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March 2010 Butterfly Sightings

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March 31, 2010

Pipevine Swallowtail (3)
Zebra Swallowtail (9)
Black Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (9)
Falcate Orangetip (1)
Sleepy Orange (5)
Great Purple Hairstreak (1)
Henry's Elfin (3)
Juniper Hairstreak (1)
Gray Hairstreak (2)
Red-banded Hairstreak (3)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (2)
Spring Azure (1)
American Snout (1)
Pearl Crescent (2)
Question Mark (2)
Polygonia sp. (4)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (21)

Piedmont National Wildlife Refuge, GA (FM Stiteler, J & R Payne)

March 31, 2010

Zebra Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (4)
Falcate Orangetip (6)
Orange Sulphur (3) (1st of year)
Sleepy Orange (1)(1st of year)
Mourning Cloak (2)
Juvenal's Duskywing (2)

Cowpens Nat'l Battlefield Park, SC (D Allen)

March 30, 2010

Zebra Swallowtail (1) (1st of the year)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (6)
Canadian Tiger Swallowtail (6) (Appalachian form)
Falcate Orangetip (1)(1st of the year) (1st of year)
Brown Elfin (1)(1st of the year)
Spring Azure (8)
Question Mark (4)
Eastern Comma (3)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)(1st of the year)
Juvenal's Duskywing (8)

Blue Wall Preserve- mountain trail, Greenville Co., SC (D Allen)

March 29, 2010

Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Black Swallowtail (1)
Giant Swallowtail (7)
Checkered White (10)
Southern Dogface (3)
Large Orange Sulphur (1)
Lyside Sulphur (15)
Little Yellow (5)
Sleepy Orange (3)
Dainty Sulphur (6)
Great Purple Hairstreak (1)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Dusky-blue Groundstreak (4)
Reakirt's Blue (5)
Fatal Metalmark (4)
American Snout (5)
Gulf Fritillary (1)
Bordered Patch (3)
Elada Checkerspot (4)
Texan Crescent (8)
Vesta Crescent (1)
Phaon Crescent (30)
American Lady (3)
Red Admiral (1)
Tropical Leafwing (1)
Hackberry Emperor (1)
Empress Leilia (2)
Carolina Satyr (2)
Monarch (4)
Queen (3)
Zilpa Longtail (1)
Funereal Duskywing (3)
White Checkered-Skipper (15)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (8)
Laviana White-Skipper (1)
Turk's-cap White-Skipper (1)
Common Streaky-Skipper (1)
Common Sootywing (1)
Julia's Skipper (1)
Fawn-spotted Skipper (2)
Clouded Skipper (20)
Southern Skipperling (2)
Fiery Skipper (25)
Whirlabout (4)
Southern Broken-Dash (10)
Sachem (25)
Common Mellana (2)
Nysa Roadside-Skipper (3)
Celia's Roadside-Skipper (15)
Eufala Skipper (8)

National Butterfly Center, TX (J Glassberg)

March 28, 2010

Common Streaky-Skipper (15)(also found eggs and caterpillars on native mallow)
Common Sootywing (20)(also found eggs and caterpillars on Pitseed Goosefoot)

our private ranch in San Isidro, TX (C Traylor, D & J Dauphin)

March 25, 2010

Cabbage White (1)

Cedar Lake, Denville, NJ (V Corsello)

March 25, 2010

Spring Azure (1)
Eastern Comma (1)

Backyard, Boonton, NJ (V Corsello)

March 25, 2010

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (4)(1st of the year)
Sprg Azure (8)
Question Mark (6)
Juvenal's Duskywing (2) (1st of the year)

Blue Wall Preserve, Greenville Co., SC (D Allen)

March 24, 2010

Cabbage White (1)(early)

near Lambton Prairie, Toronto, ON (Ontario Butterflies Google Group: B Yukich)

March 24, 2010

Cabbage White (1)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
Spring Azure (1)
Eastern Comma (1)

Windmill Hill, Spartanburg Co., SC (D Allen)

