Sighting for April 23, 2019

Henry Kindervatter

Mercer County Park
Mercer County, NJ

Another check of the power line area of the park for Falcate orangetips, which have been fairly abundant over the last week and a half. The trip lasted from 3:30 - 5:00, with alternating sun and clouds and a temperature around 80ºF. Eight Falcate orangetips (7 male and 1 female) were seen, along with several other species.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Falcate Orangetip 8
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 10
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 4

Eastern Tailed-Blue

Juvenal's Duskywing

Falcate Orangetip