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Febuary 2009 Butterfly Sightings

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February 27, 2009

Pipevine Swallowtail (9)
Zebra Swallowtail (6)
Black Swallowtail (1)
Giant Swallowtail (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (7)
Sleepy Orange (6)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Red-banded Hairstreak (2)
Gulf Fritillary (4)
American Lady (3)
Queen (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (1)
Horace's Duskywing (9)
Zarucco Duskywing (1)
Duskywing sp. (many)
Fiery Skipper (3)
Baracoa Skipper (1)
Whirlabout (1)
Sachem (3)

Withlacoochee State Trail, FL (L & B Cooper)

February 25, 2009

Black Swallowtail (1)
Palamedes Swallowtail (4)
Great Southern White (3)
Cloudless Sulphur (3)
Barred Yellow (1)
Cassius Blue (4)
Gulf Fritillary (40)
Julia Heliconian (9)
Zebra Heliconian (11)
Phaon Crescent (1)
Pearl Crescent (3)
White Peacock (19)
Viceroy (2)
Queen (1)
Soldier (4)
Long-tailed Skipper (2)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (6)
Three-spotted Skipper (2)
Clouded Skipper (5)
Palatka Skipper (5)
Twin-spot Skipper (1)

Chekika portion of Everglades, FL (J Monroe)

February 22, 2009

Polydamas Swallowtail (2)
Giant Swallowtail (6)
Great Southern White (78)
Cloudless Sulphur (5)
Orange-barred Sulphur (9)
Large Orange Sulphur (15)
Barred Yellow (100)
Little Yellow (5)
Dainty Sulphur (2)
Gray Hairstreak (20)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (100)
Gray Ministreak (1)
Eastern Pygmy-Blue (5)
Cassius Blue (20)
Ceraunus Blue (3)
Gulf Fritillary (16)
Phaon Crescent (3)
Common Buckeye (3)
Mangrove Buckeye (1)
White Peacock (2)
Monarch (12)
Queen (1)
Mangrove Skipper (1)
Hammock Skipper (5)
Long-tailed Skipper (3)
Dorantes Longtail (7)
Common/White Checkered-Skipper (2)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (10)
Three-spotted Skipper (13)
Fiery Skipper (11)
Whirlabout
Sachem (1)
Monk Skipper (2)

Key West (Fort Zachary Taylor, Truman Waterfront, Indiginous Park), K.W.Botanical Gardens on Stock Island, Middle Torch Key, FL (Miami Blue chapter of NABA: 14 participants)

February 21, 2009

California Tortoiseshell (~100)
Mourning Cloak (4) (including one that frequented a patch of snow)

Mill Creek Trail, Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, Whiskeytown, Shasta Co., CA (B Peck)

February 21, 2009

Giant Swallowtail (1)
Great Southern White (21)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Orange-barred Sulphur (3)
Large Orange Sulphur (3)
Barred Yellow (20)
Gray Hairstreak (5)
Martial Scrub-Hairstreak (9)
Bartram's Scrub-Hairstreak (2)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Pygmy-Blue (100)
Cassius Blue (55)
Ceraunus Blue (5)
Gulf Fritillary (45)
Zebra Heliconian (1)
Mangrove Buckeye (2)
Mangrove Skipper (5)
Hammock Skipper (1)
Florida Duskywing (3)
Three-spotted Skipper (4)
Fiery Skipper (8)
Southern Broken-Dash (9)
Monk Skipper (6)
Obscure Skipper (10)

Bahia Honda and Big Pine Key (Long Beach, Kyle Street Blue Hole and Key Deer refuge), FL (Miami Blue chapter of NABA: 14 participants)

February 20, 2009

Great Southern White (55)
Barred Yellow (1)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (3)
Fulvous Hairstreak (1)
Cassius Blue (5)
Miami Blue (1)
Ceraunus Blue (8)
Gulf Fritillary (18)
Zebra Heliconian (2)
White Peacock (7)
Monarch (3)
Mangrove Skipper (3)
Hammock Skipper (7)
Long-tailed Skipper (2)
Florida Duskywing (2)
Fiery Skipper (14)
Southern Broken-Dash (1)
Monk Skipper (9)
Obscure Skipper (1)

Bahia Honda, Big Pine Keys, and other areas in the Keys, FL (J Monroe)

