Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Pelee Island insects May 2nd - CRAZY CRAZY CRAZY

The insect migration continues to boggle the mind........  Crazy thing is that we are focusing on birds, and seeing all of these things while birding


Variegated Fritillary - at least 5 individuals

Common Buckeye - at least 8 individuals

Fiery Skipper - 1 individual (Fish Point)

"Pale Form" Question Mark - 1 (lighthouse pt) - I have no idea what to make of this?

Monarch - several fresh individuals (15+)

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail - 1 (Ken), Dark Swallowtail sp 1 - (Ken)

Pearl/Early? Crescent - 1

Mourning Cloak (Dozens)

Dragonflies: --- FINALLY some good odes!!!!!!

Painted Skimmer - 1 (Lighthouse pt)

Black Saddlebags 1 (Lighthouse pt)

Variegated Meadowhawk - 1 female (Lighthouse Pt).

Twelve-spotted Skimmer 1 (Lighthouse)

Swamp Darner - 30+ Individuals near Lighthouse Pt

Common Green Darner 40+

Pale Question Mark ?? I don't know what to make of this one... 

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