Sighting for October 3, 2018

Beth Polvino

my yard NABA #1151 & Monarch Waystation #8318
Cape May County, NJ

Species #41 for year Common-checkered Skipper found by Mike Crewe when we went out to look for the front yard Brazilian skipper. 2 Brazilian Skippers eclosed today. #41 species ties my high record set last year. Hoping for a few more species. First Red Admiral since 8/24. 2 Long-tailed Skippers in the yard this AM at the same time and on the same Lantana - one had no tails and one had a single left tail. Warm, sunny with winds 8-10MPH.

  • Black Swallowtail 9
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 0
  • Cabbage White 5
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 37
  • Monarch 29
  • Long-tailed Skipper 2
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 1
  • Brazilian Skipper 3
  • Ocola Skipper 7
  • Fiery Skipper 11
  • Sachem c

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Long-tailed Skipper

Long-tailed Skipper