October 2010 Sightings

Dave Amadio

Backyard, W.Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

Red Admiral: nectaring on purple lantana; Sachem: all males, first one flying while thermometer read 49 degrees

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Sachem 3

Will Kerling

Moore Road - CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

nectaring on Dandelion

  • Orange Sulphur 1

Will Kerling

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

basking in the first sun

  • Monarch 1

Will Kerling

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

  • Orange Sulphur 7
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 13
  • Sachem 19

Will Kerling

Crest Haven Road - CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

  • Monarch 1
  • Sachem 2

Dale Schweitzer

Port Norris, NJ Yard
Cumberland County, NJ

  • Question Mark 1
  • Red Admiral 4

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Cabbage White: a Cat on the side of a shed positioning to go into a chrysalis; American Lady: on yellow Mums

  • Cabbage White 1
  • American Lady 1

Pat Sutton

Rea Farm
Cape May County, NJ

  • Viceroy 1

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links Hole # 17
Cape May County, NJ

Red-banded Hairstreak: 9:33 and 9:46 AM

  • Red-banded Hairstreak 2
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Sachem 2

Will Kerling

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

Orange Sulphur: dark orange on topside

  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Sachem 8

Will Kerling

West Cape May
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Common Buckeye 2

Will Kerling

Triangle Garden
Cape May County, NJ

  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • American Lady 4
  • Red Admiral 4
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Monarch 6
  • Sachem 6

Will Kerling

Stites Avenue Garden
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: all Cats at various instars; White M Hairstreak: worn male nectaring on Montauk Daisy

  • Black Swallowtail 7
  • Cloudless Sulphur 2
  • White M Hairstreak 1
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Common Buckeye 4
  • Monarch 2
  • Sachem 1

Will Kerling

Pavilion Circle
Cape May County, NJ

Question Mark: on Elm sap; Red Admiral: some on Elm sap, persimmons and, Buddleia; Fiery Skipper: a worn male

  • Question Mark 4
  • American Lady 6
  • Red Admiral 10
  • Common Buckeye 5
  • Monarch 12
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Sachem 10

Will Kerling

Rea Farm
Cape May County, NJ

Cloudless Sulphur: white female; Red Admiral: two nectaring on Rosemary flowers; Common Buckeye: plus a Cat and a Chrysalis / perhaps, a Pearl Crescent Chrysalis, also; Common Buckeye: caterpillars plus perhaps, a Pearl Crescent Chrysalis, also

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Clouded Sulphur 2
  • Orange Sulphur 6
  • Cloudless Sulphur 3
  • American Lady 4
  • Red Admiral 10
  • Common Buckeye 54
  • Common Buckeye 54
  • Monarch 1
  • Sachem 2

Will Kerling

Coral and Cambridge Garden
Cape May County, NJ

Question Mark: sap on an Elm; Red Admiral: 8 nectaring in one Buddleia

  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Question Mark 2
  • American Lady 8
  • Red Admiral 13
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Monarch 12
  • Sachem 4

Dave Amadio

Backyard, W.Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

Cabbage White: nectaring on Buddleia; Orange Sulphur: nectaring on Buddleia; Red-banded Hairstreak: nectaring on Buddleia; Red Admiral: on purple lantana & fruit dish; Common Buckeye: nectaring on Buddleia; Wild Indigo Duskywing: nectaring on Buddleia; Sachem: 3 males & 2 females

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 2
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Sachem 5

Will Kerling

Meadows - TNC
Cape May County, NJ

American Copper: very battered female

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 12
  • American Copper 1
  • Red Admiral 3
  • Common Buckeye 48

Will Kerling

Rio Grande, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Sachem 1

Will Kerling

Chrystal Avenue
Cape May County, NJ

  • Red Admiral 1
  • Monarch 2

Dale Schweitzer

Port Norris, NJ
Cumberland County, NJ

Question Mark: all at fruit or moth bait; Red Admiral: all at fruit or moth bait

  • Question Mark 16
  • Red Admiral 12

Will Kerling

Cape May Point, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

  • Red Admiral 1

Will Kerling

Cape May Point State Park
Cape May County, NJ

Variegated Fritillary: moving south along the dune system; Question Mark: sap from tree wounds; Red Admiral: 1 at persimmons; Red-spotted Purple: a fresh one!

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 14
  • Little Yellow 3
  • Variegated Fritillary 6
  • Pearl Crescent 18
  • Question Mark 4
  • American Lady 4
  • Red Admiral 13
  • Common Buckeye 127
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Monarch 7
  • Sachem 2

Dave Amadio

Riverwinds Scenic Trail
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Common Buckeye 17
  • Monarch 1
  • Sachem 2

Will Kerling

Coral and Cambridge Garden
Cape May County, NJ

Monarch: one mated pair

  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 8
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Monarch 14
  • Sachem 3

Dale Schweitzer

Port Norris, NJ
Cumberland County, NJ

Question Mark: all at fruit or moth bait; Red Admiral: all at fruit or moth bait

  • Question Mark 25
  • Red Admiral 20

Dale Schweitzer

Mauricetown, NJ
Cumberland County, NJ

Orange Sulphur: low numbers in Cumberland this season so this was a surprise

  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Sachem 3

Will Kerling

Cape May Point, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Cloudless Sulphur 4
  • American Snout 1
  • Question Mark 2
  • Red Admiral 12
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • Monarch 9

Will Kerling

Pavilion Circle
Cape May County, NJ

Question Mark: one large Elm had 20 or more QMs and Ras on it!; Monarch: one mated pair; Fiery Skipper: fairly fresh males

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Question Mark 8
  • American Lady 5
  • Red Admiral 35
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Monarch 17
  • Fiery Skipper 2
  • Sachem 6

Dave Amadio

Backyard, W.Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

Red-banded Hairstreak: nectaring on Montauk Daisy

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Sachem 3