Thursday, July 1, 2010

Carroll Co. 6/11/10

On a lark, I went out to check the Carroll Co. sites in mid-June. To my surprise, Baltimore Checkerspot season had already begun! Conditions were clear and warm, turning to hazy with sprinkles.

Baltimore Checkerspot Euphydryas phaeton



Also seen were a Little Glassywing Pompeius vernaPhotobucket

A Little Wood Satyr Megisto cymelaPhotobucket

And an Orange Sulfur Colias eurytheme getting nailed by a Robberfly Asilidae sp.Photobucket

as well:

Red Admiral V. atalanta
Red-Spotted Purple L. arthemis
Cabbage White P. rapae
Eastern Tailed Blue C. comyntas
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail P. glaucus
Appalachian Brown S. appalachia
Silver-Spotted Skipper E. clarus
Pearl Crescent P. tharos
Spicebush Swallowtail P. troilus
Mourning Cloak N. antiopa
Great Spangled Fritillary S. cybele

Overall a thin count...


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