtail (4)
Checkered White (3)
Orange Sulphur (7)
Southern Dogface (8)
Cloudless Sulphur (3)
Little Yellow (2)
Sleepy Orange (6)
Dainty Sulphur (10+)
Banded Hairstreak (4)
Oak Hairstreak (2)
Juniper Hairstreak (1)
Gray Hairstreak (15)
Reakirt's Blue (4)
Ceraunus Blue (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (8)
Spring Azure (1)
Gulf Fritillary (2)
Variegated Fritillary (40+)
Phaon Crescent (1)
Question Mark (12)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Painted Lady (30+)
American Lady (8)
Red Admiral (12)
Common Buckeye (2)
Red-spotted Admiral (3)
Viceroy (7)
Hackberry Emperor (35+)
Tawny Emperor (5)
Little Wood-Satyr (1)
Monarch (1)
Queen (2)
Silvery-spotted Skipper (4)
Hoary Edge (6)
Southern Cloudywing (5)
Northern Duskywing (25+)
Funereal Duskywing (1)
Common Checkered-Skipper (1)
Sachem (2)
Dun Skipper (1)
Common Checkered-Skipper (2)
Common Roadside-Skipper (1)
Bell's Roadside-Skipper (2)
LBJ Natl. Grasslands, Wise Co., TX (R Wauer, D Clark, J Karges, H Turner)
May 8, 2003 Black Swallowtail (1) (female)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (8)
Spicebush Swallowtail (5)
Cabbage White (15)
Clouded Sulphur (4)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (2)
Spring Azure (8)
Pearl Crescent (7)
Eastern Comma (1)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Red Admiral (5)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (22)
Zabulon Skipper (1) (first of the season)
Independence Marsh, Independence Twp., Beaver Co., PA (B Walbek)
May 7, 2003 Checkered White (20+)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
Orange Sulphur (3)
Sleepy Orange (1)
Dainty Sulphur (6)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Acmon Blue (1)
Variegated Fritillary (12)
Gorgone Checkerspot (3)
Painted Crescent (1)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Painted Lady (15)
American Lady (1)
Red Admiral (2)
Goatweed Leafwing (1)
Monarch (1)
Duskywing, sp? (1)
Dusted Skipper (8)
Nysa Roadside-Skipper (7)
Common Roadside-Skipper (6)
Grass Skipper sp
Black Kettle WMA/Lake Marvin, Hemphill Co., TX (R Wauer)
May 7, 2003 Cabbage White (1)
Eastern Pine Elfin (1)
Spring Azure (14)(a mix of form marginata & violacea)
Eastern Comma (1)
Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary, Topsfield MA (F Goodwin)
May 7, 2003 Falcate Orangetip Tomkins Cove, Rockland Co., NY (A & D Wells)
May 7, 2003 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3) Doodletown, Rockland County, NY (J Lampkin)
May 7, 2003 Wild Indigo Duskywing (2) Kakiat Park, Rockland County NY (J Lampkin)
May 7, 2003 Brown Elfin (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (3)
Spring Azure (2)
Juvenal's Duskywing (1)
Long Pond Greenbelt, Sag Harbor, eastern Long Island, NY (S Biasetti)
May 7, 2003 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (5)
Orange Sulphur (2)
American Copper (60+) (nectaring, mineralising, patrolling, courting,
mating, probably hundreds!)
