Sighting for September 17, 2019

Steven Rosenthal

Jones Beach State Park, Field 4, Central Mall and "Wild Play" theme park area
Nassau County, NY

Belated posting: highlights of a 1-3/4 hr visit on a beautiful 80 degree afternoon. This is the 2nd Long Tailed Skipper i have seen up here, and the most Cloudless Sulphurs i have seen at one time NE of the Carolinas. Skipper was nectaring on salvia by the 9/11 memorial and hung around the whole time i was there, but was not refound the next afternoon.

  • Cloudless Sulphur 12+
  • American Snout 1
  • Long-tailed Skipper 1

Long-tailed Skipper

Long-tailed Skipper

Long-tailed Skipper