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October 4, 2010

Zilpa Longtail (1)(2nd time in my yard)

My yard, Hereford, AZ (R A Behrstock)

October 4, 2010

Black Swallowtail (1)(1st October record at PP)
Funereal Duskywing (1)(10th seen at PP this year)

Point Pelee NP, ON (Ontario Butterflies Google Group: A & R Hall)

October 4, 2010

Common Checkered-Skipper (6)

Along West Beach, Point Pelee NP, ON (Ontario Butterflies Google Group: many observers)

October 3, 2010

Cabbage White (abundant)
Eastern Comma 3
Milbert's Tortoiseshell (5)
American Lady (1)
Common Buckeye (1)
Monarch (8)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)

Lehigh Gap Nature Center Carbon Co., PA (A Wolf)

October 3, 2010

Cabbage White (100s)
Clouded Sulphur (12)
Orange Sulphur (36)
Great Spangled Fritillary (1)
American Lady (1)
Monarch (1)
Common Checkered-Skipper (5) (Most I've ever seen in 1 location)

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

October 3, 2010

Zebra Swallowtail (8)
Black Swallowtail (4)
Palamedes Swallowtail (3)
Cloudless Sulphur (16)
Little Yellow (1)
Sleepy Orange (1)
Gray Hairstreak (2)
Little Metalmark (2)
Gulf Fritillary (2)
Phaon Crescent (1)
Common Buckeye (2)
Queen (10)
Long-tailed Skipper (1)
Confused Cloudywing (1)
Horace's Duskywing (2)
Zarucco Duskywing (6)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Meske's Skipper (3)
Tawny-edged Skipper (20)
Whirlabout (20)
Southern Broken-Dash (9)
Sachem (4)
Delaware Skipper (10)
Palmetto Skipper (48)
Dusted Skipper (4)
Twin-spot Skipper (6)
Ocola Skipper (5)

Bull Creek WMA East Loop only, Osceola Co., FL (L & B Cooper)

October 2, 2010

Pipevine Swallowtail (57)
Giant Swallowtail (28)
Southern Dogface (62)
Large Orange Sulphur (3)
Dainty Sulphur (7)
Gray Hairstreak (3)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (34)
Fatal Metalmark (21)
American Snout (16)
Theona Checkerspot (4)
Bordered Patch (4)
Tropical Buckeye (9) (including a mating pair)
White Peacock (5)
Tropical Leafwing (13)
Tawny Emperor (3)
Queen (14)
White-striped Longtail (5)
Coyote Cloudywing (1)
Golden-headed Scallopwing (1)
Sickle-winged Skipper (5)
White-Patched Skipper (1)
Erichson's White-Skipper (1) ( saw one previous weekend)
Laviana Skipper (2)
Common Sootywing (3)

Private ranch, San Isidro, Starr Co., TX (C Traylor)

October 2, 2010

Orange Sulphur (1)
Southern Dogface (2)
Sleepy Orange (1)
Little Yellow (14)
Red-banded Hairstreak (4)
Gray Hairstreak (4)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (9)
Pearl Crescent (6)
Phaon Crescent (20+)
Buckeye (20+)
Viceroy (20+)
Red-spotted Admiral (1)
Goatweed Leafwing (2)
Hackberry Emperor (3)
Tawny Emperor (4)
Monarch (9)
Common Checkered-Skipper (3)
Clouded Skipper (1)
Least Skipper (15)
Fiery Skipper (5)
Broad-winged Skipper (3)
Dun Skipper (1)

Bickham Dickson State Park, Shreveport, LA (C Marks)

October 2, 2010

Clouded Sulphur (1)
Orange Sulphur (10)
Cloudless Sulphur (6)
Little Yellow (3)
Dainty Sulphur (75)
Gray Hairstreak (30)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (40)
American Snout (1)
Gulf Fritillary (1)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Phaon Crescent (20)
Pearl Crescent (75)
Question Mark (5)
Eastern Comma (3)
Red Admiral (8)
Common Buckeye (5)
Red-spotted Purple (10)
Viceroy (2)
Hackberry Emperor (1)
Carolina Satyr (1)
Monarch (1)
Common/White Checkered-Skipper (10)
Clouded Skipper (1)
Least Skipper (25)
Fiery Skipper (100)
Little Glassywing (2)

Northwestern Shelby Co., TN (B Jones)

October 2, 2010

Monarch (12)

Greenwich Audubon Center, Greenwich CT (M Diederich)

October 2, 2010

Black Swallowtail (1) (female)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (7)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Orange Sulphur (3)
Sulphur sp. (1 white female)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (2)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Pearl Crescent (20
Common Buckeye (1)
Common Checkered-Skipper (2)
Sachem (28)

My garden and yard, Silver Spring, MD (E Raun)

October 1, 2010

Cloudless Sulphur (1)

Point Pelee NP, ON (Ontario Butterflies Google Group: D DiCaire)

October 1, 2010

Red-spotted Admiral (1)(non-banded form; new species for October at PP)

Point Pelee NP, ON (Ontario Butterflies Google Group: H T O'Neill)

October 1, 2010

Zebra Swallowtail (2)
Black Swallowtail (14)
Spicebush Swallowtail (2)
Palamedes Swallowtail (10)
Cloudless Sulphur (15)
Barred Yellow (10)
Sleepy Orange (1)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Gulf Fritillary (3)
Phaon Crescent (8)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Common Buckeye (9)
White Peacock (5)
Viceroy (1)
Georgia Satyr (3)
Long-tailed Skipper (1)
Horace's Duskywing (1)
Zarucco Duskywing (1)
Swarthy Skipper (9)
Fiery Skipper (3)
Tawny-edged Skipper (4)
Whirlabout (18)
Southern Broken-Dash (2)
Sachem (1)
Arogos Skipper (1)
Delaware Skipper (12)
Palmetto Skipper (24)
Dusted Skipper (1)
Eufala Skipper (4)
Twin-spot Skipper (6)
Ocola Skipper (8)

Three Lakes Wildlife Management Area, Osceola Co., FL (B & L Cooper)

September 29, 2010

Little Yellow (1)

Sag Harbor, Suffolk Co., NY (R Kelly, M Feder, S Young)?

