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Date: Fri, 26 Mar 2021 16:41:56 -0400
From: Harry LeGrand (via carolinaleps Mailing List) <carolinaleps...>
Subject: Re: Speaking of Pine Elfins...Today at Occoneechee Mtn

What a =E2=80=9CSerendipitous Coincidence=E2=80=9D!

Looks like it is nectaring on a chickweed (Cerastium?). I guess the search=
image should be flowering chickweed near Creeping Charlie (Glechoma) and a=
ranger residence =E2=80=94 not flowering plums along the edge of a pine st=

Harry LeGrand

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> On Mar 26, 2021, at 4:08 PM, Lori M. Carlson <carolinaleps...> wrot=
> =EF=BB=BFFellow Butterfliers,
> This afternoon around 3:30 I ventured to Occoneechee Mtn SP to see if I c=
> sight any Brown or Henry's Elfins. It wasn't meant to be but I did sight a
> rare treat of an Eastern Pine Elfin adjacent to the ranger's house foragi=
> among the creeping charlie. My last sighting of one was at Eno River SP in
> late May 2016. I was able to get two good photos before it flew off.
> https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.flickr.com/photos/shrone/shares/6=
8LhOf2c28$ .
> Complete List
> 2 Tiger Swallowtails
> 3 Juvenal's Duskywings
> 3 Summer Azures
> 1 American Lady
> 1 Eastern Pine Elfin
> 1 Falcate Orangetip (male)
> LMCarlson
> Backyard Butterflies
> Hillsborough, NC