Sighting for July 25, 2020

Sharon & Wade Wander

Dark Moon Preserve, Green Twp.
Sussex County, NJ

1:45-2:40, mostly sunny, 85 degrees. Acanthus-like Thistle was the most-visited nectar source (of very few). Huge amount of Common Milkweed here, but only a few in flower.

  • Black Swallowtail 3
  • Giant Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 10
  • Cabbage White 4
  • Clouded Sulphur 4
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Monarch 33
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Crossline Skipper 1