Sighting for October 3, 2016

Beth Polvino

North Cape May ~ my yard Monarch Waystation #8318
Cape May County, NJ

Butterfly explosion continues - FOS Long=tailed Skipper in my yard. Mating Monarch’s, mating Black swallowtails, mating Red Admirals and more plus over 2 dozen Monarch cats on Swamp Milkweed plus 5 Monarch chrysalis, 19 Black Swallowtail Cats and 6 BS chrysalis

  • Black Swallowtail 14
  • Cabbage White 8
  • Orange Sulphur 6
  • Cloudless Sulphur 8
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • Question Mark 3
  • Mourning Cloak 2
  • American Lady 5
  • Red Admiral 5
  • Common Buckeye 15
  • Monarch 16
  • Long-tailed Skipper 1
  • Fiery Skipper 2
  • Sachem 19
  • Ocola Skipper 1

Monarch caterpillars

Black Swallowtail

Long-tailed Skipper