Sighting for April 15, 2012

Tom Fiore

Cold Spring; Mt. Taurus
Putnam County, NY

A few of the Falcate Orangetips were females. American Coppers very newly-emerged. Brown Elfins seen still in good condition. Many species hill-topping, including Compton Tortoiseshell, seen after 4 pm. Dreamy Duskywing appeared very newly-emerged.

  • Black Swallowtail 3
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White 30+
  • Falcate Orangetip 12+
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • American Copper 3
  • Brown Elfin 6
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 10+
  • Spring Azure 20+
  • Eastern Comma 3+
  • Compton Tortoiseshell 1
  • Mourning Cloak 5+
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Dreamy Duskywing 1
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 15+