September 2009 Sightings

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

Shawn Wainwright

Silver Ridge in Toms River
Ocean County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 8
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • Sachem 23

Stephen Mason

yard, Voorhees
Camden County, NJ

  • Sachem 7

Will Kerling

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

  • Cabbage White 1

Shawn Wainwright

Cattus Island
Ocean County, NJ

  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Monarch 2
  • Sachem 17

Will Kerling

Leaming's Run
Cape May County, NJ

Red-banded Hairstreak: nectaring on Eupatorium species; Zabulon Skipper: a worn male

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 10
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • American Lady 2
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 2
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 5
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 3
  • Sachem dozens!

Will Kerling

Court House - Dennisville Road
Cape May County, NJ

Eastern Tailed-Blue: all females

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 6
  • Sachem 6

Pat Sutton

Sutton's GDN in Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

Red-spotted Purple: on dish of gooey fruit; Red-spotted Purple: on dish of gooey fruit

  • Cabbage White 5
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • American Lady 3
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 3
  • Aaron's Skipper 1
  • Sachem 30

Sandra Keller

KBJ's garden
Cape May County, NJ

  • Aaron's Skipper 1

Shawn Wainwright

Silver Ridge in Toms River
Ocean County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 6
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Sachem 12

Will Kerling

parkway between CMCH and Rio Grande
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cloudless Sulphur 1

Mike Logan

Manumuskin River Preserve
Cumberland County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 4
  • American Lady 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Leonard's Skipper 2
  • Sachem 8
  • Dun Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Siegtown Road
Cape May County, NJ

  • Sachem 2

Will Kerling

Rte. 9 between Leaming's Run and the Avalon Golf Links
Cape May County, NJ

Tawny Emperor: very worn and probably injuried by traffic

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Tawny Emperor 1
  • Sachem 7

Will Kerling

Swainton/Goshen Road
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Cloudless Sulphur 3
  • Monarch 2

Will Kerling

Rio Grande
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cloudless Sulphur 1

Stephen Mason

Stockton outside N-wing
Atlantic County, NJ

male

  • Sachem 1

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links Hole # 17
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Clouded Sulphur 1

Sandra Keller

Everywhere - for example, I had 17 just at the beanery at the Point.
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cloudless Sulphur 40

Stephen Mason

yard, Voorhees
Camden County, NJ

  • Sachem 5

Sandra Keller

Around - again, for example, 2 in the gardens around the Point circle area.
Cape May County, NJ

  • Fiery Skipper 4

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Red Admiral: very fresh

  • Cabbage White 14
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Monarch 1
  • Sachem 35

Will Kerling

TNC - Lizard Tail
Cape May County, NJ

  • Sachem 4

Will Kerling

downtown Stone Harbor
Cape May County, NJ

Eastern Tailed-Blue: a female nectaring on Impatiens

  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Monarch 2
  • Sachem 2

Will Kerling

Sea Isle City - Roberts Avenue
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • American Lady 3
  • Painted Lady 3
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Monarch 15
  • Sachem 2

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links Hole # 17
Cape May County, NJ

  • Clouded Sulphur 1

Will Kerling

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

Cloudless Sulphur: getting more common

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 5
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Monarch 4
  • Sachem 54

Stephen Mason

Stockton A&S circle
Atlantic County, NJ

Orange Sulphur: lost most of its color

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Sachem 10