Sighting for May 3, 2018

David L. Amadio

Green Ridge State Forest
Allegany County, MD

Unseasonably hot just over 90. Most of the Duskywings were puddling along Carroll Rd where water flowed from mountainside across the road.Fairly careful observation did not indicate any Dreamy Duskywings.Observed a male Falcate Orangetip relentlessly pursuing a female Olympia Marble.In addition one anglewing & two dark Swallowtails were observed.

  • Zebra Swallowtail 9
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 4
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Olympia Marble 4
  • Falcate Orangetip 11
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Spring Azure 7
  • Silvery Blue 4
  • Meadow Fritillary 2
  • American Lady 1
  • Sleepy Duskywing 47
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 80
  • Cobweb Skipper 7

Olympia Marble

Olympia Marble

Falcate Orangetip

Silvery Blue

Sleepy Duskywing

Cobweb Skipper

Zebra Swallowtail