Sighting for August 7, 2019

Meredith Koenig

My garden East Vineland
Cumberland County, NJ

This is Spicebush Swallowtail Instar I think. Have been seeing Spicebush Swallowtails. Monarchs seen daily. Uptick of Azures today. I see hairstreaks, not yet able to ID. Today's sightings under mixed trees: Tulip Poplar, Sassafrass, Persimmon, Holly. Sumac and Oakleaf hydrangea understory. Moist sunny late morning, filtered bright sun before afternoon cloudburst.

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Azure, sp. 2
  • Monarch 2

Spicebush Swallowtail cat