Sighting for July 14, 2021

Dolores Amesbury

My yard in CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Observations made off and on throughout the day. Broad-winged skippers seemed to be laying low around 2pm while the Sachems took center stage chasing anything that moved.

[Our log's first fiery skipper for 2021. Good find, Dolores! jc]

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • American Lady 3
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Horace's Duskywing 5
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Rare Skipper 2
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 1
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Sachem 12
  • Broad-winged Skipper 50

Fiery Skipper

Fiery Skipper