Sighting for June 18, 2017

Sharon & Wade Wander, Tom Halliwell & Steve Buckingham

DWGNRA--Old Mine Road, Rt. 206 to Jager Road
Sussex County, NJ

9:30-12:30, clouds and sun, 75-80.
Tremendous emergence of American Ladies, which were counted with a clicker. Most were nectaring on Canada Thistle and Dogbane.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 200
  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 3
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 21
  • Question Mark 2
  • Eastern Comma 7
  • American Lady 803
  • Common Buckeye 4
  • Red-spotted Purple 6
  • Hackberry Emperor 14
  • Little Wood-Satyr 2
  • Common Ringlet 2
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Hoary Edge 1
  • European Skipper 4