Without Trying for Butterflies

Diane Tucker dianetucker01 at comcast.net
Sun Jul 31 19:15:50 EDT 2011

How right you are, Steve.  While I was black lighting for moths last weekend at Hill-Stead Museum in Farmington, I managed to snag a Pearl Crescent.
Diane Tucker
On Jul 31, 2011, at 6:05 PM, Steve Walter wrote:

> Thursday, July 28, got a Broad-winged Skipper while black lighting for moths at Brooklyn's Floyd Bennet Field. It seems to be my first Broad-wing in that manner. It's happened a few times over the years with Sachem.
> Sunday, July 24, after finishing up checking for overnight moths at Westchester's Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, I got to photograph a Northern Pearly-eye that had landed on my car -- before 6:30 A.M. (The moth highlight, the night before, was a Tulip Tree Silkmoth -- I believe a first for the reservation.)  
> Who needs to go out in the hot sun to find butterflies?
> Steve Walter
> Bayside, NY

Diane Tucker
Naturalist, Hill-Stead Museum
www.hillsteadblog at wordpress.com
The Hill-Stead Nature Blog

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