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November 2009 Butterfly Sightings

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November 29, 2009

Strophius Hairstreak (found by S Farnsworth)

Mission, TX (L & B Cooper, S Farnsworth)

November 29, 2009

Clouded Sulphur (1)
Clouded/Orange Sulphur (several)(white females)

Waverly, Pike Co., OH (R Schiemann)

November 29, 2009

Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Cassius Blue (2)
Gulf Fritillary (abundant)
Julia Heliconian (abundant)
Zebra Heliconian (abundant)
White Peacock (super abundant)
Viceroy (1)(laying eggs)
Queen (fairly common)
Soldier (fairly common) (including 1 mating pair)
Long-tailed Skipper (fairly common)
Fiery Skipper (fairly common)

Card Sound Dump, 4 wheeler Road, FL (S & K Heeter)

November 28, 2009

Variegated Skipper

National Butterfly Center, Mission, TX (L & B Cooper)

November 28, 2009

Eastern Comma (1)

Devil's Lake State Park, Sauk Co., WI (D Reese)

November 28, 2009

Gulf Fritillary (1)

Apison, Hamilton Co., TN (C Swafford)

November 28, 2009

Gray Hairstreak (1)
Martial Scrub-Hairstreak (1)
Cassius Blue (30)
Miami Blue (8)
Gulf Fritillary (12)
Monarch (1)
Mangrove Skipper (6)
Brazilian Skipper (2)

Bahia Honda State Park, FL (M & H Salvato)

November 27, 2009

Common Streaky-Skipper

Barry Nall's garden, Falcon Heights, TX (B & L Cooper)

November 24, 2009

Hammock Skipper
Marine Blue (female ovipositing on Blue Plumbago)

Hidalgo Pumphouse, Hidalgo, TX (L &B Cooper)

November 22, 2009

Giant White

Estero Llano Grande State Park, Weslaco, TX (B & L Cooper)

November 22, 2009

Red Rim

National Butterfly Center, Mission, TX (B & L Cooper)

November 21, 2009

Silver-banded Hairstreak
Guava Skipper
Emerald Aguna
Tailed Aguna
Potrillo Skipper
Falcate Skipper

Frontera Audubon, Weslaco, TX (B & L Cooper)

November 21, 2009

Orange Sulphur (1)

Jones Beach State Park, Nassau Co., NY (R Kelly, A Baksh)

November 21, 2009

Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Orange-barred Sulphur (8)
Little Yellow (9)
Gulf Fritillary (11)
Julia Heliconian (76)
Zebra Heliconian (86)
Cuban Crescent (13)
Red Admiral (1)
White Peacock (25)
Viceroy (1)
Dorantes Longtail (16)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (9)
Clouded Skipper (10)
Brazilian Skipper (1)

John Stretch Park, FL (T Palmer)

November 20, 2009

Cabbage White (1)(nectaring on dandelion)

Waverly, Pike Co., OH (R Schiemann)

November 20, 2009

Eastern Comma (2)

Backyard Garden, West Deptford, NJ (D Amadio)

November 19, 2009

Isabella's Heliconian
Blue-eyed Sailor
Texas Powdered-Skipper
Veined White-Skipper

Mission area, TX (B & L Cooper)

November 17, 2009

Clouded Sulphur (2)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Painted Lady (1)

Hammonasset S.P., Madison, CT (A Block)

November 15, 2009

Cloudless Sulphur (3)
Sleepy Orange (1)
Little Yellow (4)
Gulf Fritillary (6)
Pearl Crescent (15-20)
Phaon Crescent (1)(male)
Question Mark (1)
Common Buckeye (1)
Southern Pearly-eye (8)
Gemmed Satyr (7)
Carolina Satyr (10-15)
Clouded Skipper (1)
Common Checkered-Skipper (2)
Ocola Skipper (11)

Thistlethwaite WMA St. Landry Parish, LA (C Marks)

November 15, 2009

Monarch (1)

Holiday Beach Conservation Area, Amherstberg, ON (P Pratt)

November 15, 2009

Orange Sulphur (6+) (including a mated pair)

