October 2010 Sightings

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

Will Kerling

power line just east of Lizard Tail
Cape May County, NJ

Cloudless Sulphur: nice number; Eastern Tailed-Blue: females and males; Red-spotted Purple: fairly fresh

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Clouded Sulphur 2
  • Orange Sulphur 17
  • Cloudless Sulphur 9
  • Little Yellow 23
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 2
  • Gray Hairstreak 32
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 21
  • Variegated Fritillary 2
  • Pearl Crescent 15
  • American Lady 4
  • Common Buckeye 200
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Viceroy 1
  • Monarch 8
  • Sachem 15

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links Hole # 17
Cape May County, NJ

Orange Sulphur: nectaring on Dandelion; White M Hairstreak: male; 'Summer' Spring Azure: nectaring on white-flowering Aster sp.; Red Admiral: near the persimmons

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Orange Sulphur 5
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 18
  • White M Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Pearl Crescent 8
  • American Lady 5
  • Red Admiral 3
  • Common Buckeye 20
  • Monarch 8
  • Sachem 32

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

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

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

American Lady: all nectaring together on an Aster sp.

  • American Lady 4
  • Monarch 4
  • Sachem 5

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

Dale Schweitzer

Port Norris, NJ
Cumberland County, NJ

Monarch: visiting Buddleia

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

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

  • Common Buckeye 1

Will Kerling

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

  • Painted Lady 1

Dale Schweitzer

Eldora
Cape May County, NJ

  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 5

Dale Schweitzer

Port Norris, NJ
Cumberland County, NJ

  • Red Admiral 5
  • Monarch 3

Will Kerling

Rte. 47 enroute to CMBO
Cape May County, NJ

  • Common Buckeye 2

Will Kerling

Siegtown Road
Cape May County, NJ

nectaring in a front yard

  • Orange Sulphur 1

Will Kerling

Lizard Tail Swamp Preserve
Cape May County, NJ

Red-banded Hairstreak: fresh out of the chrysalis.; Viceroy: one a fresh one; Fiery Skipper: a male; Sachem: one nectaring on Knapweed

  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Little Yellow 14
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 15
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 12
  • Variegated Fritillary 2
  • Pearl Crescent 4
  • American Lady 2
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Viceroy 2
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Sachem 3

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links Hole # 17
Cape May County, NJ

Red-banded Hairstreak: nectaring on white-flowering Aster sp.

  • Red-banded Hairstreak 11
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Pearl Crescent 10
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 12
  • Monarch 2
  • Sachem 16

Chris Herz

GCC garden & field
Gloucester County, NJ

Variegated Fritillary: fresh; Eastern Comma: fresh; Common Buckeye: at least

  • Cabbage White 22
  • Clouded Sulphur 2
  • American Copper 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Pearl Crescent 6
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 53
  • Monarch 7
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 5
  • Sachem 2

Dave Amadio

Backyard, W.Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

early a.m.

  • Red Admiral 1

Chris Herz

Gloucester County College (GCC) Comm. garden & field
Gloucester County, NJ

numerous white asters in bloom

  • Orange Sulphur 9

Rhea Doherty

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

Sachem: 7 females

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • American Lady 7
  • Common Buckeye 9
  • Monarch 12
  • Sachem 12

Will Kerling

Lizard Tail - Milkweed Field
Cape May County, NJ

nectaring on white-flowering Aster sp.

  • Common Buckeye 5

Will Kerling

CRE Garden - Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

Painted Lady: Fresh / nectaring on Buddleia; Monarch: not much southward movement of Monarchs

  • Orange Sulphur 5
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Pearl Crescent 8
  • American Lady 2
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 19
  • Monarch 2
  • Sachem 15

Will Kerling

Moore Road - CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

  • Painted Lady 1
  • Sachem 1

Sandra Keller

Forsythe NWR
Atlantic County, NJ

flew in 50 degree weather 2 minutes after a downpour.

  • Monarch 1

Will Kerling

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

  • American Lady 1

Cynthia Allen

My garden in CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

about 9:30 AM

  • Monarch 1

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

  • Sachem 3

Will Kerling

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

  • Sachem 1

Dave Amadio

Backyard, W.Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

on fruit dish before the rain

  • Red Admiral 2