Sighting for August 2, 2019

David L. Amadio

Powerline cut off of Middle Twp bike path, Cape May Courthouse
Cape May County, NJ

Obs. made here till noon. Abundant Sweet Peppergrass. Wasn't going to stop here today, but the Pepperbush drew me in like the butterflies. One of the Tigers was a dark form female.

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 9
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 13
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 6
  • Pearl Crescent 6
  • Common Buckeye 6
  • Common Wood-Nymph 1
  • Monarch 3
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 34
  • Horace's Duskywing 2
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 2
  • Aaron's Skipper 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 5
  • Swarthy Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Northern Broken-Dash 3
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1
  • Dun Skipper 1

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail