October 2010 Sightings

Will Kerling

Moore Road - CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Sachem: couple nectaring on Dandelion

  • Painted Lady 1
  • Sachem 9

Will Kerling

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

  • American Lady 1

Will Kerling

Hereford Inlet Garden
Cape May County, NJ

Variegated Fritillary: nectaring on Seaside Goldenrod

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • American Lady 4
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 12
  • Monarch 24
  • Sachem 32

Cynthia Allen

Woodbine
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Will Kerling

County Road from CMCH to Stone Harbor
Cape May County, NJ

Red Admiral: nectaring on Goldenrod sp.; Monarch: clinging to Goldenrod sp. despite the high winds

  • Cabbage White 2
  • American Lady 2
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 4
  • Monarch 8

Will Kerling

Wetland Institute
Cape May County, NJ

Gray Hairstreak: fresh

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • American Lady 4
  • Red Admiral 6
  • Monarch 10
  • Sachem 4

Will Kerling

Stone Harbor
Cape May County, NJ

Little Yellow: a male nectaring on White Sweet Clover in a yard

  • Little Yellow 1
  • American Lady 2
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Monarch 14
  • Sachem 3

Will Kerling

Nummy Island
Cape May County, NJ

Monarch: clinging to Seaside Goldenrod despite the high winds

  • Cabbage White 1
  • American Lady 2
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Monarch 18

Pat & Clay Sutton

Sutton's garden in Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

American Lady: came down to the ground like an orange falling leaf; Sachem: a female

  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Sachem 1

Will Kerling

Stone Harbor Bird Sanctuary
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Monarch 2

Will Kerling

Crest Haven Road - CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Sachem 10

Cynthia Allen

Rt. 83
Cape May County, NJ

  • Monarch 5

Will Kerling

North Wildwood
Cape May County, NJ

  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • Monarch 5

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links Hole # 17
Cape May County, NJ

Red-banded Hairstreak: a couple fairly fresh; Red Admiral: near persimmons

  • Red-banded Hairstreak 8
  • Pearl Crescent 7
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Common Buckeye 6
  • Monarch 4
  • Sachem 18

Will Kerling

Lizard Tail Swamp Preserve
Cape May County, NJ

Viceroy: fairly fresh; Fiery Skipper: a fresh male

  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Viceroy 1
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Sachem 9

Will Kerling

Leaming's Run
Cape May County, NJ

Sachem: good mix of females and males

  • Red-banded Hairstreak 3
  • Gray Hairstreak 8
  • American Lady 6
  • Common Buckeye 20
  • Monarch 4
  • Sachem 46

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links Hole # 17
Cape May County, NJ

White M Hairstreak: worn male nectaring on white-flowering Aster sp.; Question Mark: a 'winter form'

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 10
  • White M Hairstreak 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Common Buckeye 4
  • Sachem 15

Don Parlee, Chris Tonkinson and Will Kerling

Triangle Garden
Cape May County, NJ

Orange Sulphur: a mated pair / 'yellow form' female; Gray Hairstreak: very worn; Variegated Fritillary: one nectaring on pink Cosmos; Fiery Skipper: all males

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 2
  • American Lady 4
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • Monarch 6
  • Fiery Skipper 4
  • Sachem 16

Will Kerling

Cape May Point, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

  • Question Mark 2
  • Red Admiral 3
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Monarch 1

Pat & Clay Sutton

Ward Dasey's garden in Medford
Burlington County, NJ

  • Eastern Comma 1

Dave Amadio

Backyard, W.Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

Variegated Fritillary: fresh nectaring on Zinnia & Buddleia; Eastern Comma: fresh winter form; Sachem: 3 males & 1 female

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Sachem 4

Dave Amadio

Riverwinds river trail & community center
Gloucester County, NJ

Red-banded Hairstreak: nectaring on small white asters

  • Cabbage White 11
  • Clouded Sulphur 3
  • Orange Sulphur 13
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Pearl Crescent 7
  • American Lady 2
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 26
  • Sachem 5

Will Kerling

Cape May, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

Monarch: most on the dune system in the goldenrods

  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 8
  • Monarch 36

Will Kerling

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

  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Common Buckeye 4

Don Parlee, Chris Tonkinson and Will Kerling

Pavilion Circle
Cape May County, NJ

Question Mark: attending sap flow by Yellow-bellied Sapsucker and rotting persimmons; Eastern Comma: attending sap flow by Yellow-bellied Sapsucker; Red Admiral: attending sap flow by Yellow-bellied Sapsucker and rotting persimmons; Fiery Skipper: males

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Question Mark 5
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • American Lady 2
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 27
  • Common Buckeye 4
  • Monarch 8
  • Fiery Skipper 2
  • Sachem 50

Don Parlee, Chris Tonkinson and Will Kerling

Coral and Cambridge Garden - CMP
Cape May County, NJ

Red Admiral: nectaring on Buddleia

  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • American Lady 15
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Common Buckeye 10
  • Monarch 3
  • Sachem 12

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

Cape May Point State Park
Cape May County, NJ

Little Yellow: a female; American Copper: fairly worn; Variegated Fritillary: one nectaring on Seaside Goldenrod; Pearl Crescent: males and females; Common Buckeye: at least, one buckeye Cat; Fiery Skipper: a bright male

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 11
  • Cloudless Sulphur 3
  • Little Yellow 1
  • American Copper 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 4
  • Pearl Crescent 14
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • American Lady 12
  • Common Buckeye 100
  • Monarch 100
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Sachem 11

Will Kerling

West Cape May, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Monarch 2

Jack Connor

Keep Preserve, Port Republic
Atlantic County, NJ

Anglewing sp.: flyby

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Anglewing sp. 1
  • Common Buckeye 15