Sighting for September 1, 2019

Brian Johnson

Middle impoundment at Tuckahoe WMA
Cape May County, NJ

Walked a few patches of Salt-marsh Fleabane while birding today. The state is doing some good work at the impoundments. What was all Phragmite a few years ago is now good Butterfly habitat.

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Sulphur sp. 2
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 4
  • Cloudless Sulphur 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • American Lady 6
  • Painted Lady 4
  • Common Buckeye 175
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 2
  • Aaron's Skipper 3
  • Least Skipper 10
  • Fiery Skipper 38
  • Sachem 65
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1