Sighting for September 4, 2015

David L. Amadio

Norfolk Botanical Gardens
Norfolk city, VA

Observations made from 11:45 a.m. & 5:15 p.m. Sunny, breezy, and temp.high 80’s. A butterfly paradise! Also 1 Pipevine Swallowtail caterpillar.

  • Black Swallowtail 8
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 17
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 12
  • Palamedes Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 25
  • Sleepy Orange 17
  • Gray Hairstreak 3
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 3
  • Gulf Fritillary 5
  • Variegated Fritillary 13
  • Pearl Crescent 11
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 12
  • Red-spotted Purple 2
  • Viceroy 2
  • Monarch 20
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 20
  • Long-tailed Skipper 4
  • Horace's Duskywing 17
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Least Skipper 3
  • Fiery Skipper 75
  • Sachem 80
  • Dion Skipper 2
  • Brazilian Skipper 2
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 1
  • Ocola Skipper 34

Ocola Skipper

Gulf Fritillary

Fiery Skipper

Dion Skipper

Long-tailed Skipper

Sleepy Orange

Brazilian Skipper