Sighting for September 8, 2019

Karlo and Alison Mirth

Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
Queens County, NY

Sightings made between 10 - 11:30 AM. Cloudy with sunny breaks, low 70s.
Tawny Emperor is a good butterfly for Queens. The sign that the Tawny was perched on is right by the visitor center, next to a Hackberry tree.

  • Cabbage White common
  • Orange Sulphur 5
  • Cloudless Sulphur 2
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 6
  • Common Buckeye common
  • Red-spotted Purple 2
  • Tawny Emperor 1
  • Monarch 5

Tawny Emperor