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April 2010 Butterfly Sightings

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April 30, 2010

Red Admiral (25)(migrating north 3-5 minutes apart)

Walking south on the bicycle path, Listowel, ON (Ontario Butterflies Google Group: G Richardson)

April 30, 2010

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (6)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (20)
Clouded Sulphur (13)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Brown Elfin (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Spring Azure (1)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (1)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (2)

Stillwell Woods, Nassau Co., NY (R Kelly)

April 30, 2010

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (1)
Orange Sulphur (1)
American Lady (1)(nectaring on ground ivy)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)

my backyard garden, Silver Spring, MD (E Raun)

April 29, 2010

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (3)

Nyack Beach State Park, Nyack, NY (M Diederich)

April 29, 2010

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)

Spring Rd. Butterfly Garden, Spring Rd., Chappaqua NY (M Diederich)

April 29, 2010

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (4)
Cabbage White (5)
Clouded Sulphur (5)
Spring Azure 91)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)

Old Chappaqua Power Cut - Off Old Chappaqua Rd., Chappaqua, NY (M Diederich)

April 29, 2010

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (5)
Falcate Orangetip (8)(3 Males, 5 females)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
Orange Sulphur (2)(mated pair, white female)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (8)
Pearl Crescent (8)
American Lady (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)

Mercer County Park, NJ (H Kindervatter)

April 29, 2010

Zebra Swallowtail (25)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (30)
Spicebush Swallowtail (8)
Palamedes Swallowtail (250)
Henry's Elfin (1)
American Snout (1)
Pearl Crescent (24)
Painted Lady (1)
Red-spotted Amiral (6)
Viceroy (1)
Southern Pearly-eye (5)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (1)
Lace-winged Roadside-Skipper (2)

Jericho Lane, Great Dismal Swamp, VA (J Monroe)

April 28, 2010

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (5)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Red-banded Hairstreak (3)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (3)
Pearl Crescent (22)
Gemmed Satyr (2)(1st of year)
Carolina Satyr (59)
Silver-spotted Skipper (3)
Northern Cloudywing (4)
Clouded Skipper (2)

Windmill Hill, SC (D Allen)

April 27, 2010

Broad-banded Swallowtail
Cyna Blue (30)

National Butterfly Center, TX (J Dauphin, J Glassberg)

April 26, 2010

Cabbage White (4)
White M Hairstreak (1) (2nd WI record)
Spring Azure (3)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Red Admiral (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (5)

Along Bike Trail below Lakeview Restaurant, La Crosse Co., WI (D Jackson)

April 26, 2010

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (8)
Spicebush Swallowtail (3)
Palamedes Swallowtail (150)
Spring Azure (1)
Gulf Fritillary (1)
Pearl Crescent (15)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (1)
Carolina Satyr (5)
Little Wood-Satyr (50)
Hoary Edge (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (2)(battered)
Dusted Skipper (8)

Croatan National Forest, NC (J Monroe)

April 26, 2010

Zebra Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (26)(22 Appalachian)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Pearl Crescent (2)
Red-spotted Admiral (28)
Silver-spotted Skipper (13)
Confused Cloudywing (1)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (3)
Pepper and Salt Skipper (1)

Blue Wall Preserve- mountain trail, SC (D Allen)

April 25, 2010

Pipevine Swallowtail (2)
Black Swallowtail (15)
Giant Swallowtail (4)
Ornythion Swallowtail (1)
Checkered White (200)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Southern Dogface (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (2)
Large Orange Sulphur (6)
Lyside Sulphur (750)
Little Yellow (20)
Dainty Sulphur (12)
Gray Hairstreak (9)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Clytie Ministreak (1)
Cyna Blue (10)
Reakirt's Blue (25)
Fatal Metalmark (1)
Red-bordered Metalmark (1)
American Snout (50)
Gulf Fritillary (2)
Variegated Fritillary (4)
Theona Checkerspot (4)
Bordered Patch (24)
Elada Checkerspot (30)
Texan Crescent (25)
Vesta Crescent (35)
Phaon Crescent (45)
American Lady (3)
Red Admiral (12)
Mexican Bluewing (2)
Tropical Leafwing (1)
Empress Leilia (2)
Tawny Emperor (35)
Monarch (2)
Queen (12)
Zilpa Longtail (1)
White-patched Skipper (1)
Funereal Duskywing (1)
White Checkered-Skipper (30)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (2)
Laviana White-Skipper (1)
Common Sootywing (12)
Clouded Skipper (4)
Southern Skipperling (2)
Fiery Skipper (3)
Whirlabout Polites (4)
Southern Broken-Dash (6)
Sachem (1)
Common Mellana (1)
Celia's Roadside-Skipper (3)
Eufala Skipper (2)

