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March 2009 Butterfly Sightings

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March 31, 2009

Mylitta Crescent (1)
California Tortoiseshell (1)
Painted Lady (6)
Common Checkered-Skipper (4)

Arboretum at University Of California Santa Cruz, CA (E Vollmer)

March 31, 2009

Pipevine Swallowtail (2)
Zebra Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Falcate Orangetip (25)
Clouded Sulphur (4)
Question Mark (1)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Carolina Satyr (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (4)

Riverwoods SNA, TN (B Jones)

March 31, 2009

Cabbage White (1)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Compton Tortoiseshell (2)

Kennedy-Dells Park, New City NY (F Bonanno)

March 31, 2009

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1) (Very Early)
Cabbage White (2)
Eastern Comma (1)

Thompson Park, Lincroft, NJ (V Corsello)

March 29, 2009

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (abundant)
Pipevine Swallowtail (common)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Frosted Elfin (2)(males)
Gray Hairstreak
Red-banded Hairstreak (common)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (11)
Variegated Fritillary (2)
Pearl Crescent (abundant)
American Lady (6)
Red-spotted Admiral (1)
Goatweed Leafwing (3)
Little Wood-Nymph (2)
Carolina Satyr (common)
Monarch (1)
Northern Cloudywing (common)
Southern Cloudywing (2)
Sleepy Duskywing (4)
Juvenal's Duskywing (4)
Southern Skipperling (1)
Dusted Skipper (1)
Common Roadside-Skipper (1)

Kisatchie NF, Grant Parish, LA (C Marks)

March 29, 2009

Cabbage White (3)

Just outside Valero Refinery, northwest of Delaware City & along Howell School Road, Red Lion, DE (A Loudell)

March 29, 2009

Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Zebra Swallowtail (2)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (3)
Sleepy Orange (1)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
American Lady (2)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (3)
Carolina Satyr (7)
Clouded Skipper (1)
Least Skipper (1)
Fiery Skipper (1)

Savannah NWR, SC (J Monroe)

March 28, 2009

Western Tiger Swallowtail (4)
Mustard White (5) (Margined)
Sara Orangetip (10)
California Dogface (5)
Brown Elfin (2)
Spring Azure (3)
Acmon Blue (1)
California Tortoiseshell (1,000+)
Painted Lady (tens of thousands)
Monarch (2)
Mournful Duskywing (2)

Los Padres Nat. Forest, near Greenfield, CA (N & G Arthur)

March 28, 2009

Mourning Cloak

Binghamton, NY (R Grosek)

March 28, 2009

Spring Azure (1)
Mourning Cloak (1)

Spring Road Butterfly Garden, Chappaqua, NY (M Diederich)

March 28, 2009

Mourning Cloak (2)

PineCliff Preserve, Chappaqua, NY (M Diederich)

March 28, 2009

Cabbage White (1)

MillWood Garden Center, Millwood, NY (M Diederich)

March 27, 2009

Compton Tortoiseshell (1)

Chappaqua friends Nursery School, Route 120, Chappaqua NY (M Diederich)

March 27, 2009

Pipevine Swallowtail (2)
Black Swallowtail (2)
Spicebush Swallowtail (3)
Palamedes Swallowtail (23)
Cloudless Sulphur (3)
Juniper Hairstreak (1)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Texan Crescent (2)
Phaon Crescent (25)
Pearl Crescent (4)
American Lady (2)
Common Buckeye (1)
Carolina Satyr (13)
Little Wood-Satyr (7)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Hayhurst's Scallopwing (1)
Zarucco Duskywing (1)
Neamathla Skipper (1)
Clouded Skipper (1)
Whirlabout (3)
Zabulon Skipper (3)

Goethe State Forest, FL (T Palmer)

March 26, 2009

Pipevine Swallowtail (2)
Zebra Swallowtail (7)
Black Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Variegated Fritillary (4)
American Lady (2)
Common Buckeye (3)
Carolina Satyr (4)
Little Wood-Satyr (2)
Sleepy Duskywing (8)
Juvenal's Duskywing (3)
Horace's Duskywing (4)
Zarucco Duskywing (5)
Fiery Skipper (2)

Ralph Simmons State Forest, FL (T Palmer)

March 25, 2009

Cabbage White (1)

37 Tanglewylde Ave., Bronxville, Westchester Co., NY (A Block)

March 25, 2009

Zebra Swallowtail (10)
Black Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (3)
Palamedes Swallowtail (1)
Cloudless Sulphur 12
Barred Yellow (1)
Little Yellow (4)
Great Purple Hairstreak (1)
White M Hairstreak (1)
Gulf Fritillary (4)
American Lady (1) (very worn)
Gemmed Satyr (2)
Carolina Satyr (13)
Little Wood-Satyr (7)
Monarch (4)
Queen (2)
Long-tailed Skipper (1)
Northern Cloudywing (3)
Horace's Duskywing (1)
Fiery Skipper (6)
Whirlabout (4)

