Sighting for September 15, 2020

Jeff Gesell

Jacobsburg State Park
Northampton County, PA

Mid to late afternoon, upper 60s, calm, slightly hazy due to the western wildfires. Monarch numbers increasing, otherwise lower species totals overall. Still seeing large numbers of Cloudless Sulphur caterpillars on Senna…

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White common
  • Clouded Sulphur 2
  • Orange Sulphur 22
  • Cloudless Sulphur 7
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 4
  • Variegated Fritillary 2
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 1
  • Pearl Crescent 8
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 11
  • Monarch 41
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 8
  • Peck's Skipper 1
  • Sachem 3
  • Zabulon Skipper 1

Red-banded Hairstreak

Cloudless Sulphur caterpillar

Variegated Fritillary

Common Buckeye

Red Admiral

Cloudless Sulphur