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October 2002 Butterfly Sightings

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October 31, 2002 Giant Swallowtail (numerous)
Cloudless Sulphur (numerous)
Large Orange Sulphur (2-3)
Orange-barred Sulphur (1)
Lyside Sulphur (1)
Boiduval Sulphur (2)
Little Sulphur (several)
Dusky-blue Groundstreak (3)
Fatal Metalmark (several)
Red-bordered Metalmark (1)
Red-bordered Pixie (2)
American Snout (several)
Gulf Fritillary (5)
Julia Heliconian (1)
Zebra Heliconian (1)
Bordered Patch (1)
Phaon Crescent (numerous)
Red Admiral (1)
White Peacock (3)
Malachite (1)
Common Mestra (2)
Tawny Emperor (several)
Tropical Leafwing (1)
Satyr (numerous)
Monarch (5-6)
Queen (numerous)
Sabal Palm Audubon Sanctuary, Brownsville, TX
October 31, 2002 Red Admiral Eltinville, Staten Island, NY (J Flynn)
October 30, 2002 Pipevine Swallowtail (3)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Southern Dogface (6)
Cloudless Sulphur (2)
Large Orange Sulphur (4)
Lyside Sulphur (2)
Little Yellow (15+)
Gray Hairstreak (4)
Western Pygmy-Blue (1)
Ceraunus Blue (2)
Fatal Metalmark (1)
Rounded Metalmark (2)
American Snout (few)
Gulf Fritillary (15)
Variegated Fritillary (8)
Bordered Patch (20+)
Vesta Crescent (6)
Phaon Crescent (10)
Common Buckeye (1)
Goatweed Leafwing (3)
Gemmed Satyr (6)
Monarch (2)
Queen (common)
Mazans Scallopwing (1)
Sickle-winged Skipper (abundant)
Brown-banded Skipper (1)
White-patched Skipper (2)
Common/White Checkered-Skipper (3)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (8)
Desert Checkered-Skipper (2)
Turk's-cap White-Skipper (1)
Clouded Skipper (6)
Southern Broken-Dash (2)
Fiery Skipper (3)
Whirlabout (1)
Sachem (4)
Eufala Skipper (8)
Brazilian Skipper (1)
Ocola Skipper (3)
Hazel Bazemore Co. Park, TX (R Wauer)
October 29, 2002 Pipevine Swallowtail (3)
Black Swallowtail (1)
Giant Swallowtail (2)
Checkered White (3)
Orange Sulphur (8)
Southern Dogface (8)
Cloudless Sulphur (4)
Orange-barred Sulphur (2)
Large Orange Sulphur (6)
Mexican Yellow (1)
Little Yellow (8)
Sleepy Orange (3)
Dainty Sulphur (8)
Gray Hairstreak (3)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (1)
Ceraunus Blue (3)
Red-bordered Metalmark (1)
American Snout (100s)
Gulf Fritillary (12)
Variegated Fritillary (10)
Bordered Patch (50+)
Definite Patch (5)
Vesta Crescent (5)
Phaon Crescent (20+)
White Peacock (25+)
Common Mestra (2)
Goatweed Leafwing (3)
Tawny Emperor (2)
Monarch (4)
Queen (8)
Soldier (1)
Long-tailed Skipper (1)
Sickle-winged Skipper (1)
Common/White Checkered-Skipper (3)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (4)
Desert Checkered-Skipper (1)
Clouded Skipper (4)
Southern Skipperling (1)
Fiery Skipper (7)
Whirlabout (1)
Sachem (6)
Eufala Skipper (8)
Ocola Skipper (4)
Kingsville, Kleberg Co., TX (S Deacon, R Wauer)
October 29, 2002 Zebra Swallowtail (2)
Black Swallowtail (28)
Giant Swallowtail (3)
Palamedes Swallowtail (14)
Great Southern White (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (24)
Barred Yellow (65)
Little Yellow (33)
Sleepy Orange (3)
Gray Hairstreak (2)
Red-banded Hairstreak (12) (all very fresh)
Little Metalmark (13) (all very fresh)
Gulf Fritillary (10)
Zebra Heliconian (11)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Phaon Crescent (15)
Common Buckeye (14)
White Peacock (181)
Viceroy (31)
Carolina Satyr (98)
Georgia Satyr (10)
Monarch (6)
Queen (64)
Soldier (3)
Long-tailed Skipper (15)
Dorantes Longtail (7)
Horace's Duskywing (5)
Tropical Checkered Skipper (30)
Swarthy Skipper (3)
Neamathla Skipper (1)
Least Skipper (2)
Southern Skipperling (1)
Fiery Skipper (30)
MESKE'S SKIPPER (1)
Tawny-edged Skipper (5)
Whirlabout (24)
Southern Broken Dash (13)
Sachem (3)
Delaware Skipper (3)
AARON'S SKIPPER (5)