Little Big Econ State Forest, FL (B Bindschadler, B & L Cooper)

March 24, 2009

Mylitta Crescent (5)
California Tortoiseshell (1)
Painted Lady (3)
Monarch (2)

Arboretum at University Of California Santa Cruz, CA (E Vollmer)

March 23-24, 2009

Pipevine Swallowtail (5),
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (25+)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Palamedes Swallowtail (25+)
Orange Sulphur (2)
Cloudless Sulphur (30+)
Sleepy Orange (4)(winter form, worn)
Henry's Elfin (1)
Gray Hairstreak (4)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Spring Azure (2)(Atlantic, very fresh)
American Snout (1)
Pearl Crescent (40+)
Southern Pearly-eye (1)
Gemmed Satyr (10)
Carolina Satyr (6)
Juvenal's Duskywing (40+)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (1)
Lace-winged Roadside Skipper (1)

Francis Marion National Forest, SC (J Zirlin, Y Zirlin, H Zirlin)

March 23, 2009

Zebra Swallowtail (2)
Clouded Sulphur (A)
Orange Sulphur (4)
Henry's Elfin (2)
Spring Azure (1)
Question Mark (1)
Goatweed Leafwing (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (7)

Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park, TN (B Jones)

March 22, 2009

Pipevine Swallowtail (common)
Palamedes Swallowtail (common)
Zebra Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Spicebush Swallowtail (common)
Cloudless Sulphur (common)
Frosted Elfin (7)
Eastern Pine Elfin (1)
Red-banded Hairstreak (abundant)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (5)
Spring Azure (1)
Pearl Crescent (common)
Red Admiral (1)
Goatweed Leafwing (8)
Monarch (2)
Northern Cloudywing (1)
Sleepy Duskywing (3)
Juvenal's Duskywing (3)
Horace's Duskywing (1)
Swarthy Skipper (1)
Dusted Skipper (7)

Kisatchie NF, Natchitoches Parish, LA (C Marks)

March 22, 2009

Cabbage White (1)

Clayton Park, Monmouth Co., NJ (R Kelly, M Feder)

March 22, 2009

Eastern Comma (2)
Mourning Cloak (2)

Crosswicks Creek Greenway, Monmouth Co., NJ (R Kelly, M Feder)

March 21, 2009

Mourning Cloak

Wautoma, WI (M Reese)

March 21, 2009

Mourning Cloak (1)

18th Ave, Brooklyn, NY (V Corsello)

March 21, 2009

Pipevine Swallowtail (4)
Zebra Swallowtail (12)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (8)
Spicebush Swallowtail (6)
Palamedes Swallowtail (53)
Cloudless Sulphur (11)
Sleepy Orange (2)
Henry's Elfin (4)
Red-banded Hairstreak (5)
American Snout (1)
Gulf Fritillary (4)
Texan Crescent (6)
Phaon Crescent (40)
Pearl Crescent (9)
American Lady (1)
Red Admiral (2)
Common Buckeye (3)
Viceroy (1)
Gemmed Satyr (6)
Carolina Satyr (40)
Little Wood-Satyr (9) (includes viola)
Sleepy Duskywing (2)
Juvenal's Duskywing (1)
Zarucco Duskywing (1)
Swarthy Skipper (2)
Neamathla Skipper (1)
Whirlabout (7)

Goethe State Forest, FL (L & B Cooper, North Central FL NABA Chapter Field Trip, 14 participants)

March 18, 2009

Mylitta Crescent (2)
California Tortoiseshell (4)
Common Buckeye (2)
Common Ringlet (1)
Monarch Danaus (1)
Common Checkered-Skipper (1)

Arboretum at University Of California Santa Cruz, CA (E Vollmer)

March 18, 2009

Pipevine Swallowtail (3)
Desert Orangetip (2)
Orange Sulphur (5)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Mexican Yellow (1)
Sleepy Orange (1)
Juniper Hairstreak (6)
Arizona Hairstreak (6)
Zela Metalmark (3)
Variegated Fritillary (2)
Bordered patch (4)
Mylitta Crescent (2)
Mourning Cloak (7)
Painted Lady (6)
Common Buckeye (2)
Tropical Leafwing (1)
Mournful Duskywing (5)
Funereal Duskywing (3)
White/ Common Checkered-Skipper
White-barred Skipper (4)

Garden Canyon on Fort Huachuca, AZ (B Parks, P Sullivan, H Brodkin)

March 18, 2009

Cabbage White (3)
Eastern Comma (5)
Mourning Cloak (8)

Cincinnati Nature Center Rowe Woods, Clermont Co., OH (B Hull)

March 18, 2009

Orange Sulphur (1)
Mourning Cloak (3)

Mountainside Park, Pequannock, Morris Co., NJ (V Corsello)

March 17, 2009

Mourning Cloak (2)
Eastern Comma (1)

Putnam Co., OH (G O Coburn)

