Sighting for September 6, 2020

Beth Polvino

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

FOY Tawny Emperor here on fruit. Est over 75 Sachems here and lots of activity. Sachems are chasing most other butterflies off the plants. Est Buckeye count 28. All Fiery Skippers seen are female.

  • Black Swallowtail 5
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 5
  • Cloudless Sulphur 4
  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Question Mark 2
  • American Lady 1
  • Painted Lady 2
  • Common Buckeye 28
  • Tawny Emperor 1
  • Monarch 11
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Brazilian Skipper 2
  • Fiery Skipper 3
  • Sachem 75