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Date: Mon, 11 May 2020 07:39:15 -0400
From: Dennis Forsythe (via carolinaleps Mailing List) <carolinaleps...>
Subject: Re: Oak Hairstreaks - many at Ft Fisher NC

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Derb,

Good show. We have been looking in Privet on James IS were we used to have
a lot of Oak Hairstreaks w/o any luck.

Dennis

On Sun, May 10, 2020 at 8:28 PM Derb Carter <derbc...> wrote:

> I visited Fort Fisher today. The fort area, aquarium, and ferry are all
> closed, but you can explore the roadsides. Several privet are in bloom in
> a patch along the road at the pull-off for the ferry information sign a
> couple hundred yards before you reach the ferry. Every privet bush had
> multiple "Southern" Oak Hairstreaks and I estimated about 30 at this one
> clump, which was conservative. I searched for a White M but could only
> come up with a Gray. I walked the road back toward the aquarium to the
> ninety degree turn, counting Oak Hairstreaks in the scattered privets and
> looking unsuccessfully for White M. Had 38 more Oak Hairstreaks in this
> quarter mile stretch. List follows.
>
> Black Swallowtail 6
> Cloudless Sulphur 3
> E Tailed Blue 4
> Oak Hairstreak 68
> Gray Hairstreak 1
> American Lady 3
> Red Admiral 2
> Snout 1
> Monarch 2
> Saltmarsh Skipper 15 mostly on clover along the road
>
> Driving back I stopped at another big patch of privet on the Kure Beach
> back road. Nothing was on it, but had a Phaon Crescent on the road edge.
>
> Derb Carter
>
>
> Sent from my iPad
>
>

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Dennis M. Forsythe PhD
South Carolina Christmas Bird Count Editor
South Carolina eButterfly reviewer
South Carolina butterfly reviewer for BAMONA
Emeritus Professor of Biology
The Citadel
171 Moultrie St,
Charleston, SC 29409
843.795.3996-home
843.953.7264-fax
843.708.1605-cell
<dennis.forsythe...>

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<div dir=3D"ltr">Derb,<div><br></div><div>Good show.=C2=A0 We have been loo=
king in Privet on James IS were we used to have a lot of Oak Hairstreaks w/=
o any luck.</div><div><br></div><div>Dennis</div></div><br><div class=3D"gm=
ail_quote"><div dir=3D"ltr" class=3D"gmail_attr">On Sun, May 10, 2020 at 8:=
28 PM Derb Carter &lt;<a href=3D"mailto:<derbc...>"><derbc...><=
/a>&gt; wrote:<br></div><blockquote class=3D"gmail_quote" style=3D"margin:0=
px 0px 0px 0.8ex;border-left:1px solid rgb(204,204,204);padding-left:1ex">I=
visited Fort Fisher today.=C2=A0 The fort area, aquarium, and ferry are al=
l closed, but you can explore the roadsides.=C2=A0 Several privet are in bl=
oom in a patch along the road at the pull-off for the ferry information sig=
n a couple hundred yards before you reach the ferry.=C2=A0 =C2=A0Every priv=
et bush had multiple &quot;Southern&quot; Oak Hairstreaks and I estimated a=
bout 30 at this one clump, which was conservative.=C2=A0 I searched for a W=
hite M but could only come up with a Gray.=C2=A0 I walked the road back tow=
ard the aquarium to the ninety degree turn, counting Oak Hairstreaks in the=
scattered privets and looking unsuccessfully for White M.=C2=A0 Had 38 mor=
e Oak Hairstreaks in this quarter mile stretch.=C2=A0 List follows.<br>
<br>
Black Swallowtail 6<br>
Cloudless Sulphur 3<br>
E Tailed Blue 4<br>
Oak Hairstreak 68<br>
Gray Hairstreak 1<br>
American Lady 3<br>
Red Admiral 2<br>
Snout 1<br>
Monarch 2<br>
Saltmarsh Skipper 15 mostly on clover along the road<br>
<br>
Driving back I stopped at another big patch of privet on the Kure Beach bac=
k road.=C2=A0 Nothing was on it, but had a Phaon Crescent on the road edge.=
<br>
<br>
Derb Carter<br>
<br>
<br>
Sent from my iPad<br>
<br>
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class=3D"gmail_signature"><div dir=3D"ltr"><div><div dir=3D"ltr"><div><div=
dir=3D"ltr"><div><div dir=3D"ltr">Dennis M. Forsythe PhD<div>South Carolin=
a Christmas Bird Count Editor</div><div>South Carolina eButterfly reviewer<=
/div><div>South Carolina butterfly reviewer for BAMONA<br></div><div><div><=
div>Emeritus Professor of Biology</div><div>The Citadel</div><div>171 Moult=
rie St,<br>Charleston, SC 29409<br>843.795.3996-home<br>843.953.7264-fax<br=
>843.708.1605-cell<br><a href=3D"mailto:<dennis.forsythe...>" target=
=3D"_blank"><dennis.forsythe...></a></div></div></div></div></div></di=
v></div></div></div></div></div>

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