PALMETTO SKIPPER (22) (13 very fresh; 9 worn)
PALATKA SKIPPER (2)
BERRY'S SKIPPER (1) fresh
Monk Skipper (3)
Eufala Skipper (2)
Twin-spot Skipper (2)
Brazilian Skipper (8)
Ocola Skipper (81)
Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park, Okeechobee County, FL (L & B Cooper)
October 27, 2002 Acmon Blue (4)
Painted Lady (1)
West Coast Lady (1)
Common Buckeye (5)
Common Ringlet (5)
Common Checkered-Skipper (2)
Sandhill Skipper (2)
Woodland Skipper (10)
Umber Skipper (5)
Sheep Camp Trail, San Mateo Co., CA (B Kirshner)
October 27, 2002 Checkered White (5)
Cabbage White (8)
Clouded Sulphur (167)
Orange Sulphur (13)
Southern Dogface (1)
Dainty Sulphur (3)
Western Pygmy-Blue (44)
Marine Blue (5)
Ceraunus Blue (15)
Reakirt's Blue (7)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Common Checkered-Skipper (9)
River Park, Los Lunas, Valencia Co., NM (C Rustay)
October 27, 2002 Checkered White (2) Higbee Beach, near Cape May, NJ (R Radis, V Elia)
October 27, 2002 Orange Sulphur
Cloudless Sulphur
Variegated Fritillary
Question Mark (several)
Mourning Cloak (2)
American Lady (15)
Painted Lady (5)
Red Admiral (5)
Common Buckeye (25)
Monarch (40)
Fiery Skipper (5)
Sachem (5)
Dun (1)
Higbee Beach, West Cape May, Hidden Valley, Rea Farm Cape May Point State Park & town, NJ (P Sutton, L Zemaitis, J McCabe, N Proctor, V Laux, P Alden)
October 27, 2002 Cabbage White (8)
Orange Sulphur (5
Cloudless Sulphur (2
Mourning Cloak (1) (fresh)
American Lady (3)
Common Buckeye (7)
Monarch (1)
Horace's Duskywing (1)
Sachem (1)
Maurice River Botanical Gardens, Heislerville, Cumberland Co., NJ (J DiOrio)
October 27, 2002 Giant Swallowtail (17)
Palamedes Swallowtail (3)
Great Southern White (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (8)
Orange-barred Sulphur (3)
Barred Yellow (11)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Gulf Fritillary (4)
Zebra Heliconian (2)
Phaon Crescent (3)
Pearl Crescent (1)
White Peacock (36)
Malachite (3)
Viceroy (12)
Ruddy Daggerwing (1)
Carolina Satyr (1)
Queen (6)
Soldier (2)
Long-tailed Skipper (3)
Dorantes Longtail (3)
Hayhurst's Scallopwing (4)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (2)
Three-spotted Skipper (1)
Clouded Skipper (1)
Least Skipper (7)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Brazilian Skipper (11)
Ocola Skipper (8)
NABA-Atala Chapter field trip, Cannon Hammock County Park, FL (D & M Cutler; D, L& A Edwards, D Leone, M & M Mitchell, K Slack, E Smith, C Terwiliger, H Wiedemann)
October 26, 2002 White M Hairstreak
Red-banded Hairstreak
Linwood, Atlantic Co., NJ (G Bassett)
October 26, 2002 Cabbage White (1)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Sleepy Orange (1)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Sachem (1)
Silver Spring MD (E Raun)
October 25, 2002 Gold-spotted Aguna Valley Nature Center, Weslaco, TX (Elizabeth Cavazos)
October 24, 2002 Evans' Skipper Valley Nature Center, Weslaco, TX (L & B Cooper)
October 23, 2002 Purplish Copper Duncan Sewage Lagoons, Duncan, Vancouver Island, British Columbia (D Marven)
October 23, 2002 Cabbage White (4)
Orange Sulphur (10)
Cloudless Sulphur (4)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
American Lady (2)
Common Buckeye (40)
Monarch (4)
Sachem (15)
Cape May Bird Observatory's Center for Research & Education, Goshen, NJ (K Williams, P Sutton)
October 22, 2002 Cabbage White (9)
Orange Sulphur
American Copper (2)
Common Buckeye (2)
Monarch (2)
Sandy Hook, Gateway National Recreation Area, Monmouth Co., NJ (K Keating)
October 22, 2002 Sleepy Orange Cape May Point State Park, Cape May, NJ (G Myers, K Lukens)
October 22, 2002 Variegated Fritillary (1)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Common Buckeye
Monarch
Duskywing sp.
