Sighting for August 31, 2019

David L. Amadio

Cape May Point State Park
Cape May County, NJ

Obs. made from 10:40 till 1:45 with a 20 min. lunch break. Sunny, and 75 degrees with 12-15 ENE winds. Little Yellows are here again! Found 6 before lunch and observed 5 after . Were nectaring on what appears to be Buttonweed ( Diodia teres ) & laying eggs on either sensitive plant or Partridge pea. White M was nectaring on Boneset in the weedy field adjacent to the parking area.

  • Black Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 19
  • Little Yellow 6
  • White M Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 2
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • American Lady 3
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 41
  • Red-spotted Purple 3
  • Viceroy 1
  • Common Wood-Nymph 1
  • Monarch 8
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Sachem 7

Little Yellow

White M Hairstreak