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December 2006 Butterfly Sightings

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December 28, 2006 Cloudless Sulphur (2)
Orange-barred Sulphur (1)
Large Orange Sulphur (5)
Barred Yellow (3)
Little Yellow (1)
Scrub-Hairstreak sp. (1) (Martial or Mallow)
Cassius Blue (26)
Gulf Fritillary (35)
Julia Heliconian (66)
Zebra Heliconian (758)
Cuban Crescent (4)
White Peacock (7)
Monarch (13)
Queen (4)
Mangrove Skipper (1)
Hammock Skipper (4)
Long-tailed Skipper (5)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (1)
Fiery Skipper (2)
Obscure Skipper (2)
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park, FL (E Golden, R Brueckner, E Nuerhing, U Vladimir, H Hokanson)
December 27, 2006 Common Banner NABA IBP, Mission, TX (J & D Dowdell, D Hanson)
December 22, 2006 White-Angled Sulphur
Strophius Hairstreak
Zebra Heliconian
Pavon Emperor (male)
Bentsen RGV State Park -WBC, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX (J Rose, R Snider, J Booker, G Quintanilla)
December 20, 2006 Sleepy Orange
Lyside Sulphur
Penitas, Hidalgo Co., TX (G Quintanilla)
December 19, 2006 Guava Skipper Penitas, Hidalgo Co., TX (G Quintanilla)
December 18, 2006 Cloudless Sulphur (1)(fresh, male) Maurice River Botanical Gardens, Heislerville, Cumberland Co., NJ (J E DiOrio)
December 16, 2006 Clouded Sulphur (1) Pennsylvania Avenue Landfill, Brooklyn, NY (A Block)
December 10, 2006 Curve-winged Metalmark (1) NABA IBP, Mission, TX (C Traylor, G Quintanilla)
December 6, 2006 Pipevine Swallowtail
Checkered White
Cabbage White (1)
Orange Sulphur
Southern Dogface
Cloudless Sulphur
Mexican Yellow
Barred Yellow
Sleepy Orange
Dainty Sulphur
Leda Ministreak
Western Pygmy-Blue
Fatal Metalmark
American Snout
Variegated Fritillary
Painted Lady (many)
Common Buckeye
Queen (common)
Common Checkered-Skipper
Common Sootywing
Boyce-Thompson Arboretum, Superior, Pinal Co., AZ (T Fiore)
December 6, 2006 Giant Swallowtail (1)(caterpillar)
Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Black Swallowtail (2)
Checkered White (2)
Giant White (1)
Florida White (1)
Lyside Sulphur (10+)
Cloudless Sulphur (2)
Dainty Sulphur (3)
Large Orange Sulphur (20+)
Tailed Orange (2)
Sleepy Orange (10+)
Southern Dogface (6)
Little Yellow (2)
Mimosa Yellow (8)
Gray Hairstreak (3)
Great Purple Hairstreak (2)
Dusky Blue Groundstreak (10+)
Clytie Ministreak (4)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (8)
Lantana Scrub-Hairstreak (1)
Ceraunus Blue (20+)
Western Pygmy Blue (2)
Reakirt's Blue (2)
Marine Blue (2)
Fatal Metalmark (20+)
Rounded Metalmark (2)
Red-bordered Metalmark (1)
Red-bordered Pixie (3)
American Snout (50+)
Gulf Fritillary (20+)
Mexican Fritillary (20+)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Julia Heliconian (1)
Zebra Heliconian (2)
Elada Checkerspot (2)
Bordered Patch (1)
Texan Crescent (20+)
Phaon Crescent (10+)
Vesta Crescent (3)
Pearl Crescent (8)
Question Mark (3)
American Lady (1)
Red Admiral (4)
Red Rim (2)
Common Buckeye (2)
White Peacock (20+)
Common Mestra (10+)
Malachite (1)
Mexican Bluewing (3)
Tropical Leafwing (5)
Tawny Emperor (50+)
Hackberry Emperor (7)
Empress Leilia (4)
Carolina Satyr (1)
Gemmed Satyr (1)
Monarch (3)
Queen (10+)
Soldier (8)
Guava Skipper (1)
Longtailed Skipper (1)
Dorantes Longtail (1)
Zilpa Longtail (1)
Sickle-winged Skipper (10+)
White-patched Skipper (4)
Brown-banded Skipper (1)
Two-barred Flasher (2)
Coyote Cloudywing (1)
Funereal Duskywing (1)
White Checkered Skipper (10+)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (8)
Desert Checkered-Skipper (1)
Laviana White-Skipper (20+)
Turk's Cap Skipper (2)
Clouded Skipper (10+)
Eufala Skipper (6)
Fawn-spotted Skipper (10+)
Southern Skipperling (2)
Fiery Skipper (10+)
Whirlabout (10+)
Sachem (1)
Southern Broken-Dash (1)
Common Mellana (2)
Ocola Skipper (3)
Brazilian Skipper (1)
NABA IBP west to the World Birding Center at Bentsen S.P., TX (G Quintanilla, D & J Dauphin, R & M Snider, J Booker, P Schappert, J Rivera, J DeLeon, D Hanson, and others)
December 3, 2006 Common Buckeye (1)
(very fresh; sunny, but below 40 degrees)
Sherwood State Park, Fairfield Co., CT (A Baytas)
December 1, 2006 Checkered White
Orange Sulphur
Southern Dogface
Cloudless Sulphur
Mexican Yellow
Sleepy Orange
Dainty Sulphur
Leda Ministreak
Western Pygmy-Blue
Marine Blue
Ceraunus Blue
Reakirt's Blue
Palmer's Metalmark
Gulf Fritillary
Variegated Fritillary
Bordered Patch
Tiny Checkerspot
Elada Checkerspot
Texan Crescent
Tropical Buckeye
Empress Leila
Queen
Arizona Powdered-Skipper
White Checkered-Skipper
Desert Checkered-Skipper
Erichson's White-Skipper
Orange Skiperling
Pahaska Skipper
Violet-clouded Skipper
Patagonia Lake State Park, Santa Cruz Co., AZ (T Fiore)
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