Sighting for August 16, 2017

Kathy Barylski

Antietam Natl Battlefield
Washington County, MD

Covered the southern section - Burnside Bridge, Otto Farm, Final Attack trail, most of Snively Ford trail. Conditions upper 70s rising to mid-80s; mostly sunny. 3.5 hours in the afternoon alone. Additional minimum 10 unid grass skippers. My first field day over 500 individuals!

  • Zebra Swallowtail 1
  • Black Swallowtail 4
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 10
  • Clouded Sulphur 5
  • Orange Sulphur 12
  • Gray Hairstreak 100+
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 90
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 47
  • Silvery Checkerspot 9
  • Pearl Crescent 15
  • Eastern Comma 2
  • Red Admiral 4-5
  • Common Buckeye 30
  • Hackberry Emperor 28
  • Monarch 9
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 5
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 15
  • Common Sootywing 12
  • Swarthy Skipper 10-15
  • Least Skipper 2
  • Peck's Skipper 2
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 40+
  • Crossline Skipper 12-15
  • Sachem 25
  • Zabulon Skipper 4
  • Ocola Skipper 1

Common Buckeye

Crossline Skipper

Eastern Comma

Gray Hairstreak

Hackberry Emperor

Ocola Skipper

Red Admiral

Red-banded Hairstreak

Silvery Checkerspot

Tawny-edged Skipper

Variegated Fritillary

Zabulon Skipper