Sunday’s Butterfly Walk — 15 Species!

Sunday's Butterfly Talk and walk was a big success — if you didn't mind a little heat. The butterflies sure didn't. 1-IMG_9715

During the day we saw 15 species of Butterflies, including a second-ever-reported-for-DeKorte American Snout (one of the ugliest names for a butterfly). See fleeting photo at right.

To see the North American Butterfly Association's checklist for DeKorte Park, click here.

Full list follows.

__Pipevine Swallowtail

__Black Swallowtail

__Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

__Cabbage White

__Orange Sulphur

__Great Spangled Fritillary (seen by Don Torino)

__Pearl Croissant

__American/Painted Lady

new!American Snout

__Red Admiral 1-IMG_9678


__Silver-spotted Skipper

__Wild Indigo Duskywing

__Delaware Skipper

__Broad-winged Skipper

Adapted from the North American Butterfly Association’s New Jersey Chapter’s Dekorte Park list.

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