Sighting for July 14, 2013

Michael Diederich

Hilltop Hanover Farm, Yorktown Heights, Westchester County, New York
Westchester County, NY

The highest number of Eastern Tiger, Black and Spicebush Swallowtails I have ever seen in one location for Westchester County - largely feeding on Milkweed in this pristine meadow adjacent to a fenced in farm.

  • Black Swallowtail 9
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 101
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 27
  • Cabbage White 45
  • Clouded Sulphur 2
  • Orange Sulphur 25
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 5
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 29
  • Pearl Crescent 134
  • Monarch 32
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 60
  • Dun Skipper 3