Sighting for August 1, 2019

David L. Amadio

Eastern Neck NWR
Kent County, MD

Obs.from 8:50-5:30 with part sun and 77-85 degrees.T-storms grazed the area around 3:30 but no rain .Primary nectar sources: Joe-Pye weed, Sweet Pepperbush, & NY Ironweed. Every refuge roadside mowed this past week. No sign of Silvery Checkerspots. Second flight may be over here.

  • Zebra Swallowtail 19
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 12
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 16
  • Cabbage White 4
  • Clouded Sulphur 3
  • Orange Sulphur common
  • Cloudless Sulphur 14
  • Sleepy Orange 10
  • Gray Hairstreak 9
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 10
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 5
  • American Snout 5
  • Variegated Fritillary 28
  • Pearl Crescent 41
  • Question Mark 3
  • Painted Lady 2
  • Red Admiral 3
  • Common Buckeye 21
  • Red-spotted Purple 16
  • Viceroy 1
  • Hackberry Emperor 1
  • Appalachian Brown 1
  • Monarch 5
  • Silver-spotted Skipper abundant
  • Horace's Duskywing 3
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 3
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 2
  • Least Skipper 4
  • Fiery Skipper 4
  • Southern Broken-Dash 2
  • Northern Broken-Dash 1
  • Little Glassywing 4
  • Delaware Skipper 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 9
  • Broad-winged Skipper 3
  • Dun Skipper 10
  • Ocola Skipper 2

Ocola Skipper

Cloudless Sulphur

Sleepy Orange

Fiery Skipper

Variegated Fritillary

Southern Broken-Dash

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Fiery Skipper