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April 2004 Butterfly Sightings

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April 30, 2004 Pale Swallowtail (2)
Large Marble (1)
Bramble Hairstreak (1)
Spring Azure (2)
Boisduval's Blue (2)
Acmon Blue (9)
Northern Checkerspot (1)
Mylitta Crescent (1)
Variable Checkerspot (45)
Painted Lady (7)
Common Buckeye (4)
Lorquin's Admiral (1)
California Sister (2)
Common Ringlet (170)
Northern Cloudywing (1)
Propertius Duskywing (27)
Northern White-Skipper (1)
Umber Skipper (1)
Skyline Ridge OSP, San Mateo Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
April 30, 2004 Cabbage White (6)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1) (fresh male)
American Lady (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (1)
Mill Creek Bluebelt, Staten Island, Richmond Co., NY (B Benner)
April 30, 2004 Pipevine Swallowtail
Palamedes Swallowtail
Spicebush Swallowtail
Southern Dogface
Cloudless Sulphur
Sleepy Orange
Dainty Sulphur
Great Purple Hairstreak
Banded Hairstreak
Striped Hairstreak
Oak Hairstreak
White-M Hairstreak
Gray Hairstreak
Red-banded Hairstreak
Gulf Fritillary
Phaon Crescent
Question Mark
American Lady
Red Admiral
Common Buckeye
Red-spotted Admiral
Long-tailed Skipper
Horace's Duskywing
Fiery Skipper
Whirlabout
Ocala Skipper
Withlacoochie State Forest, FL (H Zirlin)
April 29, 2004 Western Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Pale Swallowtail (15)
Sara Orangetip (1)
California Hairstreak (1)
Bramble Hairstreak (4)
Brown Elfin (1)
Spring Azure (16)
Acmon Blue (6)
Northern Checkerspot (32)
Variable Checkerspot (200)
Painted Lady (7)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (2)
Lorquin's Admiral (12)
California Sister (13)
Common Ringlet (120)
Monarch (1)
Propertius Duskywing (5)
Mournful Duskywing (12)
Common Checkered-Skipper (1)
Rural Skipper (1)
Umber Skipper (1)
Stevens Creek County Park, Santa Clara Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
April 29, 2004 Cabbage White (1)
Spring Azure (3) (2 large, bright, fresh; 1 darker, smaller, very worn)
Brown Elfin (9)
Eastern Pine Elfin (3)
American Lady (1)
Rt. 72, mile marker 9,Chatsworth, Ocean Co., NJ (B Benner)
April 29, 2004 Black Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (5)
Falcate Orangetip (50+) (including 12+ females)
Gray Hairstreak (2)
Spring Azure (6+)
Mourning Cloak (3)
Compton Tortoiseshell (1)
American Lady (1)
Painted Lady (1)
Hook Mt., Rockland Co., NY (T Fiore)
April 29, 2004 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (several)
Brown Elfin (1) (not fresh)
Gray Hairstreak (2)
Spring Azure (8+)
Eastern Comma (1)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Compton Tortoiseshell (4)
American Lady (2)
Painted Lady (1)
Red Admiral (2)
Mt. Ivy trail, Rockland Co., NY (R Dirig, T Fiore)
April 29, 2004 Spring Azure (4) (large, bright, fresh)
Brown Elfin (2)
Hoary Elfin (15)
Eastern Pine Elfin (2)
Hessel's Hairstreak (1)
American Lady (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (1)
Sleepy Duskywing (1)
Warren Grove, Ocean Co., NJ (B Benner)
April 28, 2004 Anise Swallowtail (10)
Cabbage White (6)
Margined White (4)
Spring Azure (1)
Satyr Comma (1)
Lorquin's Admiral (6)
Nisqually NWR, Thurston Co., WA (C Wright)
April 28, 2004 Ruddy Daggerwing road to Gomez Farias, Mexico (G Quintanilla, K Garwood)
April 28, 2004 Cabbage White (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Spring Azure (2)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (1)
Long Pond Greenbelt, Bridgehampton, NY (S Biasetti)
April 27, 2004 Pipevine Swallowtail (2)
Zebra Swallowtail (3)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (28)
Spicebush Swallowtail (2)
Dark Swallowtail sp. (4)
Falcate Orangetip (4)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Orange/Clouded Sulphur (1) (white form female)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Sleepy Orange (1)
