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February 2005 Butterfly Sightings

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February 27, 2005

Chestnut Crescent (less than 10 U.S. records)(very worn individual)

NABA IBP, Mission, TX (G Quintanilla, C Gifford, D Hanson)

February 27, 2005

Mexican Silverspot

World Birding Center Headquarters, Bentsen-RGV State Park, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX (G Quintanilla, D Hanson)

February 26, 2005

Chinese Swallowtail (3)
Pea Blue (1)
Hawaiian Blue (12)
Kamehameha Lady (5) (all very fresh)
Red Admiral (1)
Monarch (6)

Makahi Trail, North Kona, HI (J Snyder)

February 24, 2005

Satyr Comma (1)

Box Canyon Spring, ID (K Fothergill)

February 21, 2005

American Snout

Bell Slough Wildlife Management Area, near Mayflower, AR (T Lewis)

February 20, 2005

Pipevine Swallowtail (4)
Zebra Swallowtail (4)
Giant Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (39)
Barred Yellow (4)
Little Yellow (1)
Red-banded Hairstreak (4)
Ceraunus Blue (1)
Gulf Fritillary (2)
Phaon Crescent (7)
Pearl Crescent (3)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (1)
Monarch (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Long-tailed Skipper (16)
Dorantes Longtail (2)
Juvenal's Duskywing (27)
Horace's Duskywing (9)
Zarucco Duskywing (12)
Duskywing sp. (35)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Ocola Skipper (1)

Ocala National Forest, FL (B & L Cooper, B & B Bratlie)

February 19, 2005

Black Swallowtail (2)
Giant Swallowtail (2)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (9)
Barred Yellow (1)
Sleepy Orange (3)
Gulf Fritillary (1)
Red Admiral (2)
Carolina Satyr (1)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (1)
Whirlabout (1)

Circle B Bar Reserve, FL (B & L Cooper)

February 17, 2005

Moss' Elfin (3)
Elfin sp. (2)

southeast of Eugene, Eugene and Lane Cos., OR (B Newhouse)

February 15, 2005

Eastern Comma (2)
Goatweed Leafwing (1)
Horseshoe Lake, IL (J Ziebol)

February 15, 2005

Mourning Cloak (1)

Maurice River Botanical Gardens, Heislerville, Cumberland Co., NJ (J J DiOrio)

February 13, 2005

Dainty Sulphur

Sal del Rey, U.S.F.W. Area, north of Edinburg, Hidalgo Co., TX (G Quintanilla)

February 10, 2005

Orange Sulphur (7)
Spring Azure (6)
Mylitta Crescent (1)
California Tortoiseshell (17)
Common Buckeye (1)

Monte Bello OSP, Santa Clara Co., CA; Skyline Ridge OSP, San Mateo Co., CA(J Hall, D Edwards)

February 9, 2005

Polygonia sp.

Heislerville, Cumberland Co. NJ (J E DiOrio)

February 9, 2005

Black Swallowtail (5)
Little Yellow (1)
Barred Yellow (7)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Gulf Fritillary (8)
White Peacock (5)
Common Buckeye (4)
Queen (9)
Fiery Skipper (3)

Babcock-Webb WMA, Charlotte Co., FL (B Ahern)

February 8, 2005

American Snout (1)
Eastern Comma (2)
Mourning Cloak (3)

Little River Regional Park and Natural Area, Orange Co., NC (R Emmitt)

February 6, 2005

Cyna Blue
Pale-banded Crescent
Mournful Duskywing
Double-dotted Skipper

Frontera Audubon Center, Weslaco, Hidalgo Co., TX (G Quintanilla)

February 6, 2005

Pale-banded Crescent

Santa Ana NWR, Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX (S Patterson)

February 4, 2005

Mustard White (15)
Orange Sulphur (30)
Spring Azure (1)
Acmon Blue (3)
Mourning Cloak (5)
Common Buckeye (6)

Sunol Regional Wilderness, Alameda Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)

February 3, 2005

Anise Swallowtail (2)
California Tortoiseshell (7)
West Coast Lady (8)
Common Buckeye (1)

San Bruno Mtn. County and State Park, San Mateo Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)

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