Sighting for October 18, 2020

Yvonne Homeyer

Big Muddy National Wildlife Refuge, Cora Island Unit
St. Charles County, MO

Temperatures rebounded after a cold snap. Unexpected sunshine turned my morning birding into a butterfly trip with 15 species.It started raining later. Our butterfly season is almost over in the St. Louis area.

  • Checkered White 5
  • Cabbage White 6
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 15
  • Cloudless Sulphur 5
  • Little Yellow 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Pearl Crescent 15
  • Eastern Comma 2
  • Painted Lady 2
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Viceroy 10
  • Monarch 1
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 2
  • Fiery Skipper 6

Eastern Comma

Checkered White

Orange Sulphur

Painted Lady

Painted Lady

Common Buckeye

Eastern Comma