Sighting for March 23, 2019

John and Nancy Crosby

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

3 Weeks ago at this location we saw our first Coastal subspecies of Henry’s Elfin; Callophrys henrici yawehus. Yawehus feeds on Ilex vomitoria (Yapon Holly) not redbud. Today we saw a couple of fresh individuals & a couple not so fresh. It was sunny and 66 degrees with NW winds 5-10.

  • Zebra Swallowtail 3
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 5
  • Palamedes Swallowtail 18
  • Cloudless Sulphur 2
  • Barred Yellow 2
  • Henry's Elfin 4
  • White M Hairstreak 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 24
  • Southern Pearly-eye 1
  • Gemmed Satyr 2
  • Little Wood-Satyr 4
  • Long-tailed Skipper 1
  • Northern Cloudywing 2
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 6
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Lace-winged Roadside-Skipper 1

Barred Yellow

Red-banded Hairstreak

Gray Hairstreak

Henry's Elfin

Zebra Swallowtail

Palamedes Swallowtail

Spicebush Swallowtail

Carolina Satyr

Gemmed Satyr

Little Wood-Satyr

Southern Pearly-eye

Northern Cloudywing

Zabulon Skipper

Lace-winged Roadside-Skipper

Long-tailed Skipper

Juvenal's Duskywing

Cloudless Sulphur