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May 2008 Butterfly Sightings

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May 31, 2008 Clouded Sulphur (25)
American Copper (5+)
Spring Azure (4)
Gorgone Checkerspot (1)
Pearl Crescent (3)
American Lady (2)
Little Wood-Satyr (2)
Monarch (11)
Common Sootywing (1)
Arctic Skipper (1)
Hobomok Skipper (3)
Rocky Run Oak Savanna SNA, WI (M Reese, D Reese)
May 31, 2008 Black Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (few)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Tawny Emperor (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
RR crossing 2 mi. west of Perrysville, Ashland County, OH (G Cowell)
May 31, 2008 Monarch (1) Litchfield, CT (T Fiore)
May 31, 2008 Spicebush Swallowtail (2)
American Lady (1)
Spring Rd. Butterfly Garden, Spring Rd., Chappaqua, NY (M Diederich)
May 31, 2008 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (2)
Harvester (1)
Spring Azure (1)
Pearl Crescent (5)
Red-spotted Admiral (1)
Little Wood-Satyr (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (3)
Woods near Spring Creek, Milesburg, PA (R Hedden)
May 31, 2008 Spicebush Swallowtail (3)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (20+) (Some flying in the rain)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Spring Azure (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
White Clay Creek Preserve, PA (A Loudell)
May 31, 2008 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Peck's Skipper (3)
Skipper sp. (2)
Sayen Gardens, NJ (H Kindervatter)
May 30, 2008 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Spicebush Swallowtail
Cabbage White
Orange Sulphur (1)
American Copper
Eastern Tailed-Blue
Spring Azure (some worn, others fresher)
Pearl Crescent (many)
Question Mark
Eastern Comma
Mourning Cloak
Red Admiral
American Lady
Viceroy (3, fresh)
Little Wood-Satyr (100's)
Common Ringlet (15+)
Monarch (1) (searching around Common Milkweed)
Northern Cloudywing (2)
Dreamy Duskywing (8+)
Juvenal's Duskywing (4)
Cobweb Skipper (1) (female)
Indian Skipper (5)
Peck's Skipper (5+)
Tawny-edged Skipper (2)
Hobomok Skipper (6+)
Dusted Skipper (8+) (males)
Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Cross River, Westchester Co., NY (T Fiore, K Wallstrom)
May 29, 2008 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (17)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Spring Azure (2)
Pearl Crescent (3)
American Lady (3)
Painted Lady (1)
Peck's Skipper (9)
Zabulon Skipper (4)
Douglaston Marsh, Queens Co., NY (R Kelly)
May 29, 2008 Black Swallowtail (3)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (6)
Spicebush Swallowtail (3)
Cabbage White (7)
Falcate Orangetip (1) (second sighting four
me at this location)
Clouded Sulphur (3)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Juniper Hairstreak (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (2)
Pearl Crescent (10)
Baltimore Checkerspot (18) (caterpillars, all feeding
on English plantain)
Mourning Cloak (1)
American Lady (1)
Little Wood-Satyr (8)
Common Ringlet (12)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Hobomok Skipper (4)
Zabulon Skipper (9)
Appalachian Trail Lands Around Pochuck Creek And Canal Road, Vernon, NJ (V Corsello)
May 29, 2008 Zebra Swallowtail (6)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (10)
Spicebush Swallowtail (5)
Palamedes Swallowtail (20)
Great Southern White (2)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (2)
Sleepy Orange (3)
Juniper Hairstreak (1) (Sweadner's)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Gulf Fritillary (3)
Variegated Fritillary (2)
Phaon Crescent (10)
Pearl Crescent (30)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (10)
Red-spotted Admiral (3)
Viceroy (11)
Tawny Emperor (3)
Monarch (2)
Horace's Duskywing (5)
Zarucco Duskywing (1)
Swarthy Skipper (1)
Tawny-edged Skipper (1)
