John V. Calhoun
bretcal at gte.net
Thu Sep 25 17:19:28 EDT 1997
Pavulaan at aol.com wrote:
> Here in the western suburbs of Washington D.C. we have experienced a
> relatively "major" flight of Phoebis sennae
I recently returned from a trip to the Florida Panhandle where I saw
literally thousands of sennae--everywhere. They were coating flowers.
In some cases, as manny as four were clustered on a single thistle
bloom. I have never experienced such a flight of this species. My car
windshield is still covered with what is left of many adults of sennae
and A. vanillae which is also extremely common there now. In some
cases, it looked like large, yellow snow was falling along the roadsides
in Wakulla, Liberty and Calhoun Counties. A very impressive experience.
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