I joined Tom Lewis and Karen Holliday for (primarily) butterflying this morning at a spot that Tom knew about beyond the main entrance to Bell Slough. Our target was Dusted Skipper. Besides finding those in quantity, we also found the following: Little Wood-Satyr, Spicebush Swallowtail, Eastern Tiger Swallowtail, Goatweed Leafwing, Eastern Tailed-Blue, Red-banded Hairstreak, Pearl Crescent, Snowberry Clearwing Moth, and what I think was a Horace’s Duskywing. Also seen was a Mink (by the quarry) and first of season Acadian Flycatcher and Red-eyed Vireo.
See the pictures from the day below and if you can identify some of those I couldn’t (or find I made a mistake) please let me know. Click the pictures for a larger view and then the back button to return.[SlideDeck id=’1379′ width=’100%’ height=’300px’] [SlideDeck id=’1405′ width=’100%’ height=’300px’] [SlideDeck id=’1420′ width=’100%’ height=’300px’]