March 23, 2010

Pipevine Swallowtail (2)
Giant Swallowtail (2)
Checkered White (5)
Little Yellow (4)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Fatal Metalmark (2)
Bordered Patch (2)
Elada Checkerspot (1)
Texan Crescent (2)
Vesta Crescent (3)
Phaon Crescent (18)
American Lady (2)
Red Admiral (1)
Hackberry Emperor (2)
Tawny Emperor (1)
Monarch Danaus (3)
Brown Longtail (1)
Mournful Duskywing (2)
Funereal Duskywing (1)
White Checkered-Skipper (12)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (2)
Laviana White-Skipper (1)
Turk's-cap White-Skipper (1)
Common Sootywing (3)
Julia's Skipper (3)
Fawn-spotted Skipper (1)
Clouded Skipper (4)
Fiery Skipper (15)
Whirlabout (1)
Southern Broken-Dash (1)
Sachem (10)
Common Mellana (1)
Nysa Roadside-Skipper (1)
Celia's Roadside-Skipper (2)
Eufala Skipper (1)

National Butterfly Center, TX (J Glassberg)

March 21, 2010

Compton Tortoiseshell (1) (1st of year--for me)

Ward Pound Ridge, Westchester Co. NY (H Zirlin)

March 21, 2010

Cabbage White
Eastern Comma
Mourning Cloak
American Lady

Central Park, New York, NY (T Fiore)

March 21, 2010

Eastern Comma (1) (1st of year)

Nottingham County Park, PA (A Loudell)

March 20, 2010

Eastern Comma (3)
Mourning Cloak (8)
Compton Tortoiseshell (1)
American Lady (2) (one fresh, one worn)

Hook Mt., Rockland Co., NY (T Fiore)

March 20, 2010

Cabbage White (3)

New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY (A Block)

March 20, 2010

Mourning Cloak (1)

Buttermilk Falls Natural Area, Mendham, NJ (V Corsello)

March 20, 2010

Cabbage White (1) (1st of year)

Route 202 & Foulk Road, north of Wilmington, DE (A Loudell)

March 20, 2010

Cabbage White
Eastern Comma
Polygonia sp.
Mourning Cloak (2)

Blackwater NWR & surrounding Dorchester Co., MD (D Amadio)

March 20, 2010

Sleepy Orange (2)
Question Mark (1)
Eastern Comma (2)

North Tract, Patuxent National Wildlife Refuge, Anne Arundel Co., MD (W Gould)

March 20, 2010

Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Zebra Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Palamedes Swallowtail (3)
Cloudless Sulphur (7)
Little Yellow (1)
Sleepy Orange (2)
Little Metalmark (2)
Phaon Crescent (7)
Pearl Crescent (8)
Carolina Satyr (23)

Goethe State Forest, FL (J Monroe)

March 19, 2010

Eastern Comma 1st of year)
Mourning Cloak (1st of year)

Broome Co., NY (B Grosek, C Wolpert)

March 19, 2010

Gray Hairstreak (2) (record-early)

Hook Mt., Rockland Co., NY (A Gotlib, D Hannay)

March 17, 2010

Mourning Cloak (1st of the year)

Muskegon State Game Area, Muskegon Co., MI (C DeWitt)

March 17, 2010

Mourning Cloak (1)

Fieldston School, Riverdale, The Bronx, NY (H Waldman)

March 17, 2010

Eastern Comma (1)

Randolph Trails,Brundage Park, Randolph, NJ (V Corsello)

March 17, 2010

Mourning Cloak (2)

Delmont, and Heislerville, Cumberland Co., NJ (J DiOrio)

March 16, 2010

Cabbage White (3)

Richland, WA (C Rogers)

March 16, 2010

Compton Tortoiseshell (1)

Petroglyphs Provincial Park, ON (Ontario Butterflies Google Group: C Jones)

March 16, 2010

Mourning Cloak (1)

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

March 16, 2010

Question Mark (1)

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

March 16, 2010

Spring Azure
Question Mark
Mourning Cloak

Blue Wall Preserve, Greenville Co., S.C. (D Allen)

March 16, 2010

Palamedes Swallowtail (6)
Great Southern White (8)
Barred Yellow (5)
Gulf Fritillary (15)
Julia Heliconian (2)
Zebra Heliconian (8)
Red Admiral (1)
Mangrove Buckeye (1)
Mangrove Skipper (8)
Long-tailed Skipper (1)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (3)
Three-spotted Skipper (4)
Palatka Skipper (5)

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

March 14, 2010

Eastern Comma (1)

