Sighting for September 10, 2022

Dolores Amesbury

My yard in CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

The Long-tailed skipper was an early surprise! Spotted 5 good-sized Monarch cats, the first I’ve seen this year.

[9/10/22 is Long-tailed Skipper Day. This one from a dozen miles north of the Point is the middle one of three reported for 9/10/22. Exciting! jc]

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Monarch 2
  • Long-tailed Skipper 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 3
  • Aaron's Skipper 3
  • Sachem 12
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1

Long-tailed Skipper