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March 2007 Butterfly Sightings

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March 31, 2007 Zebra Swallowtail (14)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (5)(1 black female)
Spicebush Swallowtail (6)
Palamedes Swallowtail (31)
Cloudless Sulphur (14)
Barred Yellow (12)
Little Yellow (21)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Ceraunus Blue (1)
Little Metalmark (6)
Gulf Fritillary (2)
Zebra Heliconian (19)
Variegated Fritillary (3)
Phaon Crescent (16)
Pearl Crescent (32)
American Lady (1)
Common Buckeye (2)
Carolina Satyr (8)
Little Wood-Satyr (52)(viola)
Monarch (1)
Queen (1)
Northern Cloudywing (1)
Horace's Duskywing (1)
Clouded Skipper (9)
Least Skipper (1)
Southern Skipperling (1)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Whirlabout (4)
Dun Skipper (1)
Monk Skipper (1)
Twin-spot Skipper (2)
Green Swamp, FL (field trip with Audubon/Native Plant Society: B & L Cooper, B Bindschadler, L Smith, et al)
March 30, 2007 Mourning Cloak (1) Henry Hudson Drive, Palisades Interstate Park, Englewood, NJ (V Corsello)
March 29, 2007 Zebra Swallowtail (2)
Black Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Cabbage White (2)
Falcate Orangetip (23)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Henry's Elfin (2)
Spring Azure (8)
Eastern Comma (2)
Red Admiral (2)
Juvenal's Duskywing (8)
August A. Busch Conservation Area, St. Charles Co., MO (D Berry)
March 29, 2007 Mourning Cloak (1) Canal Road, Appalachian Trail Lands, NJ (V Corsello)
March 29, 2007 Great Southern White (1)
Large Orange Sulphur (1)
Cassius Blue (49)
Ceraunus Blue (8)
Gulf Fritillary (46)
Julia Heliconian (46)
Zebra Heliconian (197)
Cuban Crescent (15)
Monarch (1)
Queen (4)
Mangrove Skipper (2)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (9)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park, FL (E Golden, R Brueckner, V Zuclich)
March 28, 2007

Cabbage White (1)
Eastern Comma (2)
Compton Tortoiseshell (1)
Mourning Cloak (4)

Hook Mountain, Nyack, NY (V Corsello)     
March 28, 2007 Compton Tortoiseshell (6)
Mourning Cloak (2)
Weis Ecology Center, Ringwood, Passaic Co., NJ (F M Kahan)
March 27, 2007 Spring Azure Putnam Co., OH (G Coburn)
March 27, 2007 Mourning Cloak (4) Toronto, ON (C McLauchlan)
March 27, 2007 Mourning Cloak (1)

Spring Rd. Butterfly garden, Spring Rd., Chappaqua NY (M Diederich)

March 27, 2007

Cabbage White (1)
Orange Sulphur (5)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
Question Mark (1)
Eastern Coma (1)

Big Brook Park, Marlboro, NJ (V Corsello) 
March 27, 2007 Cabbage White  (1) Thompson Park, Lincroft, NJ (V Corsello)  
March 27, 2007 Spring Azure (1) Lakehurst Bog, Ocean Co., NJ (F M Kahan)
March 27, 2007 Zebra Swallowtail (3)
Falcate Orangetip (36) (4 females)
Sleepy Orange (3)
Eastern Comma (1)
American Lady (2)
Juvenal's Duskywing (4)
Merchants Mill State Park, Gates Co., NC (M Reese)
March 26, 2007 Black Swallowtail (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Juniper Hairstreak (2)
(nectaring on Trifolium repens)
Ocracoke Island, Hyde Co., NC (M Reese)
March 25, 2007 Guava Skipper (12 eggs on Guava Tree)(started hatching March 27) Edinburg, TX (C Traylor)
March 25, 2007

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (8)
Spicebush Swallowtail (2)
Palamedes Swallowtail (4)
Cloudless Sulphur (15)
Sleepy Orange (9)
Great Purple Hairstreak (2)
Hessel's Hairstreak (3)
Red-banded Hairstreak (6)
Spring Azure (Atlantic Holly)(75)(all males)
Common Buckeye (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (3)
Sleepy Duskywing (3)
Juvenal's Duskywing (25)
Yucca Giant-Skipper (2)

