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Date: Thu, 24 Nov 2022 16:30:06 +0000 (UTC)
From: ROBERT CAVANAUGH (via carolinaleps Mailing List) <carolinaleps...>
Subject: Carteret county... Thanksgiving

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Still lots of butterflies in the Carteret area.=C2=A0 Right now in my yard =
are:6 Cloudless sulphurs5 Longtail skippers2 Monarchs..still laying eggs on=
tropical milkweed11 Gulf frits + 3 cats on passionflower1 Sleepy Orange14 =
Ocola Skippers2 Fiery skippers1Clouded skipper1 Red admiral..on a bait dish
Yesterday in Morehead saw two 3rd instar Black Swallowtail cats on fennel.=
=C2=A0 I reared 39 on parsley that I found in my yard first week of October.
Late and noteworthy entries for this year in my yard was a Hoary Edge Skipp=
er on July 5 on butterfly bush.=C2=A0 This is the second one in about 4 yea=
rs.=C2=A0 A real surprise was a male Pipeline Swallowtail in my zinnia gard=
en on August 18th.=C2=A0 This was the third I've seen in my yard in 36 year=
s living here.
Spring time, like everywhere else in NC was abysmal for all species, but re=
bounded nicely during the summer.=C2=A0 Spicebush Swallowtails had a banner=
year though Tigers were somewhat scarce.=C2=A0 Palamedes numbers returned =
to normal by late summer.=C2=A0 Mature Red Bay trees (20ft.+) have died alo=
ng Hibbs Road in the vicinity of the landfill.=C2=A0 Younger trees (10+/- f=
t.) appear unaffected so far.
Didn't see any Viceroys and only 2 Red Spotted Purples all season.=C2=A0 Sa=
tyrs had a bad year too.

Hope everyone is having a wonderful ThanksgivingBob Cavanaugh=C2=A0

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Still lots of butterflies in the Carteret area.&nbsp; Right now in my yard are:<div>6 Cloudless sulphurs</div><div>5 Longtail skippers</div><div>2 Monarchs..still laying eggs on tropical milkweed</div><div>11 Gulf frits + 3 cats on passionflower</div><div>1 Sleepy Orange</div><div>14 Ocola Skippers</div><div>2 Fiery skippers</div><div>1Clouded skipper</div><div>1 Red admiral..on a bait dish</div><div><br></div><div>Yesterday in Morehead saw two 3rd instar Black Swallowtail cats on fennel.&nbsp; I reared 39 on parsley that I found in my yard first week of October.</div><div><br></div><div>Late and noteworthy entries for this year in my yard was a Hoary Edge Skipper on July 5 on butterfly bush.&nbsp; This is the second one in about 4 years.&nbsp; A real surprise was a male Pipeline Swallowtail in my zinnia garden on August 18th.&nbsp; This was the third I've seen in my yard in 36 years living here.</div><div><br></div><div>Spring time, like everywhere else in NC was abysmal for all spe
cies, but rebounded nicely during the summer.&nbsp; Spicebush Swallowtails had a banner year though Tigers were somewhat scarce.&nbsp; Palamedes numbers returned to normal by late summer.&nbsp; Mature Red Bay trees (20ft.+) have died along Hibbs Road in the vicinity of the landfill.&nbsp; Younger trees (10+/- ft.) appear unaffected so far.</div><div><br></div><div>Didn't see any Viceroys and only 2 Red Spotted Purples all season.&nbsp; Satyrs had a bad year too.<br></div><div><br></div><div>Hope everyone is having a wonderful Thanksgiving</div><div>Bob Cavanaugh&nbsp;</div><div><br><br><div id="ymail_android_signature"><a id="ymail_android_signature_link" href="https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://go.onelink.me/107872968?pid=InProduct&amp;c=Global_Internal_YGrowth_AndroidEmailSig__AndroidUsers&amp;af_wl=ym&amp;af_sub1=Internal&amp;af_sub2=Global_YGrowth&amp;af_sub3=EmailSignature__;!!OToaGQ!qVWp98d1z8b4f8FOdZeYjcna_n9v1wC_EF_bDsB1-CSU4K-Dq_KnFeCKIu_mdRTaFujkemMYiV7XcNo1H-gA1PFVRQ$">S
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