September 27, 2010

Cabbage White (2)
Clouded Sulphur (5)
Orange Sulphur (8)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Little Yellow (7)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (6)
Pearl Crescent (3)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
American Lady (1)
Common Buckeye (60+)
Monarch (1)
Common Checkered Skipper (2)
Horace's Duskywing (1)
Sachem (5)

Gateway Business Park in Columbia, Howard Co., MD (J Wilkinson)

September 26, 2010

Spicebush Swallowtail (1) (a male)
Cloudless Sulphur (10+)
Sleepy Orange (15+)
Little Yellow (1)
Red-banded Hairstreak (15+)
Gray Hairstreak (7)
Gulf Fritillary (15+)
Pearl Crescent (11)
Phoan Crescent (7)
Silvery Checkerspot (6) (late in the season)
Viceroy (9) (again, several very dark)
Common Buckeye (14)
Carolina Satyr (1)
Queen (1) (the eastern subspecies)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Common-Checkered Skipper (8)
Fiery Skipper (8)
Least Skipper (1)
Delaware Skipper (5) (possible a new parish record)
Clouded Skipper (abundant)

Vermilion Bayou Nature Trail, Lafayette Parish, LA (C Marks)

September 24, 2010

Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Black Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (20)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Orange Sulphur (3)
Sleepy Orange (2)
Variegated Fritillary (3)
Red Admiral (2)
Common Buckeye (4)
Monarch (3)
Common Checkered-Skipper (1)
Least Skipper (2)
Peck's Skipper (1)
Sachem (5)

Elkhorn Garden Plots, in Columbia, Howard Co., MD (J Wilkinson)

Aug. 22-Sep. 23, 2010

Little Yellow (many)

Pike & Ross Cos., OH (R Schiemann)

September 23, 2010

Cabbage White (2)
Clouded Sulphur (4)
Orange Sulphur (8)
Cloudless Sulphur (2)
Sleepy Orange (1)
LITTLE YELLOW (1) (1st time I've seen the species at this site)
Gray Hairstreak (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (12)
Pearl Crescent (5)
Variegated Fritillary (4)
Red Admiral (2)
Common Buckeye (30)
Monarch (6)
Common Checkered-Skipper (3)
Horace's Duskywing (1)
Sachem (4)

Gateway Business Park, Columbia, Howard Co., MD (J Wilkinson)

September 22, 2010

Pipevine Swallowtail (3)
Giant Swallowtail (15)
Great Southern White (1)
Giant White (2)
Southern Dogface (3)
White Angled-Sulphur (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (8)
Large Orange Sulphur (24)
Lyside Sulphur (5)
Little Yellow (5)
Silver-banded Hairstreak (1)
Gray Hairstreak (2)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (1)
Dusky-blue Groundstreak (1)
Fatal Metalmark (2)
Rounded Metalmark (3)
Red-bordered Metalmark (6)
Red-bordered Pixie (2)
American Snout (22)
Gulf Fritillary (14)
Zebra Heliconian (5)
Mexican Fritillary (2)
Theona Checkerspot (1)
Bordered Patch (7)
Elada Checkerspot (3)
Phaon Crescent (26)
Common Buckeye (2)
White Peacock (8)
Mexican Bluewing (18)
Tropical Leafwing (10)
Empress Leilia (2)
Tawny Emperor (6)
Monarch (2)
Queen (19)
Soldier (5)
White-striped Longtail (1)
Zilpa Longtail (1)
Long-tailed Skipper (2)
Dorantes Longtail (1)
Brown Longtail (13)
Two-barred Flasher (5)
Sickle-winged Skipper (4)
Brown-banded Skipper (1)
White Checkered-Skipper (2)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (7)
Laviana White-Skipper (6)
Turk's-cap White-Skipper (8)
Fawn-spotted Skipper (2)
Clouded Skipper (13)
Southern Skipperling (1)
Fiery Skipper (10)
Whirlabout (4)
Southern Broken-Dash (20)
Common Mellana (1)
Celia's Roadside-Skipper (2)
Eufala Skipper (4)
Purple-washed Skipper (1)

National Butterfly Center, TX (J Glassberg)

September 22, 2010

Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (70)
Orange Sulphur (5)
Clouded Sulphur (10)
Gray Hairstreak (3)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (7)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Great Spangled Fritillary (1)
Pearl Crescent (5)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Common Buckeye (8)
Monarch (10)
Horace's Duskywing (1)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (2)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Peck's Skipper (40)
Tawny-edged Skipper (2)
Sachem (17)

Planting Fields Arboretum, Nassau Co., NY (R Kelly)

September 22, 2010

Black Swallowtail (4)
Spicebush Swallowtail
Cabbage White
Clouded Sulphur (common)
Orange Sulphur (common)
Cloudless Sulphur (5)
Great Purple Hairstreak (7)
Gray Hairstreak
Red-banded Hairstreak (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (8)
Variegated Fritillary
Pearl Crescent (28)
Painted Lady
Red Admiral
Common Buckeye (10)
Red-spotted Admiral
Viceroy
Monarch (2)
Silver-spotted Skipper (32)
Least Skipper (8)

Roadsides in Dorchester Co., MD (D Amadio)

September 22, 2010

Black Swallowtail (8)
Spicebush Swallowtail
Cabbage White (7)
Orange Sulphur (abundant)
Clouded Sulphur (abundant)
Cloudless Sulphur (17)
Little Yellow (3)
Gray Hairstreak (12)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (37)
Variegated Fritillary (4)
Pearl Crescent (24)
Eastern Comma
American Lady
Painted Lady (3)
Red Admiral (6)
Common Buckeye (358)
Red-spotted Admiral
Viceroy (9)
Common Wood-Nymph (4)
Monarch (18)
Silver-spotted Skipper (15)
Wild Indigo Duskywing
Common Checkered-Skipper
Least Skipper (4)
Sachem (7)
Broad-winged Skipper (2)

