Sighting for August 10, 2018

David L. Amadio

Kittatinny Valley S.P.
Sussex County, NJ

Obs. made between 2:52 & 4:20 p.m. Mostly Cloudy with some strong filtered sun at times. 84 degrees. Covered most of the fields at the Goodale Rd & Park HQ including the butterfly garden. Two Tigers here were dark females. Strong showing by Monarchs today.

  • Giant Swallowtail 3
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 15
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 14
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Monarch 23
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 8
  • Zabulon Skipper 3
  • Least Skipper 2
  • Peck's Skipper 1

Giant Swallowtail

Great Spangled Fritillary

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Giant Swallowtail

Giant Swallowtail