Bladen Lakes State Forest area, Bladen Co., NC (J Pippen, W Cook, H LeGrand)
March 25, 2007 Zebra Swallowtail (2)
Falcate Orangetip (7) (all males)
Sleepy Orange (1)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (2)
Pettigrew State Park, Tyrrell Co., NC (M Reese)
March 25, 2007 Pipevine Swallowtail (10)
Zebra Swallowtail (7)
Giant Swallowtail (2)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Spicebush Swallowtail (20)
Palamedes Swallowtail (15)
Cloudless Sulphur (6)
Barred Yellow (1)
Sleepy Orange (2)
Great Purple Hairstreak (6)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Ceraunus Blue (1)
Gulf Fritillary (1)
American Lady (8)
Common Buckeye (100)
Goatweed Leafwing (12)
Carolina Satyr (50)
Little Wood-Satyr (150)
Northern Cloudywing (1)
Common Checkered-Skipper (3)
Clouded Skipper (3)
Whirlabout (25)
Yucca Giant-Skipper (15)
San Felasco Hammock State Preserve, FL (NABA - First Statewide Regional Meeting Field trip: J Glassberg, D, L & A Edwards, T Knipper, B Volke, S Moore, J Clifton, N Prine, M A Friedman, D & M Cutler, B DeWitt, C Kamp, A Mayo, & others)
March 25, 2007

Pipevine Swallowtail (17)(2 caterpillars on Aristolochia serpentaria)
Zebra Swallowtail (6)(2 eggs on Asimina spp)
Giant Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)(1 black female)
Spicebush Swallowtail (5)
Palamedes Swallowtail (44)
Cloudless Sulphur (28)
Henry's Elfin (2)
Juniper Hairstreak (1)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Gulf Fritillary (1)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Texan Crescent (1)
Phaon Crescent (15)
Pearl Crescent (10)
Red Admiral (3)
Common Buckeye (5)
Viceroy (3)
Carolina Satyr (19)
Little Wood-Satyr (60)
Monarch Danaus plexippus Adult 3
Southern Cloudywing (4)
Northern Cloudywing (8)
Juvenal's Duskywing (1)
Clouded Skipper (1)
Southern Skipperling (1)
Tawny-edged Skipper (1)
Whirlabout (14)

Goethe State Forest FL (NABA FL Regional Conf. Fieldtrip, Leaders: B & L Cooper, 11 participants)
March 24, 2007 Checkered White (many eggs and caterpillars on Lentejilla – pepperweed) San Isidro, Starr Co., TX (C Traylor)
March 24, 2007 Mourning Cloak (1) NY Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY (A Block)
March 24, 2007 Pipevine Swallowtail (16)( female laying eggs on Aristolochia serpentaria)
Zebra Swallowtail (8)
Giant Swallowtail  (2)
Spicebush Swallowtail (9)
Palamedes Swallowtail (40)
Cloudless Sulphur (30)
Barred Yellow (1)
Henry's Elfin (3)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Little Metalmark (1)
Gulf Fritillary (2)
Phaon Crescent (16)
Pearl Crescent (12)
American Lady (2)
Red Admiral (4)
Common Buckeye (2)
Viceroy (2)
Carolina Satyr (12)
Little Wood-Satyr (59)
Monarch (1)
Queen (1)
Southern Cloudywing (1)
Northern Cloudywing (5)
Sleepy Duskywing (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (2)
Clouded Skipper (1)
Least Skipper (1)
Whirlabout (13)
Goethe State Forest FL (NABA FL Regional Conf. Fieldtrip, Leaders: D Stillwaugh, B & L Cooper, 18 participants)
March 23, 2007

Cabbage White (3)
Clouded Sulphur (4)
Sulphur sp. (5)
Anglewing sp. (2)
Mourning Cloak (2)

Blackwater NWR & surrounding Cambridge, MD (D Amadio)
March 23, 2007 Zebra Swallowtail (20)
Palamedes Swallowtail (15)
Great Southern White (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (5)
Frosted Elfin (20)
Variegated Fritillary (2)
Common Buckeye (5)
Red-spotted Admiral (6)
Carolina Satyr (2)
Little Wood-Satyr (1)
Northern Cloudywing (2)
Sleepy Duskywing (5)
Juvenal's Duskywing (3)
Horace's Duskywing (1)
Dusky Roadside-Skipper (4)
Ralph E Simmons Memorial State Forest, FL (Pre-meeting field trip at the 1st Florida/Regional NABA Meeting)
March 22, 2007 Cabbage White (1) Central Park, New York, NY (L Ribeiro)
March 22, 2007 Cabbage White (1) Belleville Ave, Bloomfield, NJ (V Corsello)
March 18, 2007 Banded Peacock (1)(early date)

Old Hidalgo Pumphouse WBC, Hidalgo, TX (G Quintanilla)

