Sighting for July 9, 2019

Robert C. Koch

Lumberton Leas on Creek Rd. Lumberton, NJ
Burlington County, NJ

All from the meadow. They seem to like the Monarda (Wild Bergamot) which is prolific in our meadow and Whorled Milkweed.

[I believe this is our first two-digit count of tigers this year. It hasn't seemed like a good year for them so far. Are we about to see a new brood emerging in numbers? jc]

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 13
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Spring Azure 1
  • Painted Lady 2
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Viceroy 1
  • Monarch 9
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Sachem 5

Painted Lady