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University of Toronto at Mississauga, Mississauga, Ontario;  September 1, 1998;
 Magnetic Declination = 10W (Subtract 10 for True)
Num.    Species    Time Flight Behaviour Weather Field Notes
I     II     III IV Va Vb Part 1 Part 2 Part 3
Est.
 Alt.
  
Type
of Flt.
Horiz.
Path
Vert.
Path
Mag.
Bear.
Mag.
Head.
Wind
Dir.
 Wind 
Vel.
Amb.
Temp.
Thrm.
Act.
Cloud 
Types 
5 D. plexippus 10:34 200 m soar,
glide, weak
flap
circle,
straight
climb,
descend
185 right calm - 20.0C yes 50%
cumulus
Butterfly was apparently engaged in courting behaviour  with another D. plexippus.  The one being observed appeared to manoeuvre to keep in front of the other and both climbed in tandem to 200 m, then glided back down to disappear   behind the South Building.  Two more solitary D. plexippus  were also seen.
6 D. plexippus 10:42 300 m soar,
glide
straight level,
descend
288 left calm - 22.0C yes 50%
cumulus
Butterfly started at 300 m and soared level before gliding down to 200 m.  Its descent was gradual.  A gull  was also seen in field of view.  
7 D. plexippus 10:57 10 m flap straight,
variable
climb 235 left calm - 23.0C yes 50%
cumulus
Butterfly flapped upward.  A second, lower,  D. plexippus flew past.
Quit

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10:58 - - - - - - 90 1.1 m/s 23.5C yes 50%
cumulus
Two more D. plexippus were seen - one glided down to group of trees, one was flapping SW at 5 m.

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