Sighting for September 3, 2015

David L. Amadio

Great Dismal Swamp NWR, Washington ditch & Jericho ditch
Suffolk city, VA

Observations made between 10:23 a.m. & 6 p.m. mostly sunny and high 80’s. Eupatorium “Joe-pye weed” the most active nectar source.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 20
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 3
  • Palamedes Swallowtail 14
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Cloudless Sulphur 13
  • Sleepy Orange 3
  • Great Purple Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 3
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 5
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 3
  • Variegated Fritillary 17
  • Pearl Crescent 8
  • Eastern Comma 3
  • Red Admiral 4
  • Common Buckeye 6
  • Red-spotted Purple 19
  • Viceroy 4
  • Southern Pearly-eye 2
  • Carolina Satyr 17
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 26
  • Horace's Duskywing 4
  • Least Skipper 4
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Dun Skipper 1
  • Lace-winged Roadside-Skipper 27
  • Carolina Roadside-Skipper 2

Southern Pearly-eye

Carolina Satyr

Palamedes Swallowtail

Red-spotted Purple

Lace-winged Roadside-Skipper