Sighting for September 28, 2017

Denis C. Quinn

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

Weather changes to a much cooler day and windy. Nectar sources changing to Marigolds somewhat. Mexican Sunflowers, Catmint and Verbena bonariensis, a good draw, and Butterfly Bushes almost finished.

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 11
  • Clouded Sulphur 2
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Meadow Fritillary 2
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Painted Lady 4
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Monarch 4
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 4
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 3
  • Least Skipper 2
  • Fiery Skipper 3
  • Peck's Skipper 20
  • Sachem 18
  • Ocola Skipper 1

Fiery Skipper

Ocola Skipper

Peck's Skipper

Pearl Crescent

Sachem

Sachem

Cabbage White