Sighting for August 19, 2016

Jim Springer

Assunpink WMA
Monmouth County, NJ

10:45am-3:45pm, 90 F and humid

Moderator’s Note: Mike Newlon first found an Ocola Skipper in Somerset County on August 15. He also found one in Morris County on August 19. These two in Monmouth County make four so far this year in northern NJ. As far as I know none have been reported yet this year in southern NJ.

  • Black Swallowtail 3
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 11
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 12
  • Cabbage White 5
  • Clouded Sulphur 8
  • Orange Sulphur 103
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 14
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 11
  • Pearl Crescent 125
  • American Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Red-spotted Purple 2
  • Viceroy 1
  • Appalachian Brown 2
  • Monarch 7
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 55
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 85
  • Least Skipper 7
  • Sachem 4
  • Zabulon Skipper 3
  • Dun Skipper 1
  • Ocola Skipper 2

Ocola Skipper

Appalachian Brown

Variegated Fritillary