Sighting for September 22, 2020

Vincent Corsello

Appalachian Trail Lands From Canal to The Base of Wawayanda Mountain, Vernon
Sussex County, NJ

After two nights of frost and temperatures of 29 degrees I was surprised to see thirteen species of butterflies and over 150 plus Clouded Sulphurs. I only saw one Monarch which was out of range for me to tag.

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 21
  • Clouded Sulphur 150+
  • Orange Sulphur 8
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Pearl Crescent 15
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Common Ringlet 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 2
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Peck's Skipper 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 1