WBC Peak Flight Update

Although we are missing some data from a few trap locations it appears as if most of the province has experienced peak flight for WBC.  We hit peak flight earlier this year then in previous years but this consistent with what we have seen with other Lepidoptera pests this year. Counties with an asterisk “*” indicates small trap catches or limited number of traps in the region.

Counties with peak flights in week 8 July 8 – 14th

Haldimand-Norfolk, Hamilton-Wentworh*, Leads & Grenville*

Counties with peak flights in Week 9 July 15 – 21st

Brant, Elgin, Essex Lambton, Niagara, Oxford, Waterloo and York*

Counties with peak flights in Week 10 July 22 – 28th

Dufferin, Grey, Huron, Perth, Simcoe and Wellington

Counties with peak flights extending over week 9 and 10

Chatham-Kent, Prince Edward County* and Ottawa*

Counties with missing data where peak flight cannot be determined yet. Estimated peak flight week 10 July 22-28th

Bruce, Hastings, Middlesex, Northumberland, Prescott & Russel, Renfrew, Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry and Temiskaming