Sighting for June 19, 2016

Tom Fiore

nature preserves in eastern parts of county
Dutchess County, NY

8 hrs. exploring with still not many grass skippers out & not all the nectar-flowers that will be. Warm, sunny, low humidity. E. Commas all fresh summer-form brood. Also summer brood of Meadow Fritillary, & Little Wood Satyr. Dusted Skippers a bit worn, as was 1 Dreamy Duskywing found nectaring.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 8+
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 4
  • Meadow Fritillary 2
  • Pearl Crescent 4
  • Eastern Comma 3
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Viceroy 3
  • Little Wood-Satyr 2
  • Common Ringlet 6
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Northern Cloudywing 12+
  • Dreamy Duskywing 1
  • European Skipper 8+
  • Peck's Skipper 2
  • Hobomok Skipper 3
  • Dusted Skipper 3

Meadow Fritillary