Southern Broken-Dash (6)
Northern Broken-Dash (2)
Delaware Skipper (2)
Byssus Skipper (2)
Aaron's Skipper (1)
Palatka Skipper (4)
Twin-spotted Skipper (4)
Salt Marsh Skipper (1)
Lower Suwannee NWR, Dixie Co., FL (B Ahern)
May 28, 2008 American Copper (3)
Henry's Elfin (2)
Spring Azure (4)
Silvery Blue (7)
Monarch (1)
Hobomok Skipper (1)
North of Mount Morris, Waushara Co., WI (M Reese, D Reese)
May 27, 2008 Eastern Black Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (3)
Pearl Crescent (2)
Common Ringlet (4)
north of intersection of Rtes. 199/103, Red Hook, Dutchess Co., NY (A Block)
May 27, 2008 Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Black Swallowtail (5)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (9)
Spicebush Swallowtail (12)
Cabbage White (7)
Falcate Orangetip (5) (males, 3 very fresh)
Spring Azure (3)
Mourning Cloak (6)
Little Wood-Satyr (10)
Northern Cloudywing (2)
Zabulon Skipper (1)
Hook Mountain, Nyack, NY (V Corsello)
May 27, 2008 Eastern Comma (1) MetroTech Center, Borough Hall, Brooklyn, NY (M Diederich)
May 27, 2008 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (1)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (3)
Pearl Crescent (5)
American Lady (1)
Little Wood-Satyr (2)(1st of the year)
Hobomok Skipper (1)
Skipper sp. (2)
Plainsboro Preserve, NJ (H Kindervatter)
May 26, 2008 Canadian Tiger Swallowtail (5) Berlin Pond, Berlin, VT (A Block)
May 26, 2008 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Spicebush Swallowtail
Cabbage White
Clouded Sulphur
American Copper
Juniper Hairstreak (several)
Spring Azure
Silver-bordered Fritillary (1)
Meadow Fritillary
Pearl Crescent (many)
Eastern Comma
Mourning Cloak
American Lady
Common Ringlet (8+)
Juvenal's Duskywing (4)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (2)
Tawny-edged Skipper (fresh)
Cobweb Skipper (several, a bit old)
various preserves & parks, Dutchess Co., NY (T Fiore, K Wallstrom)
May 26, 2008 Cabbage White (14)
Orange Sulphur (11)
American Copper (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (7)
Pearl Crescent (7)
Little Wood-Satyr (2)
Juvenal Duskywing (6)
Zabulon Skipper (2)
Chappaqua Power Cut (Off Old Chappaqua Road), Chappaqua, Westchester Co., NY (M Diederich)
May 26, 2008 Pearl Crescent (1)
Peck's Skipper (20)
Sayen Gardens, NJ (H Kindervatter)
May 26, 2008 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Spring Azure (1)
American Snout (3)
American Lady (1)
Common Buckeye (4)
Red-spotted Admiral (2)
Hackberry Emperor (1)
Gemmed Satyr (2)
Carolina Satyr (3)
Little Wood-Satyr (1)
Zarucco Duskywing (5)
Sachem (1)
Lace-winged Roadside-Skipper (1)
Torreya State Park, FL (T Palmer)
May 25, 2008 Hoary Elfin (50+)
Eastern Pine Elfin (1)
Chryxus Arctic (2)
Dreamy Duskywing (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (1)
Douglas Co., WI (M Reese, D Reese)
May 25, 2008 Olympia Marble (10+)
Henry's Elfin (1)
Silvery Blue (4)
Gorgone Checkerspot (50+)
Juvenal's Duskywing (2)
Persius Duskywing (1)
Cobweb Skipper (15+)
Jackson Co., WI (M Reese, D Reese)
May 25, 2008 Canadian Tiger Swallowtail (4+) Moose Bog area, Island Pond, VT (A Block)
May 25, 2008 Canadian Tiger Swallowtail (3+)
Cabbage White (5+)
Gray Comma (1)
Victory Bog, Victory, VT (A Block)
May 25, 2008 Black Swallowtail (3)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (10)
Spicebush Swallowtail (5)
Cabbage White (6)
Clouded Sulphur (4)
Orange Sulphur (5)
American Copper (2)
Spring Azure (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (5)
Meadow Fritillary (2)
Pearl Crescent (10)
Red Admiral (1)
Little Wood-Satyr (3)
Silver-spotted Skipper (3)
Juvenal's Duskywing (4)
Tawny-edged Skipper (2)
Hobomok Skipper (1)
Zabulon Skipper (4)
Mingo Creek County Park, Washington Co., PA (C Lehman, M Miller)
May 25, 2008 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Spicebush Swallowtail
Cabbage White
