Sighting for July 12, 2019

David L. Amadio

Backyard butterfly garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

Was home most of the day. A break out day for this garden. Highest species count this year. In addition to at least one adult Monarch, a 1st instar cat found on Common Milkweed. Nice to finally see some folded wing skipper action here.

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 7
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • American Snout 3
  • Question Mark 1
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Duskywing sp. 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Peck's Skipper 1
  • Northern Broken-Dash 1
  • Sachem 3
  • Broad-winged Skipper 2

Black Swallowtail