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October 2003 Butterfly Sightings

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October 31, 2003 Clouded Sulphur (2)
Monarch (4)
Greenwich Audubon Center, Greenwich, CT (A Block)
October 30, 2003 Pipevine Swallowtail (6)
Polydamas Swallowtail (1)
Black Swallowtail (4)
Giant Swallowtail (30+)
Ruby-spotted Swallowtail (2)
Great Southern White (2)
Southern Dogface (5)
Cloudless Sulphur (35+)
Large Orange Sulphur (25+)
Lyside Sulphur (8)
Tailed Orange (9)
Little Yellow (15)
Great Purple Hairstreak (1)
Silver-banded Hairstreak (3)
Gray Hairstreak (3)
Yojoa Scrub-Hairstreak (1)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (2)
Dusky-blue Groundstreak (4)
Clytie Ministreak (4)
Ceraunus Blue (1)
Fatal Metalmark (2)
Rounded Metalmark (9)
Red-bordered Metalmark (24)
American Snout (100s)
Gulf Fritillary (7)
Julia Heliconian (17)
Zebra Heliconian (12)
Mexican Fritillary (1)
Bordered Patch (22)
Elada Checkerspot (15)
Texan Crescent (12)
Pale-banded Crescent (1)
Vesta Crescent (2)
Phaon Crescent (3)
Question Mark (3)
Painted Lady (6)
Red Admiral (5)
Common Buckeye (1)
Tropical Buckeye (1)
White Peacock (12)
Malachite (3)
Mexican Bluewing (9)
Blue-eyed Sailor (1) (female laying eggs)
Common Mestra (30+)
Red Rim (2)
Tropical Leafwing (9)
Pale-spotted Leafwing (1)
Empress Lilia (6)
Tawny Emperor (45+)
Silver Emperor (1)
Gemmed Satyr (1)
Carolina Satyr (5)
Queen (45)
Soldier (2)
White-striped Longtail (2)
Long-tailed Skipper (2)
Dorantes Longtail (2)
Brown Longtail (5)
Potrillo Skipper (10)
Mimosa Skipper (4)
Glazed Pellicia (3)
Mazans Scallopwing (12)
Texas Powdered-Skipper (2)
Sickle-winged Skipper (75+)
White-patched Skipper (8)
White Checkered-Skipper (9)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (3)
Desert Checkered-Skipper (1)
Erichson's White-Skipper (1)
Laviana White-Skipper (28)
Turk's-cap White-Skipper (2)
Julia's Skipper (5)
Fawn-spotted Skipper (1)
Clouded Skipper (15)
Southern Skipperling (2)
Fiery Skipper (9)
Whirlabout (2)
Southern Broken-Dash (3)
Ocola Skipper (20)
Purple-washed Skipper (1)
Lower Rio Grande Valley, TX (B Basham, C & B Swaffod, D Hanson, S Dupre, R Wauer)
October 30, 2003 Cabbage White (2)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Nymphalid sp. (2)
Eastern Comma (1)
Monarch (2)
Greenwich Audubon Center, Greenwich, CT (A Block)
October 30, 2003 Monarch (1) Tappan Zee Bridge, Tarrytown NY (M Diederich)
October 30, 2003 Cabbage White (11)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Orange Sulphur (3)
American Copper (1)
Question Mark (1)
(Winter Form)
Common Buckeye (1)
Monarch (1)
Sandy Hook Unit, Gateway Natl. Rec. Area, Monmouth Co., NJ (V Corsello)
October 29, 2003 Pipevine Swallowtail (4)
Giant Swallowtail (7)
Great Southern White (2)
Southern Dogface (2)
Cloudless Sulphur (15)
Large Orange Sulphur (12)
Lyside Sulphur (5)
Boisduval's Yellow (7)
Tailed Orange (3)
Little Yellow (3)
Gray Hairstreak (2)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (3)
Dusky-blue Groundstreak (2)
Clytie Ministreak (1)
Western Pygmy-Blue (5)
Ceraunus Blue (3)
Rounded Metalmark (3)
Red-bordered Metalmark (8)
Blue Metalmark (10)
Red-bordered Pixie (3)
American Snout (2)
Gulf Fritillary (3)
Julia Heliconian (1)
Zebra Heliconian (6)
Mexican Fritillary (2)
Bordered Patch (9)
Definite Patch (35+)
Pearl Crescent (9)
Painted Lady (4)
Red Admiral (2)
White Peacock (1)
Common Mestra (14)
Tropical Leafwing (1)
Hackberry Emperor (1)
Tawny Emperor (9)
Carolina Satyr (7)
Queen (30+)
Soldier (2)
Long-tailed Skipper (2)
Brown Longtail (5)
Coyote Cloudywing? (1)
Potrillo Skipper (6)
Mazans Scallopwing (14)
Sickle-winged Skipper (18)
Brown-banded Skipper (3)
White-patched Skipper (2)
White Checkered-Skipper (4)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (7)
Laviana White-Skipper (10)
Fawn-spotted Skipper (4)
Clouded Skipper (32)
Fiery Skipper (2)
Whirlabout (4)
Southern Broken-Dash (6)
Sachem (3)
Eufala Skipper (2)
Obscure Skipper (2)
Ocola Skipper (15)
Lower Rio Grande Valley, TX (B Basham, C & B Swaffod, D Hanson, R Wauer)
October 29, 2003 Monarch (1) Greenwich Audubon Center, Greenwich, CT (A Block)
October 29, 2003 Orange Sulphur (5)
American Lady (3)
Anglewing sp. (1)
Maurice River Botanical Gardens, Heislerville, Cumberland Co., NJ (J DiOrio)
October 28, 2003 White sp. (4)
Western Pygmy-Blue (100+)
Common Buckeye (5)
Las Vegas Wetlands Preserve, Clark Co., NV (S Potter)
October 28, 2003 Pipevine Swallowtail (5)
Polydamas Swallowtail (1)
Black Swallowtail (4)
