Sighting for July 15, 2021

Jack Miller

my yard Petersburg
Cape May County, NJ

This report covers both Wed and Th so as not to repeat species and individuals. Only the high number from each day is reported. This year will be the lowest tally of rare sk's ever and the number of sachems and broadwings are also very low. Last year's lone juniper hs was present for 2 minutes; this year's lone individual so far was only present for 2 seconds.

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 6
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • American Copper 5
  • Juniper Hairstreak 1
  • American Snout 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • American Lady 2
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Monarch 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 5
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Rare Skipper 1
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 1
  • Northern Broken-Dash 1
  • Sachem 25
  • Broad-winged Skipper 20
  • Dun Skipper 1