National Butterfly Center, TX (J Glassberg)

April 25, 2010

Pipevine Swallowtail (10)
Spicebush Swallowtail (15)
Palamedes Swallowtail (15)
Checkered White (4) (1st time I have seen it at Kisatchie)
Orange Sulphur (4)
Cloudless Sulphur (2)
Dainty Sulphur (16)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Gray Hairstreak (5)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Pearl Crescent (8)
American Lady (1)
Common Buckeye (5)
Viceroy (1)
Carolina Satyr (6)
Monarch (1)
Hoary Edge (8)
Southern Cloudywing (10)
Northern Cloudywing (20)
Confused Cloudywing (4)
Clouded Skipper (2)
Swarthy Skipper (10)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Whirlabout (2)
Dusted Skipper (7)
Dun Skipper (1)
Dusky Roadside-Skipper (1)
Strecker's Giant-Skipper (1) (fresh female)

Kisatchie NF, Natchitoches Parish, LA (C Marks)

April 25, 2010

Spring Azure (11)
Freija Fritillary (6)
Mourning Cloak (4)
Red-disked Alpine (9)
Dreamy Duskywing (1)

Riley Lake Bog, Price Co., WI (M Reese)

April 25, 2010

Zebra Swallowtail (3)
Spicebush Swallowtail (6)
Palamedes Swallowtail (superabundant)
Cloudless Sulphur (2)
Dainty Sulphur (abundant)
Oak Hairstreak (1)(Southern)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (1)
Northern Cloudywing (common)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (1)
Swarthy Skipper (1)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Whirlabout (common)
Southern Broken-Dash (1)
Delaware Skipper (6)
Palmetto Skipper (abundant)
Monk Skipper (1)
Twin-spot Skipper (common)

Three Lakes Wildlife Management Area, FL (Miami Blue Chapter)

April 24, 2010

Black Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (40)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Question Mark (1)
Compton Tortoiseshell (1)

William Cullen Bryant Preserve, Roslyn Harbor, Nassau Co., NY (R Kelly)

April 24, 2010

Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (2)
Falcate Orangetip (2) (Female) (Falcates not seen here every year)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (5)

Lums Pond State Park, DE (A Loudell)

April 24, 2010

Zebra Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (7)
Spicebush Swallowtail (20)
Palamedes Swallowtail (9)
Sleepy Orange (1)
Henry's Elfin (1)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (11)
Pearl Crescent (5)
Red Admiral (1)
Red-spotted Admiral (7)
Southern Pearly-eye (5)(all very fresh)
Carolina Satyr (14)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)(very fresh)
Southern Cloudywing (11)
Confused Cloudywing (1)
Sleepy Duskywing (3)
Juvenal's Duskywing (6)
Lace-winged Roadside-Skipper (1)
Carolina Roadside-Skipper (2)
Common Roadside-Skipper (4)
Yucca Giant-Skipper (1)

Sandhills Game Land, NC (J Monroe)

April 24, 2010

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (6)
Spicebush Swallowtail (4)
Cloudless Sulphur (7)
Sleepy Orange (7)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Question Mark (1)
American Lady (1)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (1)
Carolina Satyr (2)
Silver-spotted Skipper (2)
Hoary Edge (1)
Southern Cloudywing (2)
Common Checkered-Skipper (1)

Cuddo Unit, Santee NWR, SC (8 observers: led by Marty and Dave)

April 24, 2010

Polydamas Swallowtail (1)
Zebra Swallowtail (1)
Black Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (5)
Palamedes Swallowtail (abundant)
Pearl Crescent (2)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (1)
Georgia Satyr (common)
Silver-spotted Skipper (2)
Northern Cloudywing (3)
Tawny-edged Skipper (1)
Whirlabout (3)
Twin-spot Skipper (2)

Tosohatchee Wildlife Management Area, FL (Miami Blue Chapter)

