Sighting for June 28, 2013

Rick Borchelt

Finzel Swamp Nature Conservancy Area
Garrett County, MD

Late afternoon (4 pm) following a series of severe thunderstorms. Still quite warm (80’s F) and very humid; mostly sunny. Nectar sources included red clover and a variety of escaped ornamentals near the parking lot. The Eastern Tiger Swallowtail was appalachiensis.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue common
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure common
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 2
  • Baltimore Checkerspot 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 3
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Dreamy Duskywing 1
  • Least Skipper 2
  • European Skipper abundant
  • Peck's Skipper 4
  • Long Dash 10
  • Hobomok Skipper 2

European Skipper

Long Dash