Blackwater NWR, Cambridge, MD (D Amadio)

September 22, 2010

Zebra Swallowtail (53)
Black Swallowtail (14)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (5)
Palamedes Swallowtail (9)
Cloudless Sulphur (61)
Little Yellow (5)
Gray Hairstreak (3)
Little Metalmark (1)
Gulf Fritillary (2)
Phaon Crescent (16)
Common Buckeye (30)
Viceroy (2)
Carolina Satyr (1)
Georgia Satyr (1)
Queen (8)
Long-tailed Skipper (4)
Northern Cloudywing (3)
Confused Cloudywing (7)
Horace's Duskywing (6)
Zarucco Duskywing (35)
Fiery Skipper (8)
Tawny-edged Skipper (1)
Whirlabout (5)
Southern Broken-Dash (7)
Sachem (3)
Delaware Skipper (9)
Palmetto Skipper (21)
Palatka Skipper (2)
Twin-spot Skipper (8)
Ocola Skipper (3)

Bull Creek WMA, FL (B & L Cooper)

September 21, 2010

Cabbage White (100s)
Clouded Sulphur (5)
Orange Sulphur (12)
Monarch (14)
Common Checkered-Skipper (2)

HillTop Hanover Farm, York Town Heights, Westchester Co., NY (M Diederich)

September 21, 2010

Cabbage White (4)
Orange Sulphur (4)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (3)
American Snout (1)(1st record for county)
Pearl Crescent (15)
Viceroy (2)
Monarch (1)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (6)
Fiery Skipper (1)

Intersection Kingsley Rd and Route 666, PA (S & K Heeter)

September 20, 2010

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (8)
Sleepy Orange (1)
Orange Sulphur (2)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Pearl Crescent (5)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (2)
Gray Hairstreak (2)
White M Hairstreak (1)
Common Buckeye (1)
Red-spotted Admiral (1)
Monarch (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (1)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Peck's Skipper (2)
Sachem (3)

My backyard, Silver Spring, MD (E Raun)

September 19, 2010

Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (9)
Little Yellow (10+)
Sleepy Orange (abundant)
Gray Hairstreak (4)
Red-banded Hairstreak (3)
Gulf Fritillary (abundant) (including two dark female)
Variegated Fritillary (2)
Pearl Crescent (2)
Common Buckeye (13)
Viceroy (10)(several very dark)
Horaces Duskywing (1)
Common-Checkered Skipper (6)
Clouded Skipper (1)
Fiery Skipper (abundant)

Vermilion Bayou Nature Trail, Lafayette Parish, LA (C Marks)

September 19, 2010

Bronze Copper (3)

Wallkill River National Wildlife Area, Orange Co., NY(L Rosenberg, S Rosenberg, M Yrizarry, J Yrizarry)

September 19, 2010

Black Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (2)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (35+)
Clouded Sulphur (3)
Orange Sulphur (8)
Clouded/Orange Sulphur (3) (White form female)
Little Yellow (12)
Cloudless Sulphur (4)
American Copper (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (3)
Variegated Fritillary (17)
Great Spangled Fritillary (2)
Silvery Checkerspot (4)
Pearl Crescent (300+)
Common Buckeye (35+)
Red-spotted Admiral (2) (Red-spotted Purple form)
Monarch (2)
Common Checkered-Skipper (10)
Peck's Skipper (1)
Zabulon Skipper (1)

Nottingham County Park, PA (A Loudell)

September 19, 2010

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (5)
Spicebush Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (2)
Clouded Sulphur (6)
Orange Sulphur (1)5
Sleepy Orange (1)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (2)0
Pearl Crescent (6)
Variegated Fritillary (6)
Red Admiral (1) (fresh)
American Lady (1)
Common Buckeye (60)
Monarch (4)
Horace's Duskywing (1)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Sachem (12)

Gateway Business Park, Columbia, Howard County, MD (J Wilkinson)

September 18, 2010

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (4)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Clouded Sulphur
Red Admiral (4)
Monarch (6)

NY Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY (A Block)

September 18, 2010

Zebra Swallowtail (25+)
Spicebush Swallowtail (3)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (15) (Including 1 Black form female)
Cabbage White (8)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Orange Sulphur (20)
Clouded/Orange Sulphur (2) (White form female)
Cloudless Sulphur (4)
Red-banded Hairstreak (8)
Gray Hairstreak (30+)
Summer Azure (5)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (50+)
Variegated Fritillary (40+)
Silvery Checkerspot (5)
Pearl Crescent (22)
Eastern Comma (1)
American Lady (2)
Red Admiral (7)
Common Buckeye (80+)
Red-spotted Admiral (50+) (Red-spotted Purple form)
Monarch (3)
Silver-spotted Skipper (40+)
Horace's Duskywing (2)
Common Checkered-Skipper (25)
Least Skipper (5)
Fiery Skipper (3)
Sachem (5)
Little Glassywing (1)
Dun Skipper (1)

Elk Neck State Park, MD (A Loudell)

September 18, 2010

Pipevine Swallowtail (2)
Black Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (8)
Spicebush Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (5)
Orange Sulphur (4)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
Sleepy Orange (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (6)
Great Spangled Fritillary (2)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Pearl Crescent (5)
American Lady (1)
Red-spotted Admiral (6)
Question Mark (7)
Common Buckeye (20)
Common Wood Nymph (1)
Monarch (2)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Sachem (2)

North Tract of the Patuxent Research Refuge, Laurel, MD (J Wilkinson)

September 18, 2010

Great Southern White (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (13)
Large Orange Sulphur (9)
Statira Sulphur (15)
Sleepy Orange (4)
Gray Hairstreak (4)
Cassius Blue (27)
Ceraunus Blue (3)
Gulf Fritillary (119)
Julia Heliconian (5)
Zebra Heliconian (256)(plus 3 caterpillars)
Mangrove Buckeye (4)
White Peacock (174)
Monarch (12)
Queen (17)
Mangrove Skipper (2)
Hammock Skipper (5)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (126)
Fiery Skipper (9)
Ocola Skipper (1)

Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park, FL (E Golden, E Hernandez, E Nuehring, L Evans, B Binkert)

September 17, 2010

Cloudless Sulphur (3) (going southwest)
Mourning Cloak (5+) (moving southwest)
Common Buckeye (40+)
Monarch (3,000+) (migrating at 1,500 per hour for over 2 hours)

Riis beach, Queens Co., New York, NY (T Fiore, E Katsnelson)

September 17, 2010

Pipevine Swallowtail (7)
Black Swallowtail (1)
Giant Swallowtail (2)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (superabundant)
Spicebush Swallowtail (abundant)
Orange Sulphur (3)
Southern Dogface (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (superabundant)
Little Yellow (superabundant)
Sleepy Orange (abundant)
Dainty Sulphur (3)
Juniper Hairstreak (1)
Gray Hairstreak (common)
Red-banded Hairstreak (3)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (abundant)
Spring Azure (1)(summer)
American Snout (3)
Gulf Fritillary (abundant)
Variegated Fritillary (common)
Great Spangled Fritillary (4)
Silvery Checkerspot (1)
Pearl Crescent (abundant)
Question Mark (2)
American Lady (1)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (100s, if not > 1000)
Red-spotted Admiral (abundant)
Viceroy (common)
Hackberry Emperor (6)
Tawny Emperor (10)
Carolina Satyr (5)
Common Wood-Nymph (2)
Monarch Danaus plexippus (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (abundant)
Horace's Duskywing (1)
Common Checkered-Skipper (2)
Swarthy Skipper (common)
Clouded Skipper (3)
Fiery Skipper (common)
Leonard's Skipper (2)
Tawny-edged Skipper (5)
Crossline Skipper (1)
Northern Broken-Dash (6)
Little Glassywing (2)
Sachem (8)
Zabulon Skipper (1)
Dun Skipper (7)

Decatur Co., TN (B Jones)

September 15, 2010

Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (3)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Monarch (1)
Sachem (3)

NY Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY (A Block)

September 15, 2010

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1) (worn)
Cabbage White- 2
Orange Sulphur (1)
Spring Azure- (1)(summer)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Pearl Crescent (10)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Common Buckeye (12)
Silver-spotted Skipper (2)
Checkered Skipper (1)
Swarthy Skipper (1)
Fiery Skipper (1) (male)
Sachem (4)

Browns Bridge area, Rocky Gorge Reservoir, Howard Co., MD (J Wilkinson)

September 14, 2010

Pipevine Swallowtail (12)
Giant Swallowtail (15)
Great Southern White (1)
Giant White (6)
Southern Dogface (2)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Large Orange Sulphur (60)
Lyside Sulphur (1)
Tailed Orange (2)
Little Yellow (1)
Gray Hairstreak
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (2)
Dusky-blue Groundstreak (1)
Red-bordered Metalmark (6)
American Snout (4)
Gulf Fritillary (3)
Zebra Heliconian (3)
Mexican Fritillary (1)
Bordered Patch (1)
Elada Checkerspot (3)
Phaon Crescent (1)
Tropical Buckeye (1)
White Peacock (1)
Mexican Bluewing (1)
Tropical Leafwing (3)
Tawny Emperor (1)
Monarch (1)
Queen (6)
Soldier (2)
Zilpa Longtail (2)
Tailed Aguna (1)
Long-tailed Skipper (4)
Dorantes Longtail (2)
Brown Longtail (6)
Two-barred Flasher (12)
Coyote Cloudywing (1)
Potrillo Skipper (1)
Sickle-winged Skipper (6)
Brown-banded Skipper (2)
White-patched Skipper (1)
White Checkered-Skipper (2)
Clouded Skipper (4)
Southern Skipperling (2)
Fiery Skipper (4)
Whirlabout (4)
Common Mellana (1)
Celia's Roadside-Skipper (2)
Eufala Skipper (4)
Brazilian Skipper (1)
Ocola Skipper (1)

Bentsen Palm RV Park, Mission, TX (J de Leon)

September 14, 2010

Checkered White (8)(first ones I have seen since 2002)

a dock jutting out into Lake Superior, Washburn, Bayfield Co., WI (D Hanson)

September 14, 2010

Red-spotted Admiral (variant)

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

September 13, 2010

Little Yellow (3)
Gray Hairstreak (9)
American Snout (6)
Variegated Fritillary (7)
Painted Lady (240)
Common Buckeye (619) (A New Record High for PPNP)
Funereal Duskywing (3)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (4)
Common Checkered-Skipper (4)
Fiery Skipper (196) (A New Record High for PPNP)

Point Pelee NP, ON ((Ontario Butterflies Google Group: A & R Hall, A Wormington)

September 12, 2010

Black Swallowtail (1)
Palamedes Swallowtail (8)
Cloudless Sulphur (45)
Little Yellow (2)
Gray Hairstreak (7)
Red-banded Hairstreak (34)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Pearl Crescent (3)
Painted Lady (1)
Common Buckeye (18)
Carolina Satyr (3)
Common Wood-Nymph (1)
Monarch (2)
Silver-spotted Skipper (2)
Clouded Skipper (6)
Southern Broken-Dash (1)
Byssus Skipper (1)
Twin-spot Skipper (7)
Ocola Skipper (3)

Millis Rd., Croatan NF, NC(J Monroe)

September 12, 2010

Cloudless Sulphur (4)
Large Orange Sulphur (11)
Julia Heliconian (1)
Zebra Heliconian (7)
Pearl Crescent (2)
White Peacock (186)(Phenomenal number!)
Viceroy (2)
Ocola Skipper (1)

John Stretch Park, FL (T Palmer)

September 11, 2010

Common Checkered-Skipper

Putnam Co. OH (G Coburn)

September 11, 2010

Monarch (50+) (migrating)

Hook Mt., Rockland Co., NY (D Gustafson)

