Sighting for September 14, 2017

David L. Amadio

Great Dismal Swamp NWR, Washington Ditch
Suffolk city, VA

Partly Cloudy and 78 degrees. Sadly most of the nectar along the ditch was recently mowed.I believe the Chrysalis image is that of a Question Mark.Observations made between 10:15 a.m. & 1:15 p.m. with a 15 min. heavy rain shower at 12:30

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Palamedes Swallowtail 2
  • Cloudless Sulphur 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 4
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Red-spotted Purple 3
  • Viceroy 1
  • Southern Pearly-eye 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 11
  • Least Skipper 4
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Lace-winged Roadside-Skipper 11