Sighting for August 20, 2019

Michael Drake

Morris Arboretum
Philadelphia County, PA

Partly sunny, upper 80’s
Extraordinary numbers of Common Buckeye
Overall, excellent variety and quantity

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 10
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 6
  • Cabbage White 40
  • Clouded Sulphur 3
  • Orange Sulphur 5
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 12
  • Variegated Fritillary 3
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • Question Mark 1
  • Painted Lady 5
  • Common Buckeye 51
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Monarch 15
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 5
  • Horace's Duskywing 3
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 2
  • Least Skipper 5
  • Fiery Skipper 4
  • Peck's Skipper 1
  • Sachem 118
  • Zabulon Skipper 5