Sachem
Hidden Valley near Cape May Point, NJ (C Kisiel, B Burke)
October 22, 2002 Cabbage White (8)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Orange Sulphur (6)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
White M Hairstreak (1)
Pearl Crescent (3)
American Lady (7)
Red Admiral (5)
Common Buckeye (13)
Monarch (4)
Sachem (5)
Maurice River Botanical Gardens, Heislerville, Cumberland Co.,NJ (J DiOrio)
October 22, 2002 Cabbage White (4)
Orange Sulphur (4)
Common Buckeye (4)
Monarch (3)
Sachem (1)
Delmont , Cumberland Co., NJ (JDiOrio)
October 22, 2002 Painted Lady Cape May Point, NJ (M Retter, T Rodrigrez)
October 22, 2002 Question Mark (1)
Eastern Comma (1)
Mourning Cloak (1)
West Cape May, NJ (L Zemaitis, M O'Brien)
October 22, 2002 Cabbage White (3)
Checkered White (1)
Orange Sulphur (5)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Pearl Crescent (3)
Common Buckeye (4)
Baltimore, MD (J Wilkinson)
October 21, 2002 Definite Patch Loma Alta, Brownsville, Cameron Co., TX (R Lehman)
October 21, 2002 Tiny Checkerspot Loma Alta, Brownsville, Cameron Co., TX (B Bouton)
October 21, 2002 Pipevine Swallowtail (38)
Giant Swallowtail (5)
Southern Dogface (30)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Large Orange Sulphur (6)
Little Yellow (12)
Sleepy Orange (1)
Dainty Sulphur (42)
Gray Hairstreak (2)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (12)
Western Pygmy-Blue (1)
Ceraunus Blue (20)
Red-bordered Metalmark (4)
American Snout (130)
Gulf Fritillary (10)
Variegated Fritillary (38)
Bordered Patch (12)
DEFINITE PATCH (32)
TINY CHECKERSPOT (1)
Vesta Crescent (12)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (4)
White Peacock (3)
Common Mestra (1)
Goatweed Leafwing (1)
Tawny Emperor (4)
Queen (24)
Soldier (4)
Sickle-winged Skipper (3)
Common Checkered-Skipper (14)
Desert Checkered-Skipper (4)
Laviana White-Skipper (1)
Julia's Skipper (1)
Clouded Skipper (14)
Southern Skipperling (4)
Fiery Skipper (18)
Eufala Skipper (6)
Dick Kleberg Park,Kingsville,TX (D Muschalek)
October 21, 2002 Pipevine Swallowtail (8)
Giant Swallowtail (12)
Great Southern White (1)
Southern Dogface (6)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Large Orange Sulphur (8)
Lyside Sulphur (6)
Little Yellow (40)
Dainty Sulphur (2)
Gray Hairstreak (2)
LACEY'S SCRUB-HAIRSTREAK (1)
Dusky-blue Groundstreak (1)
Ceraunus Blue (14)
Rounded Metalmark (12)
Red-bordered Metalmark (3)
American Snout (310)
Gulf Fritillary (3)
Variegated Fritillary (22)
MEXICAN FRITILLARY (1)
Bordered Patch (2)
Vesta Crescent (3)
Phaon Crescent (2)
Question Mark (2)
White Peacock (3)
Viceroy (2)
Common Mestra (2)
Hackberry Emperor (1)
Tawny Emperor (4)
Gemmed Satyr (2)
Queen (6)
Soldier (1)
Mazan's Scallopwing (1)
Sickle-winged Skipper (40)
White-patched Skipper (1)
Common Checkered-Skipper (30)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (4)
Desert Checkered-Skipper (2)
Turk's-cap White-Skipper (10)
Clouded Skipper (40)
Southern Skipperling (4)
Fiery Skipper (45)
Sachem (1)
Celia's Roadside-Skipper (6)
Eufala Skipper (12)
Ocola Skipper (1)
Hazel Bazemore Park,Nueces County,TX (D Muschalek)
October 21, 2002 Clouded Sulphur (3)
Monarch (1)
Toronto, Ontario (C McLauchlan)
October 21, 2002 Cabbage White (5)
Clouded Sulphur (3)
Orange Sulphur (9)
Cloudless Sulphur
Common Buckeye
Monarch (2)
Sandy Hook, Gateway National Recreation Area, Monmouth Co., NJ (K Keating)
October 21, 2002 Question Mark (1)
Red Admiral (2)
West Cape May, NJ (L Zemaitis, M O'Brien)
October 21, 2002 Cabbage White (2)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Red-banded Hairstreak
Painted Lady (1)
Fiery Skipper (1) (female)
Silver Spring, MD (E Raun)
October 20, 2002 Clouded Sulphur (28)
Orange Sulphur (13)
Dainty Sulphur (13)
CERAUNUS BLUE (1)
Reakirt's Blue (1)
Variegated Fritillary (7)
Painted Lady (33+)
Goatweed Leafwing (3)
Monarch (4)
Common Checkered-Skipper (30)
Sachem (4)
Ned Houck Park, Curry Co. NM (S Drilling, C Rustay)
October 20, 2002 Monarch Rondeau Provincial Park, east of Point Pelee (B A Mann)
October 20, 2002 Cabbage White (1)
Monarch (1)
Hopewell Twp. Beaver Co., PA (B Walbek)
