Sighting for June 20, 2022

Sharon & Wade Wander

Home garden and pollinator meadow, Fredon Township
Sussex County, NJ

45º overnight, but turned into a beautiful day with high temp near 80. "Our" Banded Hairstreaks emerged today, nectaring on the Common Milkweeds in the front lawn and displaying in late afternoon on the Sassafras tree in the backyard, just as many previous generations have done.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Banded Hairstreak 4
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Hackberry Emperor 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Little Glassywing 3
  • Hobomok Skipper 1