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Old Aug 26, 2015, 9:31 PM   #11
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A Great Spangled Fritillary feasting on Common Milkweed Nectar…
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Old Aug 26, 2015, 9:31 PM   #12
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Another GS Fritillary working an old Turk's Cap Lily…
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Old Aug 26, 2015, 9:32 PM   #13
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A Gray Hairstreak on Swamp Milkweed (do you see the "fake antennas" and "fake eyespots" on the wing tips?)
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Old Aug 26, 2015, 9:33 PM   #14
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A Juniper Hairstreak on Common Milkweed…
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Old Aug 26, 2015, 9:33 PM   #15
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And another Spicebush Swallowtail enjoying Thistle nectar.
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But this butterfly never visits flowers. We find Northern Pearly Eyes in dark, damp, shady woods, usually feeding on decaying vegetation.
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Old Aug 26, 2015, 9:34 PM   #17
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Appalachian Browns choose similar habitats.
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Old Aug 26, 2015, 9:35 PM   #18
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Common Wood Nymphs prefer drier woods, but also go mostly for rotten plant materials.
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Old Aug 26, 2015, 9:36 PM   #19
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Will close with a few moths. Here's an unusual pose for a Clearwing - I almost never see them perch. It seems like they are always hovering like tiny hummingbirds…
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