October 20, 2002 Cabbage White (2)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Conyngham, PA (A Gregory)
October 20, 2002 Cabbage White (13)
Clouded Sulphur (9)
Orange Sulphur (31)
American Copper (3)
American Lady (fresh)
Common Buckeye (15)
Big Brook County Park, Marlboro, Monmouth Co., NJ (K Keating)
October 20, 2002 Cabbage White (5)
Clouded Sulphur (3)
Orange Sulphur (9)
Pearl Crescent (2)
Common Buckeye (2)
Fiery Skipper
Sachem (2)
Thompson Park, Lincroft, Monmouth County, NJ (K Keating)
October 19, 2002 Compton Tortoiseshell (1) (a bit worn) Litchfield, CT (K Wallstrom)
October 17, 2002 Orange Sulphur (1) Seahurst Ave, Everett, WA (Rednax)
October 17, 2002 Checkered White
Cabbage White (11)
Clouded Sulphur (4)
Orange Sulphur (8)
American Copper
Question Mark
Common Buckeye (13)
Monarch
Sandy Hook, Gateway National Recreation Area, Monmouth Co., NJ (K Keating)
October 17, 2002 Red Admiral (1) (coming to Yellow-bellied Sapsucker "freshly drilled" holes) Cape May Point, NJ (C Sutton)
October 17, 2002 Monarch (1) Fox Nature Center, Mays Landing, NJ (J Hansen)
October 17, 2002 Cabbage White (3)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Orange Sulphur (5)
Cloudless Sulphur (6)
American Lady (2)
Common Buckeye (5)
Monarchs (7)
Long-tailed Skipper (1) (fresh)
Sachem (9)
Maurice River Botanical Gardens, Heislerville, Cumberland Co., NJ (J. DiOrio)
October 16, 2002 DAINTY SULPHUR (5) McDowell Park , Mecklenburg Co., NC (S Daves)
October 15, 2002 Red Admiral (2) 49th PL SW, Everett, WA (Rednax)
October 14, 2002 Red Admiral (1) Madrona Ave, Everett, WA (Rednax)
October 14, 2002 Cabbage White (1)
Western Pygmy-Blue (1)
Lady sp. (1)
American Lady (1)
Fiery Skipper (10)
Sandhill Skipper (5)
Eufala Skipper (1)
San Mateo, San Mateo County, CA (B Kirshner)
October 14, 2002 Cabbage White (2)
Western Pygmy-Blue (30+)
Monarch (3)
Ash Meadows National Wildlife Preserve, Nye Co., NV (S Potter)
October 14, 2002 Cabbage White (15)
Orange Sulphur (11)
Common Buckeye (4)
Fiery Skipper (4)
Sachem (3)
Rocky Point, Hartshorne Woods, Monmouth County, NJ (K Keating)
October 13, 2002 Cabbage White (2) Harberview Park and Madrona Ave, Everett, WA (Rednax)
October 13, 2002 Cabbage White (8)
Orange Sulphur (30)
Purplish Copper (1) (female)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Acmon Blue (10)
Mylitta Crescent (20)
Lady sp. (1)
Common Buckeye (50)
Lorquin's Admiral (3)
California Sister (10)
Common Ringlet (3)
Woodland Skipper (20)
Umber Skipper (5)
Sunol Regional Wilderness, Alameda County, CA (A Winer)
October 13, 2002 Painted Lady (1)
Monarch (3)
Fiery Skipper (40+)
Desert Demonstration Garden in Las Vegas, NV (S Potter)
October 13, 2002 Clouded Sulphur (2)
Gulf Fritillary (3)
Phaon Crescent (700)
Common Buckeye (6)
Skipper sp. (2)
Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Dare Co., NC (S Baron)
October 12, 2002 American Copper Marais Temps Clair, St. Charles Co., MO (J Moe)
October 12, 2002 Ocola Skipper (8) Muscatatuck NWR, Jackson Co., IN (G Oskay)
October 12, 2002 Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (10)
Orange Sulphur (2)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Monarch (2)
Common Checkered-Skipper (1)
Sachem (1)
Columbia, Howard Co., MD (J Wilkinson)
October 12, 2002 Pipevine Swallowtail (14)
Checkered White (14)
Cabbage White (40+)
Clouded Sulphur (30+)
Orange Sulphur (50+)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Pearl Crescent (7)
Common Buckeye (26)
Monarch (34)
Sachem (7)
Ocola Skipper (2)
Botetourt County, VA (B Kinzie, E Burroughs)
October 12, 2002 DAINTY SULPHUR Mecklenburg County, NC (K Kneidel)
October 11, 2002 Blue Metalmark Laguna Atascosa NWR, Rio Hondo, Cameron Co., TX (E Thompson)
October 11, 2002 Red-bordered Pixie Weslaco, Hidalgo Co., TX (M Himmel)
October 11, 2002 CLOUDLESS SULPHUR (female) Madison, WI (D Fallow)
October 10, 2002 Clouded Sulphur (6)
Monarch (2)
FIERY SKIPPER (1) (female)
Wautoma, WI (M Reese)
October 9, 2002 Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (9)
Orange Sulphur (7)
Field Crescent (12)
Mylitta Crescent (24)
California Tortoiseshell (1)
American Lady (1)
Painted Lady (1)
West Coast Lady (2)
Common Buckeye (36)