Henry's Elfin (6) (fairly fresh)
Juniper Hairstreak (1) (fresh)
Gray Hairstreak (1) (a bit worn)
Question Mark (2) (migrating)
Red Admiral (2) (migrating)
American Lady (15+) (migrating)
Painted Lady (2) (migrating)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (2)
Sandy Hook, NJ (T Fiore, K Wallstrom)
May 6, 2003 Checkered White (30+)
Cabbage White (1)
Orange Sulphur (3)
Southern Dogface (1)
Dainty Sulphur (20+)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Marine Blue (5)
Reakirt's Blue (1)
Melissa Blue (1)
Variegated Fritillary (50+)
Gorgone Checkerspot (8)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Painted Lady (2)
American Lady (8)
Red Admiral (8)
Viceroy (1)
Hackberry Emperor (1)
Monarch (1)
Queen (1)
Common Checkered-Skipper (8)
Common Sootywing (4)
Orange Skipperling (4)
Green Skipper (2)
Bronze Roadside-Skipper (1)
Nysa Roadside-Skipper (1)
Dotted Roadside-Skipper (3)
Eufala Skipper (3)
Lake Meredith NRA, TX (R Wauer)
May 5, 2003 Checkered White (20+)
Cabbage White (10)
Orange Sulphur (6)
Southern Dogface (2)
Sleepy Orange (3)
Dainty Sulphur (100s)
Juniper Hairstreak (1)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Marine Blue (5)
Reakirt's Blue (1)
American Snout (1)
Variegated Fritillary (75+)
Painted Lady (1)
American Lady (1)
Red Admiral (3)
Tawny Emperor (1)
Monarch (1)
Common Checkered-Skipper (8)
Common Sootywing (15+)
Clouded Skipper (1)
Green Skipper (6)
Sachem (5)
Oslar's Roadside-Skipper (1)
Dotted Roadside-Skipper (1)
Eufala Skipper (1)
Palo Duro Canyon, Randall Co., TX (R Wauer)
May 5, 2003 Gorgone Checkerspot (1)
Painted Crescent (20+)
Buffalo Lake NWR, TX (R Wauer)
May 5, 2003 Frosted Elfin (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (8)
American Lady (3)
Duskywing species (1) (possibly Sleepy)
Hempstead Plains, Nassau Co., NY (T Fiore, K Wallstrom)
May 4, 2003 Pipevine Swallowtail (3)
Black Swallowtail (4)
Two-tailed Swallowtail (3)
Checkered White (21)
Orange Sulphur (5)
Southern Dogface (1)
Lyside Sulphur (1)
Sleepy Orange (2)
Dainty Sulphur (19)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Marine Blue (3)
Gulf Fritillary (1)
Variegated Fritillary (14)
Theona Checkerspot (2)
Bordered Patch (11)
Tiny Checkerspot (4)
Mourning Cloak (2)
American Lady (1)
Painted Lady (13)
Common Buckeye (2)
California Sister (1)
Queen (2)
ACACIA SKIPPER (1)
Golden-headed Scallopwing (5)
Common Checkered-Skipper (14)
Common Sootywing (9)
Orange Skipperling (4)
Polites sp (1)
Gila Bird Habitat Area, Grant Co., NM (R van Buskirk, C Rustay)
May 4, 2003 Palamedes Swallowtail (3)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Little Yellow (4)
Banded Hairstreak (6)
Striped Hairstreak (2)
Gray Hairstreak (2)
American Snout (3)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Pearl Crescent (6)
Question Mark (3)
American Lady (12)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (4)
Creole Pearly-eye (5)
Gemmed Satyr (1)
Carolina Satry (6)
Little Wood-Satyr (14)
Monarch (1)
Northern Cloudywing (3)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Dun Skipper (2)
Clouded Skipper (5)
San Jacinto Co., TX (D Muschalek, R Thacker)
May 4, 2003 Black Swallowtail (1)
Checkered White (100s)
Cabbage White (30+)
Orange Sulphur (8)
Southern Dogface (2)
Sleepy Orange (6)
Dainty Sulphur (100s)
Gray Hairstreak (10)
Western Pygmy-Blue (1)
Marine Blue (8)
Reakirt's Blue (40+)
American Snout (2)
Variegated Fritillary (25+)
Gorgone Checkerspot (2)
Pearl Crescent (2)
Question Mark (2)
Painted Lady (1)
Red Admiral (20)
Viceroy (1)
Goatweed Leafwing (2)
Hackberry Emperor (3)
Monarch (1)
Queen (3)
Common Checkered-Skipper (3)
Clouded Skipper (1)
Fiery Skipper (2)
Sachem (12)
Nysa Roadside-Skipper (1)
Lubbock, Lubbock Co., TX (R Wauer)
May 4, 2003 Mustard White (3)
West Virginia White (14)
Cabbage White (1)
Spring Azure (10)
Eastern Comma (1)
Mourning Cloak (3)
Red Admiral (1)
Toronto, Ont (G & B McLauchlan)
May 4, 2003 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (4)
Spicebush Swallowtail (3)
Cabbage White (12)
Clouded Sulphur (20)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Dreamy Duskywing (1)
Findlay Twp., Allegheny Co., PA (B Walbek)
May 3, 2003 Cabbage White (3)
Pea Blue (4)
Hawaiian Blue (1,000's)
American Lady (2)
Summit of Hualalai volcano [8,270 ft.], Big Island of Hawaii, HI (J Snyder)
May 3, 2003 Pipevine Swallowtail (15)
