Sighting for June 1, 2012

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: 1st instar cats on fennel; Cabbage White: found 3 cats on field mustard; Oak Hairstreak: was on Montauk daisy leaves early this morning.only the 2nd obs. of this species in this garden. Have digital images.; Eastern Comma: fresh one on rotting bananas & nectaring on white "profusion" zinnias; American Lady: nectaring on Purple Lantana; Red Admiral: on ripened bananas; Silver-spotted Skipper: nectaring on purple verbena; Zabulon Skipper: 1 male & 1 female

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 5
  • Oak Hairstreak 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 2