Waverly, Pike Co., OH (R Schiemann)

November 15, 2009

Cloudless Sulphur (2)
Orange Sulphur (3)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Gulf Fritillary (4)
Pearl Crescent (6)
Common Buckeye (1)
Monarch (1)
Clouded Skipper (4)
Fiery Skipper (3)
Common Checkered-Skipper (1)

Apison, Hamilton Co., TN (C Swafford)

November 15, 2009

Orange Sulphur (1)

Jamaica Bay W.R., Broad Channel, Queens Co., NY (A Block)

November 15, 2009

Orange Sulphur (1)

Kings Park High School, Kings Park, Suffolk Co., NY (A Block)

November 15, 2009

Orange Sulphur (2)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Question Mark (1)
Monarch (1)

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

November 15, 2009

Clouded Sulphur (2)
Orange Sulphur (12)
Clouded/Orange Sulphur (White female form) (1)

Driving around Bear--Christiana, DE (A Loudell)

November 14, 2009

Orange Sulphur
Eastern Comma

Blenheim Sewage lagoons, ON(Ontario Butterflies Google Group: B Mann)

November 11, 2009

Cabbage White (1)(female nectaring on dandelion)
Orange Sulphur (6)

Waverly, Pike Co., OH (R Schiemann)

November 10, 2009

Orange Sulphur (2)

along the Columbia River, Pasco, WA (C Rogers)

November 10, 2009

Giant Swallowtail (2)
Southern Dogface (6)
Large Orange Sulphur 5)
Lyside Sulphur (15)
Barred Yellow (1)
Tailed Orange 1)
Little Yellow 7)
Dainty Sulphur (4)
Gray Hairstreak (12)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (9)
Western Pygmy-Blue (6)
Ceraunus Blue (9)
Fatal Metalmark (6)
Red-bordered Metalmark (11)
Red-bordered Pixie (1)
American Snout (27)
Gulf Fritillary (9)
Variegated Fritillary (2)
Elada Checkerspot (2)
Tropical Buckeye (1)
White Peacock (4)
Empress Leilia (17)
Queen (abundant)
Guava Skipper (1)
Brown Longtail (6)
White-patched Skipper (3)
Mournful Duskywing (2)
Funereal Duskywing (1)
White Checkered-Skipper (7)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (6)
Laviana White-Skipper (4)
Julia's Skipper (2)
Clouded Skipper (5)
Southern Skipperling (3)
Fiery Skipper (18)
Whirlabout (8)
Southern Broken-Dash (2)
Sachem (4)
Common Mellana (3)
Eufala Skipper (7)
Olive-clouded Skipper (1)
Ocola Skipper (6)

near Chihuahua Woods, TX (B & L Cooper)

November 10, 2009

Pipevine Swallowtail
Giant Swallowtail
Great Southern White
Southern Dogface
Cloudless Sulphur
Large Orange Sulphur
Lyside Sulphur
Little Yellow
Sleepy Orange
Dainty Sulphur
Gray Hairstreak
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak
Clytie Ministreak
Western Pygmy-Blue
Ceraunus Blue
Fatal Metalmark
Rounded Metalmark
American Snout
Gulf Fritillary
Variegated Fritillary
Mexican Fritillary
Bordered Patch
Texan Crescent
Phaon Crescent
Red Admiral
Common Buckeye
Tropical Buckeye
White Peacock
Empress Leilia
Tawny Emperor
Monarch
Queen
Guava Skipper
White-striped Longtail
Long-tailed Skipper
Teleus Longtail
Brown Longtail
Sickle-winged Skipper
Mournful Duskywing
Funereal Duskywing
Common Checkered-Skipper
Tropical Checkered-Skipper
Erichson's White-Skipper
Laviana White-Skipper
Turk's-cap White-Skipper
Julia's Skipper
Clouded Skipper
Southern Skipperling
Fiery Skipper
Whirlabout
Sachem
Celia's Roadside-Skipper
Eufala Skipper
Olive-clouded Skipper
Ocola Skipper

Edinburg Scenic Wetlands, TX (B Jones)

