Sighting for October 4, 2018

Beth Polvino

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

Great day for Monarchs in the yard as by mid afternoon there were 80+ on the asters and the lantana. most roosting tonight in the cherry tree. All 5 species of cats and chrysalis continue in yard. No Long-tailed Skippers today.

  • Black Swallowtail 5
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 0
  • Cabbage White 5
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 5
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 35
  • Monarch 80+
  • Brazilian Skipper 2
  • Ocola Skipper 11
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Fiery Skipper 9
  • Sachem 19

Brazilian Skipper

Painted Lady

Spicebush Swallowtail cat