Sighting for June 12, 2021

Harry Zirlin

Lakehurst area and Klots Bog
Ocean County, NJ

Bog Copper habitat is dwindling along with numbers of this species. All butterfly numbers alarmingly low for a beautiful sunny day in June in classic locations.

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White Common
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Bog Copper 3
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Mourning Cloak 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Red-spotted Admiral 1
  • Appalachian Brown 2
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 1
  • Swarthy Skipper 6
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Peck's Skipper 4
  • Little Glassywing 8
  • Sachem 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 3
  • Dun Skipper 1

Bog Copper

Mourning Cloak

American Lady