April 23, 2010

Black Swallowtail (1)(1st of the year)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)(1st of the year, 10 days earlier than previous arliest date for Toronto)
Wild indigo Duskywing (9)

Eglinton Flats in the west end of Toronto, ON (Ontario Butterflies Google Group: B Yukich)

April 23, 2010

Black Swallowtail (10)
Giant Swallowtail (3)
Checkered White (100)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Southern Dogface (2)
Large Orange Sulphur (7)
Lyside Sulphur (4)
Little Yellow (18)
Sleepy Orange (2)
Dainty Sulphur (5)
Gray Hairstreak (11)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (1)
Clytie Ministreak (1)
Western Pygmy-Blue (2)
Reakirt's Blue (20)
Fatal Metalmark (3)
Red-bordered Metalmark (1)
American Snout (20)
Gulf Fritillary (3)
Theona Checkerspot (2)
Bordered Patch (25)
Elada Checkerspot (15)
Texan Crescent (25)
Vesta Crescent (30)
Phaon Crescent (20)
Pearl Crescent (1)
American Lady (2)
Red Admiral (9)
Mexican Bluewing (1)
Hackberry Emperor (4)
Empress Leilia (3)
Tawny Emperor (15)
Carolina Satyr (2)
Monarch (2)
Queen (13)
Funereal Duskywing (2)
White Checkered-Skipper (23)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (1)
Turk's-cap White-Skipper (2)
Common Sootywing (10)
Clouded Skipper (4)
Southern Skipperling (1)
Fiery Skipper (3)
Whirlabout (2)
Southern Broken-Dash (3)
Sachem (1)
Celia's Roadside-Skipper (15)
Eufala Skipper (2)

National Butterfly Center, TX (J Glassberg)

April 23, 2010

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Cabbage White (14)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Orange Sulphur (3)
Spring Azure (1)

Various Parts Of The Randolph Trails, Randolph, NJ (V Corsello)

April 23, 2010

Black Swallowtail (2)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Spicebush Swallowtail (3)
Cabbage White (9)
Falcate Orangetip (4)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
American Copper (2)
Brown Elfin (2)
Frosted Elfin
Henry's Elfin (8)
Juniper Hairstreak (3)
White M Hairstreak
Gray Hairstreak
Eastern Tailed-Blue (24)
Spring Azure (114) ( idella 41, lucia 8, not identified 65 )
Pearl Crescent (2)
Question Mark
Mourning Cloak
Juvenal's Duskywing (19)
Horace's Duskywing
Wild Indigo Duskywing (2)
Duskywing sp. (5)
Cobweb Skipper

From Belleplain S.F. to Lizard Tail Swamp Preserve, Cape May Co., NJ (D Amadio)

April 23, 2010

Black Swallowtail (9)(plus caterpillars)
Giant Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (5)
Spicebush Swallowtail (4)
Palamedes Swallowtail (2)
Orange Sulphur (15)
Cloudless Sulphur (12)
American Snout (4)
American Lady (7)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (6)
Red-spotted Admiral (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (5)
Yehl Skipper (2)

Santee NWR Bluff unit, SC (D Allen)

April 22, 2010

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)

My Backyard, Randolph, NJ (V Corsello)

April 22, 2010

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (16)
Falcate Orangetip (12)
Juniper Hairstreak (1)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (35+)
Spring Azure (2)
Question Mark (1)
Compton Tortoiseshell (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (25+)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (5)
Cobweb Skipper (1)
Skipper Species (1) ??

Mountainside Park, Pequannock, NJ (V Corsello)

April 22, 2010

Cabbage White (18)
Falcate Orangetip (28)(25 males, 3 females)
Clouded Sulphur (3)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (3)
Spring Azure (1)

Mercer County Park, NJ (H Kindervatter)

April 21, 2010

Giant Swallowtail (1)
Two-tailed Swallowtail (2)
Black Swallowtail (3)
Pipevine Swallowtail (2)
Orange Sulphur (5)
Sleepy Orange (19)
Little Yellow (1)
Dainty Sulphur (2)
Juniper Hairstreak (14)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Variegated Fritillary (8)
Metalmark (6) (possibly Rawson's)
Red Admiral (17)
Painted Lady (1)
American Lady (2)
Question Mark (9)
Hackberry Emperor (4)
Little Wood-Satyr (19)
Monarch (1)
White-Striped Longtail (1)
Northern Cloudywing (10)
Funereal Duskywing (2)
Texas Powdered-Skipper
Common/Tropical Checkered -Skipper (1)
Julia's Skipper (1)
Clouded Skipper (4)
Orange Skipperling (2)
Sachem (1)
Dun Skipper (8)
Celia's Roadside Skipper (23)

