WABC members will be out early looking for univoltine spring species and early season migrants in April. Details are forthcoming on the April 9 trip to Worcester Co. and a full trip logistics sheet will be posted here next week.
April 9 (WABC) MD, Pocomoke River State Forest/Milburn Landing Area of Shad Landing State Park. [Rick Borchelt, organizer] Target species: Eastern shore elfins, anglewings, azures, early swallowtails and sulphurs. Trip Details, Milburn Landing WABC Trip April 9
April 23 (ANS) Field Trip “Spring Butterflies of Unique Southern Maryland Habitats” (Audubon Naturalist Society) Trip full, contact ANS to be put on the wait list.
April 23 (WABC) Blue Mountain, George Thompson WMA, Linden VA. [Rick Borchelt, organizer] Target species: West Virginia White, Early Hairstreak.
April 30 (Patuxent Research Refuge program) MD, Patuxent North Tract on Rte. 198 between the B-W Parkway and Rte. 32. “Butterflies: Nature’s Festival of Colors.” 8:30 a.m. – 11:00 am, 2.5 mile guided walk. Free but requires advance registration, (301) 497-5887.