September 11, 2010

Black Swallowtail (5)
Giant Swallowtail (2) (both fresh)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2) (both fresh)
Spicebush Swallowtail (8) (six fresh)
Cabbage White (50+)
Clouded Sulphur (30-35)
Orange Sulphur (7)
Gray Hairsteak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (23)
Great Spangled Fritillary (1)
Pearl Crescent (36)
Question Mark (2) (orange/fall form)
Eastern Comma (5) (one dark form,fresh)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (2)
Red-spotted Admiral (1) (red-spotted purple)
Viceroy (15)
Hackberry Emperor (1) (fresh)
Common Wood-Nymph (1)
Monarch (14)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (2)
Least Skipper (5)
Leonard's Skipper (1)
Peck's Skipper (4)
Zabulon Skipper (5)

Applachian Trail Lands From Canal Road To State Route 94, Vernon, NJ (V Corsello)

September 11, 2010

Pipevine Swallowtail
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (7)
Spicebush Swallowtail (3)
Cabbage White (11)
Clouded Sulphur (3)
Orange Sulphur (4)
Little Yellow (3)
American Copper (3)
Gray Hairstreak (4)
Red-banded Hairstreak (3)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (22)
Variegated Fritillary (13)
Pearl Crescent (24)
Eastern Comma
Red Admiral
Common Buckeye (36) + many cats.
Red-spotted Admiral (7)
Common Wood-Nymph (2)
Monarch (3) + 1 cat.
Silver-spotted Skipper (2)
Wild Indigo Duskywing
Common Checkered Skipper (4)
Swarthy Skipper (5)
Least Skipper (14)
Fiery Skipper (3)
Leonard's Skipper (27)(all but 3 fresh)
Peck's Skipper (19)
Tawny-edged Skipper (3)
Crossline Skipper (12)
Little Glassywing (3)
Sachem (43)
Dun Skipper

Soldier's Delight Natural Environment Area, Owings Mills, MD (C Herz, J Gutsmuth, & D Amadio)

September 11, 2010

Black Swallowtail (4)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Spicebush Swallowtail (common)
Checkered White (1)
Cabbage White (1)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
Orange Sulphur (6)
Cloudless Sulphur (2)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Red-banded Hairstreak (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (superabundant)
Spring Azure (2)(summer)
Variegated Fritillary (abundant)
Pearl Crescent(superabundant)
American Lady (2)
Red Admiral (5)
Common Buckeye (superabundant)
Red-spotted Admiral (4)
Viceroy (4)
Common Wood-Nymph (2)
Monarch (superabundant)
Silver-spotted Skipper (superabundant)
Common Checkered-Skipper (1)
Least Skipper (2)
Fiery Skipper (4)
Peck's Skipper (2)
Sachem (13)
Broad-winged Skipper (22)

Terrapin Park, MD (R Borchelt)

September 11, 2010

Pipevine Swallowtail (1) (fresh)
Black Swallowtail (2)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (8)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (20)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
Orange Sulphur- 5
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Sleepy Orange (2)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (5)
American Snout (1) (first time at site)
Variegated Fritillary (4)
Pearl Crescent (4)
Question Mark (1)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (18)
Red-spotted Admiral (2)
Monarch (4)
Silver-spotted Skipper (2)
Horace's Duskywing (1)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (1)
Common Checkered-Skipper (6)
Least Skipper (3)
Fiery Skipper (2)
Peck's Skipper (1)
Sachem (24)

Elkhorn Garden Plots in Columbia, Howard Co., MD (J Wilkinson)

September 11, 2010

Palamedes Swallowtail (19)
Cloudless Sulphur (37)
Sleepy Orange (2)
Great Purple Hairstreak (1)
Gray Hairstreak (3)
Pearl Crescent (21)
American Lady (1)
Painted Lady (1)
Common Buckeye (28)
Viceroy (1)
Common Wood-Nymph (4)
Silver-spotted Skipper (22)
Clouded Skipper (4)
Least Skipper (17)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Broad-winged Skipper (1)
Palatka Skipper (5)

Alligator River NWR, NC (J Monroe)

September 10, 2010

Pipevine Swallowtail
Two-tailed Swallowtail
Checkered White
Southern Dogface
White-angled Sulphur (2)(nectaring on the vining Scarlet Morning
Glory)
Cloudless Sulphur
Mexican Yellow
Tailed Orange
Sleepy Orange
Gray Hairstreak
Western Pygmy-Blue
Ceraunus Blue
Queen
Variegated Fritillary
Theona Checkerspot
Bordered Patch
Mylitta Crescent
Texan Crescent
Tropical Buckeye
Painted Lady
American Lady
Arizona Sister
Nabakov's Satyr
Dull Firetip
White-striped Longtail
Funereal Duskywing
Desert Checkered-Skipper
Orange Skipperling

Brown Canyon, Huachuca Mtns, AZ (H Brodkin)

September 10, 2010

Palamedes Swallowtail (7)
Cloudless Sulphur (12)
Pearl Crescent (14)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (8)
Viceroy (1)
Horace's Duskywing (1)
Fiery Skipper (15)
Yehl Skipper (5)
Dion Skipper (9)
Lace-winged Roadside-Skipper (2)
Twin-spot Skipper (2)

Intersection Bazemore Rd & Reynolds Rd, NC (J Monroe)

September 10, 2010

Orange Sulphur (40+)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
American Lady (6+)
Painted Lady (3)
Common Buckeye (12+)
Monarch (200+) (migrating in one hour at shore)
Sachem (15+)

Fort Tilden, Rockaway peninsula, Queens Co., NY (T Fiore)

September 8, 2010

Spicebush Swallowtail (3)
Cabbage White (7)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (2)
Red Admiral (1)
Monarch (3)
Sachem (12+)

NY Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY (A Block)