Red-banded Hairstreak (3)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (17)
Silvery Checkerspot (1)
Pearl Crescent (9)
Anglewing sp. (1)
American Lady (1)
Red Admiral (1)
Gemmed Satyr (3)
Carolina Satyr (15)
Satyr sp. (2)
Silver-spotted Skipper (3)
Juvenal's Duskywing (8)
Horace's Duskywing (12)
Duskywing sp. (25)
Common Checkered-Skipper(1)
Sachem (2)
Zabulon Skipper (2)
Pepper and Salt Skipper (1)
Montgomery Bell State Park, TN (C Haun, R Venable)
April 27, 2004 QUEEN (1) Borough Hall, Staten Island, NY (V Corsello)
April 27, 2004 Black Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (12)
Falcate Orangetip (20+)
American Copper (1)
Spring Azure (1)
Mourning Cloak (10)
American Lady (20+)
Painted Lady (3)
Red Admiral (6)
Hook Mountain, Nyack NY (V Corsello)
April 26, 2004 Anise Swallowtail (1)
Margined White (2)
Cabbage White (5)
Spring Azure (9)
Mylitta Crescent (12)
California Tortoiseshell (1)
Painted Lady (5)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Ringlet (2)
South Prairie, Pierce Co., WA (C Wright)
April 26, 2004 Pale Swallowtail (10)
Mustard White (1)
Brown Elfin (4)
Spring Azure (3)
Acmon Blue (3)
Pacific Fritillary (8)
Northern Checkerspot (1)
Painted Lady (3)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (4)
Common Ringlet (160)
Northern Cloudywing (3)
Propertius Duskywing (25)
Mournful Duskywing (1)
Persius Duskywing (1)
Two-banded Checkered-Skipper (5)
Upper Stevens Creek Co. Park, Santa Clara Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
April 25, 2004 Two-tailed Swallowtail (2)
Spring White (1)
Sara Orangetip (3)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Sleepy Orange (1)
Dainty Sulphur (2)
Juniper Hairstreak (1)
Arizona Hairstreak (4)
Sagebrush Checkerspot (2)
Mourning Cloak (6)
Painted Lady (12)
Sleepy Duskywing (1)
Rocky Mountain Duskywing (2)
Funereal Duskywing (2)
Common Checkered-Skipper (5)
Water Canyon, Socorro Co., NM (N. Brandt, S. Drilling, C. Rustay)
April 25, 2004 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (5) (1st of the season)
Cabbage White (6)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Fontenelle Forest Nature Preserve, Sarpy County, NB (D Speltz)
April 24, 2004 Cabbage White (3)
WESTERN PINE ELFIN (1)
Spring Azure (10)
California Tortoiseshell (1)
Tokeland, Pacific Co., WA (C Wright, R Shaw)
April 24, 2004 Anise Swallowtail
Indra Swallowtail
Pale Swallowtail
Mustard White
Cabbage White
Pearly Marble
Sara Orangetip
Gray Marble
Brown Elfin
Western Pine Elfin
Juniper Hairstreak
Gray Hairstreak
Western Tailed-Blue
Spring Azure
Acmon Blue
Northern Checkerspot
Mylitta Crescent
Variable Checkerspot
Edith's Checkerspot
California Tortoiseshell
Painted Lady
Common Ringlet
Propertius Duskywing
Persius Duskywing
Common Checkered-Skipper
Illinois River Road, Josephine Co., OR (NABA Eugene-Springfield; N Bjorklund - leader)
April 24, 2004 White sp. (2)
Sulphur sp. (2)
Western Pygmy-Blue (5)
Henderson Bird Reserve, Henderson, NV (S Potter)
April 24, 2004 Cabbage White (4)
Spring Azure (50)
American Lady (2) (1st of the season)
Juvenal Duskywing (1)(1st of the season)
Ward Pound Ridge, Cross River, Westchester Co., NY (M Diederich)
April 24, 2004 Falcate Orangetip (6+)
Brown Elfin (5+)
Spring Azure (40+)
American Lady (several)
Kakiat Park, Rockland Co., NY (T Fiore, J Lampkin)
April 24, 2004 Gray Hairstreak (1) Mt. Ivy trail, Rockland Co., NY (T Fiore)
April 24, 2004 Cabbage White (2)
American Lady (1)
Red Admiral (2)
Question Mark (1)
NY Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY (A Block)
April 24, 2004 Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (43)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
West Virginia White (57)
Cabbage White (32)
Falcate Orangetip (5)
Clouded Sulphur (12)
Orange Sulphur (5)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Spring Azure (7)
