Sighting for May 2, 2017

Rob Santry

Ijam's Nature Center - Downtown Knoxville along the Tennessee River
Knox County, TN

This is a fabulous place to butterfly! There are many diverse habitats, and of course, there were lots of butterflies present. All the pics I’ve submitted were lifers and we saw a total of seventeen lifers on our trip.

  • Black Swallowtail
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
  • West Virginia White
  • Cabbage White
  • Red-banded Hairstreak
  • Appalachian Azure
  • American Snout
  • Pearl Crescent
  • Question Mark
  • Common Buckeye
  • Hackberry Emperor
  • Carolina Satyr
  • Least Skipper
  • Little Glassywing

Carolina Satyr

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Least Skipper

Zabulon Skipper

Little Glassywing