November 9, 2009

Pipevine Swallowtail
Giant Swallowtail
Great Southern White
Southern Dogface
Little Yellow
Sleepy Orange
Silver-banded Hairstreak
Gray Hairstreak
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak
Ceraunus Blue
Fatal Metalmark
Rounded Metalmark
Red-bordered Metalmark
Blue Metalmark
American Snout
Gulf Fritillary
Phaon Crescent
Red Admiral
Common Buckeye
White Peacock
Queen
Brown Longtail
Sickle-winged Skipper
Common Checkered-Skipper
Tropical Checkered-Skipper
Laviana White-Skipper
Clouded Skipper
Fiery Skipper
Whirlabout
Southern Broken-Dash
Sachem
Eufala Skipper
Obscure Skipper
Ocola Skipper

Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge, TX (B Jones)

November 9, 2009

Cloudless Sulphur
Monarch (1)

East Point Woods/Impounds Cumberland Co., NJ (J & S DiOrio)

November 9, 2009

Orange Sulphur
Monarch

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

November 8, 2009

Pipevine Swallowtail
Giant Swallowtail
Orange Sulphur
Southern Dogface
Cloudless Sulphur
Large Orange Sulphur
Lyside Sulphur
Tailed Orange
Little Yellow
Mimosa Yellow
Sleepy Orange
Dainty Sulphur
Gray Hairstreak
Lacey's Scrub-Hairstreak
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak
Clytie Ministreak
Western Pygmy-Blue
Ceraunus Blue
Reakirt's Blue
Fatal Metalmark
Rounded Metalmark
Red-bordered Metalmark
American Snout
Gulf Fritillary
Variegated Fritillary
Theona Checkerspot
Bordered Patch
Definite Patch
Crimson Patch
Elada Checkerspot
Texan Crescent
Vesta Crescent
Phaon Crescent
Red Admiral
White Peacock
Empress Leilia
Tawny Emperor
Queen
Hammock Skipper
Brown Longtail
Sickle-winged Skipper
Mournful Duskywing
Funereal Duskywing
Common Checkered-Skipper
Tropical Checkered-Skipper
Laviana White-Skipper
Common Sootywing
Clouded Skipper
Southern Skipperling
Fiery Skipper
Southern Broken-Dash
Sachem
Eufala Skipper
Ocola Skipper

Falcon State Park, TX (B Jones)

November 8, 2009

Orange Sulphur (1)

Jones Beach (Coast Guard Station), Jones Beach, Long Island, NY (M Diederich)

November 8, 2009

Cabbage White (2)
Orange Sulphur (14)
Eastern Comma (15)

Riverwinds Scenic Trail & Community Center, West Deptford, NJ (C Herz, S Keller, & D Amadio)

November 8, 2009

Orange Sulphur (3)

Driving along School Bell Road, Bear, DE (A Loudell)

November 7, 2009

Common Mestra

Harshaw Creek, south of Patagonia, Santa Cruz Co., AZ (B & M K Eiermann)

November 7, 2009

Blomfild's Beauty (2nd AZ record)

Whetstone, Cochise Co., AZ (P Mowbray-Graeme)

November 7, 2009

American Lady (1)

Lenoir Preserve, Yonkers, NY (A Block)

November 7, 2009

Eastern Comma (5)
Red Admiral

Backyard butterfly garden, West Deptford, NJ ( D Amadio)

