Sighting for June 21, 2017

David L. Amadio

Eastern Neck NWR
Kent County, MD

Observations made from 9-5:25 p.m. Part sun most of the day with high temp just over 80 degrees. Abundant Common Milkweed. Buttonbush blooming earlier than usual, with mostly bee activity.

  • Zebra Swallowtail 67
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 9
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 10
  • Cabbage White 14
  • Clouded Sulphur 4
  • Orange Sulphur 11
  • Coral Hairstreak 2
  • Gray Hairstreak 10
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 19
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 6
  • American Snout 5
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Pearl Crescent 8
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • American Lady 5
  • Red Admiral 5
  • Common Buckeye 12
  • Tawny Emperor 1
  • Appalachian Brown 4
  • Little Wood-Satyr 4
  • Monarch 5
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 40
  • Horace's Duskywing 8
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 2
  • Delaware Skipper 10
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Aaron's Skipper 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 80
  • Dun Skipper 1

Zebra Swallowtail

Tawny Emperor

American Snout

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

American Lady

Coral Hairstreak