Black Swallowtail (2)
Giant Swallowtail (1)
Orange Sulphur (3)
Sleepy Orange (1)
Dainty Sulphur (40+)
Oak Hairstreak (3)
Gray Hairstreak (8)
Reakirt's Blue (50+)
Variegated Fritillary (3)
Phaon Crescent (1)
American Lady (3)
Red Admiral (3)
Common Buckeye (12)
Monarch (2)
Queen (4)
Dun Skipper (6)
Celia's Roadside-Skipper (2)
Eufala Skipper (3)
Balcones-Canyonlands NWR, Travis Co., TX (R Wauer, B Ribble)
May 3, 2003 Olympia Marble (4)
Spring Azure (1)
Silvery Blue (1)
Mourning Cloak (2)
American Lady (2)
Red Admiral (1)
Duskywing sp. (1)
Waushara Co., WI (M Reese)
May 3, 2003 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Spicebush Swallowtail (9)
Cabbage White (26)
Clouded Sulphur (19)
Harvester (2)
American Copper (2)
Spring Azure (35)
Gorgone Checkerspot (3)
Pearl Crescent (100+)
Mourning Cloak (1)
American Lady (3)
Red Admiral (18)
Monarch (2)
Silver-spotted Skipper (100+)
Common Checkered-Skipper (1)
Sand Ridge State Forest, Mason Co., IL (R Bell)
May 3, 2003 Cabbage White (1)
Spring Azure (2)
Eastern Comma (2)
Mourning Cloak (3)
Red Admiral (3)
Tommy Thompson Park, Toronto, Ont (C McLauchlan)
May 3, 2003 Cabbage White (5)
Eastern Comma (1)
American Lady (2) (females)
Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary, Topsfield MA (F Goodwin)
May 3, 2003 Cabbage White
Spring Azure
Eastern Comma
Mourning Cloak
Upper Lisle Park, Broome County, NY (B Grosek)
May 2, 2003 Becker's White (1)
Spring White (1)
Checkered White (1)
Western Pygmy-Blue (7)
Marine Blue (1)
Mormon Metalmark (1)
Sagebrush Checkerspot (62)
Painted Lady (25)
Death Valley N.P., Wildrose Canyon and Peak trail, Water Canyon, Argus Mtns Inyo Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
May 2, 2003 Pipevine Swallowtail (6)
Black Swallowtail (4)
Checkered White (1)
Orange Sulphur (common)
Southern Dogface (10)
Cloudless Sulphur (8)
Little Yellow (8)
Dainty Yellow (25)
Great Purple Hairstreak (3)
Oak Hairstreak (30+)
Gray Hairstreak (20)
Reakirt's Blue (3)
Metalmark (1)
American Snout (6)
Gulf Fritillary (2)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Texan Crescent (7)
Vesta Crescent (1)
American Lady (4)
Red Admiral (7)
Common Buckeye (5)
Hackberry Emperor (12)
Tawny Emperor (20)
Little Wood-Satyr (4)
Monarch (1)
Queen (1)
Funereal Duskywing (3)
Common Checkered-White (2)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (1)
Orange Skipperling (1)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Sachem (1)
Dun Skipper (6)
Eufala Skipper (3)
Austin, TX (R Wauer, S Davies)
May 2, 2003 Cabbage White (2+)
Mourning Cloak (6+)
Hospital grounds, Weyburn, SK (M Bailey)
May 2, 2003 Cabbage White (4)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
American Lady (2)
Columbia Co., WI (M Reese)
May 2, 2003 Cabbage White (17)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
American Copper (1)
Henry's Elfin (1)
Pearl Crescent
Mourning Cloak
American Lady (5)
Sandy Hook, Gateway National Recreation Area, Monmouth County, NJ (K Keating)
May 2, 2003 Tiger Swallowtail (Numerous)
Spicebush Swallowtail (15+)
Pipevine Swallowtail (6)
West Virginia White (25+)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (numerous)
Silvery Blue (7)
Appalachian Azure (3)
Dusky Azure (2)
Meadow Fritillary (11)
Pearl Crescent (numerous)
Red Admiral (4)
Silvery Crescent (2)
Comma sp. (1)
Gemmed Satyr (5)
Harmon's Den, Pisgah Nat. Park, NC
May 2, 2003 Cabbage White (8)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (1)
Montclair, Essex Co., NJ (A Baytas)
May 1, 2003 Cabbage White (1) Everett Community College Campus, Everett, WA (W Alexander)
May 1, 2003 Anise Swallowtail (1) Meadowlark Prairie, West Eugene Wetlands, Lane Co., OR (E Wold)
May 1, 2003 Spring White (1)
Western Pygmy-Blue (1)
Marine Blue (2)
Small Blue (1)
Mormon Metalmark (2)
Sagebrush Checkerspot (38)
Painted Lady (28)
Death Valley N.P., Daylight Pass, Inyo Co., CA, Nye Co., NV; east side of Towne Pass, Inyo Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
May 1, 2003 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (Numerous)
Pipevine Swallowtail (numerous)
\Spicebush Swallowtail (4)
West Virginia White (16)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (5)
Silvery Blue (1)
Dusky Azure (4)
Spring Azure (2)
Pearl Crescent (several)
Harmon's Den, Pisgah Nat. Park, NC


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