Sighting for June 4, 2013

Rick Borchelt

Northeast Branch Trail, College Park
Prince George's County, MD

Walking the trail and associated streambank along Northeast Branch from 3 pm - 6 pm. Sunny, warm, 75F. Much activity after the heavy rain two days ago. Nectar sources included brambles, Japanese honeysuckle, and dogbane just coming into flower.

  • Zebra Swallowtail 4
  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail common
  • Spicebush Swallowtail common
  • Cabbage White superabundant
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Banded Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure common
  • Silvery Checkerspot 6
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr superabundant
  • Least Skipper common
  • Crossline Skipper common
  • Little Glassywing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper common

Silvery Checkerspot

Banded Hairstreak