September 2010 Sightings

Will Kerling

Sea Isle City,
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: all males

  • Black Swallowtail 5
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • American Lady 2
  • Monarch 19
  • Sachem 8

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: fresh male; Variegated Fritillary: very fresh; Red-spotted Purple: hanging out in a grape arbor; Common Sootywing: first one ever seen downtown CMCH / nectaring on Wood Sorrel

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Monarch 4
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Common Sootywing 1
  • Sachem 2

Will Kerling

Avalon, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: a male; Eastern Tailed-Blue: nectaring on Buddleia

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • Painted Lady 3
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Monarch 14
  • Sachem 2

Dave Amadio

At work in Cherry Hill
Camden County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Least Skipper 2
  • Peck's Skipper 2
  • Sachem 6

Jim Dowdell

Garden in the Villas
Cape May County, NJ

Sleepy Orange: a female egg laying on sennae plants; Fiery Skipper: a female

  • Sleepy Orange 1
  • Fiery Skipper 1

Chris Tonkinson

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

  • Cabbage White 1

Dale Schweitzer

Eldora
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: a female

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Aaron's Skipper 5
  • Zabulon Skipper 4
  • Sachem 5
  • Broad-winged Skipper 4

Rhea Doherty

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

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Sulphur sp. 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Monarch 3

Will Kerling

Lizard Tail Swamp Preserve
Cape May County, NJ

Little Yellow: a fresh bright-yellow male / This is my 64th sp. for my butterfly inventory at LT!; Gray Hairstreak: nectaring on Goldenrod sp., Eupatorium sp. and Bush Clover; Eastern Tailed-Blue: nectaring on Bush Clover; Viceroy: all territorial males

  • Little Yellow 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 15
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 20
  • Anglewing sp. 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 59
  • Red-spotted Purple 2
  • Viceroy 6
  • Common Wood-Nymph 1
  • Monarch 2
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Sachem 10

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden
Gloucester County, NJ

Red Admiral: fresh; Hackberry Emperor: one flew in my truck's window as I drove in; Monarch: watching 2 chrysalis

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 4
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 3
  • Hackberry Emperor 2
  • Tawny Emperor 1
  • Monarch 3
  • Hayhurst's Scallopwing 2
  • Sachem 3

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links Hole # 17
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: a female; Gray Hairstreak: nectaring on Lantana and Water Willow

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 3
  • American Lady 2
  • Common Buckeye 61
  • Monarch 5
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 5
  • Least Skipper 3
  • Fiery Skipper 2
  • Sachem 61

Chris Tonkinson

CRE Garden - Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

  • Black Swallowtail 24
  • Common Buckeye 10
  • Red-spotted Purple 2
  • Monarch 2

Will Kerling

Rte. 601 toward downtown Avalon
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 5
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • Monarch 1
  • Sachem 4

Dale Schweitzer

Port Norris,NJ
Cumberland County, NJ

  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • American Lady 3
  • Sachem 2

Pat Amadio

Backyard garden
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links Hole # 17
Cape May County, NJ

  • Common Buckeye 3
  • Monarch 2
  • Sachem 9

Dale Schweitzer

Port Norris,NJ
Cumberland County, NJ

  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 4
  • Red Admiral 3
  • Red-spotted Purple 10
  • Hackberry Emperor 2
  • Tawny Emperor 4

Will Kerling

Sea Isle City, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

Monarch: mostly nectaring on Buddleia / a couple using Sedum

  • Painted Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 7
  • Monarch 18
  • Sachem 2

Dale Schweitzer

Eldora
Cape May County, NJ

  • Aaron's Skipper 4
  • Zabulon Skipper 3
  • Sachem 6
  • Broad-winged Skipper 5

Dale Schweitzer

Fortescue, NJ
Cumberland County, NJ

a female

  • Black Swallowtail 1

Will Kerling

Rte. 601 toward downtown Avalon
Cape May County, NJ

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 5
  • Monarch 2
  • Sachem 3

Dave Amadio

At work in Cherry Hill
Camden County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Least Skipper 2
  • Peck's Skipper 2
  • Sachem 2

Will Kerling

Avalon, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

Gray Hairstreak: one nectaring on Sedum; Red Admiral: one nectaring on Sedum; Zabulon Skipper: a male

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 2
  • Gray Hairstreak 4
  • Lady sp. 1
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 5
  • Monarch 21
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Sachem 7

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 3
  • Hackberry Emperor 1
  • Monarch 3
  • Hayhurst's Scallopwing 3
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Sachem 4

Dale Schweitzer

Delmont, NJ
Cumberland County, NJ

still flapping on the road

  • Little Yellow 1

Pat & Clay Sutton

Sutton's garden in Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: males; American Snout: fresh; Question Mark: on gooey dish of fruit and fallen pears in our woods; Red Admiral: on gooey dish of fruit and fallen pears in our woods; Red-spotted Purple: on gooey dish of fruit and fallen pears in our woods

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 5
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 8
  • American Snout 1
  • Question Mark 3
  • American Lady 3
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Common Buckeye 5
  • Red-spotted Purple 3
  • Monarch 15
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 6
  • Sachem 15

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

'Summer' Spring Azure: puddling; Sachem: a female nectaring on Montauk Daisy

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Common Buckeye 4
  • Monarch 3
  • Sachem 1

Will Kerling

Leaming's Run
Cape May County, NJ

Cloudless Sulphur: 2 females / one all white; Red-banded Hairstreak: nectaring on Hyacinth Vine; 'Summer' Spring Azure: nectaring on Hyacinth Vine, Eupatorium sp. and Mountain Mint; Tawny Emperor: This was the 57th sp. for the butterfly inventory project at LR.; Silver-spotted Skipper: nectaring on Hyacinth Vine; Tawny-edged Skipper: a total rag; Zabulon Skipper: 7 males

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 6
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 9
  • Cabbage White 20
  • Cloudless Sulphur 3
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 10
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 14
  • Pearl Crescent 4
  • American Lady 1
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 37
  • Tawny Emperor 1
  • Monarch 10
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 6
  • Zabulon Skipper 8
  • Least Skipper 5
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 1
  • Sachem 82
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Leaming's Run To Avalon Golf Links
Cape May County, NJ

Clouded Sulphur: a male

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Monarch 3
  • Sachem 2

Jim Dowdell

Garden in the Villas
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cloudless Sulphur 1