October 2012 Sightings

Chris Tonkinson

Team Nissan - Vineland, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 2

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Common Buckeye: moving southward; Monarch: moving southward; Long-tailed Skipper: one nectaring on Lantana and the other utilizing Buddleia; Fiery Skipper: 1 female; Sachem: 1 female

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Long-tailed Skipper 2
  • Fiery Skipper 4
  • Sachem 3

Jesse Connor

Our yard in Port Republic
Atlantic County, NJ

Long-tailed Skipper: one w/o tails

  • Cabbage White 5
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • American Copper 2
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • American Lady 3
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Monarch 8
  • Long-tailed Skipper 1
  • Fiery Skipper 5
  • Sachem 3

Dick Walton

Higbee Beach
Cape May County, NJ

  • Brazilian Skipper 1

Chris Tonkinson and Will Kerling

Lincoln and Cape Avenues - CMP
Cape May County, NJ

obviously, many left

  • Monarch 2

Jim Dowdell

Villas Garden
Cape May County, NJ

  • Long-tailed Skipper 2

Sandra Keller

My garden in Barrington.
Camden County, NJ

Two females - the rest males.

  • Sachem 13

Dave & Pat Amadio

Pavilion Circle
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: cats on fennel

  • Black Swallowtail 12
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • American Lady 2
  • Painted Lady 2
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Monarch 32
  • Ocola Skipper 4
  • Fiery Skipper 7
  • Sachem 10

Chris Tonkinson

Rte. 9 to Rte. 83 from AGL-S
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cloudless Sulphur 2

Steve Glynn

4-H Office garden, Rosenhayn, NJ
Cumberland County, NJ

  • Red-banded Hairstreak 2
  • Monarch 3
  • Sachem 2

Dave & Pat Amadio

Nature Conservancy's SCMM
Cape May County, NJ

Painted Lady: a brief check of the buddleias

  • Painted Lady 3
  • Monarch 3
  • Fiery Skipper 2
  • Sachem 3

Dave & