Sighting for October 2, 2021

David L. Amadio

Beth Polvino's Garden
Cape May County, NJ

Obs. made from 11:45 to 1:40, 71-75 degrees, sunny & SW wind 10-15. Beth hosted quite a few visitors today. I was fortunate to be among these. Singleton Painted Lady, Hayhurst's Scallopwing, & Red Banded Hairstreak were joined by multiple individuals of all posted species. Ocola Skipper appeared to be the most abundant skipper today.

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 4
  • Cloudless Sulphur 6
  • Sleepy Orange 2
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • Variegated Fritillary 2
  • American Lady 3
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye c
  • Monarch c
  • Long-tailed Skipper 3
  • Hayhurst's Scallopwing 1
  • Ocola Skipper c
  • Fiery Skipper c
  • Sachem c

Ocola Skipper

Long-tailed Skipper

Sleepy Orange

Hayhurst's Scallopwing