October 2010 Sightings

Will Kerling

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

lined up on Aster sp.

  • Monarch 9

Rhea Doherty

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

Sachem: 10 females

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Painted Lady 5
  • Common Buckeye 11
  • Monarch 36
  • Sachem 25

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

Will Kerling

Stone Harbor
Cape May County, NJ

  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 9
  • Monarch 17

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

American Lady: nectaring on Sedum; Monarch: heading southward; Sachem: nectaring on Lantana

  • Cabbage White 1
  • American Lady 3
  • Common Buckeye 6
  • Monarch 8
  • Sachem 1

Will Kerling

Rte. 657 South to Stone Harbor
Cape May County, NJ

Little Yellow: a fresh male / nectaring on Dandelion; Salt Marsh Skipper: rags

  • Cabbage White 8
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 9
  • Little Yellow 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 6
  • Pearl Crescent 6
  • Mourning Cloak 2
  • American Lady 2
  • Red Admiral 18
  • Common Buckeye 104
  • Monarch 113
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 2
  • Sachem 13

Will Kerling

Stone harbor Bird Sanctuary
Cape May County, NJ

  • Orange Sulphur 2

Dave Amadio

Backyard, W.Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

American Lady: nectared briefly on Montauk Daisy; Horace's Duskywing: male; Wild Indigo Duskywing: 1 male & 1 female

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Monarch 5
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 2
  • Sachem 4

Sandra Keller

Riverwinds
Gloucester County, NJ

Duskywing sp.: Very worn.

  • Monarch 3
  • Duskywing sp. 1

Pat & Clay Sutton

Sutton's garden in Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Monarch 3

Will Kerling

N. Boyd Street Garden
Cape May County, NJ

Sachem: males

  • American Lady 1
  • Monarch 4
  • Sachem 4

Will Kerling

Wetlands Institute
Cape May County, NJ

Pipevine Swallowtail: brilliantly colored male / nectaring on Honeysuckle sp.; Red Admiral: They were plentiful today in the marsh system.

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 4
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • American Lady 2
  • Red Admiral 12
  • Common Buckeye 47
  • Monarch 67
  • Sachem 1

Will Kerling

Nummy Island
Cape May County, NJ

Monarch: only on Goldenrod

  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • American Lady 3
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 3
  • Common Buckeye 53
  • Monarch 245
  • Sachem 2

Rhea Doherty

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

Sachem: 7 females

  • Cabbage White 2
  • American Lady 5
  • Common Buckeye 16
  • Monarch 19
  • Sachem 17

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links Hole # 17
Cape May County, NJ

Red-banded Hairstreak: mostly nectaring on a white-flowering Aster sp.; Red Admiral: one near the persimmons

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 21
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Pearl Crescent 4
  • American Lady 2
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Common Buckeye 36
  • Monarch 5
  • Sachem 6

Dave Amadio

Wheelabrator Refuge
Gloucester County, NJ

Sulphur sp.: white form; White M Hairstreak: nectaring on Goldenrod; Red-banded Hairstreak: 1 nectaring on White Snakeroot; Red-spotted Purple: well worn

  • Cabbage White 8
  • Sulphur sp. 1
  • Orange Sulphur 4
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 4
  • White M Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 4
  • American Snout 1
  • Pearl Crescent 4
  • American Lady 6
  • Red Admiral 3
  • Common Buckeye 23
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Viceroy 2
  • Monarch 7
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Sachem 2

Will Kerling

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

Painted Lady: nectaring on Buddleia; Horace's Duskywing: fresh female

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Orange Sulphur 4
  • American Lady 1
  • Painted Lady 2
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 13
  • Monarch 14
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Sachem 13

Dale Schweitzer

Port Norris, NJ
Cumberland County, NJ

Red Admiral: best day, so ar / feed from 8:30 AM to almost dusk; Common Buckeye: nectaring on Buddleia and ivy; Red-spotted Purple: very worn / nectaring on ivy; Sachem: nectaring on Buddleia

  • Question Mark 4
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Red Admiral 25
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 1
  • Sachem 1

Will Kerling

Hereford Inlet Garden
Cape May County, NJ

Variegated Fritillary: fresh

  • Cabbage White 6
  • Orange Sulphur 25
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • American Lady 2
  • Painted Lady 4
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Common Buckeye 100
  • Monarch 34
  • Sachem 28

Will Kerling

Stone Harbor Bird Sanctuary
Cape May County, NJ

Question Mark: fresh 'winter form'

  • Question Mark 1
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 30
  • Monarch 146
  • Sachem 1

Will Kerling

North Wildwood Avenue
Cape May County, NJ

  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Lady sp. 1
  • Common Buckeye 20
  • Monarch 21
  • Sachem 1

Dave & Pat Amadio

CMBO CRE Gardens
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Sulphur sp. 3
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 6
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Pearl Crescent 9
  • American Lady 9
  • Common Buckeye 24
  • Monarch 22
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Fiery Skipper 2
  • Sachem 12

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

  • Common Buckeye 2

Back Bay Birding on the Osprey - Will Kerling

intercoastal waterways from Cape May to North Wildwood
Cape May County, NJ

conservative count

  • Monarch 44

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links Hole # 17
Cape May County, NJ

Gray Hairstreak: one fresh from the chrysalis; Red-banded Hairstreak: probably more; Question Mark: a fresh 'winter form'; Eastern Comma: migrating to the south; Red Admiral: near the persimmons; Sachem: even mix of females and males

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 32
  • White M Hairstreak 2
  • Gray Hairstreak 5
  • Pearl Crescent 6
  • Question Mark 1
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • American Lady 2
  • Red Admiral 3
  • Common Buckeye 47
  • Monarch 14
  • Sachem 20

Pat & Clay Sutton

Cape May Point State Park
Cape May County, NJ

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

  • Question Mark 3
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Mourning Cloak 4
  • Red Admiral 6
  • Common Buckeye 300
  • Monarch 300

Dave & Pat Amadio

Hereford Inlet Lighthouse
Cape May County, NJ

Common Buckeye: mostly along the dunes on seaside goldenrod

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Sulphur sp. 1
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • American Lady 3
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 6
  • Common Buckeye 127
  • Monarch 24
  • Sachem 29

Brian Johnson

Karen and Brian Johnson's Garden off Old Route 47
Cape May County, NJ

  • Sleepy Orange 1

Dave & Pat Amadio

Rt 47 & 611 Dennisville
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cloudless Sulphur 1

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links to CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Monarch 2
  • Sachem 1