Sighting for April 16, 2017

Jill Gorman

Piedmont National Wildlife Refuge
Jones County, GA

Dozens of butterflies were puddling in a rocky section along Little Falling Creek and a Pipevine Swallowtail was busy laying eggs on Virginia Snakeroot.

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 10
  • Zebra Swallowtail 12
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • Silvery Checkerspot 3
  • Pearl Crescent 4
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Common Buckeye 8
  • Red-spotted Purple 2
  • Hoary Edge 20
  • Pepper and Salt Skipper 1

Pipevine Swallowtail

Hoary Edge

Pepper and Salt Skipper

Red-spotted Purple

Eastern Comma

Common Buckeye

Silvery Checkerspot

Pipevine Swallowtail

Pearl Crescent

Eastern Tailed-Blue

Zebra Swallowtail

Zebra Swallowtail