Giant Swallowtail (12)
Ruby-spotted Swallowtail (1)
Checkered White (1)
Great Southern White (5)
Giant White (1)
Southern Dogface (7)
Cloudless Sulphur (25+)
Large Orange Sulphur (9)
Lyside Sulphur (9)
Boisduval's Yellow (2)
Tailed Orange (15)
Little Yellow (12)
Mimosa Yellow (1)
Gray Hairstreak (9)
Yojoa Scrub-Hairstreak (1)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (6)
Lantana Scrub-Hairstreak (4)
Dusky-blue Groundstreak (7)
Clytie Ministreak (2)
Ceraunus Blue (8)
Fatal Metalmark (1)
Rounded Metalmark (6)
Red-bordered Metalmark (7)
Red-bordered Pixie (6)
American Snout (100s)
Gulf Fritillary (9)
Zebra Heliconian (4)
Bordered Patch (80+)
Elada Checkerspot (7)
Texan Crescent (20)
Vesta Crescent (3)
Phaon Crescent (12)
Pearl Crescent (12)
Painted Lady (15)
Red Admiral (4)
White Peacock (32)
Common Mestra (19)
Tropical Leafwing (1)
Tawny Emperor (12)
Carolina Satyr (4)
Monarch (7)
Queen (50+)
Soldier (6)
White-striped Longtail (3)
Zilpa Longtail (1)
Long-tailed Skipper (1)
Dorantes Longtail (3)
Teleus Longtail (1)
Brown Longtail (15+)
Longtail sp. (1)
Two-barred Flasher (8)
Potrillo Skipper (2)
Glazed Pellicia (2)
Mazans Scallopwing (1)
Sickle-winged Skipper (30+)
Brown-banded Skipper (2)
White-patched Skipper (2)
Funereal Duskywing (4)
White Checkered-Skipper (10)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (7)
Erichson's White-Skipper (1)
Turk's-cap White-Skipper (10
Common Sootywing (1)
Julia's Skipper (12)
Fawn-spotted Skipper (6)
Clouded Skipper (25)
Southern Skipperling (2)
Fiery Skipper (12)
Whirlabout (7)
Southern Broken-Dash (6)
Sachem (9)
Celia's Roadside-Skipper (1)
Eufala Skipper (25+)
Olive-clouded Skipper (2)
Brazilian Skipper (2)
Ocola Skipper (20+)
Purple-washed Skipper (2)
Violet-banded Skipper (1)
Lower Rio Grande Valley, TX (B Basham, C & B Swaffod, D Hanson, R Wauer)
October 28, 2003 Clouded Sulphur (4)
Compton Tortoiseshell (1)
Nymphalid sp. (1)
Greenwich Audubon Center, Greenwich, CT (A Block)
October 26, 2003 Orange Sulfur (2)
West Coast Lady (12)
Sachem Skipper (1)
Tri-Cities, WA (C Rogers)
October 26, 2003 Cabbage White (3)
Orange Sulphur (2)
New Jersey Transit Bus Facility, Howell, NJ (V Corsello)
October 25, 2003 Clouded Sulfur (2)
Orange Sulfur (3)
West Coast Lady (16)
Sachem (2)
Pasco, WA (C Rogers)
October 25, 2003 Checkered White (3)
Cabbage White (5+)
Orange Sulphur (8+)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Question Mark (3) (migrating down beach dunes)
Red Admiral (1) (migrating down beach dunes)
American Lady (3)
Common Buckeye (8+)
Monarch (5+) (some feeding at Seaside Goldenrod)
Breezy Point, Rockaway Peninsula, Queens Co., New York, NY (T Fiore)
October 24-25, 2003 Cabbage White (31)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Orange Sulphur (35)
American Snout (1)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Question Mark (6)
Eastern Comma (1)
Mourning Cloak (1)
American Lady (5)
Painted Lady (2)
Red Admiral (3)
Common Buckeye (19)
Monarch (45)
Cape May State Park & Higbee Beach, Cape May Co., NJ, (L & K Keating)
October 24, 2003  Orange Sulphur (1)
Acmon Blue (8)
Mylitta Crescent (10)
Painted Lady (2)
West Coast Lady (1)
Common Buckeye (40)
California Sister (10)
Woodland Skipper (4)
Umber Skipper (8)
 Monte Bello OSP, Santa Clara Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
October 24, 2003  Orange Sulphur (1)
Mylitta Crescent (2)
Common Buckeye (5)
California Sister (7)
Common Ringlet (3)
Common Checkered-Skipper (1)
Woodland Skipper (10)
Pescadero Creek Co. Park, San Mateo Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards) 
October 24, 2003 Cabbage White (5)
Orange Sulphur (5)
Pearl Crescent (1)
American Lady (5)
Red Admiral (1)
Monarch (2)
Maurice River Botanical Garden, Heislerville, Cumberland Co., NJ (J DiOrio )
October 24, 2003 Cabbage White (1) New Jersey Transit Bus Facility, Howell, NJ (V Corsello)
October 24, 2003 Cabbage White (1) Route 18,East Freehold, NJ (V Corsello)
October 23, 2003 PALE SICKLEWING (1)
(first U.S. Record of this Mexican species)
near Mercedes, Hidalgo Co., TX (D Hanson)
October 23, 2003 Pipevine Swallowtail (6)
Giant Swallowtail (6)
Orange Sulphur (6)
Southern Dogface (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (3)
Large Orange Sulphur (6)
Lyside Sulphur (1)
Little Yellow (12)
Dainty Sulphur (2)
Great Purple Hairstreak (3)
Gray Hairstreak (2)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (1)
Dusky-blue Ground streak(1)
Ceraunus Blue (2)
Rounded Metalmark (2)
American Snout (3)
Gulf Fritillary (16)
