Sighting for July 4, 2017

Barb Sendelbach

Tilting Rock Farm Rookery (Private Property) Lafayette/Sparta
Sussex County, NJ

10:45 am - 1 pm observations made along the rookery, adjacent marshland and roadside. Drastic reduction in activity as observed in past years. There were several patches of various Milkweed species and other blooming nectar sources which had very little butterfly activity. The habitat has also been replaced with several invasive species and was impassable from the former access point.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Orange Sulphur 6
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 3
  • Little Wood-Satyr 6
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Delaware Skipper 1