July 04, 2012

Notes and changes since last report

  • 85°F, partly cloudy and calm at 1:30 PM.
  • It's been pretty warm and we haven't had any rain to speak of for a while.
  • The Appalachian brown and dun skipper were back.
  • In the Fern Glen, Turk's-cap lily was having a good year.

The Trails

Dogbane beetle
Yellow-collared scape moth
Yellow-collared scape moth
Northern pearly-eye
Appalachian brown
Bittersweet nightshade
Northern broken-dash
Coral hairstreak
Hemp nettle
Hemp nettle
Tall bellflower
Tall bellflower
Tall bellflower
Dragonfly shadow
Monkey flower
Monkey flower
Swamp milkweed
Swamp milkweed
Elderberry
Horse-balm
Horse-balm
Green-headed coneflower
Green-headed coneflower
Spotted wintergreen
Spotted wintergreen
Culver's root
Turk's-cap lily
Lizard's-tail
Broad-leaved arrowhead
Large lace-border
Female northern broken-dash

Sightings

Birds
  • 3 Mourning Dove
  • 1 Chimney Swift
  • 1 Red-bellied Woodpecker
  • 1 Downy Woodpecker
  • 1 Eastern Phoebe
  • 1 Warbling Vireo
  • 6 Red-eyed Vireo
  • 2 Blue Jay
  • 3 American Crow
  • 3 Black-capped Chickadee
  • 1 Tufted Titmouse
  • 1 Red-breasted Nuthatch
  • 1 White-breasted Nuthatch
  • 1 Winter Wren
  • 7 Veery
  • 1 Wood Thrush
  • 4 American Robin
  • 6 Gray Catbird
  • 1 Black-throated Blue Warbler
  • 1 Pine Warbler
  • 1 Prairie Warbler
  • 3 Ovenbird
  • 1 Louisiana Waterthrush
  • 3 Common Yellowthroat
  • 2 Scarlet Tanager
  • 8 Eastern Towhee
  • 7 Field Sparrow
  • 2 Song Sparrow
  • 2 Indigo Bunting
  • 2 American Goldfinch
Butterflies
  • 1 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
  • 12 Cabbage White
  • 5 Orange Sulphur
  • 1 American Copper
  • 1 Coral Hairstreak
  • 6 Great Spangled Fritillary
  • 3 Question Mark
  • 1 Painted Lady
  • 10 Northern Pearly-eye
  • 5 Appalachian Brown
  • 3 Little Wood-Satyr
  • 53 Common Wood-Nymph
  • 5 Monarch
  • 12 Silver-spotted Skipper
  • 19 Northern Broken-Dash
  • 10 Little Glassywing
  • 1 Delaware Skipper
  • 18 Dun Skipper
Moth
  • 1 Large Lace-border
  • 1 Yellow-collared scape moth
Plants
  • 1 Broad-leaved arrowhead
  • 1 Culver's-root
  • 1 Lizard's-tail
  • 1 Skullcap
  • 1 Spotted wintergreen
  • 1 Square-stemmed monkey-flower
  • 1 Swamp milkweed
  • 1 Tall bellflower
  • 1 Turk's-cap lily

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