Sighting for May 2, 2017

Henry Kindervatter

Mercer County Park; Power Lines near Lake
Mercer County, NJ

I wanted to check in again at MC Park to see if any of the Falcate Orangetips were still there this late in the season. I arrived at 2:45 pm and stayed for one hour. The weather was sunny, with a stiff, constant wind of about 15 mph. The temperature was 76ΒΊ F during the hour I was there.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 4
  • Falcate Orangetip 4
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 44
  • Pearl Crescent 4
  • Mourning Cloak 1
  • American Lady 3
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 6

Spicebush Swallowtail

Gray Hairstreak

Eastern Tailed-Blue