Sighting for September 22, 2020

Jeff Gesell

Jacobsburg State Park
Northampton County, PA

Early to mid-afternoon. Sunny, breezy, low 70s. Captured all 5 Pieridae species seen this year today. Monarchs like a light switch…from huge numbers a few days ago to single digits today. First Tiger Swallowtail spotted in several weeks..

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White common
  • Clouded Sulphur 14
  • Orange Sulphur common
  • Cloudless Sulphur 8
  • Sleepy Orange 6
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 4
  • Variegated Fritillary 2
  • Pearl Crescent 8
  • Common Buckeye 9
  • Monarch 6
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 3
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 2
  • Peck's Skipper 3
  • Sachem 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 3
  • Dun Skipper 1

Orange Sulphur

Clouded Sulphur

Sleepy Orange

Peck's Skipper

Sachem

Dun Skipper

Common Checkered-Skipper

Zabulon Skipper

Clouded Sulphur

Cabbage White

Spicebush Swallowtail