Sighting for September 16, 2015

Denis C. Quinn

My home/garden/farm, on MD/PA line, 2 miles west of US route 1
Chester County, PA

Today I was quite surprised to see 5 Fiery Skippers here at home, as I have not seen any here this year, only at Swan Harbor Farm in Harford County MD about 14 miles SSW of home and on the Chesapeake Bay.

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 19
  • Clouded Sulphur 2
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • Variegated Fritillary 3
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 2
  • Meadow Fritillary 2
  • Pearl Crescent 5
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Monarch 19
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 18
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 9
  • Fiery Skipper 5
  • Peck's Skipper 5
  • Sachem 7
  • Zabulon Skipper 3

Common Checkered-Skipper

Fiery Skipper

Fiery Skipper

Fiery Skipper

Fiery Skipper

Sachem

Sachem

Silver-spotted Skipper