Sighting for July 12, 2018

Sharon & Wade Wander

private property in Green Township
Sussex County, NJ

10:40-12:30, 72-79 degrees, mostly sunny
post-agricultural fields loaded with Common Milkweed, some patches adjacent to oak-hickory-walnut woods and other patches adjacent to herbaceous wetlands. Twenty species and 125 individuals. Better than it has been but still pretty poor.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 4
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 8
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Banded Hairstreak 1
  • Hickory Hairstreak 1
  • Juniper Hairstreak 2
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 7
  • Pearl Crescent 20
  • Common Wood-Nymph 13
  • Monarch 32
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 5
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Northern Broken-Dash 5
  • Little Glassywing 8
  • Delaware Skipper 3
  • Mulberry Wing 8
  • Black Dash 2
  • Dun Skipper 1