Sighting for October 2, 2018

Dave & Pat Amadio

Backyard butterfly garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

Hackberry Emperor continued today. Pat captured this image as it landed on the car. She also captured 4 Eastern Commas sharing some rotting fruit .Monarchs continue to increase.

[Pat and Dave's report of a Hackberry Emperor is only our second October report for this species in the log's history. Will it stick around in this warm weather to tie or break our log's record of 10-9-2010? - jm]

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Eastern Comma 4
  • Hackberry Emperor 1
  • Monarch 9

Hackberry Emperor

Eastern Commas