Red-banded Hairstreak (4)
Eastern Tailed-Blue
Spring Azure (summer form)
Pearl Crescent
Question Mark
Eastern Comma
American Lady
Little Wood-Satyr (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper
Northern Cloudywing
Juvenal's Duskywing
Wild Indigo Duskywing
Zabulon Skipper
Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx, NY (T Fiore)
May 25, 2008 American Copper (1) Napeague Bay, Amagansett, Long Island, NY (M Diederich)
May 25, 2008 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Cabbage White
Orange Sulphur
American Copper
Brown Elfin (2)(very worn)
Eastern Pine Elfin (2)(1 very worn, 1 fair condition)
Hoary Elfin ( 15+)(sme females still fairly fresh)
Spring Azure (30+ most still fresh) (holly form)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (6)(all very fresh males)
Pearl Crescent
American Lady (10+)
Monarch (1)(female)
Sleepy Duskywing (15+)(some fairly fresh, others worn)
Zabulon Skipper (1)(female, very fresh)
Lakehurst & New Jersey pine barrens, NJ (H Zirlin)
May 25, 2008 Brown Elfin (1)
Monarch (2)
Juvenal's Duskywing (1)
Off Jakes Landing Road, northern Cape May County, NJ (A Loudell)
May 25, 2008 Brown Elfin (1)
Spring Azure (3)
American Lady (2)
Red Admiral (1)
Tawny-edged Skipper (1)
Franklin Parker Preserve near Chatsworth, NJ (A Loudell)
May 24, 2008 Olympia Marble (1)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Brown Elfin (100+)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Spring Azure (5+)
Freija Fritillary (3)
Mourning Cloak (5)
Red-disked Alpine (4)
Jutta Arctic (1)
Dreamy Duskywing (1)
Riley Lake Area, Price Co., WI (M Reese, D Reese, D Hanson, D Bratley)
May 24, 2008 Black Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (12)
Spicebush Swallowtail (9)
Cabbage White (5)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
Orange Sulphur (5)
Frosted Elfin (12)
Eastern Pine Elfin (3)
Juniper Hairstreak (2)
White M Hairstreak (1)
Spring Azure (8)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (3)
Meadow Fritillary (3)
Pearl Crescent (6)
Mourning Cloak (10)
American Lady (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Dreamy Duskywing (35)
Sleepy Duskywing (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (14)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (2)
Scotia Barrens, Fisherman's Paradise, Centre Co., PA (C Lehman and others)
May 24, 2008 Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (3)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Orange Sulphur (1)
American Copper (5)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (6)
Spring Azure (2)(very worn)
Pearl Crescent (8)
Harris' Checkerspot (48)(Caterpillars only on flat-topped aster)
American Lady (3)
Little Wood-Satyr (3)(freshly emerged)
Common Ringlet (6)(freshly emerged)
Northern Cloudywing (1)(freshly emerged)
Dreamy Duskywing (6)
Juvenal's Duskywing (18+)(some still very fresh-- 1 mated pair)
Cobweb Skipper (6+)(males very worn, females less so)
Hobomok Skipper (3)(fresh)
Zabulon Skipper (1)(fresh)
Dusted Skipper (3)(very fresh)
Pound Ridge Reservation, NY (H Zirlin)
May 24, 2008 Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Pearl Crescent (3)
American Lady (1)
Peck's Skipper (2)
Plainsboro Preserve, NJ (H Kindervatter)
May 24, 2008 Zebra Swallowtail (14)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (2)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Red-banded Hairstreak (3)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (3)
Silvery Checkerspot (1)
Red Admiral (1)
American Lady (1)
Red-spotted Admiral (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (4)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (1)
Zabulon Skipper (Dozens)
Elk Neck State Park, MD (A Loudell)
May 24, 2008 Zebra Swallowtail (41)
Black Swallowtail (19)
Giant Swallowtail (5)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (4)
