Aiken SC NABA Count, July 18, 2015

Here are my results from yesterday.

Event: Aiken NABA Count
Obs: Dennis Forsythe
Date: 18 July 2015
Time: 0800-1500 hrs
Effort: 53 mi by car 1/2 mi on foot
Weather: AM 72 f, light fog turning sunny, PM 95 sunny and scattered clouds
Coverage: The River Golf Course, Revco Road, Horse Creek Waste water Treatment Plant, Old Ferry Rd, Gum Swamp Rd, Silver Bluff Rd, Redcliffe Elem. School, Redcliffe Plantation State Park and Hy 278.
Black Swallowtail 10 all very fresh and at one location
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 11
Spicebush Swallowtail 2
Zebra Swallowtail 8
Cloudless Sulfur 8
Sleepy Orange 62
Gray Hairstreak 1 very worn
American Snout 15
Gulf Fritillary 2
Variegated Fritillary 21
Question Mark 2
Red Admiral 10
Common Buckeye 12
Pearl Crescent 20
Red-spotted Purple 15
Viceroy 7 tending toward the Florida race in color
Hackberry Emperor 60+
Silver-spotted Skipper 1
Horace’s Duskywing 4
Zarucco Duskywing 10+
Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
White Checkered-Skipper 15 we have collected individuals at this location
Clouded Skipper 1
Fiery Skipper 31
Whirlabout 2
(Very fresh) Male Sachem 1


Dennis M. Forsythe PhD
South Carolina Ebird Reviewer
Emeritus Professor of Biology
The Citadel