October 2010 Sightings

Will Kerling

Meadow (vacant) along Rte. 9
Cape May County, NJ

American Lady: fresh; Common Buckeye: many more / flushing out of the grasses

  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 98
  • Monarch 7
  • Sachem 1

Will Kerling

Leaming's Run
Cape May County, NJ

Sachem: all hidden

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Sachem 4

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links Hole # 17
Cape May County, NJ

Pearl Crescent: a fresh male

  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Monarch 1

Will Kerling

Rte. 9 between CMCH and Avalon Golf Links
Cape May County, NJ

9:45 AM - cloudy and 55 degrees / It was flying on its own.

  • Monarch 1

Will Kerling

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

  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Common Buckeye 6
  • Monarch 2

Will Kerling

Leaming's Run
Cape May County, NJ

Gray Hairstreak: a couple nectaring on Hyacinth Vine flowers; Red-banded Hairstreak: one nectaring on large Black-eyed Susan flower; Silver-spotted Skipper: fresh with hoary frosting on wing edge; Fiery Skipper: female

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 2
  • Gray Hairstreak 4
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • American Lady 3
  • Common Buckeye 33
  • Monarch 18
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 3
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Sachem 80

Pat & Clay Sutton

Cape May Point State Park
Cape May County, NJ

Common Buckeye: nectaring on Slender Fragrant Goldenrod; Monarch: nectaring on Seaside Goldenrod

  • Mourning Cloak 2
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 300
  • Monarch 300

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links Hole # 17
Cape May County, NJ

Cloudless Sulphur: extra bright yellow; White M Hairstreak: worn male; Red-banded Hairstreak: nectaring mainly on Goldenrod sp.; Question Mark: fresh 'winter form'; Red Admiral: near the persimmons

  • Cabbage White 4
  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 22
  • White M Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 4
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Pearl Crescent 8
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 4
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 21
  • Monarch 11
  • Sachem 20

Will Kerling

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

  • Sachem 9

Pat & Clay Sutton

Sutton's garden in Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Monarch 7
  • Sachem 1

Will Kerling

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

Gray Hairstreak: trying to chase a Monarch from a Buddleia cluster of flowers

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Common Buckeye 4
  • Monarch 13
  • Sachem 4

Sandra Keller

NP dredge spoils
Gloucester County, NJ

All looked fresh.

  • Red Admiral 5

Bill Schuhl

Coral and Cambridge Avenue Garden
Cape May County, NJ

basking on the porch

  • Horace's Duskywing 1

Rhea Doherty

N. Boyd Street Garden - CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Sachem: 9 females

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Painted Lady 5
  • Common Buckeye 7
  • Monarch 25
  • Sachem 20

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Common Buckeye: 3 adults on SE Wall of Acme Market - CMCH.; Common Buckeye: caterpillar on southeast-facing wall of Acme Market - CMCH; Common Buckeye: chrysalids SE-facing wall of Acme Market - CMCH; Monarch: one nectaring on a potted Montauk Daisy at Acme

  • Common Buckeye 16
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • Monarch 6
  • Sachem 3

Sandra Keller

Backyard garden, W.Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

fresh one on Pokeweed today

  • Red Admiral 1

Chris Herz

Backyard garden, Audubon
Camden County, NJ

  • Monarch 1

Will Kerling

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

  • Common Buckeye 100
  • Monarch 28

Dave Amadio

At work in Cherry Hill
Camden County, NJ

Gray Hairstreak: nectaring on goldenrod; Monarch: nectaring on goldenrod

  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Monarch 1

Will Kerling

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

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Orange Sulphur 6
  • American Copper 1
  • Pearl Crescent 4
  • American Lady 2
  • Painted Lady 1

Will Kerling

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

  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Monarch 6
  • Sachem 4

Sandra Keller

Hereford Inlet gardens
Cape May County, NJ

  • Mourning Cloak 1
  • Common Buckeye 45

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links Hole # 17
Cape May County, NJ

White M Hairstreak: nectaring on white-flowering Aster sp. / worn male; Red-banded Hairstreak: Golden sp. and Aster sp.; Question Mark: a fresh 'winter form'

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 5
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 16
  • White M Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Pearl Crescent 5
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 3
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 46
  • Monarch 18
  • Sachem 13

Sandra Keller

Around
Cape May County, NJ

  • Monarch 150

Pat Amadio

Backyard garden, W.Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

Red Admiral: on Montauk Daisy

  • Red Admiral 1
  • Duskywing sp. 1

Will Kerling

Lizard Tail Swamp Preserve
Cape May County, NJ

Clouded Sulphur: a Little Yellow chased it away from a flower; Little Yellow: at least 5 females; Gray Hairstreak: all nectaring very intently; Mourning Cloak: in the deep forest; Fiery Skipper: a fresh male

  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 14
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Little Yellow 33
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 3
  • Gray Hairstreak 51
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 36
  • Variegated Fritillary 2
  • Pearl Crescent 5
  • Mourning Cloak 1
  • American Lady 21
  • Painted Lady 2
  • Red Admiral 5
  • Common Buckeye 769
  • Viceroy 4
  • Monarch 60
  • Least Skipper 5
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Sachem 6

Butterfly Walk - Chris Tonkinson

CRE Garden - Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: a female; Orange Sulphur: males; Red Admiral: fresh; Common Buckeye: some very worn

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • Mourning Cloak 1
  • American Lady 12
  • Painted Lady 2
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 60
  • Monarch 24
  • Fiery Skipper 4
  • Sachem 20

Dave Amadio

At work in Cherry Hill
Camden County, NJ

Red-banded Hairstreak: 1 rag on goldenrod & 1 fresh on Chrysanthemum; Pearl Crescent: on small white asters

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 2
  • Anglewing sp. 1
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • Common Buckeye 4
  • Monarch 1
  • Sachem 1

Will Kerling

N. Boyd Street Garden - CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

lined up on Aster sp.

  • Monarch 9

Will Kerling

Siegtown Road
Cape May County, NJ

Little Yellow: a bright yellow male flying along the shoulder to the east

  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Little Yellow 1
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • Monarch 4