Sighting for September 7, 2014

Allan R. Loudell

Along Dutch Neck Road & path extending along C & D Canal near red barn, & south of Delaware City
New Castle County, DE

One-and-a-half hour walk, mid-afternoon.

One week and one violent thunderstorm later, Bronze Coppers from last week disappeared (although they sometimes “hide” in the mid-afternoon)… Eastern Tiger & Spicebush Swallowtails also gone, and not a single Monarch.

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 4
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 9
  • Pearl Crescent 16
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Viceroy 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 5
  • Least Skipper 25+
  • Peck's Skipper 1
  • Sachem 7
  • Zabulon Skipper 3
  • Broad-winged Skipper 25+