2023 May 28
Jeff Gaskin writes: A great day for Lorquin’s Admirals. I saw a total of four today in the Colquitz River/Swan Creek/Hyacinth Park areas. Plus, I got an email from Dorothy Chambers saying that she saw her first Lorquin’s Admirals in Cuthbert Holmes Park today. I also saw three Mourning Cloaks in different places at Panama Flats this morning. All sightings were today, May 28.
Jeremy Tatum writes that he had a Mourning Cloak settle on his sleeve for several seconds, and, v...
2023 May 27 morning
Val George tallied Cabbage White 37; Western Tiger Swallowtail 6; Pale Tiger Swallowtail 2; Western Spring Azure 6; Painted Lady 6; Red Admiral 1 on Mount Douglas on May 25. He photographed a Nadata gibbosa on the wall of his Oak Bay house on May 26.
Nadata gibbosa (Lep.: Notodontidae) Val George
Kirsten Mills sends a photograph of a pair of Pacific Forktails from McIntyre Reservoir, May 25, and a Common Green Darner from Blenkinsop Lake, May 27. She also repo...