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August 31, 2008

Brown-banded Skipper (mated pair)

San Isidro, Starr Co., TX (C Traylor)

August 30-31, 2008

Pipevine Swallowtail (22)
Giant Swallowtail (28)
Broad-banded Swallowtail (1)(male)
Florida White (3)
Great Southern White (48)
Giant White (26)
Southern Dogface (18)
White Angled-Sulphur (4)
Yellow Angled-Sulphur (2)
Cloudless Sulphur (28)
Large Orange Sulphur (125)
Orange-barred Sulphur (1)
Lyside Sulphur (100)
Tailed Orange (2)
Little Yellow (30)
Mimosa Yellow (1)
Sleepy Orange (3)
Dainty Sulphur (4)
Marius Hairstreak (7)
Silver-banded Hairstreak (1)
Gray Hairstreak (21)
Red-crescent Scrub-Hairstreak (2)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (14)
Lantana Scrub-Hairstreak (8)
Ruddy Hairstreak (1)
Clytie Ministreak (3)
Western Pygmy-Blue (15)
Cyna Blue (3)
Ceraunus Blue (26)
Reakirt's Blue (1)
Fatal Metalmark (75)
Rounded Metalmark (1)
Red-bordered Metalmark (24)
American Snout (90)
Gulf Fritillary (20)
Julia Heliconian (2)
Zebra Heliconian (2)
Variegated Fritillary (2)
Mexican Fritillary (14)
Bordered Patch (245)
Crimson Patch (10)
Rosita Patch (1)
Pale-banded Crescent (18)
Vesta Crescent (10)
Phaon Crescent (75)
Pearl Crescent (12)
Tropical Buckeye (2)
White Peacock (7)
Banded Peacock (4)
Mexican Bluewing (11)
Common Mestra (2)
Gray Cracker (1)
Guatemalan Cracker (1)
Tropical Leafwing (25)
Hackberry Emperor (3)
Empress Leilia (1)
Tawny Emperor (40)
Monarch (2)
Queen (85)
Soldier (20)
White-striped Longtail (2)
Zilpa Longtail (1)
Gold-spotted Aguna (2)
Long-tailed Skipper (3)
Dorantes Longtail (4)
Brown Longtail (33)
Coyote Cloudywing (1)
Potrillo Skipper (2)
Sickle-winged Skipper (10)
Hermit Skipper (1)
Brown-banded Skipper (26)
White-patched Skipper (22)
Mournful Duskywing (2)
Funereal Duskywing (1)
White-checkered-Skipper (22)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (16)
Desert Checkered-Skipper (1)
Laviana White-Skipper (40)
Turk's-cap White-Skipper (4)
Common Sootywing (16)
Julia's Skipper (10)
Fawn-spotted Skipper (8)
Clouded Skipper (150)
Southern Skipperling (16)
Fiery Skipper (32)
Whirlabout (8)
Southern Broken-Dash (2)
Sachem (1)
Common Mellana (4)
Nysa Roadside-Skipper (1)
Celia's Roadside-Skipper (40)
Eufala Skipper (42)
Olive-clouded Skipper (1)
Ocola Skipper (1)

Hidalgo Co., TX (D Muschalek, J & D Dauphin, M Rickard)

August 31, 2008

Cabbage white (12)
Eastern Tailed Blue (1)
Spring Azure (1)
Compton Tortoiseshell (1)(fresh)
Common Ringlet (1)
Monarch (18)(migrating)

Whitby, ON (C & B McLauchlan)

August 31, 2008

Atlantis Fritillary (2)
Mourning Cloak (1)

Baxter State Park, Millenocket, ME (A Block)

August 31, 2008

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Spicebush Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (10)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
Gray Hairstreak (3)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (3)
Great Spangled Fritillary (1)
Red-spotted Admiral (2)
Silver-spotted Skipper (2)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (1)
Peck's Skipper (6)
Zabulon Skipper (2

My yard, Hopewell Twp., Beaver Co. PA (B Walbek)

August 31, 2008

Black Swallowtail
Spicebush Swallowtail (3)
Cabbage White (3)
Orange Sulphur
Red Banded Hairstreak (3)
Eastern Tailed-Blue
Spring Azure (summer)
Pearl Crescent
Question Mark
American Lady
Painted Lady
Red Admiral
Tawny Emperor
Monarch (2)
Silver-spotted Skipper (2)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (2)
Crossline Skipper
Sachem (8)
Zabulon Skipper (3)
Dun Skipper

Backyard butterfly garden, West Deptford, NJ (D Amadio)

August 31, 2008

Zebra Swallowtail (32)
Black Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (15)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (16) (Including one Black form female)
Cabbage White (6)
Clouded/Orange Sulphur (1) (White-form female)
Orange Sulphur (5)
Cloudless Sulphur (4)
Sleepy Orange (1)
White M Hairstreak (1)
Gray Hairstreak (5)
Spring Azure (6)(summer)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (25+)
Variegated Fritillary (10)
Silvery Checkerspot (27)
Pearl Crescent (2)
American Lady (1)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (5)
Red-spotted Admiral (Red-spotted Purple form) (4)
Monarch (3)
Silver-spotted Skipper (3)
Sachem (4)
Zabulon Skipper (8)

