Sighting for September 10, 2022

Jack McDonough

Gardens along Harvard Ave and the Circle Garden, CMP
Cape May County, NJ

Sunny, 75 degrees, winds switching E to SE. Observations around 12pm. Finally starting to get some southern butterflies here at the Cape.

[Including one of our log's first three long-tailed skippers of 2022. The Point is hopping! jc]

  • Black Swallowtail 4
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Cloudless Sulphur 24
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 5
  • American Lady 2
  • Common Buckeye 8
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Viceroy 1
  • Monarch 15
  • Long-tailed Skipper 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Ocola Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Fiery Skipper 18
  • Sachem 14

Fiery Skipper

Cloudless Sulphur

Ocola Skipper

Long-tailed Skipper