Sighting for September 15, 2017

David L. Amadio

Norfolk Botanical Gardens
Norfolk city, VA

Numbers for most species less than what I have found here in the past. Still plenty of action and such an outstanding garden. Much effort has been made to attract butterflies as well as other polinators. Observations made between 11 a.m. & 5 p.m.

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 8
  • Black Swallowtail 7
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 5
  • Palamedes Swallowtail 5
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Cloudless Sulphur 27
  • Sleepy Orange 6
  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 8
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2
  • Variegated Fritillary 5
  • Pearl Crescent 4
  • American Lady 2
  • Painted Lady 13
  • Common Buckeye 7
  • Viceroy 1
  • Monarch 12
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 20
  • Long-tailed Skipper 5
  • Horace's Duskywing 6
  • Clouded Skipper 2
  • Fiery Skipper 28
  • Sachem 12
  • Brazilian Skipper 2
  • Ocola Skipper 11

Black Swallowtail

Long-tailed Skipper

Fiery Skipper

Ocola Skipper

Zabulon Skipper

Painted Lady

Sachem

Cloudless Sulphur

Pipevine Swallowtail