Sighting for August 17, 2016

Kathy Barylski

Catoctin Creek Park
Frederick County, MD

Searched about 70% of park across 2 days - 3 hours on Aug. 15 and 1.3 hours on Aug. 17. Many records for the park! Shocked by number of Monarchs given limit amount of milkweed.

  • Zebra Swallowtail 4-5
  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 15-18
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 14-16
  • Cabbage White 275
  • Clouded Sulphur 15-20
  • Orange Sulphur 18-24
  • American Copper 1
  • White M Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 9
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • American Snout 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 3
  • Pearl Crescent 35
  • Question Mark 1
  • Eastern Comma 3-4
  • Red Admiral 4
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 2
  • Hackberry Emperor 30
  • Northern Pearly-eye 7
  • Monarch 19
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 100
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 2
  • Common Sootywing 1
  • Least Skipper 24
  • Peck's Skipper 3
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 2
  • Sachem 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 14
  • Dun Skipper 7

Hackberry Emperor

Zabulon Skipper

Monarch

Northern Pearly-eye