Day: July 12, 2015

Red admirals

Red admirals (Vanessa atalanta). I know very little about butterflies, so I had no idea who this butterfly might be when I took the above photo of it. When I went to the NABA-North Jersey Butterfly Club website, I was delighted to find an… Continue Reading “Red admirals”

Eastern tiger swallowtails

Eastern tiger swallowtails (Papilio¬†glacus). According to NABA-North Jersey Butterfly Club website, eastern tiger swallowtails are common in New Jersey. They are attracted to purple coneflowers for nectaring, as shown here. Also wild bergamot and milkweed, which are also present in my garden. Larval food… Continue Reading “Eastern tiger swallowtails”