Sighting for October 2, 2019

Beth Polvino

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

Sunny, warm and little wind. Pleased to have #44 species for 2019 in the yard - Common-checkered Skipper. Good number of Monarchs with 25 tagged here on 10/1. Red -spotted Purple is into chrysalis. Butterflies not counted just enjoyed.

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 0
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 1
  • Ocola Skipper 1
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Sachem 1

Sachem w/praying mantis

Red-spotted Purple

Common Checkered-Skipper