Eastern Comma (5)
American Lady (2)
Red Admiral (3)
Juvenal's Duskywing (34)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (2)
Youghiogheny River Trail, Fayette Co., PA (C Lehman, S Lehman)
April 24, 2004 Cabbage White (30+)
Falcate Orange-tip (40+)
Common Sulphur (1)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Eastern Pine Elfin (8)
Brown Elfin (16)
Hoary Elfin (27)
Juniper Hairstreak (40+)
Spring Azure (7) (1 very fresh, large, and bright, other azures small, dark & worn)
American Copper (19)
American Lady (10+)
Juvenal's Duskywing (2)
Sleepy Duskywing (1)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (1)
Lakehurst & Warren Grove, NJ (H Zirlin)
April 24, 2004 Cabbage White (23)
Orange Sulphur (3)
American Copper (17)
Henry's Elfin (4)
Spring Azure (1)
Question Mark (1)
American Lady (25)
Sandy Hook, Gateway National Recreation Area, Monmouth Co., NJ, (K Keating)
April 24, 2004 Black Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Palamedes Swallowtail (12)
Great Southern White (5)
Cloudless Sulphur (8)
Orange-Barred Sulphur (1)
Dainty Sulphur (2)
Gulf Fritillary (15)
Julia Heliconian (2)
Zebra Heliconian (5)
Mangrove Buckeye (11)
White Peacock (14)
Viceroy (37)
Ruddy Daggerwing (40
Monarch (1)
Queen (3)
Soldier (17)
Tropical Checkered Skipper (1)
Fakahatchee Strand S.P., FL (J Bertram)
April 23, 2004 Pale Swallowtail (7)
Sara Orangetip (8)
Bramble Hairstreak (1)
Brown Elfin (8)
Spring Azure (3)
Silvery Blue (2)
Boisduval's Blue (19)
Acmon Blue (6)
Northern Checkerspot (1)
Mylitta Crescent (1)
Variable Checkerspot (19)
Painted Lady (6)
Common Buckeye (1)
Common Ringlet (110)
Propertius Duskywing (34)
Monte Bello OSP, Rancho San Antonio OSP, Santa Clara Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
April 23, 2004 Spring Azure (3)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Red Admiral (3)
Howard Christensen Nature Center. Kent Co., MI (C H DeWitt)
April 22, 2004 Anise Swallowtail (2)
Western Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Pale Swallowtail (2)
Mustard White (10)
Large Marble (1)
Sara Orangetip (18)
Spring Azure (3)
Northern Checkerspot (15)
Mylitta Crescent (2)
Satyr Comma (2)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Painted Lady (14)
Common Buckeye (2)
Lorquin's Admiral (27)
Common Ringlet (30)
Propertius Duskywing (1)
Mournful Duskywing (1)
Common Checkered-Skipper (2)
Sachem (1)
Anthony Chabot Regional Park, Alameda Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
April 22, 2004 Falcate Orangetip (2) (males) Marlboro Twp., Montgomery Co., PA (W Jacobs)
April 22, 2004 Black Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (7)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Sandy Hook, Gateway National Recreation Area, Monmouth Co., NJ, (K Keating)
April 22, 2004 Pipevine Swallowtail (3)
Zebra Swallowtail (3)
Black Swallowtail (1)
Giant Swallowtail (2)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (4)
Spicebush Swallowtail (8)
Palamedes Swallowtail (20+)
Cloudless Sulphur (20+)
Little Yellow (4)
Sleepy Orange (8)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (2)
Pearl Crescent (20+)
American Lady (3)
Common Buckeye (2)
Viceroy (1)
Carolina Satyr (4)
Little Wood-Satyr (20+)
Silver-spotted Skipper (20+)
Southern Cloudywing (4)
Horace's Duskywing (4)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (8)
Fiery Skipper (3)
Tawny-edged Skipper (1)
Whirlabout (1)
Salt Marsh Skipper (2)
Tibwin Plantation & Santee Coastal Reserve, Francis Marion NF, SC & Brookgreen Gardens, Georgetown County, SC (J Hanyak)
April 21, 2004 Brown Elfin (2)
Spring Azure (3) (2 marginata, 1 lucia)
Long Pond Greenbelt, Bridgehampton, NY (S Biasetti)
April 20, 2004 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (6+)
Cabbage White (2)
Falcate Orangetip (1) (male)
Eastern Pine Elfin (1) (early date)
Spring Azure (8+)
Eastern Comma (8+)
Mourning Cloak (12+)
