And a big thank you to the Allendale Garden Club for all their beautiful work.
Two great answers from Diane Van Kempen and Janet Terchek.
Monarch caterpillar and milkweed bugs enjoying a meal?
Here is even more info on insects that feed on milkweed.
This little guy was just on the side of Road (Hopper Ave) in Waldwick with a very young deer and one adult female.
With so many deer around, it was probably inevitable we'd see more piebalds. I wrote about a piebald deer at the McFaul Nature Center for The Record more than a decade ago:
Yesterday was opening day at State Line Hawk Watch, but apparently the word did not reach the birds, at least the 90 minutes I was there. Human turnout was a tad slim as well, but great to see some familiar faces.
Highlights included a resident Pileated, an Eastern Bluebird and some Chipping Sparrow. Not exactly downtown Raptorville.
Also saw the Jill Bennetta memorial for the first time, complete with nearby Red-spotted Purples and a nearby Common Buckeye.
The folks who put this together did an awesome job on this wonderful tribute.
More on Giant Swallowtails here.
I think one was seen in the Meadowlands last year.