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Re: [OM] A Few Hairstreaks

Subject: Re: [OM] A Few Hairstreaks
From: Chuck Norcutt <chucknorcutt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 30 Jun 2015 18:48:23 +0000
I wasn't into butterflies but I used to spend a lot of time on Horn Pond Mountain (aka Rag Rock to me) and a lot of time at Horn Pond in general.

I was just looking back at film scans from there from about 2003. I was pretty bad back then.

Chuck Norcutt

On 6/29/2015 2:22 AM, Mike Gordon via olympus wrote:
Still struggling to dig out from being away for two weeks but managed to get a 
couple hours to chase Hairstreaks with our NABA chapter. Thought  perhaps, some 
some may enjoy these.

We saw 5 species.  My favorite is the Coral, but not sure I have a shot that is 
adequate.  Also have a shot of an Edwards on New Jersey Tea that might process 
up OK, but haven't had time yet. The Acadians are an attractive grey.

Perhaps a tad too much flash in the last shot but the T32 on auto for macro and 
variable backgrounds is tricky.  The Acadians seem to be quieter than the 
others but didn't get another good shot off after adjustment.  There was a grad 
student from Conn there with a special interest in Hairstreaks, so finding and 
ID'ing them was easier.  Some variants of the Edwards and Banded look almost 




Still Chasin' em, Mike

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