Compton Tortoiseshell (8+) (some quite worn, some fresher)
Red Admiral (8)
Mt. Ivy trail, Rockland Co., NY (T Fiore, K Wallstrom)
April 20, 2004 Cabbage White (15)
Orange Sulphur (2)
Question Mark (1)
American Lady (2)
Brooklyn, NY (V Corsello)
April 20, 2004 Black Swallowtail (1) (first of season)
Cabbage White (24)
West Virginia White (2)
Spring Azure (8) (1 form marginata)
Eastern Comma (2)
American Lady (2)
Raccoon Creek State Park, Beaver Co., PA (B Walbek)
April 20, 2004 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1) (first of season)
Cabbage White (9)
Spring Azure (3)
Hopewell Twp., Beaver Co., PA (B Walbek)
April 20, 2004 Cabbage White (19)
Orange Sulphur (2)
American Copper (5)
Henry's Elfin (3)
Question Mark (2)
American Lady (27)
Red Admiral (1)
Sandy Hook, Gateway National Recreation Area, Monmouth County, NJ, (K Keating)
April 20, 2004 Falcate Orangetip (2) (1st of season) Cherry Hill, NJ (D Amadio)
April 20, 2004 SLEEPY ORANGE (1) (VERY orange) Cumberland Co., NJ (C Sutton, J Dowell)
April 19, 2004 Early Hairstreak (1) Austin Springs, Washington Co., TN (D Holt)
April 19, 2004 Spring Azure (1) (1st of season) Wilder, VT (K Kluge, T Rosenmeier)
April 19, 2004 Falcate Orangetip (12+) (2 females)
Spring Azure (4)
Mourning Cloak (2)
Cabbage White (2)
American Lady (1) (?)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Hook Mountain, NY (F Bonanno)
April 19, 2004 Orange Sulphur (1) (pale spring/fall form) Central Park, New York, NY (T Fiore)
April 19, 2004 Cabbage White (11)
Orange Sulphur (1)
American Copper (3)
Juniper Hairstreak (1)
[North NJ Record Early?]
Question Mark (2)
Sandy Hook, Gateway National Recreation Area, Monmouth County, NJ, (K Keating)
April 19, 2004 Black Swallowtail (1st of season) West Deptford, NJ (D Amadio)
April 18, 2004 Cassius Blue
Mournful Duskywing
Frontera Audubon, Weslaco, Hidalgo Co., TX (D Hanson, G Quintanilla)
April 18, 2004 Pipevine Swallowtail (5)
Zebra Swallowtail (3)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (4)
Spicebush Swallowtail (9)
Falcate Orangetip (30)
Clouded Sulphur (5)
Orange Sulphur (5)
Henry's Elfin (1)
Eastern Pine Elfin (1)
Juniper Hairstreak (8)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (10)
Spring Azure (5)
Pearl Crescent (10)
Eastern Comma (1)
Goatweed Leafwing (2)
Juvenal's Duskywing (40)
Horace's Duskywing (5)
Hilda Young Conservation Area, Jefferson Co., MO (NABA-St. Louis field trip: D Bozzay, D Larson, K Boden, J Moe, M Gilleo, C Guenther, T Krauska, J Ziebol, Y Homeyer)
April 18, 2004 Milbert's Tortoiseshell (1) Norwich, VT (K Kluge, T Rosenmeier)
April 18, 2004 Eastern Comma (1)
Compton Tortoiseshell (1)
Lyme, NH (K Kluge, T Rosenmeier)
April 18, 2004 Eastern Comma (3)
Gray Comma (1)
Mourning Cloak (4)
Thetford, VT (K Kluge, T Rosenmeier)
April 18, 2004 Cabbage White (1)
Spring Azure (4)
Aman Park, Kent Co. MI (C DeWitt)
April 18, 2004 Cabbage White (2)
Spring Azure (1)
Eastern Comma (3)
Mohawk State Forest, Cornwall, CT (T Fiore, E Lam, M Weinberger, K Wallstrom)
April 18, 2004 Cabbage White (8)
Question Mark (1)
Brooklyn, NY (V Corsello)
April 18, 2004 Spring Azure (34)
Compton Tortoiseshell (2)
Ward Pound Ridge, Cross River, Westchester County, NY (M Diederich)
April 18, 2004 Cabbage White (10)
Falcate Orangetip (15) (including several females)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Spring Azure (30)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (2)
Mountainside Park, Morris Co., NJ (J Springer, A Baytas)
April 18, 2004 Zebra Swallowtail (6)
Pipevine Swallowtail (25)
Black Swallowtail (3)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (25)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (1)
Orange Sulphur (3)
Sleepy Orange (8)
Frosted Elfin (7)
Eastern Pine Elfin (2)
Red-banded Hairstreak (10)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (70)
Azure sp. (5) (first brood Summer?)
