Sighting for October 6, 2012

Lew Rosenberg, Sheila Rosenberg, Steve Rosenthal

Floyd Bennett Field
Kings County, NY

Common Checkered Skippers were observed across road from nursery on lawn with their host plant, Common Mallow (Cheeses) and in grasses nearby the Cricket field. We saw 5 individuals but might have seen more if not for very windy conditions. Photo by Lew Rosenberg.

  • Black Swallowtail 5
  • Cabbage White 25
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 10
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 4
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Mourning Cloak 2
  • American Lady 12
  • Painted Lady 60+
  • Red Admiral 4
  • Common Buckeye 4
  • Monarch 50+
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 5
  • Fiery Skipper 20
  • Sachem 12

Common Checkered-Skipper