September 2011 Sightings

Will Kerling

Leaming's Run
Cape May County, NJ

Red-banded Hairstreak: one nectaring on a blue-colored Mistflower; 'Summer' Spring Azure: a fresh one / puddling; Sachem: a conservative number for today - 381

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 6
  • Cabbage White 9
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 3
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Common Buckeye 4
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Sachem 82

Dave Amadio

At work in Cherry Hill
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Monarch 2

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links - S
Cape May County, NJ

Orange Sulphur: a 'yellow form' female; Red-spotted Purple: mint fresh; Horace's Duskywing: a fresh male; Least Skipper: nectaring on an ornamental Salvia sp. (purple); Fiery Skipper: one female

  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Fiery Skipper 4
  • Sachem 49

Chris Tonkinson

CRE Garden - Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: 2 females; Black Swallowtail: one in the 'J' Shape

  • Black Swallowtail 3
  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White 6
  • Common Buckeye 40
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Fiery Skipper 3
  • Sachem 8
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Rte. 9 between CMCH and Woodland Village
Cape May County, NJ

Common Buckeye: some nectaring on Sedum; Sachem: a few nectaring on Catmint and Lavender

  • Cabbage White 4
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Common Buckeye 10
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Sachem 118

Will Kerling

Garden across from Zoo Entrance - Rte.9
Cape May County, NJ

  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Sachem 14

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

  • Sachem 1

Will Kerling

Clermont Garden near Woodland Village
Cape May County, NJ

Spicebush Swallowtail: mint fresh; Gray Hairstreak: worn; Question Mark: very worn 'Summer Form'; Silver-spotted Skipper: one was fresh; Hayhurst's Scallopwing: very dark and fresh!; Fiery Skipper: a female nectaring within a Butterfly Bush; Tawny-edged Skipper: a female; Zabulon Skipper: two were rags

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Hayhurst's Scallopwing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 3
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 1
  • Sachem 70

Will Kerling

Woodland Village
Cape May County, NJ

Eastern Tailed-Blue: a fresh male / puddling

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Monarch 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Sachem 45

Will Kerling

Ocean Drive near Cape May
Cape May County, NJ

  • Common Buckeye 1

Will Kerling

Cold Springs Bike Path
Cape May County, NJ

  • Monarch 1

Dave Amadio

CMBO CRE Gardens
Cape May County, NJ

Spicebush Swallowtail: one in the grasp of crab spider; American Lady: 3 were fresh; Fiery Skipper: female; Aaron's Skipper: one on pickerel weed

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 5
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Gray Hairstreak 4
  • American Lady 4
  • Common Buckeye 49
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 4
  • Aaron's Skipper 2
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Sachem 44

Will Kerling

Coral and Cambridge Avenue Garden
Cape May County, NJ

Fiery Skipper: a male and a female

  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Fiery Skipper 2
  • Sachem 3

Will Kerling

Cape May Point
Cape May County, NJ

  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Monarch 4
  • Sachem 1

Will Kerling

Pavilion Circle
Cape May County, NJ

Red-banded Hairstreak: a rag nectaring on Sedum / digital image

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Monarch 9
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Sachem 23

Dave Amadio

Cape May Point Pavilion Circle
Cape May County, NJ

Swallowtail sp.: appeared to be spicebush; Fiery Skipper: male

  • Swallowtail sp. 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Monarch 8
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Sachem 17

Cynthia Allen

My garden in CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

fresh

  • Common Sootywing 1

Will Kerling

Millie's Garden
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: a fresh female egg laying on Fennel

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Monarch 3
  • Sachem 4

Will Kerling

Rio Grande, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

  • Monarch 1

Dave Amadio

Peek Preserve, Rt 47 Millville
Cumberland County, NJ

Sachem: mostly on camphorweed

  • Gray Hairstreak 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Monarch 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Swarthy Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 7
  • Crossline Skipper 1
  • Sachem 12

Will Kerling

Chrystal Avenue
Cape May County, NJ

  • Monarch 4
  • Sachem 6

Dave Amadio

RT47 south, pulloff just past Schooner Landing Rd.
Cumberland County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Sachem 2

Dave Amadio

Manumuskin River Preserve
Cumberland County, NJ

Gray Hairstreak: most on bush clover

  • Gray Hairstreak 10
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 9
  • Common Buckeye 6
  • Common Wood-Nymph 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 2
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 2
  • Swarthy Skipper 2
  • Crossline Skipper 1
  • Sachem 3

Will Kerling

North Boyd Street Garden
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1

Dave Amadio

Cape May Point Triangle gardens
Cape May County, NJ

  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Monarch 2
  • Sachem 4

Will Kerling

Cape May Point State Park
Cape May County, NJ

American Lady: mint fresh

  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 26
  • Monarch 2

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

  • Monarch 1
  • Sachem 5

Will Kerling

Alexander Avenue
Cape May County, NJ

  • American Lady 1
  • Monarch 3

Dave Amadio

Cape May Point State Park
Cape May County, NJ

American Lady: very fresh

  • American Lady 1
  • Sachem 2

Will Kerling

Triangle Garden
Cape May County, NJ

Viceroy: both HWs only half there / would fly up and drop toward ground time after time!; Fiery Skipper: males; Sachem: one nectaring on Joe Pye Weed

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Viceroy 1
  • Monarch 5
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Fiery Skipper 2
  • Sachem 6