Sighting for July 21, 2020

C Wyluda

Duke Farms, Hillsborough
Somerset County, NJ

1:30-3:30, sunny extremely hot and dry. Basically walked perimeter and around the lakes along with Farm Barn Path to platform (island closed for maintenance activity when I was there). In bloom: queen anne's lace, boneset, a few milkweeds, teasle, false sunflower, monarda, yarrow, a few NY iron weed, mints, a few senna plants. searched for sleepy orange but did not see any. a lot of cloudless sulphurs. skippers mostly on a few blooming liatris by the crane fountain.

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 12
  • Clouded Sulphur 31
  • Orange Sulphur 12
  • Cloudless Sulphur 24
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 6
  • Pearl Crescent 11
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Hackberry Emperor 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 3
  • Monarch 7
  • Peck's Skipper 9
  • Sachem 3

Hackberry Emperor