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January 2009 Butterfly Sightings

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January 25, 2009

Polydamas Swallowtail (fairly common)
Giant Swallowtail (1)
Atala (2)
White Peacock (2)
Horace's Duskywing (1)
Monk Skipper (2)
Brazilian Skipper (3)

Fairchild Tropical Garden, FL (S Heeter)

January 19, 2009

Checkered White
Great Southern White
Southern Dogface
White Angled-Sulphur
Large Orange Sulphur
Lyside Sulphur
Tailed Orange
Little Yellow
Mexican Yellow
Mimosa Yellow
Sleepy Orange
Dainty Sulphur
Gray Hairstreak
White Scrub-Hairstreak
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak
Lantana Scrub-Hairstreak
Dusky-blue Groundstreak
Western Pygmy-Blue
Ceraunus Blue
Reakirt's Blue
Fatal Metalmark
American Snout
Gulf Fritillary
Zebra Heliconian
Variegated Fritillary
Crimson Patch
Texan Crescent
Vesta Crescent
Phaon Crescent
Red Admiral
White Peacock
Mexican Bluewing
Gray Cracker
Cracker sp.
Tropical Leafwing
Carolina Satyr
Monarch
Queen
White-striped Longtail
Long-tailed Skipper
Dorantes Longtail
Brown Longtail
Sickle-winged Skipper
White-patched Skipper
Funereal Duskywing
White Checkered-Skipper
Tropical Checkered-Skipper
Desert Checkered-Skipper
Laviana White-Skipper
Fawn-spotted Skipper
Clouded Skipper
Fiery Skipper
Whirlabout
Common Mellana
Eufala Skipper
Olive-clouded Skipper
Ocola Skipper

NABA International Butterfly Park, Mission, TX (D Hanson)

January 18, 2009

Great Southern White (abundant)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Martial Scrub-Hairstreak (fairly common)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (1)
Cassius Blue (abundant)
Ceraunus Blue (fairly common)
Gulf Fritillary (common)
Zebra Heliconian (1)
Dorantes Longtail (1)
Three-spotted Skipper (1)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Obscure Skipper (1)

Bahia Honda State Park, FL (S Heeter)

January 14, 2009

Martial Scrub-Hairstreak (1)
Cassius Blue (3)
Gulf Fritillary (14)
Julia Heliconian (18)
Zebra Heliconian (11)
White Peacock (5)
Queen (10)
Soldier (1)

Chekika portion of Everglades, FL (J Monroe)

January 14, 2009

Black Swallowtail (2)
Checkered White (1)
Great Southern White (80)
Barred Yellow (50)
Dainty Sulphur (1)
Cassius Blue (60)
Gulf Fritillary (3)
Red Admiral (3)
Tropical Buckeye (3)
White Peacock (60)
Monarch (4)
Queen (11)
Long-tailed Skipper (1)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (5)
Southern Skipperling (1)

266 SW ST. leading to Chekika portion Everglades NP, FL (J Monroe)

January 11, 2009

Chinese Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (6)
Large Orange Sulphur (2)
Lantana Scrub-Hairstreak (1)
Red-spotted Hairstreak (73) (including 18 mating pairs)
Lesser Grass-Blue (1)
Pea Blue (1)
Gulf Fritillary (3)
American Lady (1)
Monarch (2)
Banana Skipper (1)
Fiery Skipper (3)

Kukaniloko Birthstones State Monument, island of Oahu, HI (J Snyder)

January 11, 2009

Black Swallowtail (1)
Great Southern White (50)
Barred Yellow (15)
Dainty Sulphur (1)
Ceraunus Blue (9)
Gulf Fritillary (24)
Julia Heliconian (36)
Zebra Heliconian (11)
Phaon Crescent (2)
Red Admiral (1)
White Peacock (14)
Monarch (1)
Queen (3)
Long-tailed Skipper (3)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (6)
Ocola Skipper (2)

Chekika portion of Everglades NP & 266 SW ST, FL, (J Monroe)

January 9, 2009

Great Southern White (80)
Silver-banded Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Pygmy-Blue (1)
Cassius Blue (5)
Ceraunus Blue (14)
Gulf Fritillary (60)
Zebra Heliconian (3)
Red Admiral (1)
Mangrove Buckeye (9)
White Peacock (2)
Queen (35)
Long-tailed Skipper (3)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (1)
Fiery Skipper (5)
Salt Marsh Skipper (4)

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

January 8, 2009

Spring Azure (1)

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

January 7, 2009

Falcate Orangetip (earliest ever here)

Our yard, Mission Oaks area, Mission Valley, Victoria Co., TX (R Wauer)

January 7, 2009

Great Southern White (1)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (1)
Cassius Blue (14)
Miami Blue (1)
Gulf Fritillary (3)
Mangrove Skipper (2)

Bahia Honda State Park, FL (J Monroe)

January 6, 2009

Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Little Yellow (1)

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

January 5, 2009

Long-tailed Skipper (1)(Freshly emerged, wings not fully expanded)

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

January 5, 2009

Great Southern White (abundant)
Orange-barred Sulphur (fairly common)
Martial Scrub-Hairstreak (3)
Gray Ministreak (1)
Eastern Pygmy-Blue (abundant)
Cassius Blue (3)
Gulf Fritillary (abundant)
Mangrove Buckeye (3)
Monarch (1)
Hammock Skipper (fairly common)
Florida Duskywing (fairly common)

Big Pine Key, FL (S Heeter)

January 4, 2009

Great Southern White (2)
Barred Yellow (3)
Fulvous Hairstreak (1)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Gulf Fritillary (2)
Zebra Heliconian (23)
Pearl Crescent (1)
White Peacock (10)
Viceroy (1)
Ruddy Daggerwing (1)
Carolina Satyr (18)
Monarch (3)
Queen (12)
Long-tailed Skipper (7)
Dorantes Longtail (3)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (1)
Ocola Skipper (15)

Paleo Hammock, St. Lucie Co., FL (J Monroe)

January 3, 2009

Southern Dogface (2)
Cloudless Sulphur (3)
Orange-barred Sulphur (2)
Little Yellow (3)
Sleepy Orange (3)
Gulf Fritillary (3)
American Lady (1)
Painted Lady (1)
Common Buckeye (2)
Monarch (1)
Eufala Skipper (1)
Ocola Skipper (1)

Crestwater Cr, Magnolia, TX (D Dubois)

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