Sighting for October 26, 2019

Beth Polvino

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

Partly cloudy AM and overcast again after 1 PM, AM mid 60's and afternoon felt like only 60 and damp. Winds 10 MPH. 30 minutes observation in the yard. Day 3 of Sleepy Orange but 2 of them today. They spent a lot of time nectaring in the back yard which I could watch from the window. No Long-tailed Skippers seen. Fewer butterflies and species today.

  • Black Swallowtail 0
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 0
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Orange Sulphur 4
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Sleepy Orange 2
  • American Lady 5
  • Painted Lady 7
  • Common Buckeye 11
  • Monarch 9
  • Ocola Skipper 2
  • Fiery Skipper 9
  • Sachem 18

Sleepy Orange