Sighting for April 30, 2016

Tom Fiore, Kristine Wallstrom

Sterling Ridge trail, Sterling Forest State Park
Orange County, NY

Cool and mostly cloudy in prime butterfly hours of hike, 6 miles on semi-open ridge, temp. to upper 50’s F., light east winds. Much blueberry in bloom! Sun out nicely at 7 p.m. but cool. All 4 orangetips were males.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Falcate Orangetip 4
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 2