Variegated Fritillary (2)
Bordered Patch (3)
Texan Crescent (2)
Phaon Crescent (1)
Pearl Crescent (4)
Question Mark (1)
Painted Lady (18)
Red Admiral (2)
Common Buckeye (21)
Common Mestra (5)
Goatweed Leafwing (2)
Hackberry Emperor (7)
Tawny Emperor (17)
Monarch (10)
Queen (14)
Coyote Cloudywing (3)
Sickle-winged Skipper (2)
Common Checkered-Skipper (8)
Desert Checkered-Skipper (1)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (18)
Laviana White-Skipper (1)
Julia's Skipper (2)
Clouded Skipper (11)
Southern Skipperling (4)
Fiery Skipper (30)
Whirlabout (3)
Sachem (6)
Eufala Skipper (7)
Ocola Skipper (48)
Dewitt Co., TX (D Muschalek)
October 22, 2003 Clouded Sulphur (2)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Little Yellow (5)
Dainty Sulphur (30)
Great Purple Hairstreak (1)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Gulf Fritillary (1)
Variegated Fritillary (6)
American Lady (1)
Red Admiral (2)
Common Buckeye (1)
Goatweed Leafwing (3)
Hackberry Emperor (1)
Northern Pearly-eye (1)
Gemmed Satyr (2)
Carolina Satyr (1)
Little Wood-Satyr (1)
Common Checkered-Skipper (1)
Fiery Skipper (2)
Tawny-edged Skipper (3)
Sachem (9)
Zabulon Skipper (1)
Eufala Skipper (2)
Pontotoc Ridge Nature Preserve, OK (J Herndon)
October 21, 2003 Blue-eyed Sailor Santa Ana NWR in Alamo, TX (D Hanson)
October 21, 2003 Cabbage White (3)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Painted Lady (1)
Monarch (2)
Univ. of Pittsburgh campus, Pittsburg, PA (A Gregory)
October 21, 2003 Clouded Sulphur (1)
Orange Sulphur (7)
Pearl Crescent (3)
American Lady (5)
Painted Lady (1) (fresh)
Red Admiral (2)
Red -spotted Admiral (1)
Monarch (21)
Maurice River Botanical Gardens, Heislerville, Cumberland Co., NJ (J E & J J DiOrio)
October19-20, 2003 Pipevine Swallowtail (6)
Black Swallowtail (1)
Giant Swallowtail (26)
Ruby-spotted Swallowtail (1)
Great Southern White (6)
Giant White (4)
Southern Dogface (40)
Cloudless Sulphur (200)
Large Orange Sulphur (36)
Lyside Sulphur (25)
Tailed Orange (40)
Little Yellow (30)
Mimosa Yellow (4)
Great Purple Hairstreak (1)
Silver-banded Hairstreak (8)
Gray Hairstreak (22)
Yojoa Scrub-Hairstreak (2)
White Scrub-Hairstreak (1)
Lacey's Scrub-Hairstreak (5)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (30)
Lantana Scrub-Hairstreak (1)
Dusky-blue Ground streak(6)
Clytie Ministreak (2)
Ceraunus Blue (6)
Rounded Metalmark (36)
Red-bordered Metalmark (16)
American Snout (4,500)
Gulf Fritillary (30)
Julia Heliconian (12)
Zebra Heliconian (10)
Mexican Fritillary (1)
Bordered Patch (36)
Elada Checkerspot (55)
Texan Crescent (22)
Vesta Crescent (16)
Phaon Crescent (15)
Pearl Crescent (45)
Painted Lady (12)
Red Admiral (2)
Common Buckeye (4)
White Peacock (60)
Malachite (10)
Mexican Bluewing (24)
Blue-eyed Sailor (2)
Common Mestra (400)
Red Rim (4)
Guatemalan Cracker (1)
Tropical Leafwing (20)
Hackberry Emperor (25)
Empress Leilia (20)
Tawny Emperor (150)
Gemmed Satyr (2)
Carolina Satyr (12)
Monarch (3)
Queen (90)
Soldier (6)
Mercurial Skipper (1)
White-striped Longtail (2)
Zilpa Longtail (1)
Long-tailed Skipper (4)
Dorantes Longtail (4)
Brown Longtail (16)
Two-barred Flasher (2)
Coyote Cloudywing (1)
Potrillo Skipper (14)
Mimosa Skipper (20)
Glazed Pellicia (4)
Mazan's Scallopwing (24)
Texas Powdered-Skipper (4)
Sickle-winged Skipper (200)
Brown-banded Skipper (4)
White-patched Skipper (12)
White-Checkered-Skipper (4)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (20)
Desert Checkered-Skipper (2)
Erichson's White-Skipper (1)
Laviana White-Skipper (60)
Turk's-cap White-Skipper (2)
Julia's Skipper (12)
Fawn-spotted Skipper (2)
Clouded Skipper (300)
Southern Skipperling (1)
Fiery Skipper (30)
Whirlabout (18)
Southern Broken-Dash (15)
Sachem (3)
Nysa Roadside-Skipper (1)
Eufala Skipper (22)
Ocola Skipper (30)
Purple-washed Skipper (2)
Violet-banded Skipper (1)
Santa Ana, TX (Derek Muschalek & Texas Butterfly Festival)
October 20, 2003 Swallowtail sp. (3)
Checkered White (1)
Cabbage White (1)
Clouded Sulphur (11)
Orange Sulphur (30) (4 white form)
Sulphur sp. (50+)
Southern Dogface (8)
Cloudless Sulphur (10)
Little (6)
Sleepy Orange (14)
Gray Hairstreak (3)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (3)
Pearl Crescent (26)
Question Mark (1)
Eastern Comma (3)
Painted Lady (6)
Common Buckeye (11)
Viceroy (5)
Hackberry Emperor (1)
Monarch (2)
Silver-spotted Skipper (3)
Hoary Edge (1)
Common Checkered-Skipper (5)
Fiery Skipper (68)
Sachem (10)
Broad-winged Skipper (4)
Reelfoot Lake State Park & NWR TN and Fulton Co., KY (R Venable)
