Sighting for September 24, 2015

Denis C. Quinn

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

My first Ocola Skipper in years, here at home. Monarchs have since moved on after the winds changed to northerly. Before that on Sept.18th I had 37 Monarchs, mostly nectaring on Mexican Sunflowers. Now a half dozen a day is average

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 9
  • Clouded Sulphur 5
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Variegated Fritillary 2
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 1
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Monarch 6
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 17
  • Least Skipper 6
  • Fiery Skipper 4
  • Peck's Skipper 4
  • Ocola Skipper 1

Common Checkered-Skipper

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