Sighting for June 22, 2017

Allen Belden

Shenandoah National Park: Central District
Madison County, VA

Several sites accessible from Skyline Drive. Also Greene and Page counties. Photo of Appalachian Azure shows egg deposition among the buds of Black Cohosh (Cimicifuega racemosa). Aphrodite Fritillaries apparently not yet flying.

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 7
  • Cabbage White 32
  • Clouded Sulphur 16
  • Orange Sulphur 13
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 16
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 7
  • Appalachian Azure 9
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 10
  • Meadow Fritillary 13
  • Baltimore Checkerspot 6
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 45
  • Southern Cloudywing 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Peck's Skipper 5
  • Little Glassywing 1
  • Hobomok Skipper 4

Appalachian Azure

Baltimore Checkerspot

Gray Hairstreak

Hobomok Skipper

Meadow Fritillary

Peck's Skipper