September 8, 2010

Pipevine Swallowtail (2) (both fresh)
Black Swallowtail (1)
Giant Swallowtail (9) five fresh)
Eastern Tiger swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (7) (four fresh)
Cabbage White (33)
Clouded Sulphur (28)
Orange Sulphur (10)
BRONZE COPPER (1) (female,fresh,my first ever sighting)
White M Hairstreak (1)
Gray Hairstreak (3)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (18)
Spring Azure (1) (summer)
American Snout (1)
Great Spangled Fritillary (6)
Aphrodite Fritillary (1) (somewhat fresh, my first sighting this year)
Pearl Crescent (26)
Eastern Comma (1) (orange/fall form)
Red-spotted Admiral (1) (Red-spotted Purple)
Viceroy (8)
Hackberry Emperor (1) (fresh)
Common Wood-Nymph (2)
Monarch (13)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (3)
Common Checkered-Skipper (1)
Least Skipper (15)
Peck's Skipper (5)
Zabulon Skipper (3)

Appalachian Trail Lands From State Route 94 To County Route 517, Vernon, NJ (V Corsello)

September 8, 2010

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (7)
Palamedes Swallowtail (25)
Cloudless Sulphur (75)
Great Purple Hairstreak (1)
Red-banded Hairstreak (7)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (7)
Pearl Crescent (70)
Question Mark (1)
Red Admiral (3)
Common Buckeye (27)
Red-spotted Admiral (3)
Southern Pearly-eye (3)
Carolina Satyr (11)
Silver-spotted Skipper (3)
Horace's Duskywing (1)
Clouded Skipper (2)
Least Skipper (23)
Fiery Skipper (2)
Sachem (4)
Lace-winged Roadside-Skipper (4)

Jericho Lane, Great Dismal Swamp, VA (J Monroe)

September 7, 2010

Funereal Duskywing (1)

Backyard garden, Concession Road, North of Point Pelee, ON (Ontario Butterflies Google Group: H T O'Neill)

September 7, 2010

Black Swallowtail (3)
Cabbage White (many)
Clouded Sulphur (many)
Orange Sulphur (many)
Bronze Copper (3)
Spring Azure (8)(summer)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (manY)
Meadow Fritillary (3)
Great Spangled Fritillary (1)(very worn)
Northern Crescent (many)
Eastern Comma (2)
Gray Comma (3)
Question Mark (6)
Red Admiral (20
American Lady (2)
Common Buckeye (18)
Viceroy (7)
Eyed Brown (1)
Monarch (150)

Prince Edward Point, ON (Ontario Butterflies Google Group: B Ripley)

September 7, 2010

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (8)
Palamedes Swallowtail (23)
Cloudless Sulphur (8)
Sleepy Orange (3)
Great Purple Hairstreak (1)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Red-banded Hairstreak (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (8)
Pearl Crescent (65)
Common Buckeye (22)
Red-spotted Admiral (1)
Viceroy (1)
Southern Pearly-eye (1)
Carolina Satyr (3)
Monarch (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (5)
Horace's Duskywing (1)(female)
Clouded Skipper (2)
Least Skipper (15)
Fiery Skipper (9)
Little Glassywing (1)
Sachem (1)
Lace-winged Roadside-Skipper (12)
Brazilian Skipper (1)

Jericho Lane, Great Dismal Swamp, VA (J Monroe)

September 6, 2010

Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Giant Swallowtail (6)
Black Swallowtail (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (2)
Little Yellow (12)
Red-banded Hairstreak (11)
Gray Hairstreak (5)
Gulf Fritillary (13)
Variegated Fritillary (5)
Silvery Checkerspot (2)
Pearl Crescent (abundant)
Crescent (abundant)
Common Buckeye (1)
Hackberry Emperor (1)
Carolina Satyr (8)
Monarch (2)
Queen (17)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Horace's Duskywing (8)
Common Checkered-Skipper (3)
Least Skipper (9)
Fiery Skipper (10)
Clouded Skipper (11)
Duke's Skipper (17)
Twin-spotted Skipper (7)
Dun Skipper (7)

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

September 6, 2010

Cabbage White (2)
Clouded Sulphur(1)
Orange Sulphur (2)
White M Hairstreak (1)(3rd Wisconsin record)
Fiery Skipper (7)
Peck's Skipper (2)

Library Garden, Whitefish Bay, WI (J Huf)

September 6, 2010

Viceroy mating with a Red-spotted Admiral (unbanded form)

Busch Conservation Area, St. Charles Co., MO (Y Homeyer)

September 6, 2010

Black Swallowtail (1)(male)
Cabbage White (4)
Clouded Sulphur (20 +)
Orange Sulphur (10+)
Little Yellow (2)
American Copper (20+)
Gray Hairstreak (3)
Spring Azure (6)(most very fresh)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (30+)
Great Spangled Fritillary (6)(mostly worn females but one courting pair)
Pearl Crescent (50+)
Common Buckeye (1)(very worn)
Red-spotted Admiral (1)(worn--unbanded form)
Viceroy (2)(including one female laying eggs on Salix species)
Monarch (3)
Appalachian Brown (2)(fairly fresh)
Common Wood Nymph (2)(worn females)
Least Skipper (1)
Zabulon Skipper (1)
Peck's Skipper (2)

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

September 6, 2010

Black Swallowtail
Cabbage White (not many)
Orange Sulphur (many)
Pink-edged Sulphur (on blueberry barrens)
American Copper (several)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (many)
Meadow Fritillary (multiple)
Silver-bordered Fritillary (few) (rather fresh)
Great Spangled Fritillary (worn)
Northern Crescent (common)
Viceroy (2)
Red-spotted Admiral (white-banded) (several)
Common Wood-Nymph (several)
Monarch (6+)
Silver-spotted Skipper
Least Skipper
Peck's Skipper
Dun Skipper

central-coastal ME (T Fiore)

September 6, 2010

Sleepy Orange (1) (my first ever new jersey sighting)
Orange Sulphur (2)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Common Buckeye (1)
Monarch (2)
Ocola Skipper (1)

Park Area "D" Sandy Hook Unit Of Gateway National Recreation Area, Monmouth Co., NJ (V Corsello)

