Sighting for September 9, 2012

Steven Rosenthal , Rich Poricelli

jamaica bay wildlife refuge , Queens, New York
Queens County, NY

tawny emperor was spotted flying around and landing in the north end of the parking lot while we were grabbing lunch out of the car, and was rather worn. totals include one cloudless sulfur from the south end of the bridge across Broad Channel. lots of white butterflies that we didn’t check for cabbage vs checkered….

  • Checkered White 4+
  • Cabbage White common
  • Orange Sulphur common
  • Cloudless Sulphur 4+
  • Painted Lady common
  • Common Buckeye common
  • Tawny Emperor 1
  • Monarch 2
  • Zabulon Skipper common