February 19, 2009

Giant Swallowtail (1)
Great Southern White (11)
Cloudless Sulphur (3)
Dainty Sulphur (3)
Cassius Blue (5)
Ceraunus Blue (7)
Gulf Fritillary (40)
Julia Heliconian (7)
Zebra Heliconian (22)
Pearl Crescent (1)
White Peacock (3)
Queen (6)
Soldier (2)
Long-tailed Skipper (5)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (10)
Twin-spot Skipper (1)
Ocola Skipper (4)

Chekika portion of Everglades, FL (J Monroe)

February 18, 2009

Great Southern White (18)
Eastern Pygmy-Blue (8)
Cassius Blue (6)
Ceraunus Blue (5)
Gulf Fritillary (20)
Zebra Heliconian (33)
Mangrove Buckeye (9)
Soldier (1)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (9)
Fiery Skipper (3)
Whirlabout (2)
Monk Skipper (1)
Salt Marsh Skipper (2)

Everglades NP, south end near Ecopond, FL (J Monroe)

February 17, 2009

Giant Swallowtail (1)
Great Southern White (2)
Barred Yellow (1)
Cassius Blue (9)
Gulf Fritillary (15)
Zebra Heliconian (6)
White Peacock (3)
Viceroy (3)
Florida Leafwing (1)
Queen (5)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (5)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Baracoa Skipper (1)
Twin-spot Skipper (1)
Ocola Skipper (1)

Everglades NP, Royal Palm and Big Pine Keys trails, FL (J Monroe)

February 15, 2009

Zebra Swallowtail (1)
Giant Swallowtail (1)
Palamedes Swallowtail (2)
Cloudless Sulphur (2)
Little Yellow (8)
Gulf Fritillary (1)
Zebra Heliconian (3)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Common Buckeye (2)
Viceroy (1)
Hackberry Emperor (1)
Carolina Satyr (2)
Long-tailed Skipper (1)
Sleepy Duskywing (2)
Horace's Duskywing (3)
Zarucco Duskywing (5)
Clouded Skipper (2)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Whirlabout (2)
Sachem (1)

Stokes/Marion Creek, FL (T Palmer)

February 14, 2009

Zebra Swallowtail (3)
Cloudless Sulphur (8)
Carolina Satyr (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (4)
Horace's Duskywing (3)
Zarucco Duskywing (11)

Ocala National Forest, FL (T Palmer)

February 9, 2009

Sleepy Orange (1)(nectaring on Fragrant Honeysuckle)
Mourning Cloak (1)(1st of season)

Tick Hill, Bibb Co., GA (J & R Payne)

February 8, 2009

American Snout (1)

Kentucky Manor, Davidson, Co., TN (M Bierly)

February 8, 2009

Cloudless Sulphur (1)
American Snout (3) (1st of season)
Question Mark (1) (Fresh, 1st of season)

Tick Hill, Bibb Co., GA (J & R Payne)

February 8, 2009

Common Buckeye (5)
Juvenal's Duskywing (1)

Croom Tract, Withlacoochee SF, Hernando Co., FL (B Ahern)

February 7, 2009

Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Checkered White (4)
Great Southern White (1)
Southern Dogface (8)
Large Orange Sulphur (2)
Lyside Sulphur (7)
Little Yellow (3)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (3)
Dusky-blue Groundstreak (5)
Reakirt's Blue (6)
Fatal Metalmark (2)
American Snout (3)
Gulf Fritillary (2)
Zebra Heliconian (2)
Texan Crescent (3)
Vesta Crescent (1)
Phaon Crescent (5)
Mexican Bluewing (2)
Guatemalan Cracker (1)
Tropical Leafwing (2)
Carolina Satyr (4)
Queen (7)
White-striped Longtail (1)
Brown Longtail (12)
Coyote Cloudywing (1)
Sickle-winged Skipper (1)
Funereal Duskywing (1)
White Checkered-Skipper (2)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (3)
Laviana White-Skipper (2)
Common Sootywing (1)
Fawn-spotted Skipper (5)
Clouded Skipper (2)
Fiery Skipper (7)
Whirlabout (4)
Sachem (3)
Common Mellana (6)

NABA Butterfly Park, TX (NABA South Texas Butterfly Club)

February 7, 2009

Great Purple Hairstreak

Bentsen S.P. WBC (D Hanson)

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