Sighting for September 10, 2021

Sharon & Wade Wander, and Robert Somes

Yards Creek generating Station, Blairstown
Warren County, NJ

10:00 - 2:15
66-70, mostly sunny and very breezy
This is a gated and guarded facility. As volunteers to the NJDEP, Endangered and Nongame Species Program we have had permission since 2010 to survey for the now State Endangered Leonard's Skipper. This was a down year for this species and most other species of grass skippers. The Painted Lady was only our second for the year and was very fresh.

Last week we saw a Bobcat and today a Coyote.

  • Cabbage White 6
  • Clouded Sulphur 11
  • Orange Sulphur 44
  • American Copper 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 4
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 19
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 12
  • Pearl Crescent 31
  • American Lady 1
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Wood-Nymph 2
  • Monarch 31
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 24
  • Swarthy Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 2
  • Leonard's Skipper 5
  • Crossline Skipper 1

Gray Hairstreak

Painted Lady

Leonard's Skipper

Leonard's Skipper