Sighting for September 3, 2018

David L. Amadio

Backyard butterfly garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

Had a brief visit by a Variegated Fritillary. This is only the 2nd time in the last 6 years for this sp. in the garden. Took a census of caterpillars in the yard this morning. Found 11 Monarch cats, & 2 Black Swallowtail cat.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 2
  • Monarch 4
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 3
  • Peck's Skipper 1
  • Sachem 6

Sachem