Sighting for September 13, 2020

Jack Miller

my yard Petersburg
Cape May County, NJ

All clouds once again. There was a fresh tawny-edged sk which means the last brood is now flying here. For two days we have had a perfect lady-sized runt black st. We have had dozens of monarch cats and a dozen or so crysalises (I am sure there are more) which have resulted in fresh monarchs the past few days. Both the Brazilian and ocola gave me classic looks: 30 seconds of nectaring stillness each, then gone. The Brazilian, however, flashed through the yard at full speed a number of times.

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 6
  • Cloudless Sulphur 6
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 30
  • Monarch 3
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Brazilian Skipper 1
  • Ocola Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 2
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 1
  • Sachem 80