Sighting for July 31, 2022

Lucy Hooper

My backyard in Mickleton
Gloucester County, NJ

Lots of swallowtails today in the yard. One of the Eastern Tigers was a female dark morph on the New York Ironweed. The Spicebush swallowtail on the Mexican sunflower also visited the Ironweed which was the most popular butterfly plant today.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 4
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 4
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Monarch 1

Spicebush Swallowtail

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail