Sighting for August 3, 2018

Ben Barkley

Lord Stirling Park
Somerset County, NJ

12:30-2:00pm. Hiked out to the Boondocks to look at the Swamp Milkweed, Buttonbush, and Joe Pye out there. Fewer butterflies than I expected, but the area looks promising. A few unided quick flybys and one super drab unided skipper.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 9
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 4
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Appalachian Brown 1
  • Monarch 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 8
  • Horace's Duskywing 2
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 2
  • Least Skipper 6
  • Peck's Skipper 1
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 1