Spicebush Swallowtail (3)
Palamedes Swallowtail (65)
Great Southern White (4)
Southern Dogface (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (2)
Little Yellow (2)
Sleepy Orange (1)
White M Hairstreak (8)
Gray Hairstreak (24)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Ceraunus Blue (3)
Little Metalmark (5)
Gulf Fritillary (27)
Zebra Heliconian (4)
Variegated Fritillary (12)
Pearl Crescent (6)
Common Buckeye (11)
White Peacock (3)
Viceroy Limenitis (3)
Carolina Satyr (53)
Georgia Satyr (1)
Queen (191)
Dorantes Longtail (2)
Northern Cloudywing (1)
Horace's Duskywing (9)
Zarucco Duskywing (2)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (3)
Clouded Skipper (2)
Least Skipper (1)
Fiery Skipper (9)
Whirlabout (15)
Sachem (1)
Delaware Skipper (2)
Palatka Skipper (1)
Monk Skipper (4)
Twin-spot Skipper (3)
Ocola Skipper (1)
Lake Kissimmee State Park, FL (B Cooper, L Cooper, D Cutler, M Cutler, B Bindschadler, J DuBois)
May 23, 2008 Spicebush Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (9)
Orange Sulphur (3)
American Copper (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (9)
Pearl Crescent (5)
Juvenal Duskywing (2)
Zabulon Skipper (1)
Chappaqua Power Cut, Off Old Chappaqua Rd., Chappaqua, Westchester Co., NY (M Diederich)
May 23, 2008 Black Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (3)
American Lady (4)
Backyard, Brooklyn, NY (V Corsello)
May 21, 2008 Olympia Marble (40)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
Harvester (6)
American Copper (2)
Brown Elfin (1)
Hoary Elfin (2)
Frosted Elfin (15)
Henry's Elfin (10)
Eastern Pine Elfin (71)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Spring Azure (5)
Silvery Blue (7)
Gorgone Checkerspot (6)
Mourning Cloak (2)
American Lady (7)
Dreamy Duskywing (2)
Sleepy Duskywing (6)
Juvenal's Duskywing (16)
Persius Duskywing (9)
Cobweb Skipper (21)
Dusted Skipper (1)
Brockway Rd., Jackson Co., WI (Southern Wisconsin Butterfly Association field trip, 8 participants with S Swengel leading)
May 19, 2008 Pipevine Swallowtail
Checkered White
Orange Sulphur
Southern Dogface
Mexican Yellow
Sleepy Orange
Dainty Sulphur
Juniper Hairstreak
Marine Blue
Ceraunus Blue
Reakirt's Blue
Acmon Blue
Variegated Fritillary
Tiny Checkerspot
Elada Checkerspot
Texan Crescent
American Lady
Painted Lady
Common Buckeye
Empress Leilia
Tawny Emperor
Queen
Golden-headed Scallopwing
Desert Checkered-Skipper
Orange Skipperling
Sheep Skipper
Box Canyon, Pima Co., AZ (Southeast Arizona Butterfly Association field trip)
May 19, 2008 Red-banded Hairstreak Spring Mount, Montgomery County, PA (W Jacobs)
May 18, 2008 Clouded Sulphur
American Copper
Eastern Tailed-Blue
Pearl Crescent
American Lady
Dreamy Duskywing (first of the year here)
Juvenal's Duskywing
Wild Indigo Duskywing (first of year here)
Cobweb Skipper ( 8)(2 males, 6 females, males slightly worn, females fresh)
Ward Pound Ridge, NY (H Zirlin)
May 17, 2008 Black Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
American Snout (7)
Variegated Fritillary (2)
Pearl Crescent (21)
Phaon Crescent (2)
Question Mark (5)
Red Admiral (7)
Common Buckeye (24)
Hackberry Emperor (4)
Carolina Satyr (abundant)
Horace's Duskywing (5)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (8)
Dun Skipper (1)
Indian Bayou WMA, St. Martin Parish, LA (C Marks)
May 17, 2008 Cabbage White
Orange Sulphur
American Copper
Brown Elfin (very worn)
Hoary Elfin (some still fairly fresh)
Juniper Hairstreak
Red-banded Hairstreak
Spring Azure ("pine barrens" form only)
Eastern Tailed-Blue
Pearl Crescent
American Lady
Red-spotted Admiral (chrysalid on side of building)
Sleepy Duskywing
Northern Cloudywing (first of year for me)
Cobweb Skipper
Lakehurst and New Jersey Pine Barrens, Ocean Co., NJ (H Zirlin)
May 17, 2008 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (14)
Spicebush Swallowtail (8)
Cabbage White (6)
Orange Sulphur (3)
