Sighting for October 1, 2020

Jeff Gesell

Jacobsburg State Park
Northampton County, PA

Second location of the day…mostly cloudy, cool conditions gave way to warmer sunshine with light wind. Species and overall numbers jumped once the sun broke. Still seeing Cloudless Sulphurs and a single Sleepy Orange…late in the season for both!

  • Cabbage White common
  • Clouded Sulphur 5
  • Orange Sulphur common
  • Cloudless Sulphur 8
  • Sleepy Orange 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 6
  • Variegated Fritillary 2
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • Common Buckeye 20
  • Monarch 21
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 2
  • Peck's Skipper 1
  • Sachem 2

Cloudless Sulphur

Common Buckeye

Eastern Tailed-Blue

Eastern Tailed-Blue

Common Checkered-Skipper

Silver-spotted Skipper

Sleepy Orange