Sighting for May 11, 2018

Fred Kahan

Medford Leas, Medford
Burlington County, NJ

5 PM, Sunny 75 in meadows
1 Monarch on milkweed sprout (at least 1 wk early)
5 Eastern Tailed Blues on Mustard

[A female monarch here. Have all monarchs so far been female or undetermined sex? Interesting to watch for ratio of males to females in this first flight into NJ by monarchs, coming presumably from the Gulf Coast or elsewhere in southern US. jc]

  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 5
  • Monarch 1

Eastern Tailed-Blue