Elk Neck State Park, MD (A Loudell)

August 30, 2008

Clouded Sulphur (2)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Coral Hairstreak (1)
Spring Azure (1)(summer, fresh)
Northern Crescent (4)
Gray Comma (1)
Compton Tortoiseshell (2)
Mourning Cloak (4)
White Admiral (2)
Common Wood-Nymph (1)
Common Branded Skipper (6)
Dun Skipper (2)

Florence Co., WI (M Reese)

August 30, 2008

Giant Swallowtail

Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge, Auburn, NY (B Grosek)

August 30, 2008

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
White M Hairstreak (1)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Great Spangled Fritillary (1)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Red-spotted Admiral (1)
Monarch (2)
Silver-spotted Skipper (5)
Peck's Skipper (4)

My yard, Hopewell Twp., Beaver Co. PA (B Walbek)

August 30, 2008

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (10)
White M Hairstreak (1)
Gray Hairstreak (2)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (3)
Spring Azure (1) (summer)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (2)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (1)
Least Skipper (1)
Fiery Skipper (3)
Peck's Skipper (4)
Southern Broken-Dash (1)
Sachem (58)
Zabulon Skipper (2)
Dun Skipper (1)

Silver Spring, MD (E Raun)

August 28, 2008

Black Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (4)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Spring Azure (3) (summer)
Monarch (4)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)

Backyard Butterfly Garden, Brooklyn, NY (V Corsello)

August 26, 2008

Long-tailed Skipper

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

August 26, 2008

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (4) (All Very Worn)
Spicebush Swallowtail (2) (Somewhat Worn)
Cabbage White (11)
Clouded Sulphur (3)
Orange Sulphur (8)
Gray Hairstreak (3)
Red -banded Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tiled-Blue (12)
Spring Azure (2) (summer, both fresh)
Great Spangled Fritillary (1)
Pearl Crescent (9)
Eastern Comma (1) (Orange Form)
Painted Lady (1)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (1)
Viceroy (9)
Appalachian Brown (8) (All Fresh)
Monarch (4)
Silver-spotted Skipper (18)
Horace's Duskywing (1) (Fresh Female)
Least Skipper (28)
Fiery Skipper (3)
Peck's Skipper (5)
Northern Broken-Dash (1) (Very Fresh)
Sachem (7)
Zabulon Skipper (16)
Broad-winged Skipper (2) (Fresh)
Dun Skipper (4)

Hatfield Swamp, West Essex Park, West Caldwell, NJ (V Corsello)

August 25, 2008

False Duskywing

Headquarters butterfly garden, Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park, Mission TX (J Rose, J Yochum, T Pendleton, J Snyder)

August 25, 2008

Giant Swallowtail (1)(fresh)

Whitby, ON (C & B McLauchlan)

August 24, 2008

Black Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Giant Swallowtail (3)
Cabbage White (1)
Clouded Sulphur (8)
Little Yellow (3)
American Copper (4)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (7)
Spring Azure (2)(summer)
Great Spangled Fritillary (1)
Aphrodite Fritillary (2)
Pearl Crescent (5)
Eastern Comma (1)
Common Buckeye (1)
Red-spotted Admiral (3)
Hackberry Emperor (2)
Monarch (4)
Common Sootywing (1)
Tawny-edged Skipper (4)
Common Roadside-Skipper (1)

Avoca Wildlife Area, Iowa Co., WI (M Reese, D Reese)

August 21-24, 2008

Cabbage White
Clouded Sulphur
Giant Sulphur
Palaeno Sulphur
Pink-edged Sulphur
Aphrodite Fritillary
Fritillary sp.
Common Ringlet
White Admiral

Akimiski Island,James Bay, Nunavut Territory (Ontario Butterflies Google Group: D Beresford, B Walters)

August 24, 2008

Spicebush Swallowtail (32)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (9)
Cabbage White (17)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Red-banded Hairstreak (7)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Variegated Fritillary (3)
Great Spangled Fritillary (5)
Silvery Checkerspot (2)
Pearl Crescent (23)
American Lady (1)
Common Buckeye (2)
Monarch (7)
Silver-spotted Skipper (7)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (4)
Swarthy Skipper (1)
Least Skipper (1)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Sachem (6)
Peck's Skipper (2)
Tawny-edged Skipper (1)
Little Glassywing (3)
Zabulon Skipper (12)

Nottingham County Park, PA (A Loudell)

August 24, 2008

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (8)
Spicebush Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (5)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Sleepy Orange (3)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Great Spangled Fritillary (4)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Monarch (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Zabulon Skipper (1)
Sachem (2)

Browning Run Trail in Little Bennett Regional Park,Montgomery Co., MD (J Wilkinson)

August 24, 2008

Black Swallowtail (2)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Palamedes Swallowtail (2)
Great Southern White (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (2)
Barred Yellow (32)
Sleepy Orange (1)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Gulf Fritillary (10)
Zebra Heliconian (4)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Common Buckeye (1)
Red-spotted Purple (1)
Viceroy (3)
Carolina Satyr (5)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Dorantes Longtail (6)
Horace's Duskywing (1)
Zarucco Duskywing (3)
Neamathla Skipper (1)
Fiery Skipper (2)
Whirlabout (1)