North of Wautoma, WI (M Reese)

March 13, 2010

Palamedes Swallowtail (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Barred Yellow (2)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Gulf Fritillary (15)
Julia Heliconian (7)
Zebra Heliconian (7)
Pearl Crescent (2)
Long-tailed Skipper (1)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (10)
Clouded Skipper (4)
Least Skipper (1)
Palatka Skipper (7)
Ocola Skipper (1)

Tamiami Trail, FL (J Monroe)

March 12, 2010

Giant Swallowtail
Checkered White
Southern Dogface
Little Yellow
Gray Hairstreak
Dusky-blue Groundstreak
Gulf Fritillary
Bordered Patch
Elada Checkerspot
Texan Crescent
Vesta Crescent
Phaon Crescent
Pearl Crescent
Red Admiral
White Peacock
Mexican Bluewing
Carolina Satyr
Monarch
Queen
Brown Longtail
Mazans Scallopwing
Funereal Duskywing
White Checkered-Skipper
Tropical Checkered-Skipper
Laviana White-Skipper
Turk's-cap White-Skipper
Common Streaky-Skipper (1) (1st record for the park)
Clouded Skipper
Fiery Skipper
Whirlabout

Estero Llano Grande State Park, TX (S & K Heeter)

March 11, 2010

Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Checkered White (15)
Little Yellow (2)
Reakirt's Blue (1)
Fatal Metalmark (4)
Bordered Patch (3)
Elada Checkerspot (1)
Texan Crescent (1)
Vesta Crescent (1)
Phaon Crescent (50)
Mexican Bluewing (1)
Carolina Satyr (1)
Monarch (1)
Golden-headed Scallopwing (1)
Funereal Duskywing (3)
White Checkered-Skipper (50)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (1)
Laviana White-Skipper (1)
Turk's-cap White-Skipper (1)
Common Sootywing (4)
Southern Skipperling (4)
Fiery Skipper (2)
Sachem (1)
Eufala Skipper (1)
Celia's Roadside-Skipper (1)

NABA International Butterfly Park, TX (S & K Heeter)

March 9, 2010

Black Swallowtail (1)
Giant Swallowtail (3)
Checkered White (2)
Southern Dogface (1)
Little Yellow (3)
Dainty Sulphur (1)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Fatal Metalmark (3)
American Snout (1)
Gulf Fritillary (1)
Bordered Patch (10)
Vesta Crescent (1)
Phaon Crescent (4)
Red Admiral (2)
Empress Leilia (4)
Monarch (1)
Queen (1)
Funereal Duskywing (2)
White Checkered-Skipper (25)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (2)
Laviana White-Skipper (1)
Common Sootywing (2)
Clouded Skipper (1)
Southern Skipperling (25)
Fiery Skipper (5)
Nysa Roadside-Skipper (1)
Eufala Skipper (1)

Bentsen Rio Grande Valley State Park, TX (S & K Heeter)

March 8, 2010

Checkered White (1)
Little Yellow (1)
Dusky-blue Groundstreak (2)
Fatal Metalmark (2)
Rounded Metalmark (1)
Bordered Patch (2)
Phaon Crescent (3)
Gemmed Satyr (4)
Carolina Satyr (2)
Brown Longtail (1)
White Checkered-Skipper (8)
Turk's-cap White-Skipper (1)
Clouded Skipper (2)
Southern Skipperling (2)
Fiery Skipper (2)

Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge, TX (S & K Heeter)

March 8, 2010

Mourning Cloak (2)

Central & Riverside Parks, New York, NY (T Fiore)

March 7, 2010

Checkered White (2)
Little Yellow (4)
Dusky-blue Groundstreak (5)
Fatal Metalmark (3)
Bordered Patch (2)
Vesta Crescent (1)
Phaon Crescent (20)
Red Admiral (1)
Monarch (1)
White Checkered-Skipper (20)
Turk's-cap White-Skipper (1)
Common Sootywing (1)
Clouded Skipper (3)
Southern Skipperling (2)
Fiery Skipper (3)
Southern Broken-Dash (1)
Sachem (1)

NABA International Butterfly Park, TX (S & K Heeter)

March 7, 2010

Compton Tortoiseshell (1)

Ramapo, NJ (A Gotlib, D Hannay)

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