Sighting for March 15, 2020

Maureen Lasslett

Pleasant Valley Lake, Vernon
Sussex County, NJ

Thought it was a leaf falling, but it turned out to be a Mourning Cloak in my backyard! Seemed so early for a butterfly, until I read up on them and learned that they overwinter in the bark of trees. Fascinating! (too quick, didn't get a pic)

  • Mourning Cloak 1