Sighting for July 6, 2012

Rick Borchelt

Frederick Municipal Forest
Frederick County, MD

Met up with Tom Stock to survey for Edwards’ hairstreak. He found three before I arrived at 1000 hours; I observed 5 in small fields with emergent scrub oak. Hazy, mostly sunny, temperature around 90 F. In the field 1000-1130 hours. Nectar sources included red clover and yellow Baptisia.

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 5
  • Cloudless Sulphur 2
  • Edwards' Hairstreak 5
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue common
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Common Wood-Nymph 2
  • Monarch 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 2
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 3