October 20, 2003 Cabbage White (2)
Clouded Sulphur (3)
Orange Sulphur (2)
Question Mark (1)
Red Admiral (1)
Monarch (27)
Sandy Hook, Gateway National Recreation Area, Monmouth Co., NJ (K Keating)
October 20, 2003 Black Swallowtail (1) (fresh male)
Orange Sulphur (3)
Cloudless Sulphur (35)
Little Yellow (20)
Sleepy Orange (150)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (2)
Variegated Fritillary (15)
Pearl Crescent (60)
Question Mark (1)
American Lady (35)
Painted Lady (4)
Common Buckeye (40)
Red-spotted Purple (1)
Southern Pearly-eye (1)
Monarch (1) very fresh
Long-tailed Skipper (3)
Common Checkered-Skipper (1)
Clouded Skipper (60)
Southern Skipperling (1)
Fiery Skipper (25)
Meske's Skipper (25) (state record count)
Crossline Skipper (1)
Whirlabout (3)
Eufala Skipper (1)
Ocola Skipper (150)
Sandhills Game Land, Scotland Co., NC (H LeGrand)
October 19, 2003 White Peacock (1) five miles north of General Teran, N.L. Mexico (B Schwarz)
October 19, 2003 Cabbage White (2)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Painted Lady (1)
Monarch (1)
Phipps Conservatory outdoor garden, Pittsburgh, PA (A Gregory)
October 18, 2003 Monarch (25+) (all chrysalises) Tulsa, OK (J Mckee)
October 18, 2003 Cloded Sulphur (5) Waushara Co., WI (M Reese)
October 18, 2003 Cabbage White
Clouded Sulphur
Orange Sulphur
Monarch
Cayuga Co., NY (B Grosek)
October 18, 2003 Red-spotted Admiral (1) Intersection Of Adelphia Road And US 9, Howell, NJ (V Corsello)
October 18, 2003 Cabbage White (5) New Jersey Transit Bus Facility, Howell, NJ (V Corsello)
October 17, 2003 Orange Sulphur (2)
Compton Tortoiseshell (1)
Nymphalid sp. (1)
Monarch (20)
Greenwich Audubon Center, Greenwich, CT (A Block)
October 16, 2003 Mustard White (2)
Cabbage White (5)
Spring Azure (1)
Acmon Blue (1)
Field Crescent (28)
Mylitta Crescent (10)
Satyr Comma (2)
Oreas Comma (2)
American Lady (1)
West Coast Lady (8)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (5)
Lorquin's Admiral (7)
California Sister (2)
Common Ringlet (4)
Sachem (1)
Woodland Skipper (10)
Umber Skipper (11)
Burleigh H Murray State Park, San Mateo Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
October 16, 2003 Banded Peacock (1) Texas Butterfly Festival, Mission, TX (G Quintanilla)
October 16, 2003 Cabbage White (19)
Clouded Sulphur (18)
Orange Sulphur (6)
Sulphur sp. (4) (white-form females)
American Lady (7)
Painted Lady (2)
Red-spotted Admiral (1) (purple form) (very worn)
Monarch (39)
Planting Fields State Park, Nassau Co., NY (B Benner)
October 16, 2003 SMALL TORTOISESHELL (1) (lingering in same area)
Monarch (50+) (mostly seen nectaring)
Central Park, New York, NY (T Fiore)
October 16, 2003 Black Swallowtail (2)
(1 very fresh male)
Cabbage White (11)
Clouded Sulphur (5)
Orange Sulphur (16)
Pearl Crescent (2)
Monarch (8)
Big Brook County Park, Marlboro, NJ (V Corsello)
October 16, 2003 Cabbage White (13)
Clouded Sulphur (3)
Orange Sulphur (15)
Question Mark (1)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (1)
Monarch (3)
Thompson Park, Lincroft, NJ (V Corsello)
October 16, 2003 Cabbage White (11)
Orange Sulphur (5)
American Copper (4)
Question Mark (1)
American Lady (5)
Painted Lady (2)
Red Admiral (2)
Common Buckeye (6)
Monarch (400+)
Sandy Hook, Gateway Natl. Rec. Area, Monmouth Co., NJ (V Corsello)
October 16, 2003 Cabbage White (17)
Clouded Sulphur (5)
Orange Sulphur (11)
Question Mark (1)
(Fresh - Summer/Dark Form)
American Lady (3)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (3)
Monarch (70)
Sandy Hook, Gateway National Recreation Area, Monmouth County, NJ (L&K Keating)
October 16, 2003 Cabbage White (9)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Orange Sulphur (25)
American Snout (1)
Variegated Fritillary (2)
Pearl Crescent (33)
Question Mark (1)
American Lady (5)
Common Buckeye (12)
Painted Lady (2)
Hackberry Sp. (1)
Monarch (59)
Common Checkered-Skipper (1) (female)
Sachem (12)
Maurice River Botanical Gardens, Heislerville, Cumberland Co., NJ (J DiOrio)
October 15, 2003 Variegated Fritillary (1) (on Golden Dewdrop) Butterfly Garden, Castellow Hammock Park, Miami FL (R Hammer)
October 11-14, 2003 Monarch (20) Seal Island, 20 miles off Cape Sable Island, Nova Scotia (A Mills)
October 13-14, 2003 SMALL TORTOISESHELL (1) (in good condition) Central Park, New York, NY (S Cohen, D Poole, S Rosenberg, N Wagerik)
October 14, 2003 Pipevine Swallowtail (19)
Black Swallowtail (1)
Giant Swallowtail (15)
Great Southern White (7)
Southern Dogface (38)
Cloudless Sulphur (110)
Large Orange Sulphur (42)