Alafia River State Park, FL (T Palmer)

August 23, 2008

Giant Swallowtail (1)(worn)

Whitby, ON (C & B McLauchlan)

August 23, 2008

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (10)
Spicebush Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (20)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Gray Hairstreak (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Spring Azure (2)(summer)
Great Spangled Fritillary (2)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Red-spotted Purple (3)
Monarch (2)
Silver-spotted Skipper (5)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (1)
Peck's Skipper (12)
Tawny-edged Skipper (1)
Zabulon Skipper (2)

My Yard, Hopewell Twp., Beaver Co. PA (B Walbek)

August 23, 2008

Cloudless Sulphur (1)

Over Interstate 95, Downtown Wilmington (A Loudell)

August 23, 2008

Black Swallowtail (few)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (abundant)
Spicebush Swallowtail (few)
Cabbage White (S)
Orange Sulphur (common)
Gray Hairstreak (uncommon)
Red-banded Hairstreak (uncommon)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (common)
'Summer' Spring Azure (common)
Variegated Fritillary (uncommon)
Great Spangled Fritillary (abundant)
Aphrodite Fritillary (uncommon)
Meadow Fritillary (superabundant)
Pearl Crescent (few)
American Lady (uncommon)
Common Wood-Nymph (abundant)
Monarch (common)(plus 8 caterpillars and 1 chysalis)
Silver-spotted Skipper (abundant)
Horace's Duskywing (uncommon)
Peck's Skipper (uncommon)

Shenandoah National Park, VA (M A Koeneke, G Koppel)

August 22, 2008

Pipevine Swallowtail (2)
Black Swallowtail (1)
Giant Swallowtail (18)
Great Southern White (3)
Southern Dogface (3)
White Angled-Sulphur (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (7)
Large Orange Sulphur (23)
Lyside Sulphur (17)
Little Yellow (12)
Gray Hairstreak (9)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (2)
Cyna Blue (3)
Ceraunus Blue (15)
Fatal Metalmark (3)
Red-bordered Metalmark (4)
American Snout (45)
Gulf Fritillary (16)
Julia Heliconian (1)
Zebra Heliconian (3)
Bordered Patch (35)
Crimson Patch (5)
Pale-banded Crescent (7)
Vesta Crescent (2)
Phaon Crescent (53)
Pearl Crescent (3)
White Peacock (2)
Malachite (1)
Mexican Bluewing (13)
Common Mestra (3)
Gray Cracker (3)
Guatemalan Cracker (1)
Tropical Leafwing (9)
Tawny Emperor (75)
Monarch (1)
Queen (175)
Soldier (8)
Brown Longtail (5)
Sickle-winged Skipper (5)
Brown-banded Skipper (9)
White-patched Skipper (6)
White Checkered-Skipper (2)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (3)
Laviana White-Skipper (1)
Clouded Skipper (11)
Fiery Skipper (5)
Whirlabout (3)
Southern Broken-Dash (2)
Common Mellana (1)
Celia's Roadside-Skipper (3)
Eufala Skipper (2)

NABA International Butterfly Park, TX (G Quintanilla)

August 22, 2008

Giant Swallowtail (1)(fresh)

Whitby, ON (C & B McLauchlan)

August 22, 2008

Giant Swallowtail (1)

Butterfly garden, Kintnersville, Bucks Co., PA (M Spingola)

August 22, 2008

Black Swallowtail (3)
Cabbage White (30+)
Mustard White (fresh, summer brood)
Orange Sulphur (multiple)
Clouded Sulphur (many)
Pink-edged Sulphur (2)
Harvester (1)
American Copper (15+)
Bronze Copper (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (6+)
Spring Azure (Summer form)
Great Spangled Fritillary (5+)
Aphrodite Fritillary (2)
Atlantis Fritillary (40+)
Silver-bordered Fritillary (12+)
Meadow Fritillary (8+)
Northern Crescent (many)
Question Mark (1)
Compton Tortoiseshell (1)
Red Admiral (3)
American Lady (5)
Red-spotted Admiral (white-banded form)
Viceroy (2)
Northern Pearly-eye (2)
Eyed Brown (worn)
Common Ringlet (300+)
Common Wood-Nymph (60+)
Monarch (several)
Silver-spotted Skipper (2)
Least Skipper (3)
Peck's Skipper (2)
Dun Skipper (1)

Knox & Lincoln Co's., ME (T Fiore)

August 20, 2008

Cabbage White (3)
Acmon Blue (8)
Coronis Fritillary (2)
Mylitta Crescent (1)
Common Buckeye (14)
Common Ringlet (13)
Common Checkered-Skipper (10)
Woodland Skipper (1)
Umber Skipper (2)

Arboretum at University Of California Santa Cruz, CA (E Vollmer)

August 20, 2008

Giant White

Solar Drive, Mission, TX (G Quintanilla)

August 19, 2008

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (5)
Black Swallowtail (2)
Giant Swallowtail (22)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Northern Crescent (1)
Eastern Comma (11)
Viceroy (1)
Hackberry Emperor (4)
Monarch (7)
Common Wood Nymph (1)
Least Skipper (3)
Leonard's Skipper (16)
Common Roadside-Skipper (1)

