Sighting for June 15, 2019

David L. Amadio

Eastern Neck NWR
Kent County, MD

Obs. made from 9:15 to 5:30 70-82 degrees, mostly cloudy a.m. mostly sunny p.m. 8-15 S-SSW winds with stronger gusts. A very conservative count on Snouts as they seemed to be everywhere. Many fresh 2nd brood Zebra Swallowtails. Common Milkweed & Buttonbush the major nectar source today.Two Eastern Tigers were dark form females.First flight of Silvery Checkerspots appears to be finished.

  • Zebra Swallowtail 67
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 9
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 7
  • Cabbage White 11
  • Clouded Sulphur 2
  • Orange Sulphur 10
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Sleepy Orange 2
  • Coral Hairstreak 4
  • White M Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 7
  • American Snout 14
  • Pearl Crescent 11
  • Question Mark 5
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • American Lady 5
  • Painted Lady 2
  • Red Admiral 7
  • Common Buckeye 21
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Hackberry Emperor 2
  • Appalachian Brown 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 3
  • Monarch 10
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 63
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 3
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 1
  • Delaware Skipper 12
  • Aaron's Skipper 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 55
  • Dun Skipper 4

Sleepy Orange

Common Buckeye

Common Checkered-Skipper

Hackberry Emperor

Aaron's Skipper

Coral Hairstreak

Zebra Swallowtail

Zebra Swallowtail

Painted Lady