American Copper (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (4)
Meadow Fritillary (1)
Pearl Crescent (7)
Question Mark (3)
Silver-spotted Skipper (4)
Dreamy Duskywing (10)
Juvenal's Duskywing (12)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (1)
Indian Skipper (1)
Hobomok Skipper (3)
Zabulon Skipper (4)
Sideling Hill Creek Natural Area, Fulton Co., PA (C Lehman)
May 17, 2008 Pipevine Swallowtail (2) (1 road kill)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Canadian Tiger Swallowtail (1) (Appalachian form)
Cabbage White (8) (Some unmarked white)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (5)
American Lady (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (8)
Dreamy Duskywing (10)
Common Sootywing (1)
Caledonia State Park, PA (A Loudell)
May 17, 2008 Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (24)
Clouded Sulphur (5)
Orange Sulphur (10)
American Copper (1)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (16)
Pearl Crescent (8)
Eastern Comma (1)
American Lady (6)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Common Checkered-Skipper (2)
Common Sootywing (1)
Zabulon Skipper (4)
Thompson Park, Lincroft, NJ (V Corsello)
May 15, 2008 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (18)
Falcate Orangetip (3) (All Very Worn)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Orange Sulphur (2)
American Copper (3)
Red-banded Hairstreak (4)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (22)
Pearl Crescent (4)
American Lady (2)
Northern Cloudywing (6)
Dreamy Duskywing (5)
Juvenal's Duskywing (8)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (2)
Cobweb Skipper (10)
Indian Skipper (4)
Dusted Skipper (1)
Mountainside Park, Pequannock, NJ (V Corsello)
May 14, 2008 Clouded Sulphur (1)
Harvester (1)
Henry's Elfin (24)
Eastern Pine Elfin (2)
Spring Azure (6)
Silvery Blue (1)
Compton Tortoiseshell (1)
North of Mount Morris, Waushara Co., WI (M Reese)
May 14, 2008 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Spicebush Swallowtail (3)
Cabbage White (50)
Clouded Sulphur (3)
Orange Sulphur (4)
Spring Azure (1)
Pearl Crescent (15)
Dreamy Duskywing (1)
Tawny-edged Skipper (2)
Underhill Preserve, Nassau County, NY (R Kelly, A Lindberg)
May 14, 2008 Black Swallowtail (8)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (12)
Spicebush Swallowtail (10)
Cabbage White (28)
Falcate Orangetip (18)
Brown Elfin (1)
Spring Azure (3)
Mourning Cloak (10)
American Lady (1)
Red Admiral (1)
Northern Cloudywing (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (2)
Hook Mountain, Nyack, NY (V Corsello)
May 14, 2008 Spicebush Swallowtail (1)(male)
Falcate Orangetip (2)(both males)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
American Copper (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (24)
Pearl Crescent (12)
Lady sp. (1)
Peck's Skipper (1)
Sachem (1)
Mercer County Park, NJ (H Kindervatter)
May 13, 2008 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (3)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (2)
Rifle Camp Park, West Paterson, NJ (V Corsello)
May 11, 2008 Cabbage White
Spring Azure
Meadow Fritillary
Red Admiral
Broome Co., NY (B Grosek)
May 11, 2008 Spicebush Swallowtail (1)(male)
Cabbage White (1)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Spring Azure (4)(worn)
Pearl Crescent (2)
American Lady (6)
Juvenal's Duskywing (14+)
Ward Pound Ridge, Westchester Co., NY (H Zirlin)
May 11, 2008 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (5)
American Lady (1)
Rockefeller State Park Preserve, Tarrytown, Westchester Co., NY (M Diederich)
May 11, 2008 Spicebush Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (2)
Falcate Orangetip (1) (Male)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Silvery Checkerspot (18)
Pearl Crescent (8)
Silver-spotted Skipper (2)
Juvenal's Duskywing (1)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (1)
