Sighting for June 17, 2021

Tom Fiore

Rockaways & Broad Channel areas
Queens County, NY

Shorter visit to check some sites for state of nectaring flowers, many not yet in bloom, such as Orange Milkweed, etc. Common Buckeye was at Egg marsh area, near parking area. Black Swallowtails seen were all males in new condition. A relative paucity of skippers.

  • Black Swallowtail 4
  • Cabbage White 25+
  • Orange Sulphur 4
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 8+
  • Pearl Crescent 4
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 2
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 15+
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 5
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 1

Common Buckeye