Re: [OM] IMG: Monday Butterfly

Subject: Re: [OM] IMG: Monday Butterfly
From: Chris Trask <christrask@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 23 Oct 2012 06:16:35 -0700 (GMT-07:00)
> Nice butterfly. If I had said I spotted one around here a few years 
> ago, I would have been told I was hallucinating. There were zero 
> spotted 2000-2008 in Massachusetts then B'fly enthusiasts were all 
> aflutter when few reported sitings appeared. Last year's mild winter 
> may have played a role. This year there were some not 4 mi from my 
> house.
> Unlike tiger swallowtails that look similiar they tend to flutter while 
> nectaring and are thus less cooperative for slow photogs like me.

     I'm noticing them more as time goes on.  It may be due to migration, or 
perhaps my awareness is improved due to the number of sightings that get 
mentioned on this list.


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