Barton Creek Wilderness Area, LA (D Hardy, C Marks)

April 20, 2010

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1) (Very large,much larger than average spring form)

Backyard,Randolph, NJ (V Corsello)

April 20, 2010

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (5)
Cabbage White (12)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Spring Azure (11)
Mourning Cloak (2)
Red-spotted Admiral (1)(caterpillar)

Welwyn Preserve, Glen Cove, Nassau Co., NY (R Kelly, A Lindberg)

April 20, 2010

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (5)
Cabbage White (25+)
Clouded Sulphur (4)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Spring Azure (1)
American Lady (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (4)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (2)

Buttermilk Falls Natural Area, Mendham, NJ (V Corsello)

April 20, 2010

Clouded Sulphur (5)
Wild Indigo Duskywings (3) (11 days earlier than the previous record early date for Toronto)

Eglinton Flats, Toronto, ON (Ontario Butterflies Google Group: B Yukich)

April 20, 2010

Juvenal's Duskywing (1)(10 days earlier than the previous record early date for Toronto)

Rouge Valley, Toronto, ON (Ontario Butterflies Google Group: B Harrison)

April 20, 2010

Cabbage White (2)
Falcate Orangetip (3)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (4)
Juvenal's Duskywing (7)

Mountainside Park, Morris Co., NJ (J Glassberg)

April 20, 2010

Black Swallowtail (9)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (23)
Falcate Orangetip (1)
Clouded Sulphur (6)
Orange Sulphur (18)
American Copper (16)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (7)
Eastern Comma (1)

Big Brook Park, Marlboro, NJ (V Corsello)

April 19, 2010

Zebra Swallowtail (2)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (5)
Spicebush Swallowtail (2)
Orange Sulphur (8)
Clouded Sulphur (11)
Falcate Orangetip (3)
Cabbage White (7)
Eastern Pine Elfin (2)
Spring Azure (14)
Meadow Fritillary (20+)
Eastern Comma (4)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (12)

Blue Ridge Center for Environmental Stewardship, Frederick Co., VA (A Baytas)

April 18, 2010

Black Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (4)
American Lady (1)

Brigantine NWR, Oceanville, NJ (A Block)

April 17, 2010

Zebra Swallowtail (2)
Black Swallowtail (2)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Palamedes Swallowtail (1)
Common Buckeye (1)
Carolina Satyr (2)
Little Wood-Satyr (5)
Southern Cloudywing (2)
Sleepy Duskywing (2)
Zarucco Duskywing (3)

Stokes/Marion Creek, FL (T Palmer)

April 17, 2010

Zebra Swallowtail (12)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (15)
Palamedes Swallowtail (55)
Cloudless Sulphur (4)
Gray Hairstreak (3)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Little Metalmark (2)
Phaon Crescent (2)
American Lady (1)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (11)
Carolina Satyr (10)
Monarch (1)
Northern Cloudywing (28)
Horace's Duskywing (3)
Zarucco Duskywing (3)
Swarthy Skipper (3)
Fiery Skipper (2)
Tawny-edged Skipper (6)
Whirlabout (140)
Southern Broken-Dash (5)
Delaware Skipper (30)
Palmetto Skipper (59)
Palatka Skipper (1)
Monk Skipper (4)
Eufala Skipper (2)
Twin-spot Skipper (12)

Three Lakes Wildlife Management Area, FL (D Cutler, M Cutler, B Cooper, L Cooper)

April 16, 2010

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (13)
Falcate Orangetip (11) (all males)
Clouded Sulphur
Sulphur sp.
American Copper (34)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (12)
Pearl Crescent
Eastern Comma (2)
Mourning Cloak
Wild Indigo Duskywing (6)

Riverwinds Scenic trail & Community center, West Deptford, NJ (D Amadio)

April 15, 2010

West Virginia White (25)
Cabbage White
Spring Azure (20)
Compton Tortoiseshell
Mourning Cloak

