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2002 Butterfly and Dragonfly Census
Saturday, August 28, 2002
 

25 Butterfly Species

1   Black Swallowtail
2   Giant Swallowtail
10   Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
2   Spicebush Swallowtail
143   Cabbage White
2   Clouded Sulphur
3   Orange Sulphur
3   Eastern Tailed-Blue
1   American Snout
16   Pearl Crescent
1   Eastern Comma
1   Red Admiral
25   Common Buckeye
7   Red-spotted Purple
7   Viceroy
14   Hackberry Emperor
1   Common Wood-Nymph
21   Monarch
7   Silver-spotted Skipper
1   Common Sootywing
11   Least Skipper
25   Fiery Skipper
2   Peck's Skipper
9   Zabulon Skipper
9   Dun Skipper
Silver-spotted Skipper
Pearl Crescent

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16 Dragonfly Species

Ruby Meadowhawk
   
   
1   Slender Spreadwing
12   Tule Bluet
12   Familiar Bluet
6   Eastern Forktail
1   Shadow Darner
456   Common Green Darner
1   Comet Darner
6   Widow Skimmer
1   Twelve-spotted Skimmer
2   Blue Dasher
55   Wandering Glider
3   Spot-winged Glider
1   Eastern Amberwing
24   Ruby Meadowhawk
1   Yellow-legged Meadowhawk
55   Black Saddlebags

 
Common Green Darner
Hundreds of Common Green Darners were swarming
on the island's east side after 7:00 p.m.
 

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50 Bird Species

3000   Double-crested Cormorant
3   Great Blue Heron
2   Green Heron
50   Canada Goose
1   Wood Duck
405   Mallard
5   Turkey Vulture
1   Osprey
1   Bald Eagle
1   Killdeer
4   Spotted Sandpiper
1   Sanderling
8   Semipalmated Sandpiper
100   Bonaparte's Gull
12   Ring-billed Gull
24   Herring Gull
6   Caspian Tern
4   Common Tern
4   Mourning Dove
10   Chimney Swift
1   Ruby-throated Hummingbird
2   Belted Kingfisher
1   Downy Woodpecker
2   Northern Flicker
3   Eastern Wood-Pewee
6   Eastern Phoebe
3   Great Crested Flycatcher
30   Eastern Kingbird
24   Purple Martin
24   Barn Swallow
3   Blue Jay
4   American Crow
24   Black-capped Chickadee
2   Carolina Wren
1   House Wren
24   American Robin
24   Cedar Waxwing
12   European Starling
1   Red-eyed Vireo
5   Yellow Warbler
1   American Redstart
1   Northern Waterthrush
4   Northern Cardinal
2   Indigo Bunting
12   Chipping Sparrow
12   Red-winged Blackbird
12   Common Grackle
2   Baltimore Oriole
6   House Finch
30   American Goldfinch

 

Last updated on July 31, 2006