Sighting for September 8, 2019

Jesse & Jack Connor

Our yard in Port Republic
Atlantic County, NJ

A delightful day for butterflies in our yard, including our FOY Ocolas and our first tawny emperor since 2012. Snowberry clearwing caterpillar on coral honeysuckle was the apparently less-common brown form.

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 1
  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 30
  • Cloudless Sulphur 7
  • American Copper 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 2
  • White M Hairstreak 5
  • Gray Hairstreak 6
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 10
  • American Snout 6
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • American Lady 10
  • Painted Lady 3
  • Common Buckeye 35
  • Red-spotted Purple 3
  • Tawny Emperor 1
  • Monarch 3
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 7
  • Ocola Skipper 2
  • Peck's Skipper 12
  • Sachem 60

White M Hairstreak

Tawny Emperor

Ocola Skipper

Snowberry Clearwing