Sighting for August 9, 2018

Jim Springer and Keith & Anita Richmond

Crosswick Creek Park, Province Line Rd. Section, Upper Freehold
Monmouth County, NJ

9:30am-11:30am, mostly clear but some clouds later, 85F, humid, Purple Loosestrife and Swamp Milkweed seemed to be most popular as nectar sources. Plenty of Ironweed in bloom but not as attractive.

  • Black Swallowtail 5
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 10
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 6
  • Cabbage White 13
  • Orange Sulphur 4
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 9
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Pearl Crescent 18
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • Viceroy 5
  • Appalachian Brown 1
  • Monarch 65
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 57
  • Zabulon Skipper 2
  • Swarthy Skipper 6
  • Least Skipper 7
  • Peck's Skipper 5
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 3
  • Sachem 8
  • Broad-winged Skipper 4
  • Dun Skipper 1