Sighting for August 4, 2019

David L. Amadio

Backyard butterfly garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

A very active afternoon here in my garden. Spotted a Tawny Emperor high up in the shade of a Sassafras tree. Later completed an emperor sweep when one came to rotting fruit.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 7
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2
  • American Snout 2
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 2
  • Hackberry Emperor 1
  • Tawny Emperor 1
  • Monarch 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 4
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 5
  • Broad-winged Skipper 2
  • Dun Skipper 1

Tawny Emperor

Hackberry Emperor