California Sister (6)
Common Ringlet (10)
Common Checkered-Skipper (16)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Sachem (9)
Woodland Skipper (16)
Umber Skipper (77)
Tilden/ Wildcat Canyon Regional Parks, including botanic gardens, Contra Costa Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
October 9, 2002 Zebra Swallowtail (3)
Giant Swallowtail (1)
Palamedes Swallowtail (15)
Little Yellow (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (20)
Gulf Fritillary (4)
Phaon Crescent (12)
Common Buckeye (1)
White Peacock (30)
Viceroy (4)
Queen (3)
Long-Tailed Skipper (1)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Southern Broken-Dash (2)
Delaware Skipper (12)
DUSTED SKIPPER (2) (one very fresh & the other worn, both with extensive white HW spots)
Twin-Spot Skipper (3)
Clouded Skipper (1)
Aaron's Skipper (18)
PALATKA SKIPPER (1)
PALMETTO SKIPPER (3)
BERRY'S SKIPPER (1)
Ocola Skipper (6)
Monk Skipper (1)
Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park, Okeechobee Co., FL (B Ahern)
October 8, 2002 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1) (late date in NY) Hook Mt., Rockland Co., NY (T Fiore)
October 8, 2002 Ocola Skipper Butterfly gardens at Cape May Bird Observatory's Center for Research &
Education, Goshen, NJ (P Sutton)
October 8, 2002 Red-banded Hairstreak (4)
Ocola Skipper (1-3) (also seen daily for week or so through 10/8)
Villas, NJ (J Dowdell)
October 8, 2002 Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Orange Sulphur (3)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Little Yellow (5)
Dainty Sulphur (4)
Gray Hairstreak (30+)
Red-banded Hairstreak (4)
Dusky-blue Groundstreak (20+)
Marine Blue (1)
Reakirt's Blue (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (2)
American Snout (1)
Gulf Fritillary (2)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Pearl Crescent (10)
Goatweed Leafwing (1)
Hackberry Emperor (3)
Tawny Emperor (1)
Monarch (1)
Clouded Skipper (50+)
Sachem (4)
Eufala Skipper (1)
Ocola Skipper (1)
Heard Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary, Collin Co., TX (R Wauer)
October 7, 2002 Monarch (5+) Desert National Wildlife Range, 25 miles North of Las Vegas, NV (S Potter)
October 7-8, 2002 Monarch (5000) Point Pelee National Park, Ontario (S Rupert)
October 7, 2002 Monarchs (300) Cape May Point, NJ (J McCabe, L Zemaitis, M O'Brien)
October 7, 2002 Western Pygmy-Blue (30+)
Yuma Skipper(40+)
Las Vegas Wetlands Park in Clark Co., NV (S Potter)
October 6, 2002 Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Little Yellow (2)
Sleepy Orange (2)
Dainty Sulphur (7)
Great Purple Hairstreak (1)
Gray Hairstreak (12)
Dusky-blue Groundstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (3)
American Snout (1)
Gulf Fritillary (2)
Phaon Crescent (1)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (2)
Goatweed Leafwing (1)
Hackberry Emperor (4)
Tawny Emperor (3)
Queen (5)
Hayhurst's Scallopwing (1)
Orange Skipperling (1)
Clouded Skipper (10)
Sachem (2)
Broken-Dash sp. (1)
Dun Skipper (2)
Roadside-Skipper sp. (1)
Bell's Roadside-Skipper (1)
Eufala Skipper (1)
Ocola Skipper (1)
Dallas Nature Center & Cedar Hill State Park, Dallas Co., TX (R Wauer)
October 6, 2002 Monarch (1) Eastern Toronto, Ontario (D Davis)
October 6, 2002 Cabbage White (5)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Orange Sulphur (15)
Monarch (2)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Hobbie area, Luzerne Co., PA (A Gregory)
October 6, 2002 Cabbage White (7)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Orange Sulphur (12)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Monarch (1)
Frederick Road, Conyngham, Luzerne Co., PA (A Gregory)
October 6, 2002 Cabbage White (16)
Clouded Sulphur (18)
Orange Sulphur (22)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Spring Azure (1) (summer form)
Variegated Fritillary (5)
Meadow Fritillary (24)
Pearl Crescent (4)
Eastern Comma (5)
Common Buckeye (1)
Red-spotted Admiral (1)
Viceroy (1)
Monarch (3)
Common Checkered-Skipper (5)
Cedar Creek Park, Westmoreland Co., PA (C Lehman)
October 6, 2002 White M Hairstreak
SOLDIER (male) (photos available at CMBO)
