Sighting for August 15, 2016

Chris Blazo

Bricker Rd. State Game Lands
Franklin County, PA

Very hot & extremely humid. 94 degrees but some clouds sure did help. If I had to estimate how many Hackberry Emperors I saw throughout my travels today, it would be around 300. It was unbelievable and yes, most of them landed on me at some point.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 7
  • Cabbage White 13
  • Clouded Sulphur 5
  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 19
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 4
  • American Snout 3
  • Variegated Fritillary 3
  • Meadow Fritillary 1
  • Silvery Checkerspot 21
  • Pearl Crescent 40
  • Question Mark 4
  • Eastern Comma 2
  • Gray Comma 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 3
  • Hackberry Emperor 80+
  • Tawny Emperor 6
  • Monarch 3
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 5
  • Hayhurst's Scallopwing 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 2
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 1
  • Common Sootywing 2
  • Swarthy Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 5
  • Peck's Skipper 2
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 1
  • Sachem 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 2
  • Dun Skipper 1