Sighting for June 6, 2013

Rick Borchelt

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

In the morning before heavy rains set in, Tom Stock and I re-visited a patch of newly blooming dogbane to find good numbers of both Striped and Banded Hairstreaks under overcast skies and 73F. Photos by Tom Stock.

  • Zebra Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail common
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 4
  • Cabbage White common
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Banded Hairstreak 6
  • Striped Hairstreak 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 6
  • Little Wood-Satyr abundant
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper common
  • Crossline Skipper 4
  • Little Glassywing 5
  • Zabulon Skipper 3

Striped Hairstreak (Tom Stock)

Banded Hairstreak (Tom Stock)