Sighting for April 13, 2014

Rick Borchelt

Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, Jericho Ditch
Suffolk city, VA

Sightings for both April 12 and 13. Continuing warm and sunny; Palamedes and Zebra Swallowtail numbers building considerably. Kicked up a Henry’s Elfin every 20 feet or so along Williamson Ditch.

  • Zebra Swallowtail abundant
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 7
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Palamedes Swallowtail 5
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Falcate Orangetip 8
  • Henry's Elfin common
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure superabundant
  • Pearl Crescent 5
  • Eastern Comma 3
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 3
  • Carolina Roadside-Skipper 1

Carolina Roadside-Skipper