Lyside Sulphur (22)
Tailed Orange (12)
Little Yellow (22)
Mimosa Yellow (7)
Sleepy Orange (8)
Silver-banded Hairstreak (4)
Gray Hairstreak (8)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (6)
Western Pygmy-Blue (3)
Ceraunus Blue (10)
Reakirt's Blue (1)
Fatal Metalmark (9)
Rounded Metalmark (3)
Red-bordered Metalmark (3)
Red-bordered Pixie (1) (recent spider-kill)
American Snout (1000s)
Gulf Fritillary (29)
Julia Heliconian (6)
Zebra Heliconian (12)
Mexican Fritillary (10)
Bordered Patch (32)
Elada Checkerspot (1)
Phaon Crescent (4)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Question Mark (1)
Painted Lady (3)
Common Buckeye (3)
White Peacock (19)
Malachite (1)
Common Mestra (24)
Tropical Leafwing (2)
Hackberry Emperor (4)
Empress Leilia (4)
Tawny Emperor (3)
Monarch (3)
Queen (95)
Soldier (22)
Brown Longtail (3)
Mazans Scallopwing (2)
Sickle-winged Skipper (18)
White-patched Skipper (5)
White Checkered-Skipper (8)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (8)
Erichson's White-Skipper (1)
Laviana White-Skipper (22)
Common Sootywing (1)
Julia's Skipper (8)
Clouded Skipper (22)
Southern Skipperling (2)
Fiery Skipper (14)
Whirlabout (14)
Southern Broken-Dash (7)
Sachem (4)
Nysa Roadside-Skipper (1)
Celia's Roadside-Skipper (2)
Eufala Skipper (19)
Ocola Skipper (12)
Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park and NABA International Garden, and elsewhere, Hidalgo Co., TX (D Muschalek, D Hanson, R Wauer)
October 14, 2003 Monarch (1) Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA (A Gregory)
October 14, 2003 Monarch (345)(not in flight, mostly nectaring) Sandy Hook, Gateway National Recreation Area, Monmouth Co., NJ, (K Keating)
October 14, 2003 Black Swallowtail (1) fresh
Cabbage White (9)
Orange Sulphur (7)
Pearl Crescent (1)
American Lady (5)
Red Admiral (1) (fresh)
Common Buckeye (7)
Red-spotted Admiral (1)
Monarch (7)
Sachem (1) (very worn)
Ocala Skipper (1) (fresh)
Maurice River Botanical Gardens, Heislerville, Cumberland Co. NJ (J DiOrio)
October 13, 2003 Pipevine Swallowtail (4)
Black Swallowtail (1)
Giant Swallowtail (24)
Checkered White (1)
Great Southern White (3)
Giant White (3)
Southern Dogface (48)
Cloudless Sulphur (85)
Orange-barred Sulphur (2)
Large Orange Sulphur (42)
Lyside Sulphur (20)
Boisduval's Yellow (1)
Tailed Orange (2)
Little Yellow (20)
Mimosa Yellow (4)
Dainty Sulphur (1)
Great Purple Hairstreak (1)
Silver-banded Hairstreak (9)
Gray Hairstreak (12)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (1)
Dusky-blue Groundstreak (2)
Western Pygmy-Blue (4)
Ceraunus Blue (9)
Reakirt's Blue (1)
Fatal Metalmark (1)
Rounded Metalmark (18)
Red-bordered Metalmark (6)
American Snout (1200+)
Gulf Fritillary (4)
Julia Heliconian (10)
Zebra Heliconian (16)
Mexican Fritillary (5)
Bordered Patch (18)
Elada Checkerspot (1)
Texan Crescent (10)
Vesta Crescent (2)
Phaon Crescent (16)
Pearl Crescent (32)
Question Mark (1)
Painted Lady (1)
Common Buckeye (1)
White Peacock (35)
Malachite (1)
Mexican Bluewing (6)
Common Mestra (32)
Red Rim (1)
Tropical Leafwing (1)
Hackberry Emperor (6)
Empress Leilia (6)
Tawny Emperor (60)
Gemmed Satyr (1)
Carolina Satyr (2)
Queen (20)
Soldier (7)
White-striped Longtail (2)
Long-tailed Skipper (1)
Dorantes Longtail (4)
Teleus Longtail (2)
Brown Longtail (8)
Two-barred Flasher (2)
Potrillo Skipper (8)
Mimosa Skipper (26)
Glazed Pellicia (1)
Mazans Scallowwing (3)
Texas Powdered-Skipper (1)
Sickle-winged Skipper (85)
Brown-banded Skipper (3)
White-patched Skipper (72)
White Checkered-Skipper (2)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (18)
Laviana White-Skipper (78)
Turk's-cap White-Skipper (2)
Julia's Skipper (7)
Fawn-spotted Skipper (1)
Clouded Skipper (36)
Southern Skipperling (4)
Fiery Skipper (18)
Whirlabout (4)
Southern Broken-Dash (3)
Sachem (2)
Common Mellana (1)
Celia's Roadside-Skipper (10)
Eufala Skipper (9)
Olive-clouded Skipper (2)
Ocola Skipper (5)
Hecebolus Skipper (2)
Purple-washed Skipper (1)
Santa Ana Natl. Wildlife Refuge, Hidalgo Co., TX (D Muschalek. D Hanson, J Rathjen, R Wauer)
October 13, 2003 Two-barred Flasher (1) Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX (G Quintanilla)
October 13, 2003 Black Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (7)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Monarch (1)
Piermont Pier, NY (M Diederich)
October 13, 2003 Cabbage White (87)
Clouded Sulphur (6)
Orange Sulphur (29)
American Copper (2) (fresh)
American Snout (9)
Question Mark (5)
American Lady (5) (3 fresh)
