Sighting for June 28, 2020

Tom Halliwell

Whittingham WMA
Sussex County, NJ

10:45 to 12:30. Mostly sunny; temps in low 80s. Wade & Sharon (June 25) were not exaggerating about the huge extent of Dogbane or the the big numbers of Silver-spotted Skippers (I'm sure I undercounted). It sure doesn't seem like much of a hairstreak year however!

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 60+
  • Clouded Sulphur 12
  • Orange Sulphur 6
  • American Snout 1
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 3
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Northern Pearly-eye 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 50+
  • Least Skipper 6
  • Northern Broken-Dash 1
  • Little Glassywing 3
  • Delaware Skipper 1
  • Dun Skipper 2