Sighting for July 24, 2020

Stephen Buckingham

Sparta Mountain Wildlife Management Area, Sparta
Sussex County, NJ

Most interesting observation was of at least 100 Hummingbird Clearwing moths. They seemed to be everywhere there was monarda. Also several Snowberry Clearwings.

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White 5
  • Clouded Sulphur 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 4
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 4
  • Pearl Crescent 6
  • Question Mark 1
  • Viceroy 3
  • Monarch 4
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 20+
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Peck's Skipper 1
  • Northern Broken-Dash 4
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1
  • Dun Skipper 10

Pearl Crescent

Monarch

Monarch

Great Spangled Fritillary

Northern Broken-Dash

Hummingbird Clearwing

Viceroy