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Date: Sun, 28 Aug 2022 23:08:56 -0400
From: Dolores Price <pricedolores884...>
Subject: [MassLep] MBC trip at Broad Meadow Brook Sanctuary today

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'word-wrap:break-word'><div class=3DWordSection1><p class=3DMsoNormal>Today=
, 9 members of MBC met for a walk at Broad Meadow Brook in <u>Worcester</u>=
. It was very cloudy at the 9 a.m. start, but the sun finally came out at 1=
0:15. As we walked by the brook, and up to the powerline, we observed the f=
ollowing:</p><p class=3DMsoNormal><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p><p class=3DMsoNormal=
>Black swallowtail 3</p><p class=3DMsoNormal>Spicebush swallowtail 1</p><p =
class=3DMsoNormal>Cabbage white 4</p><p class=3DMsoNormal>Clouded sulphur 1=
</p><p class=3DMsoNormal>Orange sulphur 1</p><p class=3DMsoNormal>Eastern t=
ailed-blue 3</p><p class=3DMsoNormal>Pearl crescent 2</p><p class=3DMsoNorm=
al>Viceroy 1</p><p class=3DMsoNormal>Common ringlet 1</p><p class=3DMsoNorm=
al>Wild indigo Duskywing 1</p><p class=3DMsoNormal>Least skipper 5</p><p cl=
ass=3DMsoNormal>Peck=E2=80=99s skipper 1</p><p class=3DMsoNormal>Tawny-edge=
d skipper 1</p><p class=3DMsoNormal>Zabulon skipper 3</p><p class=3DMsoNorm=
al><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p><p class=3DMsoNormal>After ice cream for lunch, we =
all went to a couple of spots in <u>Grafton</u> until close to 3 p.m. obser=
ving the following:</p><p class=3DMsoNormal>Black swallowtail 1</p><p class=
=3DMsoNormal>Cabbage white 20+</p><p class=3DMsoNormal>Clouded sulphur 1</p=
><p class=3DMsoNormal>Gray hairstreak 2</p><p class=3DMsoNormal>Eastern tai=
led-blue 9</p><p class=3DMsoNormal>Summer azure 1</p><p class=3DMsoNormal>A=
merican lady 2</p><p class=3DMsoNormal><b>Common buckeye </b>1</p><p class=
=3DMsoNormal>Red-spotted purple 1</p><p class=3DMsoNormal>Wild indigo Dusky=
wing 1</p><p class=3DMsoNormal>Peck=E2=80=99s skipper 1</p><p class=3DMsoNo=
rmal>Zabulon skipper 3</p><p class=3DMsoNormal><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p><p clas=
s=3DMsoNormal>Three of us then returned to <u>Broad Meadow</u> parking area=
where we saw the following near the visitor center:</p><p class=3DMsoNorma=
l>Spicebush swallowtail 1</p><p class=3DMsoNormal>Orange sulphur 1</p><p cl=
ass=3DMsoNormal>Eastern tailed-blue 1</p><p class=3DMsoNormal>American lady=
1</p><p class=3DMsoNormal>Silver-spotted skipper 1</p><p class=3DMsoNormal=
>Peck=E2=80=99s skipper 1</p><p class=3DMsoNormal>Zabulon skipper 2</p><p c=
lass=3DMsoNormal><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p><p class=3DMsoNormal>And finally, upo=
n my return home to <u>Grafton</u>, the following =C2=A0greeted me by flyin=
g up from my garden onto my shirt:</p><p class=3DMsoNormal>Red admiral 1</p=
><p class=3DMsoNormal><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p><p class=3DMsoNormal>Thanks to a=
ll for a fabulous day!</p><p class=3DMsoNormal><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p><p clas=
s=3DMsoNormal>Dolores Price</p><p class=3DMsoNormal><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p><p=
class=3DMsoNormal><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p><p class=3DMsoNormal><o:p>&nbsp;</o=
:p></p><p class=3DMsoNormal><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p><p class=3DMsoNormal><o:p>=
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