Sighting for May 5, 2022

David L. Amadio

Belleplain State Forest
Cape May County, NJ

Obs. made from 8 a.m. to 11:40, Cloudy and 60. First butterfly of the morning was at 9:20. Kicked up an Eastern Tiger not wanting to take flight as temps were too low. Most azures showed considerable scale wear. Did not spend much time looking close at the azures today.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Spring Azure 17
  • Duskywing sp. 2
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 4

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail