Sighting for May 8, 2019

Ahmet Baytas & Jim Springer

Ramapo Mountain State Forest
Passaic County, NJ

9:30am-4:30pm, cloudy going over to full sun, 60˚F-71˚F, Brown Eflins were in most of the openings on top of ridges–mostly fresh.
Common Buckeye was nice so early at this site. Falcate Orangetip were mostly males.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 5
  • Falcate Orangetip 13
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Brown Elfin 50
  • Juniper Hairstreak 4
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 19
  • Spring Azure 3
  • Pearl Crescent 4
  • Mourning Cloak 4
  • American Lady 8
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 8
  • Cobweb Skipper 3

Brown Elfin

Common Buckeye

Cobweb Skipper