Sighting for September 5, 2020

Beth Polvino

my yard NABA #1151 & Monarch Waystation #8318
Cape May County, NJ

FOY Long-tailed Skipper in yard this AM breaking yard record of 9/7/19. Also FOY for South Jersey Butterfly Blog. Common Checkered-Skipper FOY a month earlier than usual. Only second Variegated Fritillary seen here this year. Mating Monarch’s, Cloudless Sulphur’s, Common Buckeye’s and Sachem’s

  • Black Swallowtail 5
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Cloudless Sulphur 4
  • Gray Hairstreak 4
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • American Snout 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 14
  • Monarch 9
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Long-tailed Skipper 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 1
  • Fiery Skipper 3
  • Sachem common
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Brazilian Skipper 1

Cloudless Sulphur

American Snout

Painted Lady

Common Buckeye

Variegated Fritillary

American Lady

Common Checkered-Skipper

Long-tailed Skipper