Pearl Crescent (45)
Question Mark (1)
American Lady (15)
Gemmed Satyr (8)
Carolina Satyr (5)
Satyr sp. (10+)(not stopping for ID)
Silver-spotted Skipper (5)
Sleepy Duskywing (4)
Juvenal's Duskywing (100)
Horace's Duskywing (5)
Mottled Duskywing (2)
Zarucco Duskywing (8)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (5)
Cobweb Skipper (2)
Dusted Skipper (1)
Carolina Roadside-Skipper (20)
Common Roadside-Skipper (3)
Shocco Creek Game Land, Franklin Co., NC (Carolina Butterfly Society field trip: D Carter, R Emmitt, J Pippen, M Smith, C Cameron, H LeGrand)
April 17, 2004 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail(8)
Cabbage White (37)
Clouded Sulphur (23)
Orange Sulphur (6)
American Copper (5)
Gray Hairstreak (3)
Spring Azure (53)
Question Mark (1)
Eastern Comma (2)
Sand Ridge State Forest, Mason Co., IL., (R. Bell)
April 17, 2004 Milbert's Tortoiseshell (1) Athens, VT (K Kluge, T Rosenmeier)
April 17, 2004 Cabbage White (7)
Falcate Orangetip (41) (all males except two, fresh)
Spring Azure (3) (form marginata)
Mourning Cloak (3)
Hook Mt., Nyack, NY (M Diederich)
April 17, 2004 Monarch (1) (early, on strong southerly weather) Central Park, New York, NY (A Gotlib, A Shanahan)
April 17, 2004 Cabbage White (2)
Mourning Cloak (1)
NY Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY (A Block)
April 17, 2004 Black Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (2)
Belleville, NJ (V Corsello)
April 17, 2004 Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
White-M Hairstreak (1) (New county record)
Red-banded Hairstreak (5)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (2)
azure sp. (1)
American Lady (2)
Common Buckeye (1)
Southern Pearly-eye (1) (in dry habitat, far from cane!)
Silver-spotted Skipper (5)
Sleepy Duskywing (8)
Juvenal's Duskywing (20)
TNC's Quewhiffle Preserve in Hoke County, NC (H LeGrand)
April 17, 2004 Zebra Swallowtail (10)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (4)
Spicebush Swallowtail (5)
Palamedes Swallowtail (3)
Falcate Orangetip (1)(dead female, crab spider victim)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Sleepy Orange (5)
AMERICAN COPPER (1) (New county record)
Great Purple Hairstreak (1)
Frosted Elfin (1)
Eastern Pine Elfin (1) (New county record)
Red-banded Hairstreak (3)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (3)
Azure sp. (12)
Pearl Crescent (3)
American Lady (15)
Carolina Satyr (12)
Silver-spotted Skipper (10)
Sleepy Duskywing (6)
Juvenal's Duskywing (50)
Horace's Duskywing (3)
Zarucco Duskywing (1)
Common Sootywing (7)
Clouded Skipper (1)
Chalk Banks, Lumber River State Park, Scotland Co., NC (H LeGrand)
April 17, 2004 Zebra Swallowtail (15)
Giant Swallowtail (2)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Palamedes Swallowtail (3)
Cabbage White (1)
Southern Dogface (7)
Cloudless Sulphur (20)
Little Yellow (1)
Sleepy Orange (5)
Great Purple Hairstreak (3)
American Snout (4)
American Lady (20)
Painted Lady (3)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (30)
Red-spotted Purple (3)
Hackberry Emperor (4)
Carolina Satyr (10)
Little Wood-Satyr (6)
Long-tailed Skipper (1)
Common/White Checkered-Skipper (4)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (1)
Fiery Skipper (8)
Tawny-edged Skipper (1)
Whirlabout (5)
Ocola Skipper (1)
near Bell, Gilchrist Co., FL (B Ahern)
April 16, 2004 Mourning Cloak (2) Griffin, SK (M Bailey)
April 16, 2004 Early Hairstreak (1) Braden Mountain, Campbell County, TN (J Fiedler, A Trently)
