Sighting for June 14, 2016

David L. Amadio

Eastern Neck NWR
Kent County, MD

Observations made between 9 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Mostly sunny with high 70’s. Dogbane in bloom. Common Milkweed just starting to bloom. Surprised to find a Cloudless Sulphur this early this far north.

  • Zebra Swallowtail 10
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 4
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 13
  • Cabbage White 11
  • Clouded Sulphur 5
  • Orange Sulphur 20
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Coral Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 4
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • American Snout 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 4
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 1
  • Silvery Checkerspot 1
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • American Lady 8
  • Red Admiral 4
  • Appalachian Brown 2
  • Little Wood-Satyr 9
  • Monarch 5
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 48
  • Least Skipper 3
  • Delaware Skipper 15
  • Zabulon Skipper 4
  • Aaron's Skipper 8
  • Broad-winged Skipper 15
  • Dun Skipper 3
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 8

Coral Hairstreak

Zebra Swallowtail

Gray Hairstreak

Cloudless Sulphur

Delaware Skipper