Sighting for July 27, 2022

Karlo and Alison Mirth

Nellie Hill Preserve
Dutchess County, NY

Mostly sunny, low 80s. The second broods of Giant Swallowtails and Juniper Hairstreaks were out. The Broad-winged Skipper was the first one we’ve seen at this location and represents our furthest north and inland sighting in New York State.

  • Giant Swallowtail 5
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 7
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 5
  • Cabbage White 4
  • Juniper Hairstreak 5
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 3
  • Pearl Crescent common
  • American Lady 1
  • Northern Pearly-eye 1
  • Common Wood-Nymph 8
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper common
  • Peck's Skipper 3
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 2
  • Crossline Skipper 2
  • Northern Broken-Dash 3
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1
  • Dun Skipper 10+

Giant Swallowtail

Juniper Hairstreak

Broad-winged Skipper