Sighting for June 26, 2020

Ahmet Baytas

Blue Marsh National Recreation Area
Berks County, PA

10AM-3PM. Dogbane, Canada Thistle and and some milkweed in bloom in many large fields but not attracting many insects. Unusual/late season. Who would have expected to 6 Zabulon Skippers (4 males) but only one hairstreak in late June!

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White common
  • Clouded Sulphur common
  • Orange Sulphur abundant
  • Banded Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue common
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Meadow Fritillary 4
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • American Lady 1
  • Hackberry Emperor 9
  • Monarch 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper abundant
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Least Skipper 4
  • Peck's Skipper 1
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 1
  • Little Glassywing 5
  • Zabulon Skipper 6