Sighting for August 24, 2013

Allan R. Loudell

Nottingham County Park
Chester County, PA

Two-hour walk, 10 a.m.—12 Noon, on a beautiful day…

Still a noticeable shortage of Monarchs and Vanessa species, although the three Red Admirals seen were very fresh!

Still abundant Swallowtails, but some are getting ragged!

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 15, inc. 1 black female
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 40+
  • Cabbage White 20+
  • Orange Sulphur 6, inc. 1 white female
  • Sleepy Orange 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 17
  • Pearl Crescent 75+
  • Eastern Comma 2
  • Red Admiral 3
  • Red-spotted Purple 7
  • Common Wood-Nymph 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 6
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 5
  • Least Skipper 5
  • Zabulon Skipper 40+
  • Dun Skipper 15