Sighting for August 6, 2016

David L. Amadio

Riverwinds Scenic Trail, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

Cloudy and 86 degrees at 12:30 p.m. A few brief sunny breaks. Observed a female Hackberry Emperor laying eggs on Hackberry tree in dense shade. Spicebush the most abundant species here currently. Zabs all males.

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 17
  • Cabbage White 3
  • American Copper 2
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Comma 3
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Hackberry Emperor 1
  • Common Wood-Nymph 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 4
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Peck's Skipper 2
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1