Sighting for September 3, 2021

Tom Bailey

Greenwood Forest WMA
Ocean County, NJ

9:20 am to 2:35 pm. Sunny, breezy, 73 degrees when finished. Beautiful day. Also 5 hairstreak sp. & 10+ skipper sp.

[Our first white-M from OCN this year and an impressive mix from one of our under-explored counties. Painted lady and fiery skipper as well. Thanks for the report, Tom. jc]

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Sulphur sp. 1
  • Clouded Sulphur 2
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • American Copper 7
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 17
  • White M Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 6
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 8
  • American Lady 17
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 16
  • Monarch 11
  • Swarthy Skipper 12
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 9
  • Crossline Skipper 2
  • Sachem 109

Fiery Skipper

White M Hairstreak