Sighting for May 15, 2019

Brian Johnson

Natural lands Mauricetown preserve
Cumberland County, NJ

I was doing surveys for listed plants in the big hardwood swamp today. The only butterflies that I saw all day were in a dry grassy opening on the walk out. Lots of Ghost Crane flies in the swamp. One of my favorite bugs.

[This report and photo document our log's first little wood satyr for 2019, the first since last July. Nice! jc]

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Anglewing sp. 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 1
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 5