Sighting for May 24, 2015

Mark Adams

Sugar Hollow, Jones Mill Rd., Jarmans Gap Rd.
Albemarle County, VA

01:15 - 5:10 pm EDT. Sunny (0-20% clouds), warm (78-83 deg F), wind 0-10 mph. Personal first-of-season Hoary Edge, Silvery Checkerspot, Great Spangled Fritillary, Tawny-edged Skipper. Surprisingly no E. Comma, Question Mark or Eastern Tailed-Blue.

  • Zebra Swallowtail 3
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 17
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 16
  • Cabbage White 6
  • Clouded Sulphur 5
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 15
  • Variegated Fritillary 12
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 6
  • Silvery Checkerspot 6
  • Pearl Crescent 5
  • Red-spotted Purple 3
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 28
  • Hoary Edge 1
  • Dreamy Duskywing 1
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 2
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 1
  • Sachem 4

Red-spotted Purple

Hoary Edge