Twiss Road Escarpment woods, N. Burlington, ON (Ontario Butterflies Google Group: B Curry, G Slessor)

April 15, 2010

Black Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (8+)

NY Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY (A Block)

April 15, 2010

White-M Hairstreak (1) (probably the earliest date in northern NJ)

Montclair, NJ (A Baytas)

April 15, 2010

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)(early, fresh male)
Cabbage White (2)
Falcate Orangetip (9)
American Copper
Brown Elfin (7)
Henry's Elfin (15)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (10)
Spring Azure (20)
Pearl Crescent
Mourning Cloak (2)

Glassboro WMA, Glassboro, NJ (D Amadio)

April 14, 2010

Freija Fritillary (1)(Over two weeks earlier than previous earliest record; also seen at two other locations)

Riley Lake Bog, Price Co., WI (K Johnson)

April 14, 2010

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (2)
Falcate Orangetip (2)(males)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
Orange Sulphur (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (13)
Spring Azure (2)
Pearl Crescent (6)
Eastern Comma (1)
Mourning Cloak ()(very worn)
Goatweed Leafwing (2)(males)
Pepper and Salt Skipper (1)

Sellars Farm State Archaeological Area, TN , (D Hess, D Hicks, R Venable)

April 14, 2010

Black Swallowtail (1)(male, very early date)

Brander Park, Port Lambton (SW Lambton Co.), ON (Ontario Butterflies Google Group: B A Mann)

April 14, 2010

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Cabbage White (20+)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Falcate Orangetip (6+) (1 female)
American Copper (1) (very fresh)
Brown Elfin (3)
Eastern Pine Elfin (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (2)
Spring Azure (8+)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Eastern Comma (2)
Question Mark (1)
Mourning Cloak (5+)
Compton Tortoiseshell (2)
American Lady (3)
Juvenal's Duskywing (4)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (1)

Cold Spring area, Putnam Co., NY (T Fiore)

April 12, 2010

Cabbage White (8)
Olympia Marble (15+)
Clouded Sulphur (4)
Spring Azure (17)
Question Mark (4)
Eastern Comma (2)
Mourning Cloak (2)
American Lady (1)
Red Admiral (3)

Sand Ridge State Forest; Mason Co., IL (R Bell)

April 12, 2010

Zebra Swallowtail (3)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (5)
West Virginia White (1)
Cabbage White (common)
Falcate Orangetip (abundant)
Spring Azure (2)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Dreamy Duskywing (2)
Juvenal's Duskywing (1)

East Fork State Park (Afton wetland area), Clermont Co., OH (B Hull)

April 12, 2010

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (8+)
Falcate Orangetip (1) (male)
Brown Elfin (1)
White M Hairstreak (1) (early)
Gray Hairstreak (3)
Juniper/Olive Hairstreak (2) (fresh)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (early for NY)
Spring Azure (few)
Eastern Comma (6)
Mourning Cloak (8)
American Lady (2)
Compton Tortoiseshell (1) (very worn)

Mount Ivy, NY (T Fiore, K Wallstrom)

April 12, 2010

Cabbage White (2)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Spring Azure (5)
Polygonia sp. (1)
Mourning Cloak (1)

Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, Queens Co., NY (R Kelly)

April 12, 2010

Cabbage White (19)
Falcate Orangetip (25)(13 female; 12 male)
Eastern Comma (2)
Juvenal's Duskywing (1)

Mercer County Park, NJ (H Kindervatter)

April 12, 2010

Zebra Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (5)
Falcate Orangetip (1)
Clouded Sulphur (10)
Orange Sulphur (4)
Spring Azure (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (3)
Meadow Fritillary (3)

Swan Harbor Farms, MD (R Cheicante)

April 11, 2010

Spring Azure (1)
Satyr Comma (19)
Green Comma (4)
Gray Comma (4)
Compton Tortoiseshell (1)
Mourning Cloak (4)

Chequamegon National Forest northwest of the town of Clam Lake, WI (R Brady, M Reese)

April 11, 2010

Zebra Swallowtail (1)
Black Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (2)
Sulphur sp. (1) (albino female)
Henry's Elfin (7)
Spring Azure (2)
Pearl Crescent (1)

Revis Ridge Nature Preserve; Mason Co., IL (R & R Bell)