November 6, 2009

Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Giant Swallowtail (1)
Checkered White (1)
Great Southern White (1)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Southern Dogface (1)
Large Orange Sulphur (1)
Lyside Sulphur (1)
Little Yellow (1)
Sleepy Orange (1)
Dainty Sulphur (1)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (1)
Western Pygmy-Blue (1)
Ceraunus Blue (1)
Fatal Metalmark (1)
Rounded Metalmark (1)
Red-bordered Metalmark (1)
Red-bordered Pixie (1)
American Snout (1)
Gulf Fritillary (1)
Zebra Heliconian (1)
Theona Checkerspot (1)
Bordered Patch (1)
Elada Checkerspot (1)
Texan Crescent (1)
Phaon Crescent (1)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Painted Lady (1)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (1)
Tropical Buckeye (1)
Tropical Buckeye (1) (form nigrosuffusa)
White Peacock (1)
Mexican Bluewing (1)
Tropical Leafwing (1)
Empress Leilia (1)
Tawny Emperor (1)
Carolina Satyr (1)
Monarch (1)
Queen (1)
Long-tailed Skipper (1)
Teleus Longtail (1)
Brown Longtail (1)
Sickle-winged Skipper (1)
White-patched Skipper (1)
Horace's Duskywing (1)
Funereal Duskywing (1)
Common Checkered-Skipper (1)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (1)
Laviana White-Skipper (1)
Julia's Skipper (1)
Clouded Skipper (1)
Southern Skipperling (1)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Whirlabout (1)
Southern Broken-Dash (1)
Celia's Roadside-Skipper (1)
Eufala Skipper (1)
Ocola Skipper (1)

National Butterfly Center/Bentsen-Rio Grande State Park, TX (B Jones)

November 6, 2009

Giant Swallowtail (1)
Southern Dogface (20)
Large Orange Sulphur (superabundant)
Lyside Sulphur (superabundant)
Mexican Yellow (1) (at Nall's garden in Falcon Heights)
Little Yellow (6)
Dainty Sulphur (15)
Gray Hairstreak (16)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (4)
Ceraunus Blue (60)
Reakirt's Blue (1)
Fatal Metalmark (7)
Variegated Fritillary (20)
Theona Checkerspot (29)
Bordered Patch (18)
Banded Patch (3) (2 at Falcon SP;(1)at Nall's garden in Falcon Heights)
Tiny Checkerspot (1) (at Nall's garden in Falcon Heights)
Elada Checkerspot (5)
Phaon Crescent (superabundant)
Painted Lady (1)
White Peacock (9)
Common Mestra (1)
Tropical Leafwing (2)
Empress Leilia (16)
Monarch (2)
Queen (superabundant)
Coyote Cloudywing (1)
White-patched Skipper (2)
Funereal Duskywing (1)
White Checkered-Skipper (16)
Desert Checkered-Skipper (2)
Southern Skipperling (2)
Fiery Skipper (21)
Sachem (1)
Eufala Skipper (5)
Ocola Skipper (2)

Falcon State Park, TX (B & L Cooper, B Basham, E Lawson)

November 6, 2009


Pipevine Swallowtail (6)
Black Swallowtail (1)(seen at San Ignacio only)
Giant Swallowtail (1)
Southern Dogface 13
Large Orange Sulphur(superabundant)
Lyside Sulphur(superabundant)
Little Yellow (4)
Mimosa Yellow (2)
Sleepy Orange (2)
Dainty Sulphur 23
Great Purple Hairstreak (1)
Gray Hairstreak (15)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (10)
Western Pygmy-Blue (1)
Ceraunus Blue (42)
Reakirt's Blue (10)
Little Metalmark (10)
American Snout (10)
Gulf Fritillary (7)
Variegated Fritillary (2)
Theona Checkerspot (5)
Bordered Patch (10)
Vesta Crescent (1)
Phaon Crescent (2)
Monarch (2)
Queen(superabundant)
White-patched Skipper (3)
Funereal Duskywing (2)
White Checkered-Skipper (4)
Turk's-cap White-Skipper (3)
Julia's Skipper (2)
Fiery Skipper (10)
Sachem (1)
Eufala Skipper (4)
Ocola Skipper (7)
Purple-washed Skipper (1)

Seedeater Inn, TX (B & L Cooper, B Basham)

November 6, 2009

Little Yellow (27)
Sleepy Orange (1)
Zebra Heliconian (3)
White Peacock (3)
Viceroy (2)
Carolina Satyr (11)
Long-tailed Skipper (2)
Dorantes Longtail (18)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (4)
Three-spotted Skipper (1)(rare this far north)
Whirlabout (1)

Peace River Hammock, FL (T Palmer)

November 5, 2009

Xami Hairstreak (4)

