Sighting for August 1, 2019

Michael Newlon

Willowwood Arboretum
Morris County, NJ

10:45 AM - 1:30 PM. Sunny, hot and humid. Abundant nectar - Joe Pye Weed, Ironweed, Monarda, Knapweed. Mountain-mint past peak, Slender-leafed goldenrod just getting started. Found a puddle party of four Tiger Swallowtails that had been killed by a car. Only 1 dark-form female E Tiger; 4 dark swallowtail sp. Usual dearth of grass-skippers.

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 2
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 89
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Clouded Sulphur 5
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Question Mark 1
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Viceroy 4
  • Monarch 12
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 8
  • Least Skipper 1

Pipevine Swallowtail

Pipevine Swallowtail

Viceroy

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Pipevine Swallowtail