Sighting for October 7, 2019

Beth Polvino

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

Sunny, windy, mid 70's - 13-15 MPH keeping everything fairly low. Sachem & Fiery Skippers are my most common butterfly at this time and they are still all over front and back. Surprised to still have 19 species flying plus 4 species of pupa along with CB and BS caterpillars.

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 0
  • Cabbage White 5
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 3
  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 2
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 3
  • Painted Lady 5
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 5
  • Red-spotted Purple 0
  • Monarch 3
  • Long-tailed Skipper 1
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 2
  • Ocola Skipper 7
  • Fiery Skipper c
  • Sachem c

Long-tailed Skipper

Common Checkered-Skipper