Sighting for August 3, 2013

Karlo and Alison Mirth

Nellie Hill Preserve, Dover Plains
Dutchess County, NY

We went with the hopes of seeing Giant Swallowtails. We weren’t disappointed, but the real treat was seeing 7 Juniper Hairstreaks, 6 of which were nectaring on Queen Anne’s Lace.

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Giant Swallowtail 4
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail common
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 5
  • Cabbage White 5
  • Juniper Hairstreak 7
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 3
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • Viceroy 1
  • Common Wood-Nymph 5
  • Silver-spotted Skipper common
  • Zabulon Skipper 2
  • Dun Skipper 1