Date: Sun, 28 Jun 2020 20:16:12 -0400
From: Lois Stacey (via carolinaleps Mailing List) <carolinaleps...>
Subject: Re: Silver Bluff Audubon Portion of NABA CSRA Annual Count 6/27/2020
We had 2 Question Marks and several Hackberry Emperors. They were QM And Hac=
kberry on my list.
North Augusta, SC
"I am a wildling, born of forests and fields and more comfortable on back ro=
ads and winding woodland paths than in any place where concrete, asphalt and=
crowds prevail." J. Drew Lanham
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> On Jun 28, 2020, at 8:12 PM, JOHN DEMKO <jldemko...> wrote:
> =EF=BB=BFThe annual Central Savannah River Area NABA Annual Count was held=
yesterday. Here are the results. Of significance were the lack of any ang=
lewings or Emperors. Hackberry Emperor seen the day before.
> Eastern Swallowtail 9
> Spicebush Swallowtail 2
> Palamedes Swallowtail 25 Carolina Bay blight not affecting numbers. White=
Sassafras (Sassafras albidum) must be their main host plant in our area
> Cloudless Sulphur 1 For some reason (clouds?) they were severely lacking,=
seen day before.
> Little Yellow 14 Making a strong comeback in the area. Missing entirely i=
n 2017 and 2018 surveys.
> Sleepy Orange 24 Also making a strong comeback. Previous high was 8 in t=
he previous 3 years.
> Red-banded Hairstreak 2
> Gray Hairstreak 3
> American Snout 4
> Gulf Fritillary 3
> American Lady 3
> Common Buckeye 27
> Pearl Crescent 10
> Red-spotted Purple 2
> Viceroy 1
> Carolina Satyr 4
> Silver-spotted Skipper 13
> Hoary Edge 4
> Southern Cloudywing 2
> Horace's Duskywing 3
> Wild Indigo Duskywing 4 Supports surveys made earlier in the year on the p=
roperty with photographic evidence submitted to e-Butterfly, none reported o=
n previous counts of Silver Bluff.
> Duskywing Species 4
> Fiery Skipper 6
> Whirlabout 3
> Dun Skipper 7
> Ocola Skipper 1
> Due to pandemic only two persons counting in morning, one in the afternoon=
> John Demko