Sighting for June 15, 2021

Jeff Gesell

Mariton Wildlife Sanctuary
Northampton County, PA

Partly cloudy, light breeze, upper 70s. Milkweed starting to bloom…finally a decent nectar source. Should be a great show from here on out! FOY Variegated Fritillary, Meadow Fritillary, Hoary Edge, and dark form female Eastern Tiger Swallowtails (see photos below)…

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 4
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 7
  • Cabbage White common
  • Clouded Sulphur 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 4
  • Variegated Fritillary 2
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 12
  • Meadow Fritillary 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • Eastern Comma 2
  • Hackberry Emperor 3
  • Little Wood-Satyr common
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 12
  • Hoary Edge 1
  • Northern Cloudywing 1
  • Peck's Skipper 1
  • Little Glassywing 1
  • Hobomok Skipper 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 3

Great Spangled Fritillary

Variegated Fritillary

Meadow Fritillary

Little Wood-Satyr

Hackberry Emperor

Cabbage White

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Northern Cloudywing

Hoary Edge

Little Glassywing

Peck's Skipper

Hobomok Skipper