Sighting for August 6, 2020

James L. Monroe

Hillcrest WMA
Hancock County, WV

sunny, low 80’s, between 1 and 2:30 p.m.

the vast, vast majority of butterflies seen were on damp gravel road as seen in two photos

there were other anglewings but couldn’t get definite ID

  • Black Swallowtail 3
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 5
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White common
  • Clouded Sulphur common
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue common
  • Pearl Crescent common
  • Question Mark 1
  • Northern Pearly-eye 2
  • Monarch 3
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Peck's Skipper 3

Northern Pearly-eye

Eastern Tailed-Blue