Sighting for April 16, 2015

Allen Belden

Powhatan State Park
Powhatan County, VA

Mix of sun, clouds, and showers; some wind; high around 70. A wide variety of habitats makes this new park an excellent place for butterflies. Pine Elfin flew from the ground into a scrub pine (Pinus virginiana).

  • Zebra Swallowtail 17
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Falcate Orangetip 7
  • Clouded Sulphur 12
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Harvester 1
  • Henry's Elfin 1
  • Eastern Pine Elfin 1
  • Juniper Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 6
  • Spring Azure 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Eastern Comma 8
  • Mourning Cloak 1
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 13
  • Horace's Duskywing 2