Sighting for June 26, 2016

Ken Chaya, Tom Fiore, Anne Lazarus, Lenore Swenson

Van Cortlandt Park (western portions)
Bronx County, NY

mainly woods & afternoon walk, seeking Silvery Checkerspot, with just one found lingering. Fresh Coral Hairstreak, yet no other Satyrium. Also 1 fresh Dun Skipper which was the only grass-skipper noted. Sunny, warm, many other insects & plants noted by the group.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 50+
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Coral Hairstreak 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 4
  • Silvery Checkerspot 1
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 8+
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 4+
  • Dun Skipper 1