Sighting for July 19, 2013

Chris Herz & Mike Russell

Eastern Neck NWR, Rock Hall
Kent County, MD

99 degrees & humid, but butterfly garden was very active. Fresh brood of silvery checkspots.

  • Zebra Swallowtail 30
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 24
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 27
  • Cabbage White 17
  • Orange Sulphur 4
  • Cloudless Sulphur 3
  • Gray Hairstreak 5
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 22
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • American Snout 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Silvery Checkerspot abundant
  • Pearl Crescent 5
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • American Lady 2
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 5
  • Hackberry Emperor 2
  • Common Wood-Nymph 6
  • Silver-spotted Skipper abundant
  • Hayhurst's Scallopwing 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 2
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Swarthy Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 3
  • Peck's Skipper 2
  • Northern Broken-Dash 2
  • Sachem 10
  • Broad-winged Skipper abundant
  • Dun Skipper 1
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 2