March 18, 2007 Palamedes Swallowtail (1)
Zebra Swallowtail (2)(including first female I've seen in a couple of years)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Spicebush Swallowtail (5)
Falcate Orangetip (1, female)
Cloudless Sulphur (8)
Sleepy Orange (1)
Eastern Pine Elfin (2)
Elfin sp. (2)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Spring Azure (1)
Pearl Crescent (3)
Carolyn Satyr (2)
Kisatchie NF, Natch. Parish, LA (C Marks)
March 16, 2007 Pipevine Swallowtail (6)
Anise Swallowtail (25)
Cabbage White (5)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Bramble Hairstreak (20)
Brown Elfin (3)
Moss' Elfin (15)
Gray Hairstreak (4)
Spring Azure (10)
Acmon Blue (15)
Mylitta Crescent (3)
California Tortoiseshell (7)
American Lady (1)
West Coast Lady (1)
Common Buckeye (16)
Common Ringlet (12)
Monarch (2)
Mournful Duskywing (1)
San Bruno Mountain State Park, San Mateo Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
March 15, 2007 Mustard White (2)
Large Marble (13)
Sara Orangetip (29)
Orange Sulphur (24)
Bramble Hairstreak (2)
Brown Elfin (1)
Spring Azure (5)
Sonoran Blue (1)
Silvery Blue (36)
Acmon Blue (14)
Mylitta Crescent (19)
Satyr Comma (1)
California Tortoiseshell (18)
Mourning Cloak (25)
Painted Lady (4)
Common Buckeye (1)
Common Ringlet (95)
Monarch (2)
Propertius Duskywing (14)
Sunol Regional Wilderness, Alameda Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
March 15, 2007 Orange Sulphur (1)
Mourning Cloak (1) (very worn)
Maurice River Botanical Gardens, Heislerville, Cumberland Co., NJ (J E DiOrio)
March 14, 2007 Eastern Comma (7)
Mourning Cloak (10+)
Compton Tortoiseshell (6)
Mount Ivy trail, Rockland Co., NY (T Fiore)
March 14, 2007 Mourning Cloak Central Park, Manhattan, New York, NY (Nick Wagerik)
March 14, 2007 Orange Sulphur (1) (white form female)
Spring Azure (1)
Question Mark (1)(torn lower right wing)
Maurice River Botanical Gardens, Heislerville, Cumberland Co., NJ (J E DiOrio)
March 14, 2007 Cabbage White (1)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Mourning Cloak (2)
Baltimore City, MD (J Wilkinson)
March 10, 2007 Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Palamedes Swallowtail (1)
(the smallest one I've ever seen. It looked like a male Black ST);
Zebra Swallowtail (3)
Black Swallowtail (2)
Spicebush Swallowtail (2)
Cloudless Sulphur (8)
Sleepy Orange (2)
Henry's Elfin (6)
Eastern Pine Elfin (1)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Question Mark (3)
Kisatchie NF, Natch. Parish, LA (C Marks)
March 10, 2007 Zebra Swallowtail (19)(1 female laying eggs on pawpaw spp)
Black Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)(black female)
Palamedes Swallowtail (2)
Great Southern White (2)
Orange Sulphur (8)
Cloudless Sulphur (21)
Little Yellow (27)
Sleepy Orange (1)
Little Metalmark (8)
Gulf Fritillary (1)
Zebra Heliconian (2)
Phaon Crescent (5)
Pearl Crescent (6)
Question Mark (1)
American Lady (3)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (6)
White Peacock (2)
Viceroy (3)
Carolina Satyr (8)
Dorantes Longtail (2)
Juvenal's Duskywing (8)
Horace's Duskywing (2)
Zarucco Duskywing (2)
Clouded Skipper (1)
Fiery Skipper (6)
Whirlabout (1)
Dun Skipper (1)
Colt Creek State Park, FL (B & L Cooper, J & B DuBois, C Geanangel, T Palmer)
March 5, 2007 Pipevine Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (2)
Sara Orangetip (1)
Orange Sulphur (8)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Spring Azure (95)
Mylitta Crescent (10)
Satyr Comma (3)
California Tortoiseshell (23)
Mourning Cloak (3)
Painted Lady (1)
Common Buckeye (3)
Monarch (2)
Common Checkered-Skipper (3)
Wildcat Cat Canyon/ Tilden Regional Parks, Alvarado Staging Area to Jewel Lake Contra Costa Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
March 5, 2007 Dotted Roadside-Skipper (1) Dewitt Co.,TX (D Muschalek)
March 5, 2007 Zebra Swallowtail (10+)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (6)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Falcate Orangetip (common)(all males)
Cloudless Sulphur (5)
Henry's Elfin (11)
Great Purple Hairstreak (1)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Spring Azure (2)
American Snout (1)
Pearl Crescent (3)
Question Mark (1)
Eastern Comma (2)
Morning Cloak (1)
Painted Lady (2)
Goatweed Leafwing (3)
West Feliciana Parish, Weyanoke, LA (C Marks)
March 4, 2007 Question Mark (1)
Mourning Cloak (2)
Staten Island, New York City, NY (T Fiore)
March 3, 2007 Anise Swallowtail (9)
Cabbage White (4)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Bramble Hairstreak (3)
Spring Azure (2)
Acmon Blue (1)
California Tortoiseshell (45)
West Coast Lady (2)
Common Buckeye (1)
San Bruno Mt Park, San Mateo Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
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