Monday, July 29, 2019


Results:  2019 Catoctin Creek Park Butterfly Count

Many thanks to Kathy Barylski, members of the Bug Patrol, nature center staff and the general public for leading and assisting with the park's annual Butterfly Count!

July 28th, 2019
Species
Numbers
Brush-footed

Red Spotted Purple
7
Viceroy

Hackberry Emperor
3
Tawny Emperor
2
Great Spangled Fritillary

Meadow Fritillary
2
Varigated Fritillary
13
Monarch
4
Common Wood Nymph
1
Northern Pearly Eye
6
American Snout
4 to 5
Common Buckeye
33
Eastern Comma
2
Mourning Cloak

American Lady

Painted Lady
4
  Lady sp

Pearl Crescent
3
Question Mark
1
Red Admiral
1
Silvery Checkerspot
250+
Cabbage White
90
Clouded Sulphur
13
Orange Sulphur
10
Cloudless Sulfur
1
Sleepy Orange
7 to 8


Gossamer-wing

Eastern-Tailed Blue
28
Summer Azure
6
American Copper

Grey Hairstreak

Juniper Hairstreak



Swallowtails

Black Swallowtail
1
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
19
Pipevine Swallowtail

Spicebush Swallowtail
5
Zebra Swallowtail
1


Skippers

Crossline Skipper*

Dun Skipper
1
Least Skipper
7
Fiery Skipper

Little Glassywing

Peck's
18
Tawny-Edged
1
Zabulon
10
Sachem
4 to 5
Common Checkered

Common Sootywing
1
Horace's Duskywing
1
Wild Indigo DW

Hayhurst's Scallopwing

Silver-Spotted Skipper
15


Total Number
550-600
Total Species
36



Wednesday, July 17, 2019





Sunday, 7/28/19:  Annual Butterfly Count
Catoctin Creek Park & Nature Center
10 AM - Noon
Family Friendly!
No experience necessary
No registration required
Meet at the Nature Center

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Nature Fest 2019


Join us for our 2019 Nature Fest!
Saturday, May 4th
10 AM - 2 PM
No Entrance Fee!
Details below:



Go to the Photos page to see activities from past 
Nature Fest events!