Sighting for September 17, 2017

Denis C. Quinn

1 mile west of US route 1, on Mason/Dixon--MD/PA-19362
Chester County, PA

Strange day with mostly cloudy conditions, yielding a Broad-winged Skipper-1st here, Pipevine- 2nd for this year and not seen each year and single Silver-spotted Skipper that are my mainstay. Sachems way down today and Peck’s numbers spiked.

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 21
  • Clouded Sulphur 5
  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 4
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 1
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • American Lady 1
  • Painted Lady 2
  • Monarch 5
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 2
  • Least Skipper 14
  • Peck's Skipper 26
  • Sachem 29
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1

Pipevine Swallowtail

Peck's Skipper

Peck's Skipper

Broad-winged Skipper