Sighting for May 12, 2012

Rick Borchelt, Beth Johnson, Tom Stock

Hoyle's Mill Conservation Park
Montgomery County, MD

Last stop with colleagues Beth Johnson and Tom Stock on a Washington Area Butterfly Club full-day field outing. This leg covers Hoyle’s Mill from the parking area to the bridge and back. In the field from 1530-1630 under warm, slightly overcast skies. Nectar sources included emerging dogbane, fleabanes, and heal-all.
Spring Azure was summer form

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 1
  • Zebra Swallowtail 3
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 4
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • Spring Azure 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Little Wood-Satyr 3
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 1
  • Least Skipper 3
  • Zabulon Skipper 9