Along the Eau Claire River, Eau Claire and Dunn Cos., WI (D Hanson)

August 19, 2008

Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (5)(2 black females)
Spicebush Swallowtail (2)
Cloudless Sulphur (4)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (2)
Spring Azure (1)(summer)
Gulf Fritillary (1)
Great Spangled Fritillary (3)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Eastern Comma (1)
Common Buckeye (1)
Viceroy (1)
Hackberry Emperor (1)
Northern Pearly-eye (1)
Carolina Satyr (3)
Monarch (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (3)
Long-tailed Skipper (1)
Hoary Edge (1)
Clouded Skipper (1)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Northern Broken-Dash (2)
Little Glassywing (4)
Sachem (6)
Delaware Skipper (1)
Zabulon Skipper (4)
Lace-winged Roadside-Skipper (1)

City Lake, Cookeville, Putnam Co., TN (S J Stedman)

August 18, 2008

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (13)
Spicebush Swallowtail (15)
Cabbage White (65)
Orange Sulphur (6)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed- Blue (4)
Spring Azure (13)(summer)
Pearl Crescent (2)
Mourning Cloak (1)
American Lady (2)
Painted Lady (1)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Wood-Nymph (1)
Monarch (12)
Silver-spotted Skipper (28)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (1)
Common Sootywing (6)
Least Skipper (2)
Peck's Skipper (6)
Tawny-edged Skipper (53)
Zabulon Skipper (30)

Planting Fields Arboretum, Nassau Co., NY (R Kelly)

August 18, 2008

Zebra Swallowtail (7)
Black Swallowtail (4)
Giant Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2) (1 black female)
Spicebush Swallowtail (6)
Palamedes Swallowtail (7)
Great Southern White (2)
Cloudless Sulphur (9)
Barred Yellow (7)
Sleepy Orange (15)
White M Hairstreak (1)
Gray Hairstreak (20)
Red-banded Hairstreak (4)
Little Metalmark (6)
Gulf Fritillary (5)
Zebra Heliconian (2)
Pearl Crescent (2)
Common Buckeye (4)
White Peacock (24)
Viceroy (15)
Hackberry Emperor (2)
Tawny Emperor (4)
Carolina Satyr (203)
Queen (30)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Northern Cloudywing (3)
Horace's Duskywing (36)
Zarucco Duskywing (13)
Common/White Checkered-Skipper (13)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (13)
Swarthy Skipper (1)
Clouded Skipper (29)
Least Skipper (3)
Fiery Skipper (14)
Whirlabout (33)
Sachem (2)
Delaware Skipper (77)
Palmetto Skipper (2)
Twin-spot Skipper (1)1
Brazilian Skipper (4 caterpillars on Thalia geniculata)
Ocola Skipper (31)

Lake Kissimmee State Park, FL (B Cooper, L Cooper, B Bindschadler, D Cutler, M Cutler, J DuBois, S Farnsworth)

August 17, 2008

Black Swallowtail (4)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (5)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (1)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Orange Sulphur (3)
Cloudless Sulphur (6)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (6)
Variegated Fritillary (2)
Diana Fritillary (1)
Great Spangled Fritillary (1)
Common Buckeye (7)
Monarch (2)
Silver-spotted Skipper (2)
Southern Cloudywing (1)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (3)
Swarthy Skipper (21)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Peck's Skipper (1)
Sachem (5)
Zabulon Skipper (1)

Fentress County, TN (S J Stedman)

August 16, 2008

Zebra Swallowtail (95+)
Spicebush Swallowtail (15)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (25)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Spring Azure (5)(summer)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (10)
Variegated Fritillary (6)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Common Buckeye (7)
Monarch (6)
Silver-spotted Skipper (6)
Tawny-edged Skipper (1)
Little Glassywing (2)
Dun Skipper (1)
Zabulon Skipper (8)

Elk Neck State Park, MD (A Loudel1)

August 16, 2008

Eastern Tiger swallowtail (12)
Spicebush swallowtail (8)
Black Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (10)
Orange Sulphur (4)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Gray Hairstreak (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (6)
Spring Azure (2)(summer)
Pearl Crescent (3)
Anglewing sp (1)
Common Buckeye (2)
Viceroy (1)
Monarch (6)
Silver-spotted Skipper (12)
Southern Cloudywing (1)
Duskywing sp. (2)
Common Checkered-Skipper (2)
Fiery Skipper (5)
Peck's Skipper (1)
Tawny-edged Skipper (2)
Sachem (4)
Dun Skipper (2)

Columbia, Howard County, MD (J Wilkinson)

August 16, 2008

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (2)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Spring Azure (1) (summer)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Gray Hairstreak (2)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Common Buckeye (1)
Monarch (3)
Silver-spotted Skipper (5)
Hayhurst's Scallopwing (1)
Sachem (2)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Peck's Skipper (2)
Dun Skipper (1)

Silver Spring (inside the Beltway), MD (E Raun)

August 16, 2008

Black Swallowtail (3)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (36)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Spring Azure (14)(summer)
Pearl Crescent (2)
Eastern Comma (1)
Common Buckeye (1)
Hackberry Emperor (1)
Monarch (6)
Zabulon Skipper (1)
Dun Skipper (4)