April 11, 2010

Black Swallowtail (1)

Kilby Road Gravel Pits, Hamilton Co., OH (B Hull)

April 11, 2010

Eastern Comma (1)

Spring Road Butterfly Garden, Spring Road, Chappaqua, NY (M Diederich)

April 11, 2010

West Virginia White (2)

w. Lichfield County, CT (T Fiore, K Wallstrom)

April 11, 2010

West Virginia White (3)

Tompkins Co., NY (R Dirig)

April 11, 2010

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (more than one)
Falcate Orangetip (12+)
Spring Azure (multiple)
Eastern Comma
Mourning Cloak

Hook Mt., Rockland Co., NY (A Gotlib, D Hannay)

April 11, 2010

Spring Azure (25)
Mourning Cloak (1)
American Lady (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (2)

Connetquot River State Park, Suffolk Co., NY (K & S Feustel)

April 11, 2010

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (14)

Hanover Hill Farm, YorkTown Heights, NY (M Diederich)

April 11, 2010

Cabbage White (10)
Henry's Elfin (3)
Juniper Hairstreak (10)
Painted Lady (2)

Sandy Hook, NJ (J Glassberg)

April 11, 2010

Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (5)
Spring Azure (3)

Backyard, Randolph, NJ (V Corsello)

April 11, 2010

Cabbage White (4)
Falcate Orangetip (18) (15 males, 3 females)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (13)
Gray Hairstreak (5)
Brown Elfin (1) (first site record)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (3)

Mountainside Park, Morris County, NJ (A Baytas)

April 11, 2010

Cabbage White (10+)
Falcate Orange-tip (12)(10 males, 2 females)
Eastern Pine Elfin (4)
Spring Azure (2)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Question Mark (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (1)

Lakehurst, NJ (H Zirlin)

April 11, 2010

Eastern Pine Elfin (1)
Hoary Elfin (20+)
Brown Elfin (20+)
Juniper Hairstreak (1)(unusual at this location)

Warren Grove, NJ (H Zirlin)

April 11, 2010

Cabbage White (40+)
Falcate Orangetip (40)
Clouded Sulphur (3)
Gray Hairstreak (3)
Spring Azure (13)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (4) (Including one mating pair)
Mourning Cloak (1)

Nottingham County Park, PA (A Loudell)

April 11, 2010

Zebra Swallowtail
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Cabbage White
Falcate Orangetip
Eastern Tailed-Blue
Pearl Crescent
Eastern Comma

Hemlock Overlook Regional Park, VA (M A Koeneke, G Koppel)

April 10, 2010

Cloudless Sulphur (1)

Lincoln Co., MO (P Garner)

April 10, 2010

Monarch (1)

St. Louis Co., MO (J Ziebol)

April 10, 2010

Cabbage White (3)
Mourning Cloak (1)

Greenwich Audubon Center, Greenwich, CT (M Diederich)

April 10, 2010

Cabbage White (4)

NY Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY (A Block)

April 10, 2010

Cabbage White (29)
Falcate Orangetip (16) (all but two were males)
Clouded Sulphur
Eastern Tailed-Blue (4)
Red Admiral (early)
Eastern Comma (2)
Anglewing sp.
Mourning Cloak (2)

Wheelabrator Refuge, Westville, NJ (D Amadio)

April 10, 2010

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Cabbage White (6)
Falcate Orangetip (5)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
Brown Elfin (10)
Henry's Elfin (1)
Eastern Pine Elfin (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (4)
Spring Azure (4)
Juvenal's Duskywing (2)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (2)

Southern Harford Co., MD (R Cheicante)

April 10, 2010

Zebra Swallowtail
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Cabbage White
Falcate Orangetip
Spring Azure
Horace's Duskywing

Leesylvania State Park, VA (M A Koeneke, G Koppel)

April 10, 2010

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (31)(about 25 large Appalachian)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)(1st of the year)
Falcate Orangetip (7)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (3)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Southern Cloudywing (1)
Dreamy Duskywing (14)(1st of the year)
Juvenal's Duskywing (9)
Common Sootywing (4)(1st of the year)

Blue Wall Preserve- mountain trail, SC (D Allen)