Painted Lady (1) (fresh)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (3) (2 fresh)
Monarch (67)
Sandy Hook, Gateway National Recreation Area, Monmouth County, NJ, (L&K Keating)
October 13, 2003 Cabbage White (22)
Clouded Sulphur (5)
Orange Sulphur (15)
American Copper (8)
Gray Hairstreak (2)
American Snout (2)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Question Mark (4)
Mourning Cloak (2)
American Lady (3)
Painted Lady (2)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (2)
Monarch (75+)
Sachem (1)
Skipper sp. (1)
Sandy Hook, Gateway Natl. Rec. Area, Monmouth Co., NJ (V Corsello, B Capalbo Corsello)
October 12, 2003 Giant Swallowtail (5)
Cloudless Sulphur (6)
Orange-barred Sulphur (2)
Barred Yellow (1)
Little Yellow (5)
Cassius Blue (2)
Gulf Fritillary (10)
Zebra Heliconian (2)
Painted Lady (1)
White Peacock (20)
Monarch (1)
Long-tailed Skipper (22)
Dorantes Longtail (2)
Horace's Duskywing (1)
Honeymoon Island State Recreation Area, FL (Florida Birding & Nature Festival, field trip leaders: M Minno, D Stillwaugh A Edwards)
October 10-12, 2003 Monarch (3,000+) (migrating over 3 days) Southampton, Suffolk Co., NY (E & G Cartier)
October 12, 2003 Giant Swallowtail (2)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (2)
Barred Yellow (1)
Cassius Blue (1)
Gulf Fritillary (1)
Zebra Heliconian (2)
White Peacock (21)
Long-tailed Skipper (14)
Dorantes Longtail (2)
Horace's Duskywing (1)
Whirlabout (1)
Monk Skipper (1)
Obscure Skipper (1)
Hammock Park, FL (Florida Birding & Nature Festival, field trip leaders: M Minno, D Stillwaugh, A Edwards)
October 11, 2003 Giant Swallowtail (5)
Cloudless Sulphur
Large Orange Sulphur (1)
Lyside Sulphur
Little Yellow (2)
Ceraunus Blue (1)
Rounded Metalmark (1)
Red-bordered Metalmark (5)
Blue Metalmark (3)
American Snout (1)
Zebra Heliconian (1)
Theona Checkerspot (1)
Bordered Patch (5)
Phaon Crescent (1)
Question Mark (2)
Painted Lady (5)
Common Buckeye (2)
White Peacock
Tawny Emperor (1)
Carolina Satyr (6)
Queen (7)
Dorantes Longtail (1)
Brown Longtail (1)
Mimosa Skipper (1)
Mazans Scallopwing (2) (male and female)
Sickle-Winged Skipper (4)
White Checkered-Skipper (1)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (1)
Desert Chckered-Skipper (1)
Laviana White-Skipper (1)
Fawn-spotted Skipper (1)
Clouded Skipper (15)
Fiery Skipper
Whirlabout
Southern Broken-Dash (1)
Sachem
Common Mellana (1)
Eufala Skipper (8)
Obscure Skipper (1)
Ocola Skipper (1)
Cameron Co., TX (D Hansen, G Quintanilla, E Thompson)
October 11, 2003 Cabbage White
Clouded Sulphur
Orange Sulphur
Bronze Copper
Eastern Tailed-Blue
Pearl Crescent
Question Mark
Gray Comma
Mourning Cloak
Monarch
Schuyler Co., NY (B Grosek)
October 11, 2003 Cabbage White (27)
Clouded Sulphur (59)
Orange Sulphur (26)
American Copper (6)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Spring Azure (1) (summer form)
Great Spangled Fritillary (1)
Meadow Fritillary (13)
Pearl Crescent (24)
Question Mark (2)
Eastern Comma (13)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Painted Lady (3)
Red Admiral (1)
Red-spotted Admiral (1)
Monarch (14)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (2)
Common Checkered-Skipper (1)
Round Hill Park, Allegheny Co., PA (C Lehman, L Mundell)
October 11, 2003 Spicebush Swallowtail (1)(fresh & pretty late)
Cabbage White (27)
Clouded Sulphur (5)
Orange Sulphur (18)
Sulphur sp. (many) (white form)
CLOUDLESS SULPHUR (1) (male)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (3)
Monarch (35)
(all but one fresh)
Sandy Hook, Gateway National Recreation Area, Monmouth Co., NJ, (L & K Keating)
October 11, 2003 Eastern Tiger Swallowatil (1)
Monarch (2)
Belleville, Essex Co., NJ (V Corsello)
October 11, 2003 Polydamas Swallowtail (1)
Giant Swallowtail (3)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (20)
Orange-barred Sulphur (7)
Barred Yellow (2)
Ceraunus Blue (2)
Gulf Fritillary (7)
Zebra Heliconian (6)
Common Buckeye (1)
White Peacock (11)
Viceroy (4)
Long-tailed Skipper (22)
Dorantes Longtail (2)
Three-spotted Skipper (2)
Clouded Skipper (1)
Fiery Skipper (3)
Ocola Skipper (2)
Boyd Hill County Park, FL (Florida Birding & Nature Festival, field trip leaders: M Minno, D Chayet, D Stillwaugh)
October 11, 2003 Cloudless Sulphur (13)
Barred Yellow (6)
Dainty Sulphur (1)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Pygmy-Blue (3)
Ceraunus Blue (56)
Gulf Fritillary (6)
Zebra Heliconian (1)
Phaon Crescent (108)
Mangrove Buckeye (4)
Queen (1)
Long-tailed Skipper (4)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (1)
