Sighting for June 15, 2013

David L. Amadio

Mountainside Park
Morris County, NJ

The main nectar source was dogbane, but did find a small but very productive stand of Common Milkweed. On the 12 or so Milkweed plants there were 3 Hoaries, 3 N.Cloudywings, 3 Indian, 2 Silver-spotted, & 2 Banded Hairstreaks

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 4
  • Cabbage White 25
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Banded Hairstreak 6
  • Oak Hairstreak 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 2
  • American Lady 6
  • Viceroy 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 10
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 38
  • Hoary Edge 13
  • Southern Cloudywing 1
  • Northern Cloudywing 12
  • Dreamy Duskywing 1
  • Swarthy Skipper 2
  • Indian Skipper 5
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 2
  • Little Glassywing 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Dun Skipper 3