Sighting for July 26, 2014

Allan R. Loudell

7 locations in Newark--Christiana area
New Castle County, DE

Western New Castle County portion of annual NABA count - Delaware Nature Society

Generally overcast until late afternoon, which probably accounted for depressed numbers in some spots.

Got some Monarchs and Vanessas; no Hairstreaks, however.

1 Anglewing species from afar; 1 Vanessa (Lady) species from afar.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 18
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 11
  • Cabbage White 57
  • Clouded Sulphur 25
  • Orange Sulphur 33
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 80
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 12
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • Red Admiral 4
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 4
  • Viceroy 1
  • Common Wood-Nymph 25
  • Monarch 3
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 32
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 23
  • Least Skipper 59
  • Peck's Skipper 49
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 2
  • Sachem 19
  • Broad-winged Skipper 14
  • Dun Skipper 3