Sighting for May 30, 2012

Vincent Corsello

Appalachain Trail Lands From County Route 517 To The Base Of Wawayanda Mountain,Vernon
Sussex County, NJ

Dreamy Duskywings are rare at this location and this one was fresh. Tawny-edged Skippers are rare here too and these two were a mating pair.The Giant Swallowtails were all worn and the Great Spangled Fritillaries are early. The Red-spotted Admiral was road killed.

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Giant Swallowtail 8
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 4
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 11
  • Cabbage White 125+
  • Clouded Sulphur 7
  • Orange Sulphur 36
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • Spring Azure 9
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 5
  • Pearl Crescent 4
  • Question Mark 8
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • American Lady 3
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 11
  • Red-spotted Admiral 1
  • Viceroy 5
  • Hackberry Emperor 3
  • Little Wood-Satyr 37
  • Common Ringlet 11
  • Monarch 3
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Northern Cloudywing 2
  • Dreamy Duskywing 1
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Least Skipper 24
  • European Skipper 43
  • Indian Skipper 1
  • Peck's Skipper 7
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 2
  • Northern Broken-Dash 1
  • Hobomok Skipper 11
  • Zabulon Skipper 22