Category Archives: Butterflies and moths
Fiery Skipper at the Elkhorn Garden Plots in Columbia on November 4th. Usually they are gone by now but there has not been a killing frost yet this fall. Advertisements
One of three Fiery Skipper butterflies still at the Elkhorn Garden Plots in Columbia on the last warm day of October 28.
Gray Hairstreak at Patel Drive in Elkridge on October 9th. The light orange abdomen indicates this one is a male. I am not usually able to get a picture of hairstreaks with their wings open like this. A pretty … Continue reading
An Orange Sulphur visits white aster flowers in Elkridge on October 4th. Monarchs are still flying south but not in as large numbers as a few days ago. This one was in Elkridge on September 30. … Continue reading
One of the last swallowtails, this female Black also visited flowers at the Elkhorn Plots on September 5.
Visiting Two Sites in the Triassic Basin: Upper Monocacy River valley in Maryland and Grant Conway State Forest in Virginia; August 19 and 20, 2014
This was a VERY large Robber Fly that looks like the Red-footed Cannibalfly, Promachus rufipes, at Gateway
Virginia Bluebells and Sessile Trillium near Seneca on April 17