Sighting for August 12, 2022

David L. Amadio

Eastern Neck NWR, Rock Hall ,MD
Kent County, MD

Obs. made from 9:15 to 6:15, partly to mostly sunny and 74-82 degrees. Grass skippers far fewer than normal. Butterfly garden a bit overgrown but still fairly active.

  • Zebra Swallowtail 17
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 7
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 37
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Clouded Sulphur 4
  • Orange Sulphur 47
  • Cloudless Sulphur 9
  • Sleepy Orange 16
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 7
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 7
  • American Snout 6
  • Variegated Fritillary 13
  • Pearl Crescent 8
  • Question Mark 1
  • Eastern Comma 5
  • Red Admiral 6
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 8
  • Hackberry Emperor 1
  • Tawny Emperor 1
  • Appalachian Brown 4
  • Common Wood-Nymph 3
  • Monarch 10
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 60
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 9
  • Little Glassywing 5
  • Zabulon Skipper 12
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1
  • Dun Skipper 6

Silver-spotted Skipper

Zabulon Skipper

Tawny Emperor

Common Wood-Nymph

American Snout