Sighting for September 15, 2013

Steven Rosenthal

Firemen's Memorial Park, Point Lookout
Nassau County, NY

2nd of two local 50min stops targeting Monarch and Common Buckeye, which have been scarce and uncommon, respectively, this year. Most butterflies along the sandy trails leading south. Temps in mid to upper 60s. Should be many Monarchs passing by in a normal year.

One sulphur was a very pale white alba form.

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White common
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 8
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1 - 2
  • Mourning Cloak 1
  • Common Buckeye 5
  • Monarch 1
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 1