Sighting for July 7, 2018

Barb Sendelbach

KVSP - Butterfly garden, fields and woods behind park office.
Sussex County, NJ

Mid afternoon. We watched a Monarch ovipositing in the butterfly garden. We had a few early and mid instar Prominent and Crambid Snout caterpillars on various trees and plants. Butterfly numbers were very low compared to visits in early July in other years.

  • Cabbage White
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure
  • Great Spangled Fritillary
  • Pearl Crescent
  • Common Wood-Nymph
  • Monarch
  • Silver-spotted Skipper