Sighting for June 15, 2014

Barb Sendelbach

Ward Pound Ridge Reservation
Westchester County, NY

My husband and I visited several sections of the park.
Thanks to Harry Zirlin for showing us the location of the Harris’ Checkerspot. Got the Arrowhead Spiketail too Harry!

There seemed to be more males than females Harris’. It was difficult to get an accurate count since they were very active. I was lucky enough to catch a female laying eggs before I left.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
  • Spicebush Swallowtail
  • Cabbage White
  • Orange Sulphur
  • Harris' Checkerspot 11
  • Viceroy
  • Little Wood-Satyr
  • Silver-spotted Skipper
  • European Skipper
  • Hobomok Skipper

Harris' Checkerspot

Harris' Checkerspot

Harris' Checkerspot eggs