Linwood, NJ (G Bassett)
October 6, 2002 Long-tailed Skipper Higbee Beach, near Cape May, NJ (R & B Walker)
October 6, 2002 Variegated Fritillary Higbee Beach, near Cape May, NJ (J McCabe)
October 5, 2002 Monarch (1) Mission Trails Regional Park, San Diego County, CA (Nubben)
October 5, 2002 Pipevine Swallowtail (2)
Orange Sulphur (2)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Little Yellow (5)
Dainty Sulphur (8)
Gray Hairstreak (12)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (6)
Gulf Fritillary (2)
Vesta Crescent (1)
Gorgone Checkerspot (4)
Phaon Crescent (10)
Pearl Crescent (3)
Question Mark (3)
Red Admiral (1)
Goatweed Leafwing (14)
Hackberry Emperor (2)
Gemmed Satyr (1)
Common Wood-Nymph (7)
Monarch (2)
Clouded Skipper (2)
Fiery Skipper (4)
Sachem (3)
Southern Broken-Dash (1)
Caddo Natl. Grassland, Fannin Co., TX (R Wauer)
October 5, 2002 Cabbage White (3)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Orange Sulphur (40)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Little Yellow (1)
Dainty Sulphur (4)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (30)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Pearl Crescent (40)
Question Mark (4)
Gray Comma (7)
Common Buckeye (20)
Viceroy (8)
Goatweed Leafwing (1)
Monarch (1)
Common Checkered-Skipper (2) (females)
Fiery Skipper (6)
Sachem (1)
Busch Conservation Area, MO (NABA - St.Louis Chapter field trip: J Ziebol, Y Homeyer, T O'Gorman, A Earley, B Siemer, K Paradise, D Brunet, J Gast)
October 5, 2002 Pipevine Swallowtail (3)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Orange Sulphur (18)
Southern Dogface (10)
Cloudless Sulphur (4)
Little Yellow (12)
Dainty Sulphur (1)
Gray Hairstreak (5)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (12)
Great Spangled Fritillary (1)
Pearl Crescent (20)
Painted Lady (1)
Common Buckeye (2)
Red-spotted Admiral (1)
Goatweed Leafwing (1)
Monarch (4)
Silver-spotted Skipper (2)
Common Checkered-Skipper (4)
Swarthy Skipper (1)
CLOUDED SKIPPER (6)
Fiery Skipper (6)
Sachem (4)
Fults Hill Prairie, Monroe Co., IL (R Goetz)
October 5, 2002 Clouded Sulphur (24)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Viceroy (1)
Monarch (4)
Wautoma, WI (M Reese)
October 5, 2002 Checkered White 20
Common Checkered-Skipper 4
Fiery Skipper 8
Sachem 30
Eufala Skipper (1) (possibly first NY record)
Ocola Skipper 2
Floyd Bennet Field, Kings Co., NY (S Walter)
October 5, 2002 Checkered White (175) (mostly at Riis Park/Ft.Tilden)
Cabbage White (75+)
Orange Sulphur (115+) (includes some white-form females)
Cloudless Sulphur (7) (including one "runt" individual)
Little Yellow (2) (Gerritsen Beach, Brooklyn)
American Copper (1) (Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge)
Gray Hairstreak (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Variegated Fritillary (1) (Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge)
Pearl Crescent (5)
Polygonia sp. (1) (possibly Eastern Comma)
Common Buckeye (247)
Viceroy (1) (Little Egg Marsh/Jamaica Bay)
Monarch (755) (actual count, almost all seen nectaring)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (1) (somewhat worn)
Common Checkered-Skipper (1) (Riis Park, fresh condition)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Sachem (4)
Units of Gateway Nat'l. RecreationArea, Jamaica Bay region, plus NYC
Parks Dept. land, Queens/Brooklyn, NY (T Fiore)
October 5, 2002 Cabbage White (4)
Great Spangled Fritillary (1)
Monarch (10)
Silver-spotted Skipper (2
Sachem (26)
Ocola Skipper (1)
Frelinghuysen Arboretum NJ (J Glassberg)
October 5, 2002 Cabbage White (21)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Orange Sulphur (17)
Cloudless Sulphur (16)
White M Hairstreak (1)
Gray Hairstreak (8)
Red -banded Hairstreak (13)
American Copper (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (3)
Azure sp. (1)
Pearl Crescent (71)
American Lady (8)
Common Buckeye (76)
Monarch (14)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Horace's Duskywing (7)
Common Checkered-Skipper (4)
Swarthy Skipper (2)
Fiery Skipper (6)
Sachem (40)
Maurice River Botanical Gardens, Heislerville, Cumberland,Co., NJ (J DiOrio)
October 5, 2002 White M Hairstreak (2)
Hayhurst's Scallopwing (1, fresh)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (5)
Spring Azure (1) (summer form)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Villas, NJ (J Dowdell)
October 5, 2002 QUEEN (male) Linwood, Atlantic Co., NJ (G Bassett)
October 5, 2002 Long-tailed Skipper (1) Higbee Beach, near Cape May, NJ (F Windfelder)
October 5-7, 2002 Long-tailed Skipper (1-3) Cape May Point, NJ (many reports)
October 5, 2002 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Black Swallowtail (20 (caterpillars on bronze fennel)
Cabbage White (3)
Orange Sulphur (3)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Pearl Crescent (3)
Monarch (2)
Hayhurst's Scallopwing (2)
Sachem (5)
Peck's Skipper (1)
Ocola Skipper (1)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Silver Spring MD (E Raun)
October 4, 2002 Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Orange Sulphur (11)
Southern Dogface (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (15)
Large Orange Sulphur (2)
Little Yellow (9)
Sleepy Orange (3)
Dainty Sulphur (12)
Gray Hairstreak (30+)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (5)
American Snout (2)
Gulf Fritillary (4)
Variegated Fritillary (2)
Phaon Crescent (25+)
Pearl Crescent (3)
Question Mark (1)
Painted Lady (1)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (3)
Viceroy (4)
Goatweed Leafwing (2)
Hackberry Emperor (5)
Common Wood-Nymph (1)
Monarch (8)
Queen (1)
Common Checkered-Skipper (2)
Least Skipper (1)
Orange Skipperling (1)
Fiery Skipper (4)
Sachem (6)
Southern Broken-Dash (1)
Dun Skipper (1)
Eufala Skipper (3)
Ocola Skipper (1)
Hagerman NWR, Grayson Co., TX (R Wauer)
October 4, 2002 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (14)
Cloudless Sulphur (5)
Orange Sulphur (1)
American Copper (2)
White-M- Hairstreak (1)
Gray Hairstreak (3)
Red Banded Hairstreak (2)
Hairstreak sp. (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Pearl Crescent (7)
American Lady (3)
Common Buckeye (5)
Monarch (18)
Peck's Skipper (1)
Sachem (27)
Ocala Skipper (2)
Maurice River Botanical Gardens, Heislerville, Cumberland Co., NJ (J DiOrio)
October 4, 2002 QUEEN (female)(PHOTOS) Cape May Point, NJ (B & E Schuhl, K Lukens, M Garland, etc)
October 3, 2002 Cabbage White (2)
Acmon Blue (1)
Mylitta Crescent (1)
Satyr Comma (2)
West Coast Lady (1)
Common Buckeye (1)
California Sister (35)
Common Ringlet ( 5)
Monarch (4)
Sandhill Skipper (9)
Woodland Skipper (1)
Pescadero Preserve to Portola Redwoods State Park, San Mateo Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
October 3, 2002 Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Black Swallowtail (1)
Giant Swallowtail (1)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (10)
Little Yellow (2)
Great Purple Hairstreak (2)
Gray Hairstreak (18)
Dusky-blue Groundstreak (12)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (2)
Gulf Fritillary (5)
Texan Crescent (6)
Pearl Crescent (8)
Question Mark (1)
Hackberry Emperor (8)
Tawny Emperor (50+)
Monarch (10)
Silver-spotted Skipper (6)
Long-tailed Skipper (1)
Horace's Duskywing (2)
Funereal Duskywing (1)
Clouded Skipper (75+)
Fiery Skipper (25)
Sachem (50+)
Dun Skipper ( 4)
Bell's Roadside-Skipper (1) (photos)
Eufala Skipper (8)
Ocola Skipper (35+)
Botanical Garden, Ft. Worth, Tarrant Co., TX (M Reid, R Wauer)
October 3, 2002 Black Swallowtail (2)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Checkered White (9) (Miller Field and Great Kills)
Cabbage White (31)
Clouded Sulphur (6)
Orange Sulphur (150+)
Sulphur sp. (16) (white-form females)
Cloudless Sulphur (4) (Mt. Loretto)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (6)
Variegated Fritillary (2) (Blue Heron Pond and Ward's Point)
Pearl Crescent (26)
Polygonia sp. (2) (Eastern Comma/Question Mark, migrating)
American Lady (4)
Common Buckeye (27)
Monarch (340)
Silver-spotted Skipper (2)
Horace's Duskywing (1) (fresh female, Great Kills)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (2)
Common Checkered-Skipper (5) (Miller Field)
Least Skipper (1)
Fiery Skipper (29)
Peck's Skipper (1)
Sachem (26)
Ocola Skipper (2) (Blue Heron Pond and Ward's Point, both worn)
