Sighting for July 3, 2019

`David L. Amadio

CMBO-CRE Gardens
Cape May County, NJ

A nice variety of butterflies here this afternoon from 12:45 till 1:45. Waited a what seemed like a long time for one of two Pipevine Swallowtails to settle down and land. A female finally got down to business depositing eggs on Dutchman's Pipe.

[This is only our second report of pipevines in 2019 and our first photo. jc]

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 9
  • Juniper Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • American Snout 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • American Lady 5
  • Common Buckeye 4
  • Common Wood-Nymph 2
  • Monarch 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 2
  • Aaron's Skipper 4
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 1
  • Rare Skipper 9
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Sachem 3
  • Broad-winged Skipper 56

Pipevine Swallowtail