Loma Alta, near Brownsville, TX (D Bratley, D Hanson)

November 3, 2009

Giant Swallowtail (2)
Cloudless Sulphur (3)
Lyside Sulphur (super abundant)
Boisduval's Yellow (2)
Mimosa Yellow (2)
Silver-banded Hairstreak (1)
Ceraunus Blue (2)
Fatal Metalmark (1)
Blue Metalmark (1)
Walker's Metalmark (1)
American Snout (super abundant)
Gulf Fritillary (1)
Phaon Crescent (4)
White Peacock (6)
Mexican Bluewing (10)
Tawny Emperor (2)
Carolina Satyr (1)
Queen(super abundant)
Brown Longtail (2)
Mimosa Skipper (2)
Laviana White-Skipper (4)
Common Sootywing (1)
Julia's Skipper (1)
Fawn-spotted Skipper (6)
Fiery Skipper (4)
Southern Broken-Dash (1)
Common Mellana (3)
Eufala Skipper (2)
Ocola Skipper (5)

Resaca de la Palma, TX (B & L Cooper, B Basham, K Miller)

November 3, 2009

Giant Swallowtail (3)
Great Southern White (1)
Large Orange Sulphur (1)
Lyside Sulphur (super abundant)
Little Yellow (2)
Mimosa Yellow (4)
Gray Hairstreak (3)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (3)
Western Pygmy-Blue (1)
Ceraunus Blue (3)
Red-bordered Metalmark (1)
Blue Metalmark (4)
American Snout (super abundant)
Gulf Fritillary (3)
Bordered Patch (2)
Phaon Crescent (3)
White Peacock (8)
Mexican Bluewing (4)
Common Mestra (1)
Tawny Emperor (2)
Queen (super abundant)
Dorantes Longtail (1)
Brown Longtail (2)
Mazans Scallopwing (1)
White-patched Skipper (2)
Funereal Duskywing (1)
White Checkered-Skipper (2)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (3)
Laviana White-Skipper (8)
Turk's-cap White-Skipper (1)
Julia's Skipper (1)
Fawn-spotted Skipper (4()
Fiery Skipper (7)
Southern Broken-Dash (3)
Sachem (1)
Delaware Skipper (1)(male)
Common Mellana (6)
Eufala Skipper (4)
Ocola Skipper (6)

Harlingen Arroyo Colorado, TX (B & L Cooper, B Basham)

November 3, 2009

Mourning Cloak

Muskegon Co., MI (C DeWitt)

November 3, 2009

Cabbage White (1)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Painted Lady (2)

Planting Fields Arboretum, Nassau County, NY (R Kelly)

November 1, 2009

Orange Sulphur (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (7)
Orange-barred Sulphur (5)
Little Yellow (10)
Sleepy Orange (5)
Ceraunus Blue (3)
Gulf Fritillary (16)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Question Mark (1)
American Lady (2)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (38)
Goatweed Leafwing (4)
Monarch (37)
Queen (32)
Long-tailed Skipper (2)
Funereal Duskywing (1)
Common Checkered-Skipper (8)
Clouded Skipper (3)
Fiery Skipper (74)
Whirlabout (2)
Dun Skipper (1)
Eufala Skipper (2)
Ocola Skipper (135)

9627 Crestwater Cr, Magnolia, TX (D Dubois)

November 1, 2009

Cabbage White (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (5)
Orange Sulphur (2)
Sleepy Orange (1)
White M Hairstreak (1)
Variegated Fritillary(2)
Gulf Fritillary (6)
Silvery Checkerspot (1)
Pearl Crescent (10)
Common Buckeye (7)
Monarch (1)
Clouded Skipper (1)
Fiery Skipper (14)
Sachem (7)
Ocola Skipper (2)

Apison, Hamilton Co., TN (C Swafford)

November 1, 2009

Orange Sulphur (1)

Hanover Hilltop Farm,Yorktown Heights, Westchester Co., NY (M Diederich)

November 1, 2009

Monarch (9) (going south)

Waggoner's Gap, Perry Co., PA (D Grove)

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