Sighting for April 14, 2021

Tom Fiore, Kristine Wallstrom

South Mountain Park, from Mt. Ivy
Rockland County, NY

Quick walk on the trail, with clouds rapidly increasing, temp. to near 70 F. All Falcate Orangetips were males. Just one nymphalid butterfly seen on a trail that typically produces good numbers on sunnier afternoons. Native wildflowers starting to bud or bloom.

  • Cabbage White 8+
  • Falcate Orangetip 3
  • Spring Azure 8+
  • Mourning Cloak 1