March 17, 2009

Cabbage White (1)

Belleville Park, Belleville, Essex Co., NJ (V Corsello)

March 17, 2009

Mourning Cloak (several)

Allamuchy Mountain Park, NJ (W Godek)

March 16, 2009

Mourning Cloak (1)

Degraff, OH (T Shively)

March 15, 2009

Bartram's Scrub-Hairstreak (1)
Gulf Fritillary (1)
Georgia Satyr (6)
Delaware Skipper (1)
Twin-spot Skipper (1)

Pine Glades Lake, FL (S Heeter)

March 11, 2009

Mylitta Crescent (2)

Arboretum at University Of California Santa Cruz, CA (E Vollmer)

March 10, 2009

Cabbage White (1)
Clouded Sulphur (1)

Red Bank, TN

March 8, 2009

Eastern Comma (1)

Saxon Woods, Westchester Co., NY (H Zirlin)

March 8, 2009

Question Mark (1)

Crestwood Lake, Tuckahoe, Westchester Co., NY (A Block)

March 8, 2009

Polydamas Swallowtail (2)
Giant Swallowtail (fairly common)
Great Southern White (fairly common)
Cloudless Sulphur (2)
Orange-barred Sulphur (common)
Large Orange Sulphur (1)
Gray Hairstreak (2)
Martial Scrub-Hairstreak (1)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (1)
Fulvous Hairstreak (1)
Cassius Blue (2)
Gulf Fritillary (common)
Monarch (common)
Mangrove Skipper (3)
Hammock Skipper (1)
Long-tailed Skipper (fairly common)
Dorantes Longtail (2)
Florida Duskywing (fairly common)
Three-spotted Skipper (2)
Fiery Skipper (fairly common)
Monk Skipper (1)

Key West Botanical Garden, FL (S Heeter)

March 7, 2009

Eastern Comma (1)

Chelsea Center, Nassau Co., NY (R Kelly & M Feder)

March 7, 2009

Mourning Cloak (1)

Riverside Park, New York, NY (T Fiore)

March 6, 2009

Pipevine Swallowtail (5)
Giant Swallowtail (5)
Checkered White (6)
Great Southern White (2)
Southern Dogface (12)
Large Orange Sulphur (7)
Little Yellow (14)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (2)
Dusky-blue Groundstreak (9)
Reakirt's Blue (1)
Fatal Metalmark (1)
Rounded Metalmark (2)
American Snout (15)
Gulf Fritillary (1)
Julia Heliconian (3)
Crimson Patch (6)
Texan Crescent (10)
Phaon Crescent (4)
Red Admiral (2)
Band-celled Sister (1)
Mexican Bluewing (4)
Tropical Leafwing (3)
Tawny Emperor (14)
Carolina Satyr (12)
Queen (5)
White-striped Longtail (2)
Long-tailed Skipper (3)
Brown Longtail (8)
Two-barred Flasher (4)
Gilbert's Flasher (1)
Funereal Duskywing (1)
White Checkered-Skipper (2)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (8)
Desert Checkered-Skipper (1)
Laviana White-Skipper (9)
Turk's-cap White-Skipper (1)
Common Sootywing (1)
Fawn-spotted Skipper (2)
Clouded Skipper (18)
Fiery Skipper (3)
Whirlabout (8)
Southern Broken-Dash (5)
Sachem (4)
Common Mellana (3)
Eufala Skipper (2)
Brazilian Skipper (1)

NABA Butterfly Park, Mission, TX (J Glassberg)

March 5, 2009

Pipevine Swallowtail (6)
Giant Swallowtail (4)
Florida White (1)
Checkered White (5)
Great Southern White (1)
Southern Dogface (9)
Large Orange Sulphur (2)
Little Yellow (3)
Dusky-blue Groundstreak (3)
Reakirt's Blue (1)
American Snout (6)
Gulf Fritillary (2)
Julia Heliconian (2)
Crimson Patch (4)
Texan Crescent (12)
Phaon Crescent (7)
Red Admiral (2)
Tropical Leafwing (13)
Tawny Emperor (3)
Carolina Satyr (8)
Queen (10)
Brown Longtail (10)
Two-barred Flasher (1)
Funereal Duskywing (1)
White Checkered-Skipper (1)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (4)
Laviana White-Skipper (5)
Common Sootywing (2)
Malicious Skipper (1)
Fawn-spotted Skipper (6)
Clouded Skipper (15)
Southern Skipperling (2)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Whirlabout (5)
Southern Broken-Dash (1)
Celia's Roadside-Skipper (1)
Brazilian Skipper (1)

NABA Butterfly Park, Mission, TX (J Glassberg)

March 5, 2009

Bartram's Scrub-Hairstreak (2)
Gulf Fritillary (4)
Zebra Heliconian (1)
Florida Leafwing (2)
Florida Duskywing (1)
Twin-spot Skipper (2)

Everglades NP Long Pine Key, FL (S Heeter)

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