Sighting for July 4, 2019

Jesse & Jack Connor

Our yard in Port Republic
Atlantic County, NJ

Red admiral, just emerged from chrysalis, expanded and dried wings for nearly an hour, hanging from stinging nettle leaf. Several cats mostly hidden in same plant.

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 40
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2
  • American Snout 4
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • American Lady 18
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 12
  • Monarch 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Horace's Duskywing 4
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 1
  • Rare Skipper 5
  • Peck's Skipper 2
  • Sachem 10
  • Broad-winged Skipper 30

Red Admiral cat

Red Admiral

Peck's Skipper