Sighting for September 9, 2020

Jeff Gesell

Jacobsburg State Park
Northampton County, PA

Partly Cloudy, relatively calm, mid 80s. Amazing how several weeks ago the same 5-6 mile walk would produce over 100 Swallowtails! Overall, still good numbers across the board with fall rapidly approaching…

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White common
  • Clouded Sulphur 12
  • Orange Sulphur common
  • Cloudless Sulphur 24
  • Sleepy Orange 4
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue common
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2
  • Variegated Fritillary 2
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 1
  • Pearl Crescent common
  • Common Buckeye 10
  • Red-spotted Purple 2
  • Hackberry Emperor 6
  • Monarch 18
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing common
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 4
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Sachem 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 10

Great Spangled Fritillary

Eastern Tailed-Blue

Common Checkered-Skipper

Hackberry Emperor

Orange Sulphur

Silver-spotted Skipper

Monarch caterpillar

Monarch