Sighting for August 27, 2017

Denis C. Quinn

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

Most seen in Chicken pasture in the belly or water retention area of contoured fields 11:00 to noon that have already been mowed this season. A very wet late summer period here, showing typical knee high vegatation in this area. Fiery Skipper is rare here.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 12
  • Clouded Sulphur 12
  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 28
  • Variegated Fritillary 2
  • Meadow Fritillary 14
  • Pearl Crescent 5
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Monarch 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 29
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 38
  • Common Sootywing 2
  • Least Skipper 36
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Peck's Skipper 3
  • Sachem 5
  • Zabulon Skipper 1

Meadow Fritillary

Peck's Skipper

Common Sootywing

Fiery Skipper

Least Skipper

Eastern Tailed-Blue

Common Checkered-Skipper