We will be doing butterfly counts at DeKorte Park from time to time this
summer as schedules allow, using a new digital DeKorte Butterfly Count Sheet that the public is free to download and use.
After our noon Marsh Discovery Trail Walk today, we counted 11 species of butterflies -- including an American Lady (above) and Viceroy (right) -- plus a Snowberry Clear-winged Moth.
Download the list here:
Full list and Snowberry Clearwing photo follow.
Date and Time span: Tuesday, 062910, 1:10-1:40 p.m.
Temperature: 88 degrees
Weather conditions: Intermittent sun
Swallowtails Family Papilionidae
_1_Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Whites and Sulphurs Family Pieridae
Brush-footed Butterflies Family Nymphalidae
Skippers Family Hesperiidae
_2 Wild Indigo Duskywing
1 Least Skipper
X __Broad-winged Skipper
Clear-winged Moths Family Hemaris
The NJMC wishes to thank the Northern New Jersey Chapter of the North American Butterfly Association for the source material for this list.