Monthly Archives: August 2011

“Pied Piper” Migration?

Fiery skipper by W. Kerling, 8/16/11 The recent reports of sleepy orange, gulf fritillary, and fiery skippers on our log sent me searching for a term. What should we call the apparently-doomed northbound flights we see most falls of those … Continue reading

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July Compilation

An old photo of cloudless sulfur at Cape May Point — has anyone photo’d one this year yet? July 2011 was the second hottest month ever in New Jersey (since records began in 1895), with an overall average of 78.8. … Continue reading

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Crippled Skipper ID Challenge

(photo by Chris Herz) Chris Herz reports (8/1/11): “Found this skipper in our stone driveway…. I thought it was a fly at first — until I looked at it with my binoculars and was surprised to see it was a … Continue reading

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