October 2009 Sightings

Will Kerling

CMCH to Avalon Golf Links via Rte. 9
Cape May County, NJ

Monarch: two flying westward

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Monarch 3
  • Sachem 7

Stephen Mason

Stockon Pomona Rd entrance
Atlantic County, NJ

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1

Will Kerling

Leaming's Run
Cape May County, NJ

Red-spotted Purple: fairly fresh; Least Skipper: really worn and faded in color

  • Cabbage White 4
  • Gray Hairstreak 4
  • American Lady 4
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Monarch 3
  • Least Skipper 3
  • Sachem 75 to 100

Sandra Keller

Bivalve - Strawberry Ave.
Cumberland County, NJ

  • Aaron's Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Rio Grande, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

  • Sachem 1

Dave Amadio

at work in Cherry Hill
Camden County, NJ

  • Least Skipper 1
  • Peck's Skipper 1

Teresa Knipper and her garden group

Cape May Point / Pavilion Circle Area
Cape May County, NJ

  • Ocola Skipper 1
  • Fiery Skipper 2

Teresa Knipper and her garden group

Cape May Area
Cape May County, NJ

11 other species besides the 5 species listed

  • Monarch plentiful

Will Kerling

CMCH to Rio Grande via Rte. 9
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Monarch 1

Michael O'Brien

Cape May Point - private garden
Cape May County, NJ

  • Ocola Skipper 1

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

nectaring on Butterfly Bush / just after 8 AM and the temp was fifty degrees

  • Monarch 2

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links to Leaming's Run via Rte. 9
Cape May County, NJ

Monarch: moving westward

  • Monarch 1
  • Sachem 6

Teresa Knipper and her garden group

West Cape May, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

  • American Copper 1
  • Viceroy 1

Stephen Mason

Stockton A&S circle
Atlantic County, NJ

  • Monarch 1

Sandra Keller

Several areas
Cumberland County, NJ

  • Gray Hairstreak 4

Chris Tonkinson

CRE Goshen Garden
Cape May County, NJ

Common Checkered-Skipper: nectaring on ageratum; Ocola Skipper: nectaring on ageratum

  • Cabbage White 8
  • Clouded Sulphur 2
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Pearl Crescent 4
  • American Lady 3
  • Common Buckeye 6
  • Monarch 6
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 1
  • Ocola Skipper 1
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Sachem 80

Sandra Keller

Near Bivalve
Cumberland County, NJ

  • Red-spotted Purple 3

Will Kerling

Rte. 9 - just before Rio Grande from the north
Cape May County, NJ

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 12
  • Clouded Sulphur 3
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Monarch 4
  • Sachem 1

Will Kerling

West Cape May
Cape May County, NJ

Monarch: over 20 in one Butterfly Bush

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 17
  • Orange Sulphur 7
  • American Lady 1
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Monarch approx. 40
  • Sachem 3

Dave Amadio

at work in Cherry Hill
Camden County, NJ

  • Sachem 1

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

nectaring on Butterfly Bush, white-flowering aster and goldenrod species

  • Monarch 6

Will Kerling

Cold Springs Bike Path
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 4
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1

Pat Sutton

Sutton's GDN in Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

Red-spotted Purple: fairly worn; Monarch: all looked mint fresh

  • American Lady 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Monarch 6
  • Sachem 8

Will Kerling

Rea Farm
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Painted Lady 2
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • Monarch 1

Will Kerling

Cape May Point, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

Horace's Duskywing: pretty beat up; Fiery Skipper: a female and a male

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • American Lady 11
  • Painted Lady 7
  • Monarch 50-75
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Fiery Skipper 2
  • Sachem 15-20

Jesse Connor

our garden Port Republic
Atlantic County, NJ

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 10
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 1
  • Sachem 30

Will Kerling

Railroad Avenue to West Cape May
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 4
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Monarch 6
  • Sachem 1

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Monarch: fresh out of chrysalis, locally; Sachem: nectaring on a large pink-flowering thistle sp. like the Monarchs

  • Monarch 8
  • Sachem 2

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links Hole # 17
Cape May County, NJ

Cloudless Sulphur: a female; Red-banded Hairstreak: fresh appearing and they were nectaring on a goldenrod sp.; Pearl Crescent: all worn females; Monarch: fresh out of chrysalis, locally; Sachem: a female nectaring on dandelion

  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 2
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • Monarch 2
  • Sachem 1

Stephen Mason

Batsto Village parking lot
Burlington County, NJ

flying south with determination

  • Monarch 1