Sighting for April 4, 2021

Tom Fiore

Hook Mt. - north of Upper Nyack
Rockland County, NY

Afternoon visit; clearing with sun & 65 high temp.; both Falcate Orangetips seen were male. Spring Azure appeared to be ‘violacea’ form. Rock cresses and other native flowers mostly not seen, still early for them. Walk of around 3+ miles on trail in total, but most butterflies not far from the summit on this visit.

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Falcate Orangetip 2
  • Spring Azure 1
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Mourning Cloak 4

Mourning Cloak

Falcate Orangetip