Sighting for July 26, 2022

Stephen Buckingham

Mountainside Park, Pequannock
Morris County, NJ

1:35 pm to 5:15 pm, partly cloudy 80 degrees. Main nectar source was knapweed with small patches of mountain mint, orange milkweed, dogbane and black-eyed susan, with a a couple of large sweetpepperbushes blooming in the boardwalk/wet sedge area near Cedar Crest Village.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 19
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 7
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Eastern Comma 2
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Red-spotted Purple 4
  • Appalachian Brown 2
  • Little Wood-Satyr 2
  • Common Wood-Nymph 7
  • Monarch 5
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 8
  • Horace's Duskywing 17
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 2
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Crossline Skipper 2
  • Sachem 2

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Least Skipper

Crossline Skipper

Spicebush Swallowtail

Spicebush Swallowtail

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Silver-spotted Skipper

Eastern Tailed-Blue

Red-banded Hairstreak

Sachem

Common Buckeye

Crossline Skipper