Sighting for September 9, 2017

Barb Sendelbach

Nomahegan Park Cranford
Union County, NJ

Took a stroll around the first pond and part of the second along the edge that contained a good mix of wildflowers. There was a lot of butterfly activity once we got out of the area with heavy foot traffic. Along with the butterflies, I found a Milkweed with (3) Monarch caterpillars.

  • Cabbage White 7
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 5
  • Monarch 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Peck's Skipper 6
  • Sachem 32

Monarch caterpillars