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Cloud cover and a cool E wind in late afternoon seemed to depress butterfly
activity on Upper Loveland Rd in Norwich yesterday, but I managed to find
the following:

Great Spangled Fritillary (1)
Aphrodite Fritillary (1)
Aphrodite/Atlantis Fritillary (1)
Common Wood Nymph (12+) -- 8 with large postmedian FW patches, 2 with
isolated spots, 2 intermediate
European Skipper (1)
Peck's Skipper (1)
Dun Skipper (3)

Earlier in day, while sun was still out, had my first Monarch of the season
at VINS in Woodstock.

Chris

Chris Rimmer
Vermont Institute of Natural Science
27023 Church Hill Road
Woodstock, VT 05091
802-457-2779 ext. 120
<www.vinsweb.org>