Sighting for October 4, 2019

Denis C. Quinn

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

Full sun, windy upper sixties and the day after a dry front came through. Some butterflies are total rags and almost unidentifiable but keep on going. Verbena bonariensis, Lantana and Mexican Sunflowers were the choices today, but not Butterfly bush.

  • Cabbage White 9
  • Clouded Sulphur 5
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • Variegated Fritillary 7
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • American Lady 2
  • Painted Lady 3
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Monarch 0
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 5
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Least Skipper 2
  • Fiery Skipper 23
  • Peck's Skipper 4
  • Sachem 4
  • Ocola Skipper 2

Peck's Skipper

Sachem

Silver-spotted Skipper

Horace's Duskywing

Ocola Skipper

Common Checkered-Skipper

Common Checkered-Skipper