Cobweb Skipper (5)
Dusted Skipper (1)
Nottingham County Park, PA (A Loudell)
May 11, 2008 Pipevine Swallowtail (20)
Zebra Swallowtail (25)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (100)
Canadian Tiger Swallowtail (5)(Appalachian form)
Spicebush Swallowtail (25)
Cabbage White (3)
Orange Sulphur (3)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Red-banded Hairstreak (3)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (3)
Spring Azure (1) (summer)
Variegated Fritillary (2)
Silvery Checkerspot (8)
Pearl Crescent (15)
Question Mark (10)
American Lady (2)
Red Admiral (15)
Red-spotted Admiral (30)
Viceroy (2) new to county
Gemmed Satyr (1)
Carolina Satyr (1)
Little Wood-Satyr (3) (new to county)
Monarch (1) (new to county)
Silver-spotted Skipper (50)
Hoary Edge (1)
Northern Cloudywing (2)
Dreamy Duskywing (4)
Juvenal's Duskywing (5)
Clouded Skipper (1) (new to county)
Sachem (6)
Hobomok Skipper (1)
Zabulon Skipper (6)
Hot Springs area, Madison Co., NC (W Cook, H LeGrand)
May 10, 2008 Pipevine Swallowtail (2)
Giant Swallowtail (1)
Black Swallowtail (3)(all caterpillars)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Great Purple Hairstreak (1)
White M Hairstreak (2)
Banded Hairstreak (3-4)
Oak Hairstreak (4)
Red-banded Hairstreak (2)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Pearl Crescent (12)
Question Mark (10)
Common Buckeye (3)
Red Admiral (2)
Red-spotted Admiral (2)
Hackberry Emperor (1)
Carolina Satyr (2)
Gemmed Satyr (1)
Clouded Skipper (3)
Duskywing spp. (13)
Dun Skipper (1)
Twin-spot Skipper (2)
Whirlabout (1) (female)
Mary Brown Nature Preserve, W. Feliciana Parish, LA (C Marks)
May 10, 2008 Olympia Marble (15+)
Brown Elfin (3)
Hoary Elfin (5)
Frosted Elfin (2)
Eastern Pine Elfin (10+)
Spring Azure (2)
American Lady (5)
Jackson Co., WI (M Reese)
May 10, 2008 Cabbage White (1)
American Lady (1)
Spring Rd. Butterfly garden, Spring Rd., Chappaqua, Westchester Co., NY (M Diederich)
May 10, 2008 Pipevine Swallowtail (2,528)
Black Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (485)
Canadian Tiger Swallowtail (9) (Appalachian form)
Spicebush Swallowtail (6)
West Virginia White (14)
Cabbage White (2)
Falcate Orangetip (2)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Orange Sulphur (17)
Cloudless Sulphur (3)
American Copper (11)
Red-banded Hairstreak (4)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (3)
Spring Azure (7)
Appalachian Azure (1)
Variegated Fritillary (9)
Meadow Fritillary (3)
Pearl Crescent (114) (including 4 Mimic form)
Question Mark (1)
Eastern Comma (1)
Mourning Cloak (1)
American Lady (1)
Red Admiral (7)
Common Buckeye (18)
Monarch (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (26)
Dreamy Duskywing (101)
Sleepy Duskywing (8)
Juvenal's Duskywing (107)
Horace's Duskywing (1)
Clouded Skipper (1)
Sachem (8)
Zabulon Skipper (3)
Great Smoky Mountains National Park, NW Haywood Co., NC (Carolina Butterfly Society)
May 9, 2008 Monarch (1)(probably the same female that showed up last week - feeding on buckeye blooms) Putnam Co., OH (G O Coburn)
May 9, 2008 Pipevine Swallowtail (1,000)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (210)
Canadian Tiger Swallowtail (40)(Appalachian form)
Spicebush Swallowtail (20)
West Virginia White (10)
Orange Sulphur (5)
Cloudless Sulphur (3)
Red-banded Hairstreak (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (10)
Spring Azure (2)
Spring Azure (2) (summer)
Appalachian Azure (8)
AMERICAN SNOUT (1) (scarce in the mountains; probably a migrant)
GULF FRITILLARY (1) (very early; migrant)
Meadow Fritillary (2)
Pearl Crescent (85)
Question Mark (3)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (1)
Monarch (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (80)
Dreamy Duskywing (120)
Sleepy Duskywing (3)
Juvenal's Duskywing (100)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (1)