Banshee Reeks Nature Preserve, VA (M A Koeneke)

August 15, 2008

Black Swallowtail (2)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (13)
Spicebush Swallowtail (18)
Cabbage White (8)
Orange Sulphur (2)
White M Hairstreak (1)
Gray Hairstreak (2)
Red-banded Hairstreak (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Spring Azure (9) (summer)
Common Buckeye (1)
Hackberry Emperor (6)
Monarch (5)
Dun Skipper (1)

Rifle Camp Park, West Paterson, NJ (V Corsello)

August 15, 2008

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (1)
Spring Azure (1) (summer)
Viceroy (1) (worn)
Monarch (4)
Silver-spotted Skipper (5)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Sachem (3)

Columbia, Howard Co., MD (J Wilkinson)

August 14, 2008

GIANT SWALLOWTAIL (~6)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (abundant)
Clouded Sulphur (common)
Orange Sulphur (5)
Spring Azure 1(1)(summer)
Great Spangled Fritillary (~10)
Aphrodite Fritillary (2)
Pearl Crescent (2)
American Lady (1) (very fresh)
Viceroy (1)
Little Wood-Satyr (2)
Common Ringlet (2)
Common Wood-Nymph( ~2)0 (all very worn)
Monarch( ~15)
Northern Broken-Dash (1)

El Dorado Nature Preserve , Town of Henderson, Jefferson Co., NY (J Hanyak)

August 14, 2008

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (7)
Spicebush Swallowtail (12)
Cabbage White (22)
Clouded Sulphur (6)
Orange Sulphur (11)
Gray Hairstreak (5)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (21)
Spring Azure (1)
Great Spangled Fritillary (2)
Question Mark (1)
Red Admiral (1)
Red-spotted Admiral (2) (Red-spotted Purple)
Viceroy (3)
Appalachian Brown (5)
Monarch (12)
Silver-spotted Skipper (5)
Least Skipper (8)
Zabulon Skipper (4)
Broad-winged Skipper (4)
Dun Skipper (2)
Skipper sp. (1)

Hatfield Swamp, West Essex Park, West Caldwell, NJ (V Corsello)

August 13, 2008

Black Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White
Orange Sulphur
Clouded Sulphur
Pink-edged Sulphur
American Copper
Eastern Tailed-Blue
Meadow Fritillary (2)
Silver-bordered Fritillary (2nd brood, fresh)
Atlantis Fritillary (multiple)
Aphrodite Fritillary
Great Spangled Fritillary
Northern Crescent (6+)
Eastern Comma
Red Admiral
American Lady
Red-spotted Admiral (white-banded form)
Viceroy
Northern Pearly-eye (2)
Common Ringlet (10+)
Common Wood-Nymph (many)
Monarch (8+)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Peck's Skipper (1)

Union township, Knox Co., ME (T Fiore)

August 13, 2008

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Spicebush Swallowtail (9)
Cabbage White (80)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Red-banded Hairstreak (9)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (7)
Spring Azure (2)(summer)
Pearl Crescent (2)
Question Mark (2)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (3)
Common Wood-Nymph (5)
Monarch (24)
Silver-spotted Skipper (5)
Least Skipper (11)
Peck's Skipper (25)
Tawny-edged Skipper (5)
Sachem (2)
Zabulon Skipper (17)

Underhill Preserve, Nassau Co., NY (R Kelly, A Lindberg)

August 13, 2008

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (28)
Orange Sulphur (3)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (5)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Question Mark (2)
Monarch (3)
Silver-spotted Skipper (9)
Horace's Duskywing (1)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (8)
Common Sootywing (1)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Sachem (9)
Zabulon Skipper (1)
Broad-winged Skipper (46)

Richard W.DeKorte Park,Lyndhurst, NJ (V Corsello)

August 12, 2008

Funereal Duskywing (somewhat worn)

Scarborough Bluffs, Toronto, ON (Ontario Butterflies Google Group: B Harrison, J Fairchild)

August 11, 2008

Black Swallowtail (4)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (5)
Cabbage White (5)
Red-banded Hairstreak (2)
Spring Azure (1)(summer)
Monarch (4)
Silver-spotted Skipper (15)
Peck's Skipper (8)
Sachem (6)
Zabulon Skipper (15)(13 males; 2 females)

Sayen Gardens, NJ (H Kindervatter)

August 11, 2008

Polydamas Swallowtail (laying eggs on pipevine)

Butterfly garden, Historic Spanish Point, Sarasota, FL (T Staats)

August 10, 2008

Cabbage White (2)
Pink-edged Sulphur (1)
American Copper (1)
CORAL HAIRSTREAK (121)
Edwards' Hairstreak (1)
Great Spangled Fritillary (10)
APHRODITE FRITILLARY (114)
Atlantis Fritillary (7)
MEADOW FRITILLARY (184)
American Lady (1)
COMMON WOOD-NYMPH (107)
Dun Skipper (22)

Brink's Road, Bayfield County, WI (D Hanson, D Bratley)

