Sighting for September 10, 2014

Allen Belden

Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge
Washington County, NC

Three male and one female Berry’s Skipper seen. Female larger, redder, and more skittish than the males. Berry’s Skippers and most other skippers nectaring on blue mistflower.

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Palamedes Swallowtail 26
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Cloudless Sulphur 2
  • Sleepy Orange 18
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 15
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 3
  • Painted Lady 3
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Common Buckeye 27
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Fiery Skipper 4
  • Whirlabout 1
  • Southern Broken-Dash 1
  • Northern Broken-Dash 1
  • Dion Skipper 4
  • Berry's Skipper 4
  • Dun Skipper 1
  • Ocola Skipper 5

Whirlabout

Southern Broken-Dash

Berry's Skipper

Berry's Skipper

Painted Lady

Red-banded Hairstreak

Whirlabout

Southern Broken-Dash