September 6, 2010

Black Swallowtail (3)
Spicebush Swallowtail (12)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (5)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
Orange Sulphur (8)
Clouded/Orange Sulphur (1) (White-form female)
Bronze Copper (3)
Pearl Crescent (4)
Painted Lady (1)
Common Buckeye (10)
Red-spotted Admiral (1) (Red-spotted Purple form)
Silver-spotted Skipper (40+)
Least Skipper (10)
Sachem (7)
Broad-winged Skipper (2)

Dutch Neck Road -- South of red barn, south of Delaware City & C & D Canal, DE (A Loudell)

September 5, 2010

Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Sleepy Orange (1)
Little Yellow (2)
Red-banded Hairstreak (abundant)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Spring Azure (2)(summer)
Pearl Crescent (3)
Red-spotted Admiral (4)
Southern Pearly-eye (5)
Creole Pearly-eye (3)
Carolina Satyr (abundant)
Gemmed Satyr (2)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Horace's Duskywing (1)
Zarucco Duskywing (1)
Northern Broken-Dash (4)
Souther Broken-Dash (5)
Clouded Skipper (3)
Little Glassywing (2)
Dun Skipper (4)
Lace-wing Roadside-Skipper (common)

Clark Creek Nature Area, Pond MS (C Marks)

September 5, 2010

Black Swallowtail (3)
Cabbage White (10+)
Clouded Sulphur (10+)
Orange Sulphur (4)
Variegated Fritillary (3)
Northern Crescent (1)
American Lady (4)
Red Admiral (6)
Common Buckeye (20+)
Viceroy (2)
Monarch (1100+)
Fiery Skipper (5)

Mariners Trail, Two Rivers, WI (M Reese)

September 5, 2010

Funereal Duskywing (1)(3rd record for Point Pelee)
Fiery Skipper (94)(record count)

Point Pelee, ON (Ontario Butterflies Google Group: A Worthington, B A Mann)

September 5, 2010

Spicebush Swallowtail (4)
Cabbage White (11)
Clouded Sulphur (5)
Orange Sulphur (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blues
Great Spangled Fritillary (2)
Northern Pearly-eye (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Sachem (6)

Rockefeller State Park Preserve, Pocantico Hills, NY (A Block)

September 5, 2010

Black Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2) (two fresh)
Spicebush Swallowtail (2) (both fresh)
Cabbage White (8)
Clouded Sulphur (12)
Orange Sulphur (5)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Spring Azure (1) (summer)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (2)
Great Spangled Fritillary (1)
Pearl Crescent (6)
Viceroy (1)
Monarch (5)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (1)
Common Checkered-Skipper (1)

Black Creek Site, Vernon, NJ (V Corsello)

September 5, 2010

Black Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (2)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Spring Azure (1)(summer)
Great Spangled Fritillary (2)
Pearl Crescent (14)
Red Admiral (1)
Red-spotted Admiral (1)
Common Wood-Nymph (2)
Monarch (5)(Over 100 caterpillars on milkweed

Splash Dam, PA (B Troy)

September 5, 2010

Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Black Swallowtail (2)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (5)
Spicebush Swallowtail (3)
Orange Sulphur (1)
American Copper (1)
Gray Hairstreak (4)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (common)
Variegated Fritillary (3)
Great Spangled Fritillary (2)
Common Buckeye (abundant)
Red-spotted Admiral (1)
Common Wood-Nymph (2)
Monarch (3)
Swarthy Skipper (7)
Least Skipper (2)
Leonard's Skipper (6)
Peck's Skipper (common)
Tawny-edged Skipper (1)
Crossline Skipper (1)
Little Glassywing (1)
Sachem (abundant)

Soldiers Delight Natural Environment Area, MD (Field trip: D Smith (leader), R Borchelt & others)

September 5, 2010

Orange Sulphur (Hundreds)

Driving along I-80 - Luzerne & Carbon Counties, PA (A Loudell)

September 5, 2010

Cabbage White (5)
Orange Sulphur (2)
American Copper (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (Dozens)
Pearl Crescent (Dozens)
Mourning Cloak (1) (Very fresh)
Painted Lady (1)
Common Buckeye (25+)
Red-spotted Admiral (1) (Red-spotted Purple form)
Monarch (25+)

Game lands north of Ricketts Glen State Park, PA (A Loudell)

September 4, 2010

Black Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (3)
Clouded Sulphur (100s)
Orange Sulphur (10+)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (5)
Spring Azure (2)(summer)
Pearl Crescent (50+)
Common Buckeye (8)
Viceroy (5)
Monarch (500+)
Silver-spotted Skipper (6)

Governor Nelson State Park; Dane Co., WI (W Jensen, B Bell, R & R Bell)

September 4, 2010

Black Swallowtail (5)
Cabbage White (8)
Clouded Sulphur (100+)
Orange Sulphur (6)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (5)
Spring Azure (1)(summer)
Pearl Crescent (15)
Common Buckeye (7)
Monarch (100+)
Silver-spotted Skipper (8)

Pope Farm Park, Middleton, WI (W Jensen, B Bell, R & R Bell)

September 4, 2010

Black Swallowtail (2)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (6)
Spicebush Swallowtail (4)
Cabbage White (6)
Clouded Sulphur (3)
Orange Sulphur (7)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Monarch (7)
Silver-spotted Skipper (9)
Common-Checkered Skipper (1)

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

September 4, 2010

Black Swallowtail (3)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Spicebush Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (3)
Spring Azure (Summer) (1)
Gray Hairstreak (fresh)
Red-spotted Admiral ("Purple") (2)
Common Buckeye (2)
Monarch (1)
Sachem (3) (possibly more)

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

September 4, 2010

Orange Sulphur (9)
Bronze Copper
Gray Hairstreak
Variegated Fritillary (7)
Pearl Crescent (3)
Painted Lady
Common Buckeye (31)
Monarch
Silver-spotted Skipper (6)
Least Skipper (2)
Sachem (9)
Broad-winged Skipper (20)

Mannington Marsh (Sunset Road), Salem County, NJ (D Amadio)