April 16, 2004 Cabbage White (3)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Queens Botanical Garden, Flushing, NY (A Block)
April 16, 2004 Spring Azure (3) (form marginata)
Eastern Comma (1)
Compton Tortoiseshell (1)
Edith Macy, Old Chappaqua Road, Chappaqua, NY (M Diederich)
April 16, 2004 West Virginia White (9)
Cabbage White (35)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Spring Azure (13)
Eastern Comma (4)
Roaring Run Trail, Armstrong Co., PA (C Lehman, L Mundell)
April 15, 2004 Cabbage White (3) Route 303, Tappan, NY (M Diederich)
April 15, 2004 Cabbage White (3)
Question Mark (1)
Clove Lakes Park, Staten Island, NY (V Corsello)
  West Virginia White (2) (first of season)
Spring Azure (1)
Eastern Comma (3)
Raccoon Creek State Park, Beaver Co., PA (B Walbek)
April 14, 2004 Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Great Southern White (14)
Orange Sulphur (18)
Cloudless Sulphur (7)
Large Orange Sulphur (3)
Little Yellow (4)
Dainty Sulphur (8)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Western Pygmy-Blue (1)
Eastern Pygmy-Blue (2)
Variegated Fritillary (2)
Phaon Crescent (1)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (10)
Common/White Checkered-Skipper (7)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (1)
Desert Checkered-Skipper (2)
Turk's-cap White-Skipper (1)
Southern Skipperling (1)
Fiery Skipper (4)
Obscure Skipper (15)
Magic Ridge, Calhoun Co., TX (R Wauer)
April 14, 2004 Cabbage White (2)
Mourning Cloak
St. Joseph Co., IN (S Cartwright)
April 13, 2004 Milbert's Tortoiseshell (1) Grassdale, SK (M Bailey)
April 11, 2004 Cabbage White (5)
Sara Orangetip (5)
Tailed-Blue sp. (2) (first this year)
Mylitta Crescent (3)
Painted Lady (2)
West Coast Lady (1)(first this year)
Willow Creek Natural Area, Eugene, Lane Co., OR (E Wold)
April 11, 2004 Red Admiral (1) (small, not worn) Forest Park Nature Center, Peoria, IL (P Fuessle)
April 10, 2004 Western Tiger Swallowtail (1) ( first of year)
Blue sp. (3)
Edith's Checkerspot (several hundred)
Mylitta Crescent (3)
Propertius Duskywing (2)
Fitton Green Natural Area in Benton Co., OR (E Wold)
April 10, 2004 Cabbage White (2) Hylan Blvd and Richmond Rd, Staten Island, NY (V Corsello)
April 10, 2004 Clouded Sulphur (1)
Cassius Blue (1)
Gulf Fritillary (7)
Zebra Heliconian (11)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
White Peacock (30+)
Monarch (14)
Dun Skipper (1)
Twin-Spotted Skipper (6)
Okeeheelee Nature Center/Okeeheelee Park, Palm Beach Co., FL (M Diederich)
April 9, 2004 Two-tailed Swallowtail (11)
Pale Swallowtail (7)
'Veined' Mustard White (4)
Large Marble (2)
Sara Orangetip (12)
Bramble Hairstreak (1)
Brown Elfin (6)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Spring Azure (14)
Acmon Blue (6)
Northern Checkerspot (5)
Mylitta Crescent (2)
Variable Checkerspot (5)
Edith's Checkerspot (1)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Painted Lady (14)
Lorquin's Admiral (5)
California Sister (4)
Common Ringlet (37)
Monarch (2)
Propertius Duskywing (3)
Mournful Duskywing (2)
Mitchell Canyon, Mt. Diablo State Park, Contra Costa Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
April 8, 2004 Sara Orangetip (5)
Silvery Blue (1)
Painted Lady (5)
Mylitta Crescent (8)
West Eugene Wetlands, Lane Co., OR (E Wold)
April 8, 2004 Anise Swallowtail (4)
Pale Swallowtail (4)
Mustard White (2)
Sara Orangetip (6)
Brown Elfin (11)
Spring Azure (6)
Silvery Blue (1)
Boisduval's Blue (3)
Acmon Blue (7)
Painted Lady (11)
Common Ringlet (42)
