October 2010 Sightings

Chris Herz & Mike Russell

Riverwinds Comm. Ctr.
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 11
  • Clouded Sulphur 4
  • Orange Sulphur 9
  • Common Buckeye 14
  • Viceroy 1
  • Monarch 2
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 1
  • Sachem 5

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

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

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

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

Will Kerling

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

  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Sachem 7

Evelyn and Mike Fowles, Chris Tonkinson and Will Kerling

Cape May Point State Park
Cape May County, NJ

Gray Hairstreak: nectaring on Goldenrod sp.; Pearl Crescent: many males courting with females; Question Mark: some in flight with the Red Admirals; Red Admiral: migration from east to west

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Orange Sulphur 17
  • Cloudless Sulphur 13
  • Little Yellow 2
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Pearl Crescent 59
  • Question Mark 12
  • Eastern Comma 3
  • Mourning Cloak 1
  • Red Admiral 236
  • Sachem 9

Will Kerling et al

Triangle Garden
Cape May County, NJ

  • American Lady 2

Pat & Clay Sutton

Sutton's garden in Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

Red-banded Hairstreak: fresh

  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Question Mark 4
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Mourning Cloak 1
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 19
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • Monarch 4
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Sachem 3

Will Kerling

Cape May Point, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

Common Buckeye: common; Monarch: common

  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Monarch 1

Evelyn and Mike Fowles, Chris Tonkinson and Will Kerling

Coral and Cambridge Garden
Cape May County, NJ

  • Monarch 16
  • Sachem 5

Will Kerling

Rio Grande, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

Common Buckeye: nectaring on white-flowering Aster sp.; Monarch: some nectaring on Abelia

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Red Admiral 7
  • Common Buckeye 62
  • Monarch 9
  • Sachem 8

Will Kerling

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

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Common Buckeye 15
  • Monarch 6
  • Sachem 7

Will Kerling

N. Boyd Street - CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Monarch: nectaring and moving southward

  • American Lady 1
  • Monarch 5
  • Sachem 10

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Red-banded Hairstreak: fresh

  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Monarch 12
  • Sachem 2

Evelyn and Mike Fowles, Chris Tonkinson and Will Kerling

Pavilion Circle
Cape May County, NJ

Monarch: common; Fiery Skipper: a male

  • Red Admiral 2
  • Monarch 1
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Sachem 31

Will Kerling et al

Pavilion Circle
Cape May County, NJ

  • American Lady 2

Evelyn and Mike Fowles, Chris Tonkinson and Will Kerling

Triangle Garden
Cape May County, NJ

Silver-spotted Skipper: quite worn; Fiery Skipper: one female

  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Monarch 5
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Fiery Skipper 4
  • Sachem 20

Will Kerling

West Cape May, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

Common Buckeye: common; Monarch: common

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Red Admiral 5
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Monarch 1

Sandra Keller

Bivalve - Strawberry Ave. path
Cumberland County, NJ

  • Common Checkered-Skipper 1

Sandra Keller

Bivalve - path off of Jame's Moore Rd.
Cumberland County, NJ

  • Fiery Skipper 1

Pat Amadio

Backyard, W.Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Mourning Cloak 1

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links Hole # 17
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Cloudless Sulphur 3
  • American Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 6
  • Common Buckeye 33
  • Monarch 23
  • Sachem 3

Sandra Keller

Bivalve area
Cumberland County, NJ

  • Little Yellow 8

Will Kerling et al

Cape May Point State Park
Cape May County, NJ

  • American Lady 5

Dale Schweitzer

Port Norris, NJ
Cumberland County, NJ

Question Mark: first two within seconds of each at noon; Red Admiral: best year for Red Admirals since moving into house - 1988

  • Question Mark 5
  • Eastern Comma 2
  • Red Admiral 25
  • Monarch 2

Will Kerling

Siegtown Road
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cloudless Sulphur 2
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Monarch 1

Dale Schweitzer

Port Norris, NJ
Cumberland County, NJ

Monarch: visiting Buddleia

  • Question Mark 2
  • Eastern Comma 2
  • Red Admiral 24
  • Monarch 5

Dave Amadio

Riverwinds Scenic Trail
Gloucester County, NJ

American Copper: late in day; Red-banded Hairstreak: on goldenrod

  • American Copper 2
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Common Buckeye 4
  • Red-spotted Purple 1

Pat & Clay Sutton

Sutton's garden in Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

Juniper Hairstreak: got PHOTOS – looked fresh!

  • Red-banded Hairstreak 2
  • Juniper Hairstreak 1
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Question Mark 3
  • Eastern Comma 3
  • Mourning Cloak 2
  • American Lady 1
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 14
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • Monarch 10
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
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