Sighting for March 12, 2019

John and Nancy Crosby

Tabby Oaks, Shellman Bluff, GA 31331
McIntosh County, GA

Only 65 with NE winds 8-15 so fewer species but a couple of new ones appeared. The Henry’s Elfin is D. h yawehus described by Ron Gatrelle in 1999. The host plant here in Coastal Georgia is Ilex vomitoria, yapon holly.

  • Zebra Swallowtail 1
  • Palamedes Swallowtail 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 2
  • Barred Yellow 1
  • Henry's Elfin 3
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 6
  • Carolina Satyr 15
  • Northern Cloudywing 1
  • Zarucco Duskywing 1

Northern Cloudywing

Zarucco Duskywing

Henry's Elfin

Zebra Swallowtail