Sighting for September 28, 2019

Denis C. Quinn

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

Extremely dry conditions here and only;Butterfly bush, Verbena bonariensis, Mexican sunflower, New England asters, Lantana and White Clover as nectar sources. Even Honeybees are nectaring on fruits of Lantana.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 5
  • Clouded Sulphur 3
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 4
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Painted Lady 2
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • Red-spotted Purple 3
  • Monarch 7
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Fiery Skipper 9
  • Peck's Skipper 4
  • Sachem 3

Common Checkered-Skipper

Orange Sulphur

Sachem

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Spicebush Swallowtail

Fiery Skipper

Question Mark

Red-spotted Purple