Thursday, April 26, 2012

Rock Bridge Memorial State Park, April 26, 2012

List of insect species seen:

Butterflies and Skippers:
Pearl Crescent
Clouded Sulphur
Eastern Tailed-Blue
Orange sulphur
American Lady
Colias, white form females
Red Admiral
American Snout
Anglewing, Polygonia
Black Swallowtail (tentative id)
Great Spangled Fritillary

Deep Yellow Euchlaena
Celery Webworm Moth

Common Whitetail

Birds noticed:
Northern Parula
Blue-winged Warbler

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Runge Nature Center, Cole County, Missouri

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Highlight of the day: dozens of Red Admirals; late afternoon there were at least 20 on a single bush

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Spicebush Swallowtail
Red Admiral
Eastern Tailed-Blue
Juniper Hairstreak
Red-banded Hairstreak
Eastern Tent Caterpillars

Six-spotted Tiger Beetle
Milkweed Longhorn
Rove Beetle
Whirligig Beetles

Common Green Darner (ovipositing)
Common Whitetails (ovipositing)
Spreadwing Damselfly

Flower Flies
Bumble Bee