Sighting for August 20, 2017

Denis C. Quinn

2 miles south of Kirkwood, PA 17536
Lancaster County, PA

Seen in a pasture with a thick clover patch about 400 feet long and 40 feet wide, at 10:00 in sunny and breezy conditions 78°-80°. Unusual not to see; Spicebush, S Azure here and Black Swallowtails have been scarce this season.

  • Black Swallowtail 3
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 66
  • Clouded Sulphur 78
  • Orange Sulphur 56
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 18
  • Variegated Fritillary 46
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 2
  • Meadow Fritillary 24
  • Pearl Crescent 6
  • American Lady 2
  • Painted Lady 35
  • Common Buckeye 42
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Monarch 18
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 89
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 5
  • Common Sootywing 5
  • Least Skipper 5
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Peck's Skipper 3
  • Sachem 3
  • Zabulon Skipper 5

Black Swallowtail

Variegated Fritillary

Eastern Tailed-Blue

Common Checkered-Skipper

Painted Lady

Common Buckeye

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Black Swallowtail

Meadow Fritillary