Sighting for August 2, 2022

Kathy Horn

Seabreeze Rd, Bridgeton
Cumberland County, NJ

Very hot & humid. Conservative count since I butterflied a lot from the car. Was happy to see all the Sleepy Oranges and the early Cloudless Sulphur. Less happy to see the narrow-winged mantis devouring the still-struggling swallowtail.

  • Black Swallowtail 5
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 4
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 16
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 4
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Sleepy Orange 4
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2
  • Pearl Crescent 4
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Monarch 3
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 5
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 2

"Nature red in tooth and claw"

Sleepy Orange