Sighting for September 5, 2020

Jennifer Ambs

Pocahontas State Park
Chesterfield County, VA

Third annual Pocahontas State Park parkwide butterfly count 10-2pm
Areas included in count include:
front field
Swift Creek dining hall, group and scout camping area, path from that area to Swift Creek Dam
Bright Hope Parking area and trail from there to Group Camp Lake 7
Bright Hope Trail
Campground
Canoe Launch
Wetlands North of foot bridge across of Swift Creek
Parking areas near pool and Visitor Center
Native gardens near CCC Museum, Beaver lake, Visitor Center, Amphitheater
Beaver Lake dam area

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 12
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 8
  • Little Yellow 1
  • Sleepy Orange 3
  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 43
  • Pearl Crescent 7
  • Painted Lady 2
  • Common Buckeye 12
  • Red-spotted Purple 6
  • Southern Cloudywing 1
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Little Glassywing 1
  • Sachem 1
  • Dun Skipper 1