Sighting for June 29, 2019

NJ Butterfly Club

Hilltop Reservation
Essex County, NJ

9 observers. Sunny, warm. 9:30 AM to 11:45 AM. Common milkweed, butterfly weed & Canada thistle were abundant nectar sources. There were many "Blues" flying at a distance with few definitive ID's. Photos courtesy of Janet Markman.

  • Black Swallowtail 7
  • Cabbage White 47
  • Clouded Sulphur 10
  • Orange Sulphur 11
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2
  • American Snout 1
  • Mourning Cloak 1
  • American Lady 4
  • Painted Lady 5
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Monarch 21
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 8
  • Least Skipper 12
  • European Skipper 3
  • Northern Broken-Dash 1
  • Little Glassywing 4

Black Swallowtail

American Lady

American Snout

Mourning Cloak

Mourning Cloak