Sighting for August 29, 2022

Jeff Gesell

Jacobsburg State Park
Northampton County, PA

Late afternoon…sunny, calm, low 90s. Short 1 hour loop. Drastic drop in swallowtail numbers over the last week or so. Sachem numbers climbing.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 5
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 4
  • Cabbage White common
  • Clouded Sulphur 2
  • Orange Sulphur 5
  • Sleepy Orange 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 6
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 2
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Hackberry Emperor 12
  • Monarch 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 3
  • Peck's Skipper 1
  • Sachem 10
  • Zabulon Skipper 17
  • Dun Skipper 1

Peck's Skipper

Great Spangled Fritillary

Hackberry Emperor

Sachem

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail