Sighting for August 31, 2017

Jonathan Klizas

Central Park, Eden Lane, Hanover Twp., NJ (The abandoned Whippany Paperboard Property)
Morris County, NJ

Sunny, temperature approaching 70 F degrees. Birding was the main focus. Thousands of grasshoppers were present, Red-legged Grasshopper was the only species identified. Many sulphurs present but not identified and left as Sulphur sp. The Giant Swallowtail was a surprise as I left the grounds.

  • Giant Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Clouded Sulphur 3
  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Pearl Crescent a
  • Monarch 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 5

Giant Swallowtail