Monarch (1)
Propertius Duskywing (15)
Monte Bello OSP, Santa Clara Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
April 8, 2004 Pipevine Swallowtail (12)
Black Swallowtail (1)
Giant Swallowtail (3)
Palamedes Swallowtail (250+)
Checkered White (10)
Great Southern White (12)
Orange Sulphur (20+)
Southern Dogface (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (5)
Large Orange Sulphur (5)
Little Yellow (9)
Dainty Sulphur (15)
Gray Hairstreak (3)
Dusky-blue Groundstreak (5)
Western Pygmy-Blue (1)
Reakirt's Blue (4)
Variegated Fritillary (2)
Silvery Checkerspot (1)
Vesta Crescent (1)
Phaon Crescent (10)
Pearl Crescent (15)
Question Mark (1)
American Lady (8)
Red Admiral (2)
Common Buckeye (35+)
Tropical Buckeye (18)
Viceroy (1)
Goatweed Leafwing (2)
Carolina Satyr (2)
Monarch (5)
White-striped Longtail (14)
Dorantes Longtail (1)
Sickle-winged Skipper (1) (extremely fresh male)
False Duskywing (32)
Mournful Duskywing (1)
Funereal Duskywing (6)
Com/White Checkered-Skipper (2)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (1)
Laviana White-Skipper (2)
Turk's-cap White-Skipper (1)
Clouded Skipper (2)
Southern Skipperling (2)
Whirlabout (12)
Eufala Skipper (1)
Celia's Roadside-Skipper (2)
Obscure Skipper (85+)
Aransas Natl. Wildlife Refuge, Aransas Co., TX (R Wauer)
April 7, 2004 Spring Azure (1) (mint fresh marginata type)
Question Mark (1) (in superb condition)
Eastern Comma (6) (all in good condition)
Compton Tortoiseshell (5) (in good condition)
Mourning Cloak (12+) (extremely active)
Hook Mt. trails, Rockland Co., NY (T Fiore)
April 7, 2004 Cabbage White (5)
Falcate Orangetip (1) (male)
Spring Azure (8+) (freshly emerged)
Eastern Comma (3)
Compton Tortoiseshell (2)
Mourning Cloak (6+)
Clausland Mt. Park, Nyack, Rockland Co., NY (T Fiore)
April 7, 2004 Cabbage White (4)
Spring Azure (2)
Compton Tortoiseshell (1) (at sap flow)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Hopewell Twp., Beaver Co., PA (B Walbek)
April 7, 2004 Giant Swallowtail (2)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Large-Orange Sulphur (6)
Cassius Blue (30)
Gulf Fritillary (2)
Zebra Heliconian (8)
Rudy Daggerwing (3)
Dorantes Longtail (1)
Mangrove Skipper (1)
Twin-Spotted Skipper (1)
Gumbo Limbo Environmental Center/Preserve, Palm Beach Co., FL (M Diederich)
April 6, 2004 Cabbage White (3)
Eastern Comma (3)
Mourning Cloak (6)
Central Park & Van Cortlandt Park, New York City, NY (T Fiore)
April 5, 2004 Falcate Orangetip (20)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Orange Sulphur (2)
Henry's Elfin (1)
Juniper Hairstreak (1)
Goatweed Leafwing (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (50)
Washington University Tyson Research Center, Eureka, MO (J Ziebol)
April 4, 2004 Question Mark (2)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Forest Park Nature Center, Peoria, IL (P Fuessle)
April 4, 2004 Pipevine Swallowtail (14)
Zebra Swallowtail (3)
Giant Swallowtail (5)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1) (including 3 Black Females)
Spicebush Swallowtail (8)
Palamedes Swallowtail (7)
Cabbage White (2)
Orange Sulphur (3)
Cloudless Sulphur (16)
Barred Yellow (1)
Sleepy Orange (9)
Harvester (1)
Juniper Hairstreak (10)
Red-banded Hairstreak (5)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (3)
Spring Azure (1)
American Snout (2)
Silvery Checkerspot (7)
Pearl Crescent (64)
Question Mark (1)
American Lady (28)
Red Admiral (5)
Common Buckeye (10)
Gemmed Satyr (5)
Carolina Satyr (50)
Little Wood-Satyr (2)
