Sighting for August 6, 2016

Will Kerling

Lizard Tail Swamp Preserve - Cape May CH, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

The Dion Skippers and the Appalachian Browns were in hiding even in their shady sedge environment due to searing heat and humidity! Best find of the day was a fresh White M Hairstreak high on cluster of Sweet Pepperbush flowers.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 6
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 12
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 19
  • White M Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • American Snout 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Viceroy 1
  • Appalachian Brown 8
  • Common Wood-Nymph 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Dion Skipper 8

Dion Skippers