Sighting for September 20, 2022

Kathy Horn

Cape May Point
Cape May County, NJ

Day 1, NJ Butterfly Club Field Trip, sunny, 75-80, breezy. Black Witch Moth was a highlight at the blind at the CMBO Northwood Center, as were the recently emerged Stinging Rose Moth caterpillars on bayberry.

[Welcome to the team from the far north and thanks to them and our local team members, who are joining them, for the great list! jc]

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Cloudless Sulphur 6
  • Gray Hairstreak 8
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 6
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 3
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Pearl Crescent 5
  • American Lady 9
  • Common Buckeye 15
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Viceroy 5
  • Monarch 25
  • Long-tailed Skipper 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 4
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 5
  • Ocola Skipper 7
  • Fiery Skipper 12
  • Sachem 25

Variegated Fritillary

Black Witch

Long-tailed Skipper

Stinging Rose Moth caterpillar