Sighting for October 4, 2018

Dave & Pat Amadio

Backyard butterfly garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

Pat saw the Hackberry emperor one more time. Looking more worn with each passing day. An explosion in Monarchs here. Found 17 after 5 p.m. tonight, mostly on Mexican Sunflowers. This is the highest single count here in a number of years.

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Question Mark 1
  • Eastern Comma 2
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Hackberry Emperor 1
  • Monarch 17
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Sachem 1

Hackberry Emperor