Sighting for May 31, 2021

Jesse & Jack Connor

Our yard in Port Republic
Atlantic County, NJ

Sun out after a couple days of rain and cool temps. Seven monarch cats on milkweed, 3rd instar (?), but several look troubled, moving lethargically and not feeding – parasitized? After-effects of bad weather?

  • Cabbage White 6
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Monarch 0
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 1

Zabulon Skipper