Sighting for September 6, 2020

Denis C. Quinn

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

Hundreds upon hundreds of Sachems on an acre of Sunflowers, more than I have ever seen at one time and still many on Mexican Sunflowers as usual. First Hackberry today! Best day of the year!

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 12
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 4
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 4
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 2
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 7
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Hackberry Emperor 1
  • Monarch 6
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 18
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 1
  • Common Sootywing 1
  • Least Skipper 7
  • Peck's Skipper 3
  • Sachem 100s
  • Zabulon Skipper 2

Black Swallowtail

Eastern Tailed-Blue

Common Sootywing

Gray Hairstreak

Red-banded Hairstreak

Common Buckeye

Hackberry Emperor

Peck's Skipper

Great Spangled Fritillary

Sachem

Silver-spotted Skipper

Sachem

Sachem

'Summer' Spring Azure