August 10, 2008

Cabbage White (1)
Orange Sulphur (2)
Clouded Sulphur
Pink-edged Sulphur
American Copper
Spring Azure (not very fresh, form undetermined)
Atlantis Fritillary (several)
Great Spangled Fritillary
Meadow Fritillary
Northern Crescent
Green Comma (new; fresh)
American Lady
Northern Pearly-eye
Common Ringlet (2nd brood)
Common Wood-Nymph (many)
Monarch (2)

Lincoln Co., ME (J, M, & T Fiore)

August 10, 2008

Black Swallowtail (4)
Spicebush Swallowtail (12)
Cabbage White (3)
Cloudless Sulphur (2)
Red-banded Hairstreak (5)
White M Hairstreak (1)
Juniper (Olive) Hairstreak (2)
Variegated Fritillary (1) (Quite small!)
American Lady (5)
Common Buckeye (2)
Common Wood-Nymph (1)(With yellow-orange patches!)
Monarch (20+)
Silver-spotted Skipper (10)
Sachem (4)
Tawny-edged Skipper (2)
Zabulon Skipper (Dozens)
Aaron's Skipper (4)
Broad-winged Skipper (dozens)
Dun Skipper (2)

Cape May Bird Observatory Garden, Goshen, NJ (A Loudell)

August 10, 2008

Black Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Spicebush Swallowtail (3)
Palamedes Swallowtail (1)
Great Southern White (4)
Cloudless Sulphur (11)
Barred Yellow (1)
Little Yellow (1)
Sleepy Orange (4)
Dainty Sulphur (5)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Gulf Fritillary (71)
Zebra Heliconian (16)
Variegated Fritillary (18)
Question Mark (1)
White Peacock (2)
Carolina Satyr (5)
Queen (3)
Horace's Duskywing (1)
Zarucco Duskywing (3)
Common Checkered-Skipper (1)
Fiery Skipper (4)

IMC Peace River Park, FL (T Palmer)

August 9, 2008

Black Swallowtail (2)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (5+)
Giant Swallowtail (5+)
Cabbage White (2)
Clouded Sulphur (20+)
American Copper (1)
Juniper Hairstreak (1)
Great Spangled Fritillary (3+)
Aphrodite Fritillary (2+)
Pearl Crescent (30+)
Question Mark (1)
Eastern Comma (2)
Mourning Cloak (1)
American Lady (1)
Red Admiral (3)
Common Buckeye (2)
Red-spotted Admiral (2)
Viceroy (5+)
Hackberry Emperor (1)
Common Wood-Nymph (10+)
Monarch (3)
Silver-spotted Skipper (2)
Common Sootywing (1)
Least Skipper (10+)
Tawny-edged Skipper (1)
Common Roadside-Skipper (3)

Iowa and Grant Cos., WI (Southern Wisconsin Butterfly Assoc. Field Trip: 14 participants)

August 9, 2008

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Spicebush Swallowtail (6)
Cabbage White (18)
American Copper (7)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (3)
Spring Azure (2)(summer)
American Lady (2)
Red-spotted Admiral (3)
Common Wood-Nymph (13)
Monarch (7)
Silver-spotted Skipper (8)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (1)
Least Skipper (3)
Peck's Skipper (1)
Tawny-edged Skipper (3)
Zabulon Skipper (4)
Broad-winged Skipper (4)

Laurel Lake Preserve, Suffolk Co., NY (R Kelly, A Linberg, L Lindberg, G Dadone)

August 9, 2008

Spicebush Swallowtail (35+)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (20+) (Including 2 Black form females)
Cabbage White (8)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Gray Hairstreak (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Great Spangled Fritillary (3)
Silvery Checkerspot (6)
Pearl Crescent (5)
American Lady (1)
Common Buckeye (1)
Monarch (2)
Silver-spotted Skipper (10)
Tawny-edged Skipper (1)
Zabulon Skipper (1)
Swarthy Skipper (2)
Peck's Skipper (2)
Least Skipper (1)
Zabulon Skipper (1)

Nottingham County Park, PA (A Loudell)

August 9, 2008

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (many)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Red Admiral (1)
Monarch (3)

Celery Farms Preserve, Allendale, Bergen Co., NJ (A Block)

August 8, 2008

Banded Orange Heliconian

Georgetown, Williamson Co., TX (W Rhoden)

August 8, 2008

Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Black Swallowtail (3)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (8)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Spring Azure (4) (Summer)
American Snout (2)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Question Mark (6)
Eastern Comma (2)
American Lady (5)
Painted Lady (1)
Red Admiral (2)
Red-spotted Admiral (1) (Red-spotted Purple)
Viceroy (1)
Monarch (11)

Backyard Butterfly Garden, Brooklyn, NY (V Corsello)

August 8, 2008

Zebra Swallowtail (30)
Black Swallowtail (3)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (4)
Spicebush Swallowtail (10)
Cabbage White (4)
Clouded Sulphur
Orange Sulphur (5)
Cloudless Sulphur (9)
White M Hairstreak
Gray Hairstreak (6)
Red-banded Hairstreak (10)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (8)
Spring Azure (7)(summer)
Variegated Fritillary
Pearl Crescent (28)
Question Mark
Eastern Comma
American Lady
Painted Lady (2)
Red Admiral (2)
Common Buckeye (8)
Viceroy
Common Wood-Nymph (2)
Monarch (9)
Silver-spotted Skipper (40)
Swarthy Skipper (3)
Least Skipper
Crossline Skipper
Southern Broken-Dash
Little Glassywing (7)
Sachem
Delaware Skipper
Zabulon Skipper (12)
Dun Skipper (10)
Salt Marsh Skipper (3)