Southern Skipperling (4)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Obscure Skipper (1)
Ocola Skipper (3)
Fort DeSoto County Park, FL (Florida Birding & Nature Festival, field trip leaders: M Minno, D Chayet, D Stillwaugh, T Adams)
October 10, 2003 Cabbage White (3)
Mylitta Crescent (6)
Common Buckeye (12)
California Sister (6)
Common Ringlet (4)
Mournful Duskywing (1)
Common Checkered-Skipper (10)
Fiery Skipper (15)
Sachem (5)
Woodland Skipper (10)
Umber Skipper (11)
Stevens Creek Park, Older Fremont OSP, Santa Clara Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
October 10, 2003 Orange Sulphur (2)
Cloudless Sulphur (2)
Little Yellow (2)
Dainty Sulphur (25)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Gulf Fritillary (2)
Variegated Fritillary (2)
Gemmed Satyr (6)
Common Wood-Nymph (12)
Southern Broken-Dash (2)
Eufala Skipper (1)
Pontotoc Ridge Nature Preserve, OK (J Herndon)
October 10, 2003 Monarch (1) Mission, TX (G Quintanilla)
October 10, 2003 Milbert's Tortoiseshell (1) Accord, NY (B Arum)
October 10, 2003 Cabbage White
Clouded Sulphur
Orange Sulphur
Anglewing sp.
Monarch
Binghamton, NY (B Grosek)
October 9, 2003 Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Milbert's Tortoiseshell (1)
Monarch (11)
Accord, NY (B Arum)
October 9, 2003 Cabbage White (10)
Clouded Sulphur (3)
Orange Sulphur (3)
Sulphur sp. (1) (white-form female)
Pearl Crescent (3)
Monarch (1)
Hoffman Center, Nassau Co., NY (B Benner)
October 9, 2003 Cabbage White (3)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Orange Sulphur (38)
Sulphur sp. (3) (white-form females)
American Copper (6)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (14)
Pearl Crescent (5)
American Lady (2)
Common Buckeye (2)
Monarch (6)
Sachem (2) (males)
Edgewood Preserve, Suffolk Co., NY (B Benner)
October 9, 2003 Black Swallowtail (4)
Checkered White (6) (S. Beach to Mt. Loretto)
Cabbage White (50+)
Orange Sulphur (100+)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
CLOUDLESS SULPHUR (1) (very scarce in NY this year)
Little Yellow (8+)
American Copper (1)
Gray Hairstreak (2)
Red-banded Hairstreak (3)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (10+)
Pearl Crescent (40+)
Question Mark (3)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Red Admiral (6)
American Lady (20+)
Painted Lady (2)
Common Buckeye (15+)
Viceroy (2)
HACKBERRY EMPEROR (2) (very worn)
Monarch
Silver-spotted Skipper (1) (late NY date)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (3)
Common Checkered-Skipper (3)
Least Skipper (4)
Fiery Skipper (8+)
Peck's Skipper (1)
Tawny-edged Skipper (2)
Sachem (3)
Dun Skipper
Ocola Skipper (2)
BRAZILIAN SKIPPER (1)
(good condition; Blue Heron Park)
Sites in Staten Island/Richmond Co., New York City, NY (T Fiore)
October 9, 2003 Cabbage White (13)
Orange Sulphur (2)
American Copper (1)
Painted Lady (1)
Red Admiral (2)
Monarch (10)
Sachem (1)
Sandy Hook, Gateway Natl. Rec. Area, Monmouth Co., NJ (V Corsello)
October 9, 2003 Cabbage White (25+)
Clouded Sulphur (3)
Orange Sulphur (20+)
American Snout (1)
(Very Fresh)
Pearl Crescent (12)
Eastern Comma (1)
American Lady (1)
Painted Lady (1)
Common Buckeye (2)
Viceroy (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Thompson Park, Lincroft, NJ (V Corsello)
October 9, 2003 Black Swallowtail (1) (late)
Cabbage White (1)
Orange Sulphur (6)
Clouded Sulphur (30
Cloudless Sulphur (1) (first this year)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Pearl Crescent (4)
Common Buckeye (2)
Monarch (1)
SW part of Baltimore, MD (J Wilkinson)
October 8, 2003 Cabbage White (1)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Compton Tortoiseshell (1)
Monarch (2)
Gedney Park, Millwood, NY (M Diederich)
October 8, 2003 Cabbage White
Eastern Comma
Monarch
Albany County, NY (B Grosek)
October 8, 2003 Black Swallowtail (5)
Checkered White (42)
Cabbage White (100+)
Orange Sulphur (100+)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Little Yellow (8)
American Copper (14)
Gray Hairstreak (2)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
White M Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (16)
Pearl Crescent (30+)
Question Mark (1)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Red Admiral (12+)
American Lady (40+)
Painted Lady (8+)
Common Buckeye (65+)
Viceroy (1)
Monarch (200+)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (1) (worn)
Common Checkered-Skipper (2)
Least Skipper (2)
Fiery Skipper (6)
Peck's Skipper (2)
Sachem (8+)
Dun Skipper (3)
Ocola Skipper (4)
Jamaica Bay region, Brooklyn & Queens, NY (T Fiore)