September 4, 2010

Zebra Swallowtail (uncommon)
Black Swallowtail (uncommon)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (common)
Spicebush Swallowtail (uncommon)
Cabbage White (uncommon)
Orange Sulphur (uncommon)
Cloudless Sulphur (abundant)
Gray Hairstreak (uncommon)
Red-banded Hairstreak (common)
Spring Azure (fairly common)(summer)
American Snout (uncommon)
Variegated Fritillary (uncommon)
Pearl Crescent (common)
American Lady (fairly common)
Red Admiral (uncommon)
Common Buckeye (superabundant)
Red-spotted Admiral (fairly common)
Hackberry Emperor (uncommon)
Monarch (fairly common)
Silver-spotted Skipper (abundant)
Southern Cloudywing (uncommon)
Least Skipper (fairly common)
Fiery Skipper (common)
Little Glassywing (uncommon)
Sachem (uncommon)
Hobomok Skipper (uncommon)
Dun Skipper (uncommon)

Chippokes Plantation, VA (G Koppel, M A Koeneke)

September 3, 2010

Black Swallowtail (2)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (15)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (25)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
Orange Sulphur (8)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Sleepy Orange (3)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (2)
Variegated Fritillary (2)
Pearl Crescent (4)
Painted Lady (1)
Common Buckeye (12)
Red-spotted Admiral (2)
Monarch (4)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Common Checkered-Skipper (1)
Least Skipper (4)
Sachem (20)

Elkhorn Garden Plots & vicinity, Columbia, Howard Co., MD (J Wilkinson)

September 3, 2010

Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (12) (some fresh)
Spicebush Swallowtail (3)
Cabbage White (3)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Spring Azure (1)(summer form)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (2)
Pearl Crescent (25)
Red Admiral (1)
American Lady (1)
Common Buckeye (10)
Red-spotted Admiral (3) (one very fresh)
Viceroy (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (2)
Least Skipper (2)

Browns Bridge area, Rocky Gorge Reservoir, Howard Co., MD (J Wilkinson)

September 2, 2010

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (20+)
Clouded Sulphur (4)
Spring Azure (1)(summer)
Great Spangled Fritillary (2)
Pearl Crescent (20+)
Question Mark (3)
Eastern Comma (30+)
Gray Comma (2)
Red Admiral (20+)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Red-spotted Admiral (10+)(white banded form)
Red-spotted Admiral (3)(unbanded form)
Northern Pearly-eye (1)

Mink Hollow trail head as well as its adjacent roads and trails, Catskill Mountains, NY (H Halama)

September 2, 2010

Black Swallowtail (14)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (30+)
Orange Sulphur (22)
Cloudless Sulphur (3) (one nectaring on Salt-marsh Fleabane)
Gray Hairstreak (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (6+)
Spring Azure (2)(summer)
American Snout (1 (Jamaica Bay Refuge)
Pearl Crescent (few)
Variegated Fritillary (1 (very fresh-looking, Breezy Point)
Red Admiral (2)
American Lady (20+)
Painted Lady (5+)
Red-spotted Admiral (1) ("Purple")
Common Buckeye (50+) (all areas)
Monarch (300) (mainly nectaring, not really on the move)
Silvers-spotted Skipper (2) (worn)
Least Skipper (4)
Fiery Skipper (4) (very active, Fort Tilden)
Sachem (30+)
Peck's Skipper (1)
Broad-winged Skipper (2) (quite worn, Jam. Bay Refuge)

Jamaica Bay & Breezy Point, Queens Co., NY (T Fiore)

September 2, 2010

Black Swallowtail (12)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (5)
Cabbage White (9)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
Sleepy Orange (12)(including a mating pair)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (3)
Spring Azure (2)(summer)
Pearl Crescent (5)
Common Buckeye (15)
Red-spotted Admiral (1)
Monarch (3)(and 1 chrysalis)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Peck's Skipper (5)
Sachem (11)

Bowman Hill, PA (H Kindervatter)

September 1, 2010

Pipevine Swallowtail (10)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Southern Dogface (3)
Cloudless Sulphur (6)
Mexican Yellow (1)
Sleepy Orange (34)
Dainty Sulphur (9)
Great Purple Hairstreak (2)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Leda Ministreak (6)
Marine Blue (4)
Ceraunus Blue (15)
Reakirt's Blue (22)
Fatal Metalmark (8)
Mormon Metalmark (16)(including 14 mejicanus)
Palmer's Metalmark (28)
American Snout (20)
Bordered Patch (1)
Tiny Checkerspot (25)
Tropical Buckeye (1)
Empress Leilia (34)
Queen (14)
Golden-headed Scallopwing (1)
Arizona Powdered-Skipper (3)
Common Checkered-Skipper (1)
Desert Checkered-Skipper (1)
Erichson's White-Skipper (1)
Common Streaky-Skipper (3)
Common Sootywing (3)
Orange Skipperling (4)

Honeybee Canyon, AZ(P Kline)

September 1, 2010

Black Swallowtail
Cabbage White
Orange Sulphur
Eastern Tailed-Blue
Pearl Crescent
Common Buckeye (4)
Fiery Skipper (2)
Sachem (20+)

Cove Island Park, Stamford, CT (T Fiore, B Inskeep)

September 1, 2010

Little Yellow (1)
American Snout (1)

Central Park, New York, NY (S Saphir, L Swenson, et al)

   Please send sightings such as the first Monarch to cross the Rio Grande in mid February; the Painted Ladies streaming north ward in the southern California desert; the Spring Azures emerging in February in New Jersey, etc. to sightings@naba.org. We welcome all sightings but very unusual sightings will be labeled as possible unless accompanied by a recognizable photograph or convincing description of the butterfly and the circumstances of its sighting. Using the official NABA names and putting your lists in checklist order makes posting the sightings much easier. This may also be accomplished by entering your sightings into the "Butterflies I've Seen" database as a field trip, and then emailing the field trip to the sightings@naba.org. Photographs of sightings are welcome also--please send in JPEG format at 72 dpi or higher resolution. Photographs received may be resized and posted to the Recent Sightings pages. Photographs remain the property of photographer. The scientific names associated with the English names given above are listed separately


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