Sighting for August 3, 2020

Jeff Gesell

Jacobsburg State Park
Northampton County, PA

Mostly sunny, breezy, mid 80s. Great day…huge numbers on a 5.5 mile loop in the park! First Sleepy Oranges of the season, Zabulon Skippers are back, and 3 of the Tiger Swallowtails were the dark female form…including the intermediate individual pictured below…

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 48
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 34
  • Cabbage White abundant
  • Clouded Sulphur 18
  • Orange Sulphur common
  • Cloudless Sulphur 8
  • Sleepy Orange 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue common
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Mourning Cloak 1
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • Red-spotted Purple 9
  • Northern Pearly-eye 1
  • Monarch 31
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 17
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 5
  • Peck's Skipper 1
  • Sachem 1
  • Delaware Skipper 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 17
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail