October 2011 Sightings

J&J Connor

Our yard in Port Republic
Atlantic County, NJ

apparently freshly emerged

  • Black Swallowtail 1

Will Kerling

Coral and Cambridge Avenue Garden
Cape May County, NJ

Fiery Skipper: a female

  • Common Buckeye 6
  • Monarch 7
  • Fiery Skipper 3
  • Sachem 4

Will Kerling

Pavilion Circle
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: Cats were on Fennel.; Fiery Skipper: 3 females

  • Black Swallowtail 6
  • American Lady 2
  • Common Buckeye 5
  • Monarch 26
  • Fiery Skipper 8
  • Sachem 6

Will Kerling

Triangle Garden
Cape May County, NJ

Fiery Skipper: 2 females; Sachem: a worn female

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Common Buckeye 6
  • Monarch 3
  • Fiery Skipper 8
  • Sachem 1

Chris Herz

Backyard garden, Audubon
Camden County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: all on queen anne's lace

  • Black Swallowtail 16
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Monarch 1

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

Question Mark: fresh, basking in early morning sun; Eastern Comma: fresh on fruit dish; Painted Lady: fresh on buddleia, zinnia, lantana, goldenrod, & Montauk daisy. Have images. Was flying first at temps of 59 deg.F; Red Admiral: on fruit dish; Horace's Duskywing: male; Tawny-edged Skipper: female on buddleia; Sachem: 2 males, 1 female

  • Cabbage White 4
  • Question Mark 1
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Monarch 3
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Peck's Skipper 1
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 1
  • Sachem 3

Will Kerling

Cape May Point State Park
Cape May County, NJ

Monarch: Monarchs were moving into Cape May Area all day long.

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Clouded Sulphur 9
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Common Buckeye 92
  • Monarch 135

Will Kerling

NCRS Cape May Plant Materials Center
Cape May County, NJ

  • Sachem 3

Will Kerling

Cape May Point
Cape May County, NJ

  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Monarch 4

Tom Reed

Seawatch - end of 1st St in Avalon
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Monarch 258

Will Kerling

Millie's Garden
Cape May County, NJ

Fiery Skipper: a male

  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Sachem 3

Louise Zemaitis

Wetlands Institute
Cape May County, NJ

  • Salt Marsh Skipper 1
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Meadows - TNC
Cape May County, NJ

Gray Hairstreak: nectaring on a Goldenrod sp.; American Lady: nectaring on a Goldenrod sp.

  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 163
  • Monarch 105

Will Kerling

Rea Farm
Cape May County, NJ

Eastern Tailed-Blue: a male; Fiery Skipper: a male

  • Orange Sulphur 4
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Pearl Crescent 7
  • Common Buckeye 58
  • Monarch 1
  • Fiery Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Beach Avenue
Cape May County, NJ

  • Monarch 1

Jean Gutsmuth & Chris Herz

Medford Leas, Medford
Burlington County, NJ

Cabbage White: Community garden area; Orange Sulphur: field; American Copper: fresh, field; Red-banded Hairstreak: fresh, field; Variegated Fritillary: fresh, field; Common Buckeye: field; Monarch: most on goldenrod in field; Sachem: Community garden area

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • American Copper 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 4
  • Common Buckeye 13
  • Monarch 7
  • Sachem 1

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

Painted Lady: same individual obs. yesterday

  • Cabbage White 4
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Monarch 2

J&J Connor

Forsythe NWR
Atlantic County, NJ

in swirling migration flight, until sun disappeared

  • Monarch 6

Will Kerling

CMPSP - Cape May Point
Cape May County, NJ

some actually flying in 55 degree weather!

  • Monarch 27

Chris Tonkinson

Cape May Point
Cape May County, NJ

  • Monarch 1

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Eastern Tailed-Blue: saw hidden early in the morning; Monarch: chilly and cloudy weather / Monarch flew across an entire football field heading south.

  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Monarch 1

Dave Amadio

At work in Cherry Hill
Camden County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Common Buckeye 2

Jean Gutsmuth

Haddon Heights garden
Camden County, NJ

  • Gray Hairstreak 1

Mike Crewe

Swainton, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1

Chip Krilowicz

Wheelabrator
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • Variegated Fritillary 2
  • Common Buckeye 4
  • Monarch 2

Will Kerling

Railroad Tracks along Magnolia Drive - CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Variegated Fritillary: fresh; Fiery Skipper: a male

  • Cabbage White 1
  • American Copper 3
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Common Buckeye 23
  • Monarch 2
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Sachem 10

Dave & Pat Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Red Admiral 1
  • Monarch 1

Dave Amadio

At work in Cherry Hill
Camden County, NJ

Sulphur sp.: white form

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Sulphur sp. 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Common Buckeye 4
  • Peck's Skipper 1

Jean Gutsmuth

Haddon Heights garden
Camden County, NJ

  • Monarch 5

Sandra Keller

East Point mainly
Cumberland County, NJ

It was nice to see them this morning. Most were at East Point. Heading south down the road.

  • Monarch 50