Silver-spotted Skipper (3)
Northern Cloudywing (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (1)
Horace's Duskywing (7)
Common/White Checkered-Skipper (1)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (1)
Clouded Skipper (2)
Fiery Skipper (7)
Zabulon Skipper (1)
Yucca Giant-Skipper (1)
Florida Caverns State Park, FL (NABA Choctaw field trip: L & B Cooper, M Garner, H Huddleston, M Schmidt, M A Friedman)
April 3, 2004 Black Swallowtail (2)
(1 with extensive yellow dorsally)
Coyote Cloudywing
Chihuahua Woods Preserve, Chihuahua, Hidalgo Co., TX (G Quintanilla)
April 3, 2004 Eastern Comma (2)
Compton Tortoiseshell (1)
Hopewell Community Park, Hopewell Twp., Beaver Co. PA (B Walbek)
April 2, 2004 Anise Swallowtail (3)
Pale Swallowtail (3)
Spring White (4)
Mustard White (2)
Sara Orangetip (2)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Bramble Hairstreak (2)
Brown Elfin (4)
Spring Azure (4)
Acmon Blue (9)
Mylitta Crescent (2)
Painted Lady (17)
Common Buckeye (1)
Common Ringlet (15)
Monarch (12)
Del Puerto Cyn, Stanislaus Co, CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
April 2, 2004 Black Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2) (including 1 black female)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Falcate Orangetip (40+)
Orange Sulphur (6)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Juniper Hairstreak (3)
Gray Hairstreak (2)
E. Tailed-Blue (15)
Pearl Crescent (20)
Goatweed Leafwing (5)
Question Mark (1)
American Lady (1)
Carolina Satyr (3)
Gemmed Satyr (8)
Silver-spotted Skipper (3)
Juvenal's Duskywing (1)
Duskywing sp. (20)
Pepper and Salt Skipper (1)
Bell Slough WMA, Faulkner Co., AR (M White, L. Sauer)
April 2, 2004 Compton Tortoiseshell (1) Cambridge, MN (R Middlestedt)
April 2, 2004 Eastern Comma (3)
Mourning Cloak (4)
Muskegon Co., MI (C H DeWitt)
April 2, 2004 West Virginia White (15)
Falcate Orangetip (100) (including 7 eggs on toothwort)
Henry's Elfin (1)
Spring Azure (4)
Eastern Comma (1) (very worn)
Red Admiral (1)
Sleepy Duskywing (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (2)
Horace's Duskywing (7)
Duskywing sp. (10)
Cedars of Lebanon, Wilson Co., TN (R Venable)
April 2, 2004 Zebra Swallowtail (30)
Pipevine Swallowtail (5) (males)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Black Swallowtail (1 male)
Palamedes Swallowtail (15)
Barred Yellow (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (20)
Little Metalmark (2)
Gulf Fritillary (1)
Phaon Crescent (4)
American Lady (1)
Common Buckeye (8)
Carolina Satyr (1)
Southern Cloudywing (4)
Northern Cloudywing (10)
Juvenal's Duskywing (1)
Horace's Duskywing (2)
Zarucco Duskywing (2)
Sleepy Duskywing (75+)
Whirlabout (15)
DOTTED SKIPPER (14) (most very fresh)
Riverside Island, Ocala National Forest, Marion Co., FL (B Ahern, D Powell)
April 1, 2004 Pale Swallowtail (10)
Mustard White (15)
Large Marble (1)
Sara Orangetip (32)
Brown Elfin (2)
Gray Hairstreak (2)
Spring Azure (16)
Acmon Blue (3)
Mylitta Crescent (6)
Variable Checkerspot (1)
Satyr Comma (1)
Oreas Comma (3)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Painted Lady (25)
West Coast Lady (1)
Red Admiral (2)
Common Buckeye (10)
Common Ringlet (10)
Propertius Duskywing (1)
Common Checkered-Skipper (2)
Anthony Chabot Regional Park, Alameda Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
April 1, 2004 Falcate Orangetip (1) (very early female) Heislerville, Cumberland Co., NJ (J J DiOrio)


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