Sighting for August 3, 2016

Will Kerling

Estell Manor, NJ Area
Atlantic County, NJ

Discovered 18 butterfly species and over half of them were skippers (10 species). The Spicebush Swallowtails are growing in numbers (20) and they are quite varied on the dorsal side of their hind wings.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 7
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 20
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 4
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 4
  • Pearl Crescent 7
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • Little Wood-Satyr 3
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 5
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Peck's Skipper 10
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 2
  • Northern Broken-Dash 9
  • Little Glassywing 5
  • Sachem 12
  • Dun Skipper 3

Spicebush Swallowtail

Peck's Skippers

Common Buckeye