Sighting for September 11, 2023

Lucy Hooper

Pollinator garden in Mickleton Park on Democrat Rd in Mickleton
Gloucester County, NJ

Obs. from 2:15 to 3:00. New England Aster and the Ironweed ‘Iron butterfly’ was covered with a cloud of ever moving skippers. The fritillaries were attracted to the Aromatic Aster which has just started to bloom.

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 2
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Peck's Skipper 11
  • Sachem 50+

Variegated Fritillary

Clouded Sulphur