Sighting for June 7, 2019

Steven Glynn

Buckshutem & Cedarville Road area
Cumberland County, NJ

My favorite patch is alive again with plenty of blooming milkweed and renewed colonies flying.

[Steve's good list includes only our second reports of painted lady and European skipper – although both species are being regularly found in North Jersey. jc]

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 6
  • Cabbage White 4
  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • American Copper 17
  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 14
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 6
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 9
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Monarch 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Southern Cloudywing 3
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 4
  • European Skipper 8
  • Peck's Skipper 3
  • Crossline Skipper 2

Crossline Skipper

Southern Cloudywings

Painted Lady

European Skipper