Sighting for September 11, 2012

Allan R. Loudell

Driving around New Castle County residential areas
New Castle County, DE

While driving around on my job, I observed many Monarchs flying across roads and residential neighborhoods, perhaps more than half headed in a more or less Southerly direction.

Red-spotted Purples noticeable in residential areas.

Skippers difficult to I.D. from car, but included many Sachems.

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 5
  • Monarch Dozens