Sighting for September 1, 2018

David L. Amadio

Backyard butterfly garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

Found a tattered C.Wood Nymph today. This is the first sighting of CWN since 2010 here. Also have 3 final instar Black Swallowtail cats on Parsley. Monarch cats now on Com.Milkweed, Tropical milkweed, and A.tuberosa. None found on my lone Swamp Milkweed. Female Monarch was laying eggs on and off most of the day.

  • Black Swallowtail 0
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 2
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 2
  • Common Wood-Nymph 1
  • Monarch 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 3
  • Sachem 7