Sighting for July 31, 2017

Denis C. Quinn

1 mile west of US route 1 at MD/PA border
Chester County, PA

This is the second round of Monarch Cats, with some cats in last instar too. Today another pair of Monarchs breeding, flying up into trees at dusk.

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 9
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 6
  • Cabbage White 19
  • Clouded Sulphur 5
  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • Variegated Fritillary 2
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 3
  • Painted Lady 3
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • Monarch 5
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 69
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Least Skipper 5
  • Peck's Skipper 11
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 4
  • Crossline Skipper 2
  • Little Glassywing 2
  • Sachem 6
  • Zabulon Skipper 3

Tawny-edged Skipper

Tawny-edged Skipper

Horace's Duskywing

Eastern Tailed-Blue

Clouded Sulphur