September 2009 Sightings

Dave Amadio

Mannington Marsh ( on Sunset)
Salem County, NJ

Bronze Copper: my first in NJ ( well worn ) Have digital images; Painted Lady: fresh nectaring on Brown Knotweed

  • Orange Sulphur 14
  • Bronze Copper 1
  • Painted Lady 3
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Sachem 13
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1

Dave Amadio

Fort Mott St. Pk.
Salem County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: female

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Sachem 1

Dave Amadio

Mannington Marsh (on Sunset )
Salem County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Dave Amadio

Mannington, Salem WMA Rt.45 access
Salem County, NJ

Bronze Copper: my second in NJ ( nectaring on goldenrod) have digital images; Silver-spotted Skipper: all on goldenrod

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Bronze Copper 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • Pearl Crescent 4
  • Viceroy 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Sachem 3

Sandra Keller

NP dredge spoils
Gloucester County, NJ

Red-banded Hairstreak: Haven't seen one in awhile.

  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 20

J&J Connor

Our garden, Port Republic
Atlantic County, NJ

'Summer' Spring Azure: on chase tree

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • American Copper 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Sachem 30

Sandra Keller

Riverwinds - Scenic Trail
Gloucester County, NJ

American Copper: Both males and females - looking very fresh.; Dun Skipper: A female

  • American Copper 32
  • Crossline Skipper 1
  • Dun Skipper 1

Stephen Mason

yard, Voorhees
Camden County, NJ

  • Sachem 2

Stephen Mason

Katie's yard, Marlton
Burlington County, NJ

Pearl Crescent: rag

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Sachem 3

Pat Sutton

Sutton's GDN in Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

stripped bare Tropical Milkweed

  • Monarch 6

Stephen Mason

yard, Voorhees
Camden County, NJ

female

  • Sachem 1

Sandra Keller

Supawna Meadows NWR
Salem County, NJ

Sachem: I found it amazing that they were out and about in that wind and clouds.

  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • Sachem 20

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

  • Sachem 1

Will Kerling

Leaming's Run
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 6
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Sachem 14

Pat Sutton

Sutton's GDN in Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

Red-spotted Purple: on dish of gooey fruit; Monarch: still moving from Tropical Milkweed to Common Milkweed

  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Monarch 12

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links Hole # 17
Cape May County, NJ

American Lady: very fresh one / nectaring on dandelion

  • American Lady 1
  • Sachem 35

Will Kerling

across the road from Avalon Golf Links along Rte. 9
Cape May County, NJ

3 dry ones / back later to this place - counted 24 Sachems
They were sitting on sedum flower clusters during a brief break in the torrential rains! / 10:00 AM

  • Sachem 27

Pat Sutton

Sutton's GDN in Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

still moving from Tropical Milkweed to Common Milkweed

  • Monarch 13

Will Kerling

Leaming's Run
Cape May County, NJ

'Summer' Spring Azure: rag; Red-spotted Purple: nectaring on Butterfly Bush; Sachem: a balanced mix of males and females; Zabulon Skipper: one female

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 4
  • Least Skipper 3
  • Crossline Skipper 1
  • Sachem 50 +

Will Kerling

yard near Indian Trail Road and Rte. 9
Cape May County, NJ

male nectaring on dandelion

  • Sachem 1

Pat & Clay Sutton

Pickle Factory Pond area
Cape May County, NJ

  • Tawny Emperor 1

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

American Lady: fresh; Red-spotted Purple: on rotting fruit; Hackberry Emperor: on rotting fruit

  • Cabbage White 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 3
  • Hackberry Emperor 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Sachem 6

Shawn Wainwright

Silver Ridge in Toms River
Ocean County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 8
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • Sachem 23

Will Kerling

Cape May Point State Park
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: male, female; Cloudless Sulphur: females laying eggs on Partridge Pea / male cught by Praying Mantis; White M Hairstreak: very fresh male nectaring on Eupatorium species; Common Buckeye: plenty of Common Buckeye caterpillars; Sachem: females and males

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Cloudless Sulphur 10 - at least
  • White M Hairstreak 1
  • American Lady 3
  • Red Admiral 3
  • Common Buckeye 12
  • Monarch 8
  • Least Skipper 6
  • Sachem 20 plus

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links Hole # 17
Cape May County, NJ

Cabbage White: fresh female

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Sachem 49

Will Kerling

parkway from Avalon Golf Links area to CMCH exit
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Sandra Keller

Palmyra Nature Cove
Burlington County, NJ

Eastern Comma: The summer form far out-numbered the fall form.; Sachem: Males and females everywhere.

  • Eastern Comma 38
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Sachem 30

Shawn Wainwright

My Parents Butterfly garden in Toms River
Ocean County, NJ

Red-spotted Purple: 1 fresh, 1 tattered

  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • American Lady 2
  • Red-spotted Purple 2
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Peck's Skipper 6
  • Sachem 45
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1

Shawn Wainwright

Winding River Park in Toms River
Ocean County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 2
  • American Lady 1
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Peck's Skipper 1
  • Sachem 24

Louise Zemaitis

Cape May Point State Park
Cape May County, NJ

  • American Snout 1