Sighting for July 27, 2021

Jeff Gesell

Plainfield and Bushkill Townships
Northampton County, PA

Two separate locations…sunny, light breeze, 90 degrees. Both regular and dark female Eastern Tiger Swallowtails present, as well as an intermediate form (see photo). Finally had a couple of Sleepy Oranges cooperate for a photo…

  • Black Swallowtail 6
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 12
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 9
  • Cabbage White common
  • Clouded Sulphur 17
  • Orange Sulphur 22
  • Sleepy Orange 11
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue common
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 6
  • American Snout 3
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 1
  • Pearl Crescent common
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 4
  • Viceroy 1
  • Tawny Emperor 1
  • Common Ringlet 3
  • Common Wood-Nymph 2
  • Monarch 11
  • Silver-spotted Skipper common
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 8
  • Dun Skipper 1

Common Ringlet

Black Swallowtail

Red-banded Hairstreak

Wild Indigo Duskywing

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Monarch

Tawny Emperor

Silver-spotted Skipper

Sleepy Orange

Sleepy Orange