September 2009 Sightings

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Sachem 7

Will Kerling

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

  • Sachem 4

Pat Sutton

Sutton's GDN in Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

Question Mark: on dish of gooey fruit; Monarch: on Common Milkweed

  • Question Mark 1
  • Monarch 15

Jim Dowdell

Sutton's GDN in Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

  • American Snout 1

Chris Tonkinson and Will Kerling

Villas WMA
Cape May County, NJ

Viceroy: fresh!; Swarthy Skipper: rag / only identifiable, for sure, because it opened its wings

  • Cabbage White 12
  • Orange Sulphur 5
  • Cloudless Sulphur 6
  • Gray Hairstreak 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 10
  • Pearl Crescent 12
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • Red-spotted Purple 2
  • Viceroy 1
  • Monarch 8
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 1
  • Swarthy Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 4
  • Sachem 9

Pat Sutton

Cape May Point
Cape May County, NJ

dashing through Cape May Pt

  • Cloudless Sulphur 10

Will Kerling

Bayshore Road
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 2

Pat Sutton

Cape May Pt St Park trials
Cape May County, NJ

feasting on Seaside Gerardia

  • Common Buckeye 5

Pat Sutton

Cape May Pt. garden on Stites Avenue
Cape May County, NJ

Stunning! Looked fresh

  • White M Hairstreak 1

Pat Sutton

Sutton's GDN in Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

Red-spotted Purple: on dish of gooey fruit

  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2
  • Red-spotted Purple 1

Pat Sutton

Pavilion Circle Gardens
Cape May County, NJ

flew south over circle

  • Mourning Cloak 1

Will Kerling

CRE Goshen Garden
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: a fairly fresh male; Aaron's Skipper: fairly fresh

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2
  • American Lady 2
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Aaron's Skipper 1
  • Sachem very common

Mike Logan

Manumuskin River Preserve
Cumberland County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 2
  • American Copper 5
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 6
  • American Lady 2
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Leonard's Skipper 1
  • Sachem 7

Sandra Keller

Peek Preserve
Cumberland County, NJ

Leonard's Skipper: Very fresh looking. Nectaring on the Sedum in the garden. About 1:30PM or so.

  • Monarch 1
  • Leonard's Skipper 1

Stephen Mason

Stockton Arboretum
Atlantic County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 4
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Sachem 30

J&J Connor

Forsythe NWR dikes
Atlantic County, NJ

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Orange Sulphur 20
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Monarch 4

Will Kerling

Rte. 47 near Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

  • Orange Sulphur 1

Stephen Mason

Stockon A&S circle
Atlantic County, NJ

  • Sachem

Stephen Mason

Stockton ZincGraph Site
Atlantic County, NJ

  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Sachem 5

Pat Sutton

Cape May Pt. St. Park trails
Cape May County, NJ

both fresh males

  • Black Swallowtail 2

J&J Connor

our garden, Port Republic
Atlantic County, NJ

  • American Copper 3
  • Sachem 40

Shawn Wainwright, Leona Wainwright, and Stan Wainwright

My Parents Butterfly Garden in Toms River
Ocean County, NJ

Great Spangled Fritillary: Slightly tattered but still gorgeous. Hav'nt seen one since Sep. of 2003 at Sandy Hook! Species #39 for this garden.

  • Cabbage White 4
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Peck's Skipper 5
  • Sachem 37

Mike Logan

Franklinville
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Cloudless Sulphur 2
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • American Lady 3
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 4
  • Sachem 7

Pat Sutton

various Cape May Pt gdns
Cape May County, NJ

  • American Lady 20
  • Painted Lady 2
  • Common Buckeye 5
  • Monarch 75
  • Sachem 300

Stephen Mason

Stockton, Del. Ave.
Atlantic County, NJ

  • Orange Sulphur 1

Chris Tonkinson and Will Kerling

Cape May Point State Park
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: a female; White M Hairstreak: nectaring on Eupatorium species; Gray Hairstreak: nectaring on Pilewort; American Snout: fresh appearing / avidly nectaring on Pilewort; Fiery Skipper: both males

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 8
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 13
  • Cloudless Sulphur 12
  • White M Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • American Snout 1
  • American Lady 13
  • Common Buckeye 8
  • Red-spotted Purple 3
  • Monarch 35
  • Least Skipper 5
  • Fiery Skipper 2
  • Sachem very common

Will Kerling

Sunset Boulevard
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Cloudless Sulphur 2
  • Monarch 2

Ward Dasey (data entered by Pat Sutton)

Ward's GDN in Medford
Burlington County, NJ

worn, nectaring on Butterfly Bush

  • Giant Swallowtail 1

Shawn Wainwright

Silver Ridge in Toms River
Ocean County, NJ

Monarch: 1 was just emerged drying its wings

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • American Copper 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Monarch 3
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Sachem 9

Will Kerling

Seashore Road
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Sachem 1