Sighting for June 29, 2016

Allan R. Loudell

White Clay Creek Preserve
Chester County, PA

One-and-a-half hour walk, 4:30—6:00 p.m., about 84 degrees. Comparatively few butterflies, in both species diversity and absolute numbers. Between broods with the Swallowtails? Not a single Cabbage White or Pearl Crescent — shocking!

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Clouded Sulphur 2
  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 1
  • Meadow Fritillary 1
  • Eastern Comma 3
  • Least Skipper 1