April 10, 2010

Zebra Swallowtail (13)
Black Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (11)
Palamedes Swallowtail (59)
Cloudless Sulphur (3)
Barred Yellow (2)
Great Purple Hairstreak (1)
Little Metalmark (3)
Gulf Fritillary (3)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Northern Cloudywing (19)
Juvenal's Duskywing (2)
Horace's Duskywing (1)
Zarucco Duskywing (2)
Swarthy Skipper (9)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Tawny-edged Skipper (3)
Whirlabout (110)
Southern Broken-Dash (7)
Sachem (1)
Delaware Skipper (16)
Palmetto Skipper (122)
Monk Skipper (3)
Eufala Skipper (1)
Twin-spot Skipper (25)

Three Lakes Wildlife Management Area, FL (B Cooper, L Cooper, D Cutler, M Cutler)

April 10, 2010

Giant Swallowtail (4)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Large Orange Sulphur (4)
Ceraunus Blue (2)
Gulf Fritillary (5)
Monarch (1)
Queen (1)
Mangrove Skipper (1)
Long-tailed Skipper (1)
Fiery Skipper (1)
unidentified skippers (8)

Key west Botanical Garden, Stock Island, FL (J DiOrio)

April 9, 2010

Pipevine Swallowtail (4)
Zebra Swallowtail (4)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (8)
Falcate Orangetip (5)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
Orange Sulphur (4)
Henry's Elfin (4)
Eastern Pine Elfin (1)
Juniper Hairstreak (20)(1 violet color form)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (30)
Spring Azure (5)
Pearl Crescent (20)
Red Admiral (1)
Goatweed Leafwing (7)
Gemmed Satyr (5)
Silver-spotted Skipper (2)
Sleepy Duskywing (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (50)
Cobweb Skipper (1)
Pepper and Salt Skipper (1)

Decatur County, TN (B Jones)

April 9, 2010

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Brown Elfin (1)(Grundy Co. record, on overlook, nectaring on heath (blueberry?)
'Spring' Spring Azure (5)(4 males, 1 female)
Juvenal's Duskywing (1)

SCSRA, North Rim Trail, TN (R & P Venable)

April 8, 2010

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)

Great Swamp NWR, Morris Co. NJ (A Baytas)

April 8, 2010

Eastern Pine Elfin (1)

Saugerties, NY (S Chorvas)

April 8, 2010

Cabbage White (15+)
Checkered White (1) (male)
Spring Azure (several)

Staten Island, NY (T Fiore)

April 8, 2010

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (7)
Cabbage White (11)
Falcate Orangetip (23)
Spring Azure (10)
Mourning Cloak (17)

Hook Mountain, Nyack, NY (V Corsello)

April 8, 2010

Cabbage White (7)
Falcate Orangetip (fresh male)
Brown Elfin (3)
Henry's Elfin (12)
Spring Azure (6) (at least one was "lucia")
Anglewing sp.
Mourning Cloak

Glassboro WMA, Glassboro, NJ (D Amadio)

April 7, 2010

Sleepy Orange (female)(very early)

Forest Hills, Allegheny Co., PA (C Lehman)

April 7, 2010

Gray Hairstreak (1)

Saugerties, NY (S Chorvas)

April 7, 2010

Cabbage White
Spring Azure
Eastern Comma
Mourning Cloak
Compton Tortoiseshell

Letchworth State Park, Livingston & Wyoming Co's., NY (P Martin)

April 7, 2010

Black Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (2)
Falcate Orangetip (3)
Eastern Pine Elfin (1)
Brown Elfin (2)
Gray Hairstreak (4)
Spring Azure (15+)
Eastern Comma (4)
Mourning Cloak (6+)
Compton Tortoiseshell (1)
American Lady (2)

Mount Ivy, NY (T Fiore)

April 7, 2010

Cabbage White (10)
Spring Azure (9)
Eastern Comma (2)
American Lady (1)

Appalachian Trail Lands From County Rt 517 To State Rt 94,Vernon,NJ (V Corsello)

April 7, 2010

Zebra Swallowtail (5)
Black Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (10)
Falcate Orangetip (3)
Henry's Elfin (present)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Spring Azure (5)
Pearl Crescent (3)
Eastern Comma (6)
Question Mark (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (2)

Great Dismal Swamp NWR, VA (R Ake)

April 6. 2010

Cabbage White (common)
Falcate Orangetip (abundant)

East Fork State Park (Afton wetland area), Clermont Co., OH (B Hull)

