Sighting for June 3, 2017

Wade Wander

Fire tower road from Millbrook Road to Millbrook Fire Tower
Warren County, NJ

9:45 to 12:30. Partly cloudy and breezy. Focus of excursion was Common Roadside Skipper (proposed Threatened in NJ) which was last reported from the grassy bald around the tower in 2015. Several groups of early instar Buck Moth larvae. Tom Halliwell, Jim Springer, and Wade Wander

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 4
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 6
  • Falcate Orangetip 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 3
  • Mourning Cloak 2
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 2
  • Little Wood-Satyr 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Indian Skipper 5
  • Hobomok Skipper 4