Sighting for May 9, 2016

Allen Belden

Piney Grove Natural Area Preserve
Franklin County, VA

More clouds than sun, threat of rain, high in the mid 70s. Most butterflies seen in a utility right-of-way that crosses the preserve.

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 8
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 7
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Pearl Crescent 7
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 2
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Northern Cloudywing 1
  • Dreamy Duskywing 1
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 6
  • Dusted Skipper 1