April 6, 2010

Falcate Orangetip (3)

Cold Spring, Putnam Co., NY (A DeGroff)

April 6, 2010

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1) (possible early state record)
Cabbage White (3)
Falcate Orangetip (7) (including one female)
Spring Azure (3)
Eastern Comma (2)
Mourning Cloak (5)

Hook Mt., Rockland Co., NY (T Fiore, K Wallstrom)

April 6, 2010

Cabbage White ( 2 )
Falcate Orangetip (1)(fresh male)

Cherry Hill, NJ (D Amadio)

April 5, 2010

Olympia Marble (2)(very early)
Spring Azure (3)

Spring Green Preserve, Sauk Co., WI (A Thering)

April 5, 2010

Spring Azure (1)
Green Comma (5)
Gray Comma (1)
Compton Tortoiseshell (1)
Mourning Cloak (4)

Grandma Lake Rd., Florence Co., WI (M Reese)

April 5, 2010

Common Checkered-Skipper (1)

backyard, St. Louis Co., MO (K Paradise)

April 3-5, 2010

Eastern Pine Elfin (()1
Comma sp. (1)(probably Eastern)
Compton's Tortoiseshell (1)

Manitoulin Island, ON (A Keaveney)

April 5, 2010

Cabbage White (3)

Nyack Beach State Park, Nyack, NY (M Diederich)

April 5, 2010

Spring Azure (2)

Rockefeller Park Preserve, Tarrytown, NY (M Diederich)

April 4, 2010

Spring Azure (8)

Clifton yard, Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., OH (B Hull)

April 4, 2010

Cabbage White (frequent)
Gray Hairstreak (1)

Kilby Road Gravel Pits, Hamilton Co., OH (B Hull)

April 4, 2010

Cabbage White (3)
Spring Azure (2)

Rockefeller State Park Preserve, Tarrytown, NY (M Diederich)

April 4, 2010

Spring Azure (6)

Rhinebeck, Dutchess Co., NY (Sarah Regner)

April 4, 2010

Spring Azure (20+)
Compton Tortoiseshell (1)
Mourning Cloak (1)

Ward Pound Ridge, Westchester Co., NY (H Zirlin)

April 4, 2010

Cabbage White (4)
Falcate Orangetip (2)
Spring Azure (2)
Mourning Cloak (2)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (1)

Mountainside Park, Morris Co., NJ (J Glassberg)

April 4, 2010

Cabbage White (2)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Spring Azure (7) (Including at least 1 'marginata' form)
Eastern Comma (1)

Nottingham County Park, PA (A Loudell)

April 4, 2010

Cabbage White (7)

Bear, DE (A Loudell)

April 3, 2010

Cabbage White (2)
WHITE-M HAIRSTREAK (1)(early)
Eastern Comma (1)(gravid female)

Lakehurst, Ocean Co., NJ (H Zirlin)

April 3, 2010

Cabbage White (1)
Spring Azure (6)

My Backyard,Randolph, NJ (V Corsello)

April 3, 2010

Cabbage White (5)

Randolph Trails, Brundage Park, Randolph, NJ (V Corsello)

April 3, 2010

Falcate Orangetip (1)(male)

Saunders Montecello Trail, VA (B DeWitt)

April 2, 2010

Falcate Orangetip (19)
Spring Azure (1)
Mourning Cloak (7)

Hook Mt. Nyack, NY (M Diederich)

April 2, 2010

Cabbagehite (5)

NY Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY (A Block)

April 2, 2010

Spring Azure (3) (very early here)
Eastern Comma (4)
Satyr Comma (1)
Gray Comma (2)
Compton Tortoiseshell (3)
Mourning Cloak (3)

Tie Mill Rd., Florence Co., WI (M Reese)

April 2, 2010

Eastern Comma (3)
Mourning Cloak (2)

Putnam Co., OH (G O Coburn)

April 2, 2010

Cabbage White (1)

Begg Drive, Chappaqua, NY (M Diederich)

April 2, 2010

Cabbage White (2)
Gray Hairstreak (2)
Spring Azure (5)
Compton Tortoiseshell (1)

Mountainside Park,Pequannock, NJ (V Corsello)

April 1, 2010

Cabbage White (1)

37 Tanglewylde Avenue, Bronxville, NY (A Block)

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