Sighting for October 14, 2012

Allan R. Loudell

Dutch Neck Road (and adjoining dirt road / path) south of the C & D Canal south of Delaware City
New Castle County, DE

Windy afternoon, so most butterflies were found along the less windy dirt road / path.
But male Bronze Copper at rim of pond along Dutch Neck Road.
Eastern-Tailed Blues included one mating pair.

  • Cabbage White 25+
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Bronze Copper 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 4
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 4
  • Silvery Checkerspot 3
  • Pearl Crescent 25+
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 16
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Least Skipper 2
  • Fiery Skipper 3
  • Sachem 25+
  • Ocola Skipper 1