Sighting for September 4, 2020

David L. Amadio

Great Dismal Swamp NWR-Washington Ditch
Suffolk city, VA

Obs. made from 10:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. 86 degrees sunny and WNW6 wind. Overall low butterfly numbers but a fair amount of diversity. One E.Tiger was a dark form female.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 4
  • Cloudless Sulphur 16
  • Sleepy Orange 8
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 2
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Pearl Crescent 5
  • Question Mark 2
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 7
  • Red-spotted Purple 9
  • Southern Pearly-eye 1
  • Carolina Satyr 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 3
  • Fiery Skipper 3
  • Dun Skipper 6
  • Lace-winged Roadside-Skipper 4

Sleepy Orange

Southern Pearly-eye