Neversink Butterflies
29 April 2017 and 28 April 2018

Berks County, Pennsylvania

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Mengel Natural History Society & Baird Ornithological Club field trip to
Neversink Mountain, Reading, PA

. April 29, 2017                Saturday 10:00 AM      FIELD TRIP
"Butterfly, Bird, and Botany Walk" on Neversink Mountain, Reading, PA. Butterflies, birds and plants.

Sightings report:

A slight drizzle ended at about 10 AM and although the sun came out for less than a minute in the next two hours, the 14 attendees got to see 18 species on this bright warm day including 4 species of swallowtails and 4 species of duskywings. We did not see any Brown Elfins this day. We saw:

Sleepy Duskywing,
Wild Indigo Duskywing,
Juvenal's Duskywing,
Horace's Duskywing,
Zebra Swallowtail,

Black Swallowtail,
Tiger Swallowtail,
Spicebush Swallowtail,
Cabbage White,
Clouded Sulphur,

Orange Sulphur,
Little (=American) Copper,
Red-banded Hairstreak,
Gray Hairstreak,
Spring Azure,

Eastern Tailed Blue,
American Painted Lady,
Mourning Cloak.

Sightings report for April 28, 2018

Sleepy Duskywing
Cabbage White
American Copper
Brown Elfin
Gray Hairstreak
Spring Axure