Southwestern Staten Island, Richmond Co., NY (B Benner)
October 3, 2002 Great Spangled Fritillary (1) (quite late)
Monarch (30+) (migrating south)
Hook Mtn., Rockland Co., NY (T Fiore)
October 3, 2002 Monarchs (40)
Long-tailed Skipper (1)
Fiery Skipper (30)
Cape May Point, NJ (P Sutton)
October 3, 2002 Zebra Swallowtail (15)
Palamedes Swallowtail (5)
Dainty Sulphur (2)
Little Yellow (8)
Sleepy Orange (2)
Barred Yellow (6)
Cloudless Sulphur (20)
Red-Banded Hairstreak (12)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Ceraunus Blue (1)
Gulf Fritillary (7)
Zebra Heliconian (3)
Phaon Crescent (40)
Common Buckeye (6)
White Peacock (10)
Viceroy (2)
Carolina Satyr (14)
Queen (1)
Long-Tailed Skipper (8)
Dorantes Longtail (2)
Horace's Duskywing (6)
Eufala Skipper (1)
Southern Skipperling (20)
Least Skipper (4)
Fiery Skipper (30)
Whirlabout (24)
Sachem (6)
Tawny-Edged Skipper (2)
Southern Broken-Dash (2)
AROGOS SKIPPER (1)
Twin-Spot Skipper (3)
BERRY'S SKIPPER (2)
Ocola Skipper (6)
Starkey Wilderness Park, Pasco Co., FL (B Ahern)
October 2, 2002 Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Giant Swallowtail (1)
Orange Sulphur (20)
Little Yellow (6)
Sleepy Orange (25)
Dainty Sulphur (6)
Gray Hairstreak (2)
Dusky-blue Groundstreak (14)
Ceraunus Blue (4)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (3)
American Snout (2)
Gulf Fritillary (2)
Phaon Crescent (25+)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Question Mark (4)
Red Admiral (3)
Common Buckeye (5)
Viceroy (1)
Hackberry Emperor (5)
Tawny Emperor (18)
Gemmed Satyr (10)
Common Wood-Nymph (5)
Monarch (6)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (1)
Clouded Skipper (40+)
Fiery Skipper (8)
Sachem (3)
Dun Skipper (4)
Ft. Worth Area, Tarrant Co., TX (J Karges, M Reid, R Wauer)
October 2, 2002 Black Swallowtail (1) (fresh, third flight)
Cabbage White (2)
Clouded Sulphur (11)
Orange Sulphur (9)
Monarch (24)
Toronto, Ontario (C McLauchlan)
October 2, 2002 Ocola Skipper (1) Central Park, New York, NY (S Cohen, N Wagerik)
October 2, 2002 Checkered White (1) (male)
Common Buckeye (2)
Pelham Bay Park, Bronx, NY (T Fiore)
October 1, 2002 Cabbage White (2)
Red Admiral (1)
Dover St and Madrona Ave, Everett, WA (Rednax)
October 1, 2002 Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Black Swallowtail (1)
Giant Swallowtail (5)
Checkered White (2)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Large Orange Sulphur (1)
Little Yellow (4)
Dainty Sulphur (3)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Dusky-blue Groundstreak (1)
Ceraunus Blue (3)
American Snout (2)
Gulf Fritillary (12)
Phaon Crescent (3)
Pearl Crescent (2)
Painted Lady (1)
Common Buckeye (6)
Hackberry Emperor (2)
Tawny Emperor (3)
Monarch (7)
Queen (3)
Horace's Duskywing (1)
Common Checkered-Skipper (1)
Clouded Skipper (6)
Least Skipper (3)
Fiery Skipper (8)
Whirlabout (2)
Southern Broken-Dash (1)
Broad-winged Skipper (3) (photos)
Dun Skipper (2)
Sachem (20+)
Roadside-Skipper? (1)
Eufala Skipper (5)
Ocola Skipper (30+)
Waco Area, McLennan Co., TX (R Wauer)
October 1, 2002 Cabbage White ( 23)
Clouded Sulphur (33)
Orange Sulphur (38)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Common Buckeye (8)
Viceroy (7)
Monarch (220)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (3)
Fiery Skipper (2)
Toronto, Ontario (C McLauchlan)
October 1, 2002 Common Checkered Skipper (1) (fresh)
Fiery Skipper (10) (fairly fresh)
Sachem (15+) (mostly worn)
Wave Hill Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY (T Fiore)
October 1, 2002 Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Painted Lady (1)
Common Buckeye (1)
Monarch (25+) (nectaring)
Fiery Skipper (several)
Sachem (20+)
Central Park, New York, NY (T Fiore)
October 1, 2002 Pipevine Swallowtail
Cabbage Whites (35)
Clouded Sulphur (17)
Cloudless Sulphur
Gray Hairstreak
Eastern Tailed-Blue (4)
Common Buckeye (2)
Monarch
Sachem (5)
Dean Field Butterfly Meadow, Fort Monmouth, Monmouth County, NJ (K Keating)
October 1, 2002 GULF FRITILLARY (female) (laid eggs on Passion Vine) Villas, Cape May Co., NJ (J, D, & D Dowdell)
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