Eastern Neck NWR, Rock Hall, MD (D Amadio)

August 8, 2008

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2) (incl. 1 black female)
Black Swallowtail (3)
Spicebush Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (dozens)
Orange Sulphur (several)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (2)
Meadow Fritillary (2)
Pearl Crescent (3)
Painted Lady (1)
Monarch (several)
Common Ringlet (5+)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)

312 Bangall-Amenia Road, Stanfordville, Dutchess Co., NY (A Block)

August 8, 2008

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Spicebush Swallowtail
Cabbage White (2)
Orange Sulphur (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (10)
Spring Azure (4)(summer)
Great Spangled Fritillary (5)
Aphrodite Fritillary
Meadow Fritillary
Pearl Crescent
Viceroy
Brown sp.
Common Ringlet (5)
Common Wood-Nymph (11) (4 lacking yellow patch)
Monarch (4)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (4)
Peck's Skipper (3)
Delaware Skipper
Dun Skipper (4)

State game lands north of Rickett's Glen, PA (J Gutsmuth, C Herz, D Amadio)

August 7, 2008

Cabbage White (3)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
BOG COPPER (1)
DORCAS COPPER (1)
Great Spangled Fritillary (5)
Atlantis Fritillary (2)
PURPLISH FRITILLARY (8)
Compton's Tortoiseshell (1)
Mourning Cloak (2)
COMMON RINGLET (1)
Common Wood-Nymph (5)
Monarch (1)
Peck's Skipper (1)
Tawny-edged Skipper (1)
Long Dash (1)
Dun Skipper (6)

Douglas Co., WI (D Hanson, D Bratley)

August 7, 2008

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Spicebush Swallowtail (5)
Cabbage White (45)
Spring Azure (4)(summer)
Eastern Comma (1)
Monarch (4)
Silver-spotted Skipper (3)
Peck's Skipper (2)

Cunningham Park, Queens Co., NY (R Kelly, A Lindberg)

August 5, 2008

Clouded Sulphur
American Copper
Atlantis Fritillary
American Lady
Viceroy
Common Ringlet (fresh, new brood)
Common Wood-Nymph (many)
Monarch (laying eggs on milkweed)

Somerville, ME (T Fiore)

August 5, 2008

Black Swallowtail (4)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (32)
Spicebush Swallowtail (18)
Cabbage White (100+)
Clouded Sulphur (15)
Orange Sulphur (50+)
American Copper (4)
Red-banded Hairstreak (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (23)
Spring Azure (5) (Summer)
American Snout (1)
Variegated Fritillary (6)
Pearl Crescent (39)
Eastern Comma (1)
American Lady (8)
Painted Lady (5)
Common Buckeye (7)
Viceroy (12)
Hackberry Emperor (1)
Appalachian Brown (1)
Common Wood-Nymph (2)
Monarch (37)
Silver-spotted Skipper (56)
Common Checkered-Skipper (1)
Swarthy Skipper (4)
Least Skipper (3)
Peck's Skipper (6)
Tawny-edged Skipper (2)
Crossline Skipper (4)
Northern Broken-Dash (1)
Sachem (1)
Zabulon Skipper (8)
Broad-winged Skipper (53

Thompson Park, Lincroft, NJ (V Corsello)

August 4, 2008

Checkered White
Western White
Cabbage White
Clouded Sulphur
Purplish Copper
Melissa Blue
Variegated Fritillary
Atlantis Fritillary
Northwestern Fritillary
Pearl Crescent
Northern Crescent
Painted Lady
Common Wood-Nymph
Monarch
Common Checkered-Skipper
Peck's Skipper
Long Dash

Maxim pasture, SK (M Bailey)

August 4, 2008

Cabbage White (several)
Clouded Sulphur (abundant)
Orange Sulphur (uncommon)
American Copper (8)
Spring Azure (abundant) (summer)
Great Spangled Fritillary (25)
Northern Crescent (1)
Question Mark (1)
Gray Comma (5)
Compton Tortoiseshell (2)
Mourning Cloak (6)
Milbert's Tortoiseshell (3)
White Admiral (2)
Northern Pearly-eye (1)
Common Wood-Nymph (30)
Monarch (15)
Columbine Duskywing (300+)
Least Skipper (1)
Dun Skipper (1)

Carden Plains, N. Victoria Co., ON (A Adamo)

August 4, 2008

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Spicebush Swallowtail (7)
Cabbage White (170)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (2)
Spring Azure (1)(summer)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Question Mark (1)
American Lady (1)
Red-spotted Purple (1)
Common Wood-Nymph (1)
Monarch (25)
Silver-spotted Skipper (7)
Peck's Skipper (5)
Tawny-edged Skipper (1)
Zabulon Skipper (15)

Uplands Farm Sanctuary, Suffolk Co., NY (R Kelly)

