Sighting for October 3, 2020

Beth Polvino

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

Cool but sunny all day. This afternoon Dave and Pat Amadio visited and found 2 Long-tailed skippers in the front yard. Est Sachem count. Greater than 15 black Swallowtail cats in various stages. 7 Spicebush Swallowtails in various stages. Still a few Monarch cats here but also 8 Monarch chrysalises. Also still have Brazilian Skippers nests and chrysalises

  • Black Swallowtail 5
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 0
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 3
  • American Lady 4
  • Common Buckeye 12
  • Monarch 8
  • Long-tailed Skipper 2
  • Brazilian Skipper 3
  • Ocola Skipper 2
  • Fiery Skipper 6
  • Sachem 22