Skippers           

  • Woodland Skipper
    Ochlodes sylvanoides.  Common in city and suburban yards! Astoria, Oregon, August 20, 2002.
  • Woodland Skipper, Ochlodes sylvanoides
    Ochlodes sylvanoides.  On oregano. Astoria, Oregon. Sept 8, 2008.
  • Least Skipper
    Ancyloxypha numitor.  Essex, New York. August 9, 2008
  • Sonora Skipper
    Polites sonora.  Skamokawa, Washington. Julyu 12, 2008.
  • Rural Skipper
    Ochlodes agricola.  Rogue River Trail, hiking west from Graves Creek. June 21, 2004.
  • Juba Skipper
    Hesperia juba.  Eagle Cap Wilderness, Wallowa Mountains, Oregon. Sept 13, 2007.
  • Common Checkered Skipper
    Pyrgus communis.  Interior, South Dakota, nerar Badlands National Park. August 21, 2008.
  • Horace's Duskywing
    Erynnis horatius.  The apparent yellow spots in the wings are actually clear areas through which the flower is seen. Huntley Meadows County Park, Fairfax County, Virginia, approx Sept 12, 1999.
  • Yehl Skipper, and Crab Spider
    Poanes yehl.  I started photographing this skipper, which remained unconcerned by my close approach. Only after several frames did I see the superbly camouflaged spider which had killed and was eating the butterfly. Point Lookout State Park, Maryland. Sept 13, 1999.
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