Sighting for June 5, 2021

Brian McGurgan

Eagle River Nature Center
Anchorage Municipality, AK

Warm sunny day in mid-sixties. The Mourning Cloak was very tattered looking and missing most of its outer margins, presumably an adult that emerged last year and hibernated through the long winter we had. In contrast the new tiger swallowtails looked splendid.

  • Canadian Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Mourning Cloak 1

Mourning Cloak

Canadian Tiger Swallowtail