Sighting for June 21, 2021

Harry Zirlin

Deer Isle
Hancock County, ME

Weather started out great but fogged up by 2. With Charlie Roberto. Crab spiders recorded preying on four different species of skippers on Blue Flag Iris: Long Dash, Arctic, Hobomok and Peck’s. See images for two species.

  • Canadian Tiger Swallowtail 6
  • Cabbage White 8
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Pink-edged Sulphur 2
  • Bog Copper 8
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Silvery Blue 7
  • Atlantis Fritillary 30+
  • Silver-bordered Fritillary 30+
  • Harris' Checkerspot 40+
  • Northern Crescent 40+
  • American Lady 1
  • White Admiral 10
  • Northern Pearly-eye 1
  • Eyed Brown 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 8
  • Common Ringlet Abundant
  • Monarch 4
  • Arctic Skipper 2
  • Least Skipper 6
  • European Skipper Common
  • Indian Skipper 6
  • Peck's Skipper 15+
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 6
  • Long Dash Common
  • Hobomok Skipper 20+
  • Dun Skipper 1

Long Dash

Harris' Checkerspot

Silver-bordered Fritillary

Bog Copper

Arctic Skipper