How to Spot Butterflies with Pat Sutton
Start Time: 6:00 PM
End Time: 7:30 PM
Pat Sutton, professional naturalist and author, will present a program relating her fascination with butterflies and convey the excitement of searching for, studying, enjoying, and attracting these winged jewels. Sutton will take you on a journey to some of her favorite butterfly watching spots here on her home turf at Cape May and throughout southern New Jersey and afar, like an arctic wilderness trip in Northern Alaska, a winter trip to the Monarch roost in Mexico, butterflying in the tropics, and more.
Library: Cape May Court House Library
Location: Court House Library Storytime Room
Clay and Pat Sutton are a husband and wife team of naturalists and writers whose careers and names are synonymous with their home town of Cape May. Clay is a co-author, with Pete Dunne and David Sibley, of the classic Hawks in Flight (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1988; 2nd Edition 2012), and Clay and his wife Pat have co-authored How to Spot Butterflies (1999), How to Spot Hawks & Eagles (1996), and How to Spot an Owl (1994). Their latest book, Birds and Birding at Cape May is the in-depth result of their efforts over many years documenting and protecting the migration and the Cape May area that they so love. This landmark book is a complete guide to birds and birding for the Cape May region, covering what to see, when, where, and how to go, as well as the storied ornithological history of the Cape. For more information, go to Pat and Clay’s website: www.patandclaysutton.com.
Presenter: Pat Sutton