Sachem (1)
Zabulon Skipper (3)
Pepper and Salt Skipper (1)
COMMON ROADSIDE-SKIPPER (1) (new to county)
Harmon Den area, northern Haywood County, NC (Carolina Butterfly Society)
May 8, 2008 Cabbage White (5)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (4)
Pearl Crescent (2)
Juvenal's Duskywing (1)
Plainsboro Power Line, Princeton Meadows Shopping Center, NJ (H Kindervatter)
May 8, 2008 Zebra Swallowtail (18)
Black Swallowtail (10)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Palamedes Swallowtail (20)
Great Southern White (40)
Cloudless Sulphur (2)
Southern Oak Hairstreak (6)
Gulf Fritillary (1)
Phaon Crescent (45)
Pearl Crescent (60)
Red Admiral (4)
Common Buckeye (8)
Viceroy (5)
Tawny Emperor (2)
Wood-Satyr (1)
Monarch (1)
Queen (6)
Horace's Duskywing (2)
Whirlabout (8)
Southern Broken-Dash (1)
Byssus Skipper (14)(most fresh)
Twin-spotted Skipper (10)
Lower Suwannee NWR, Levy Co., FL (B Ahern)
May 7, 2008 Black Swallowtail
Cabbage White
Orange Sulphur
Meadow Fritillary
Eastern Comma
Mourning Cloak
Broome Co., NY (B Grosek)
May 7, 2008 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (20)
Orange Sulphur (6)
Spring Azure (5)
Pearl Crescent (4) (first for this site)
Eastern Comma (1)
Juvenal Duskywing (3)
Chappaqua Power Cut (Off Old Chappaqua Road), Chappaqua, Westchester Co., NY (M Diederich)
May 7, 2008 Black Swallowtail (2)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (32)
Clouded Sulphur (13)
Orange Sulphur (9)
Juniper Hairstreak (5)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (2)
Spring Azure (12)
Meadow Fritillary (1)
Pearl Crescent (15)
Question Mark (1)
Eastern Comma (3)
Mourning Cloak (1)
American Lady (5)
Monarch (1)
Northern Cloudywing (1) (early)
Juvenal's Duskywing (2)
Appalachian Trail Lands Around Pochuck Creek And Canal Road, Vernon, NJ (V Corsello)
May 7, 2008 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Cabbage White (7)
Falcate Orange-tip (7)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Orange Sulphur (9)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (12)
Spring Azure (7)
Pearl Crescent (14)
Question Mark (3)
Red Admiral (1)
Monarch (2)
Horace`s Duskywing (1)
Sachem (1)
Maurice River Botanical Garden, Heislerville, Cumberland Co., NJ (J E DiOrio)
May 6, 2008 Pipevine Swallowtail (3)
Cabbage White (42)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Pearl Crescent (2)
Eastern Comma (3)
American Lady (5)
Painted Lady (1)
Monarch (1) (pretty fresh)
Palisades Interstate Park, Englewood & Alpine, NJ (V Corsello)
May 6, 2008 Cabbage White (11)
Clouded Sulphur (4)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (26)
Pearl Crescent (5)
Mourning Cloak (1)
American Lady (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (4)
Plainsboro Preserve, NJ (H Kindervatter, T Kindervatter)
May 5, 2008 Ceraunus Blue (1)
Painted Lady (1)
Common Buckeye (5+) (summer form)
Tropical Buckeye (2) (dark form)
Horace's Duskywing (1)
Padre Island National Seashore, TX (M K Mauel)
May 5, 2008 Clouded Sulphur (2)
Orange Sulphur (1)
American Copper (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
American Lady (165)
Ft.Tilden, Queens Co., NY (R Kelly)
May 5, 2008 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (3)
Spring Azure (1)
American Lady (8)
Common Sootywing (1)
Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, Queens Co., NY (R Kelly)
May 5, 2008 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (25)
Pearl Crescent (5)
Mourning Cloak (1)
American Lady (2)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (4)
Plainsboro Preserve, NJ (H Kindervatter)
May 5, 2008 Monarch (1)(female, nectaring on dandelion) Skyland, Shenandoah National Park, Page Co., VA (M Meisel, S Shaefer)
May 5, 2008 Zebra Swallowtail (1) (uncommon in county)
Falcate Orangetip (1)
Duskywing species (1)
Savage Park, southeast Howard Co., MD (J Wilkinson)
