A breakout day here in Montpelier:
- Canadian Tiger Swallowtail
- Cabbage White
- Eastern Pine Elfin
- Red Admiral
- Wild Indigo Duskywing
And that’s what you’ve got there: reduced glassy spots, "inky" basal area on the forewing, lots of black “fingers” along that marginal band, each one extending toward the outer edge of the wing.
On Jun 4, 2019, at 6:38 PM, Theresa Armata <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
Today in Bennington,
Many Little Wood-Saytrs, good numbers of Hobomok Skippers, a few Pearl Crescents, Northern Cloudy-wings, Black Swallowtails, Silvery Blues,
one Canadian Tiger Swallowtail and one Eastern-tailed Blue.
On Sunday in Shaftsbury a Giant Swallowtail flyby. I was birding in a wetland and it swooped over me, paused to checkout Honeysuckle flowers and
then continued on its way.
Below a picture of a Duskywing taken today in Bennington. Any id help appreciated. Size about that of Juvenal’s. Lack of large glassy dorsal forewing dots
<Duskywing sp Benn Coll 6-4-19.jpg>
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