October 2010 Sightings

Will Kerling

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

  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Sachem 7

Sandra Keller

The river trail at Riverwinds
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Viceroy 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

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

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

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

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

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

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 et al

Triangle Garden
Cape May County, NJ

  • American Lady 2

Will Kerling

N. Boyd Street - CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Monarch: nectaring and moving southward

  • American Lady 1
  • Monarch 5
  • Sachem 10

Pat Amadio

Backyard, W.Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Mourning Cloak 1

Sandra Keller

Bivalve area
Cumberland County, NJ

  • Little Yellow 8

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

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Red-banded Hairstreak: fresh

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

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

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

Cape May Point, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

Common Buckeye: common; Monarch: common

  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Monarch 1

Will Kerling et al

Cape May Point State Park
Cape May County, NJ

  • American Lady 5

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

Sandra Keller

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

  • Fiery Skipper 1

Sandra Keller

Bivalve - Strawberry Ave. path
Cumberland County, NJ

  • Common Checkered-Skipper 1

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 et al

Pavilion Circle
Cape May County, NJ

  • American Lady 2

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

Rhea Doherty

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

Sachem: 3 females

  • Painted Lady 11
  • Red Admiral 3
  • Common Buckeye 13
  • Monarch 5
  • Sachem 10

Dave Amadio

The river trail-Riverwinds
Gloucester County, NJ

Sulphur sp.: white form; Viceroy: well worn; Silver-spotted Skipper: fairly fresh on small white asters; Fiery Skipper: male on small white asters

  • Cabbage White 10
  • Sulphur sp. 2
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Pearl Crescent 14
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 14
  • Viceroy 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 1
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Sachem 6

Will Kerling

Rte. 9 from CMCH to Leaming's Run
Cape May County, NJ

Common Checkered-Skipper: both females

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Clouded Sulphur 2
  • Orange Sulphur 10
  • Cloudless Sulphur 3
  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • Pearl Crescent 11
  • American Lady 3
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 2
  • Sachem 32

Dave Amadio

Backyard, W.Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

Red-banded Hairstreak: fresh on Montauk Daisy; Red Admiral: both fresh

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Mourning Cloak 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Monarch 3
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 2
  • Sachem 4