May 4, 2008 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (8)
Spicebush Swallowtail (3)
Cabbage White (21)
Falcate Orangetip (3)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
Orange Sulphur (8)
Gray Hairstreak (3)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Spring Azure (36)
Meadow Fritillary (1)
Pearl Crescent (2)
Eastern Comma (1)
Red Admiral (1)
Sleepy Duskywing (5)
Juvenal's Duskywing (100+)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (3)
Raccoon Creek State Park, Beaver Co., PA (C Lehman)
May 4, 2008 Cabbage White (1)
Orange Sulphur (5)
Brown Elfin (6)
Hoary Elfin (100+)
Hessel's Hairstreak (20+)
Spring Azure (6)(two species/forms present)
Pearl Crescent (2)
American Lady (12+)
Sleepy Duskywing (7)
Juvenal's Duskywing (3)
Cobweb Skipper (2)
New Jersey pine barrens, NJ (H Zirlin)
May 4, 2008 Zebra Swallowtail (9)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (6)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
Orange Sulphur (7)
Spring Azure (3)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (55+)
American Lady (3)
Elk Neck State Park, MD (A Loudell)
May 4, 2008 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (1)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Spring Azure (3)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (6)
Pearl Crescent (6)
American Lady (4)
Juvenal's Duskywing (5)
Lums Pond State Park, DE (A Loudell)
May 4, 2008 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (4)
Spicebush Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (16)
Falcate Orangetip (2)
Clouded Sulfur (3)
Orange Sulfur (9)
Brown Elfin (6)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (20+)
Pearl Crescent (6)
Eastern Comma (2)
American Lady (1)
Common Buckeye (2)
Juvenal's Duskywing (5)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (12)
Harford Co. (southern), MD (R Cheicante)
May 3, 2008 Ornythion Swallowtail (1)(fresh) NABA IBP, Mission, TX (K Garwood, G Quintanilla, C Traylor)
May 3, 2008 Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1) (female)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Banded Hairstreak (9) (first time I've seen this hairstreak here)
Pearl Crescent (8)
American Lady (2)
Common Buckeye (3)
Goatweed Leafwing (1)
Little Wood-Satyr (1)(flying with the Georgia Satyrs)
Georgia Satyr (16)
Carolina Satyr (1)
Horace's Duskywing (1) (probable)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Clouded Skipper (5)
Twin-spot Skipper (4)
Swarthy Skipper (7)
Indian Creek Rec Area, Rapides Parish, LA (C Marks)
May 3, 2008 Black Swallowtail Boland Pond, Binghamton, NY (B Grosek)
May 3, 2008 Zebra Swallowtail (15)
Black Swallowtail (18)
Checkered White (10)
Great Southern White (15)
Barred Yellow (3)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Phaon Crescent (1)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (20)
White Peacock (5)
Viceroy (1)
Queen (1)
Horace's Duskywing (5)
Zarucco Duskywing (9)
Whirlabout (6)
Delaware Skipper (1)
Aaron's Skipper (1)
Palmetto Skipper (1) (very worn)
Monk Skipper (6)
Dusted Skipper (6)
Twin-spotted Skipper (3)
Three Lake WMA (southern areas) Osceola Co., FL (B Ahern)
May 2, 2008 Monarch (1) (female) Putnam Co., OH (G O Coburn)
May 2, 2008 Cabbage White (2)
Falcate Orangetip (6)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Spring Azure (1)(very worn female)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Mercer County Park, NJ (H Kindervatter)
May 1, 2008 Henry's Elfin (18)(1st of the year)
Spring Azure (3)
Compton Tortoiseshell (1)
Mourning Cloak (2)
North of Mount Morris, Waushara Co., WI (M Reese)
May 1, 2008 Eastern Pine Elfin (2)(1 laying eggs on pine) Ellis Run, The Nature Conservancy Edge of Appalachia Preserve, Adams Co., OH (B Hull)
May 1, 2008 Tawny Emperor (1) central AL (E Carnathan)
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