August 4, 2008

Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Black Swallowtail (3)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (8)
Spicebush Swallowtail (12)
Cabbage White (42)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Orange Sulphur (7)
CLOUDLESS SULPHUR (2) (1 adult, 1 caterpillar)
SLEEPY ORANGE (4) (2 females laying eggs)
Harvester (12)
BRONZE COPPER (2)
Gray Hairstreak (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (17)
Spring Azure (5) (summer)
American Snout (1)
Great Spangled Fritillary (7)
Meadow Fritillary (3)
Silvery Checkerspot (4)
Pearl Crescent (7)
Question Mark (3)
Eastern Comma (5)
Red Admiral (1)
Red-spotted Admiral (10)
Hackberry Emperor (5)
Northern Pearly-eye (3)
Little Wood Satyr (1)
Monarch (3)
Silver-spotted Skipper (21)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (1)
Least Skipper (2)
Fiery Skipper (2)
Peck's Skipper (5)
Tawny-edged Skipper (3)
Zabulon Skipper (7)

Youghiogheny River Trail, Allegheny Co., PA (C Lehman)

August 4, 2008

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (7)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (2)
HARVESTER (1)
Spring Azure (5) (summer)
Anglewing sp. (1)
Monarch (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)

Daniels Area, Patapsco Valley State Park, Howard Co., MD (J Wilkinson)

August 3, 2008

Black Swallowtail (8)
Spicebush Swallowtail (30+)
Cabbage White (10)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
American Copper (7)
Red-banded Hairstreak (10)
Juniper Hairstreak (9)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (2)
Pearl Crescent (10)
American Lady (3)
Common Buckeye (10)
Common Wood-Nymph (1) (with yellow-orange patches)
Monarch (20+)
Silver-spotted Skipper (25+)
Hayhurst's Scallopwing (2)
Least Skipper (1)
Sachem (10)
Tawny-edged Skipper (1)
Dun Skipper (1)
Zabulon Skipper (30+)
Aaron's Skipper (2)
Broad-winged Skipper (100+) (Already 10 flying and nectaring by 7:15 A.M.)
Salt Marsh Skipper (1)

Cape May Bird Observatory Garden, Goshen, NJ (A Loudell)

August 3, 2008

Diana Frilillary

Bath County, VA (W A Jacobs)

August 3, 2008

Spicebush Swallowtail (2)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (15)
Cabbage White (3)
Orange Sulfur (2)
Sleepy Orange (1) (Howard County)
Spring Azure (1) (summer)
Monarch (2)

Montgomery and Howard Cos., MD (J Wilkinson)

August 2, 2008

Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Giant Swallowtail (2)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (4)
Black Swallowtail (2)
Red-banded Hairstreak (20)
Gulf Fritillary (8)
Variegated Fritillary
Carolina Satyr (8)
Horace's Duskywing (4)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (1)
Clouded Skipper (1)
Least Skipper (2)
Southern Skipperling (4)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Dun Skipper (11)
Ocola Skipper (19)

Thistlethwaite WMA, LA (C Marks)

August 1, 2008

Giant Swallowtail

Lindsay, ON (Ontario Butterflies Google Group: R Pye)

August 1, 2008

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3) (including 1 black-form female)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (20+)
Clouded Sulphur (many)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Meadow Fritillary (2)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Eastern Comma (1)
Question Mark (1)
Red-spotted Admiral (1)
Monarch (3)
Common Wood-Nymph (2)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)

northeast corner of Rte. 199/River Rd. Intersection, Red Hook, Dutchess Co., NY (A Block)

August 1, 2008

Black Swallowtail (2)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (22)
Spicebush Swallowtail (30)
Cabbage White (725)
Clouded Sulphur (6)
Orange Sulphur (65)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (11)
Spring Azure (5)(summer)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Question Mark (1)
Common Buckeye (13)
Red-spotted Admiral (1)
Common Ringlet (2)
Common Wood-Nymph (1)
Monarch (27)
Silver-spotted Skipper (75)
Horace's Duskywing (2)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (1)
Least Skipper (103)
Peck's Skipper (15)
Tawny-edged Skipper (66)
Sachem (27)
Zabulon Skipper (36)
Broad-winged Skipper (3)

Caumsett State Park, Suffolk Co., NY (R Kelly)

August 1, 2008

Long-tailed Skipper (1) (no tails!)

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

August 1, 2008

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (55-60)
Spicebush Swallowtail (55-60)
Cabbage White (38)
Clouded Sulphur (5)
Orange Sulphur (3)
American Copper (1)
Striped Hairstreak (1)(Fresh)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (4)
Spring Azure (1)(Summer)
Great Spangled Fritillary (51) (Males worn, females fresh)
Pearl Crescent (2)
Eastern Comma (1)
American Lady (1)
Northern Pearly-eye (11) (All worn)
Common Ringlet (9)
Common Wood-Nymph (13)
Monarch (7)
Silver-spotted Skipper (23)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (2)
Swarthy Skipper (1)
Peck's Skipper (45-50)
Tawny-edged Skipper (2)
Crossline Skipper (4)
Northern Broken-Dash (3)
Delaware Skipper (1)

Schooley Mountain Park, Long Valley, NJ (V Corsello)

August 1, 2008

Red-banded Hairstreak (bands NOT red)

Shenandoah National Park, VA (M Meisel, R Frederick)

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