North American Butterfly Association
Bear Mt. park, including the summit and Doodletown trail
Rockland County, NY
Weather hazy sun & mild, 60’s-70’s F., with clouds on the increase for mid-afternoon visit. Some hill-topping activity among the butterflies at summit area. Numbers of Brown Elfins near their blueberry host-plants were likely higher than that given here. A possible Dreamy Duskywing also seen too-briefly (expected for area). 1 Cicindela sexguttata, the Six-spotted Tiger Beetle was noticed. Good wildflower diversity in bloom in limited areas at river-level, more so than on the higher elevation where plants were still in early stages of bloom.
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