October 7, 2003 Cabbage White
Clouded Sulphur
Orange Sulphur
Monarch
around New Berlin , Chenango Co., NY (B Grosek)
October 7, 2003 Cabbage White (2)
Compton Tortoiseshell (1)
Gedney Park, Millwood, NY (M Diederich)
October 6, 2003 Cabbage White (7)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Acmon Blue (3)
Mylitta Crescent (12)
Painted Lady (1)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (7)
California Sister (1)
Common Ringlet (10)
Common Checkered-Skipper (8)
Fiery Skipper (4)
Sachem (1)
Woodland Skipper (5)
Umber Skipper (120)
Anthony Chabot Regional Park, Alameda Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
October 6, 2003 Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Orange Sulphur (2)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Little Yellow (1)
Dainty Sulphur (25)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Gulf Fritillary (1)
Painted Lady (1)
Hackberry Emperor (1)
Gemmed Satyr (6)
Carolina Satyr (1)
Common Wood-Nymph (9)
Monarch (4)
Queen (1)
Swarthy Skipper? (1)
Southern Broken-Dash (2)
Pontotoc Ridge Nature Preserve, OK (J Herndon)
October 6, 2003 Cabbage White
Orange Sulphur
Pearl Crescent
Painted Lady (very worn)
Red Admiral
Common Checkered-Skipper
Hopewell Twp. Beaver Co., PA (B Walbek)
October 5, 2003 Clouded Sulphur
Purplish Copper
Melissa Blue
Coronis Fritillary
Field Crescent
Mylitta Crescent
California Tortoiseshell
Milbert's Tortoiseshell
Common Ringlet
Juba Skipper
Common Branded Skipper
Woodland Skipper
Black Pine Mountains, ID
October 5, 2003 Clouded Sulphur (1)
Painted Lady (6)
Wautoma, WI (M Reese)
October 5, 2003 Clouded Sulphur (male)
Painted Lady
Viceroy
Commerce Township, Oakland Co., MI (J Bromfield)
October 5, 2003 Cabbage White (1)
Clouded Sulphur (3)
Orange Sulphur (8)
Cloudless Sulphur (8)
Sleepy Orange (8)
Red-banded Hairstreak (13)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (15)
Gulf Fritillary (1)
Variegated Fritillary (2)
Pearl Crescent (40)
Question Mark (4)
Painted Lady (8)
Common Buckeye (19)
Viceroy (3)
Monarch (6)
Clouded Skipper (12)
Least Skipper (3)
Little Glassywing (1)
Sachem (2)
May Prairie, TN (D Davidson, R Venable)
October 4, 2003 Checkered White (14)
Orange Sulphur (6)
Dainty Sulphur (14)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Acmon Blue (1)
Variegated Fritillary (3)
Painted Lady (2)
California Sister (1)
Monarch (1)
Common Checkered-Skipper (13)
Apache Skipper (1)
El Malpais Nat. Mon., Cibola Co., NM (C Rustay)
October 4, 2003 Mournful Duskywing Mission West R.V., Mission, TX (G Quintanilla)
October 3, 2003 Cabbage White (2)
Monarch (1)
Gedney Park, Millwood, NY (M Diederich)
October 3, 2003 Cabbage White(10-20)
Clouded Sulphur (21)
Orange Sulphur (32)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (5)
Meadow Fritillary (1)
Pearl Crescent (3)
Painted Lady (3)
Viceroy (1)
Monarch (3)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (4)
Independence Marsh, Independence Twp., Beaver Co., PA (B Walbek)
October 2, 2003 Monarch (100+)
(migrating WSW from 4:30-5:00)
Plano, Collin Co., TX (L Bruce)
October 2, 2003 Monarch (300+) 5 miles southwest of Plano, Collin Co., TX
October 2, 2003 Soldier Edinburg World Birding Center, Edinburg, TX (G Quintanilla)
October 2, 2003 Black Swallowtail (11)
Giant Swallowtail (3)
Spicebush Swallowtail (2)
Palamedes Swallowtail (14)
Cloudless Sulphur (7)
Barred Yellow (15)
Little Yellow (23)
Sleepy Orange (10)
Gray Hairstreak (3)
Red-banded Hairstreak (2)
Little Metalmark (10)
Gulf Fritillary (3)
Zebra Heliconian (9)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Phaon Crescent (10)
Pearl Crescent (9)
American Lady (1)
Painted Lady (1)
Common Buckeye (8)
White Peacock (180)
Viceroy (9)
Tawny Emperor (1)
Carolina Satyr (39)
Georgia Satyr (53)
Monarch (2)
Queen (38)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Long-tailed Skipper (26)
Horace's Duskywing (1)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (13)
Swarthy Skipper (7)
THREE-SPOTTED SKIPPER (1)
(new species for park and Okeechobee County)
Clouded Skipper (1)
Southern Skipperling (7)
Fiery Skipper (15)
Tawny-edged Skipper (6)
Whirlabout (8)
Southern Broken-Dash (9)
Sachem (11)
Delaware Skipper (5)
Aaron's Skipper (37)
Palmetto Skipper (9)
Palatka Skipper (3)
BERRY'S SKIPPER (17)
Monk Skipper (1)
DUSTED SKIPPER (3)
Eufala Skipper (30
Twin-spot Skipper (28)
Ocola Skipper (56)
Kissimmee Prairie Preserve, Okeechobee Co, FL (L Atherton, B Dirig, B & L Cooper)


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