October 2010 Sightings

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

Audubon Wildlife Society field trip; D. Bittle, J. Gutsmuth, K. Kellagher, C. Herz

Palmyra Cove N.P.
Burlington County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 15

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

  • Common Buckeye 2

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

Pat Sutton

Mildred Morgan's GDN in Cape May Point
Cape May County, NJ

  • Viceroy 1

Back Bay Birding on the Osprey - Will Kerling

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

Red Admiral: conservative count; Common Buckeye: conservative count

  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 11
  • Common Buckeye 12

Dale Schweitzer

Port Norris, NJ
Cumberland County, NJ

Pearl Crescent: passing through about roof height; Eastern Comma: after 4 PM; Red Admiral: after 4 PM; Red-spotted Purple: same one as yesterday / nectared on ivy, Buddleia and visited bananas; Monarch: visited Buddleia

  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Eastern Comma 4
  • Red Admiral 20
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Sachem 1

AWS field trip

Palmyra Cove N.P.
Burlington County, NJ

Eastern Tailed-Blue: most worn; Variegated Fritillary: fresh; Hackberry Emperor: fresh, by parking lot; Monarch: & one caterpillar on tropical milkweed; Common Checkered-Skipper: fresh

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Clouded Sulphur 2
  • Orange Sulphur 8
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 15
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 3
  • Anglewing sp. 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • American Lady 5
  • Red Admiral 10
  • Common Buckeye 35
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Viceroy 4
  • Hackberry Emperor 1
  • Monarch 4
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 1
  • Sachem 6

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links to CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

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

Back Bay Birding on the Osprey - Will Kerling

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

conservative count

  • Monarch 44

Tom Reed

yard, Reed's Beach Rd
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Cloudless Sulphur 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • Question Mark 1
  • Mourning Cloak 1
  • American Lady 4
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 6
  • Common Buckeye 8
  • Monarch 20
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 4
  • Fiery Skipper 2
  • Sachem 5

Brian Johnson

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

  • Sleepy Orange 1

Cynthia Allen

My garden in CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: cats remaining on Fennel, including 2 tiny "bird-dropping" form; Silver-spotted Skipper: rag; Common Checkered-Skipper: on B-fly Bush

  • Black Swallowtail 4
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 1

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

Will Kerling

Swainton to Cape May via the parkway
Cape May County, NJ

  • Common Buckeye 8
  • Monarch 3

Dave & Pat Amadio

Cape May Pt. State Park
Cape May County, NJ

Common Buckeye: conservative count; Monarch: conservative count

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 5
  • Sulphur sp. 1
  • Orange Sulphur 6
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Little Yellow 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Pearl Crescent 17
  • Question Mark 3
  • American Lady 2
  • Red Admiral 6
  • Common Buckeye 464
  • Monarch 150
  • Fiery Skipper 3
  • Sachem 13

Will Kerling

Triangle Garden
Cape May County, NJ

Common Buckeye: common; Monarch: common; Fiery Skipper: a male

  • Orange Sulphur 4
  • American Lady 2
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Sachem 12

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links Hole # 17
Cape May County, NJ

Anglewing sp.: moving southward

  • Orange Sulphur 6
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 7
  • Anglewing sp. 2
  • Pearl Crescent 5
  • American Lady 5
  • Red Admiral 65
  • Common Buckeye 128
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Monarch 6
  • Sachem 13

Dale Schweitzer

Port Norris, NJ
Cumberland County, NJ

Orange Sulphur: not in yard, but Port Norris; Eastern Comma: no QMs for two days / even though in low 70s,sun; Red Admiral: no R-SP today

  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Red Admiral 15

W Kerling et al

Cape May Point State Park
Cape May County, NJ

  • American Lady 2

Chris Herz & Mike Russell

Riverwinds Scenic Trail, W. Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Orange Sulphur 2

Will Kerling

Alexander Avenue
Cape May County, NJ

Common Buckeye: common; Monarch: common; Sachem: one nectaring on the herb Rosemary

  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Sachem 3

Dave Amadio

Riverwinds Scenic Trail
Gloucester County, NJ

Red Admiral: basking in a sunlit woody area

  • Anglewing sp. 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1

Chris Tonkinson and Will Kerling

Chrystal Avenue, Cape May Point
Cape May County, NJ

Gray Hairstreak: nectaring on Seaside Goldenrod; Red Admiral: nectaring on Seaside Goldenrod; Common Buckeye: abundant on the dune system; Monarch: abundant on the dune system

  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Painted Lady 2
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Sachem 5

Chris Herz & Mike Russell

Riverwinds Scenic Trail
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 2
  • American Copper 11
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • Common Buckeye 18
  • Sachem 4

Will Kerling

Pavilion Circle
Cape May County, NJ

Common Buckeye: common; Monarch: common; Common Checkered-Skipper: both females / nectaring on Montauk Daisy; Fiery Skipper: a female

  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 2
  • Fiery Skipper 4
  • Sachem 24

Sandra Keller

Green Acres site near Pedricktown.
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 20
  • Variegated Fritillary 15

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walk - Kathy Horn, Chris Tonkinson and Will Kerling

Cape May Point State Park
Cape May County, NJ

Spicebush Swallowtail: fairly fresh; American Copper: one nectaring on Seaside Goldenrod; Red-banded Hairstreak: rag; Question Mark: taking in sap from a tree wound; Eastern Comma: taking in sap from a tree wound; Common Buckeye: abundant; Monarch: abundant; Common Checkered-Skipper: females

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 5
  • Sulphur sp. 2
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 16
  • Cloudless Sulphur 4
  • Little Yellow 7
  • American Copper 2
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Pearl Crescent 26
  • Question Mark 4
  • Eastern Comma 3
  • Mourning Cloak 1
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 22
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 3
  • Sachem 2

Will Kerling

Stites Avenue Garden
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: These were all Cats from bird dropping to last Instar.; Monarch: actual count

  • Black Swallowtail 5
  • Monarch 4
  • Sachem 9

Will Kerling

Coral and Cambridge Garden, Cape May Point
Cape May County, NJ

  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Sachem 7