Sighting for September 23, 2012

Tom Fiore

Hook Mt., Nyack
Rockland County, NY

Giant Swallowtail rare in county; the Question Marks, 2 of the Mourning Cloaks, and all of the Red Admirals and certainly all of the Monarchs appeared as migrants passing the mountain summit and moving steadily SW through the day, more so later in the day.

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Giant Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Question Mark 6+
  • Mourning Cloak 3
  • American Lady 2
  • Red Admiral 25+
  • Monarch 150+
  • Sachem 1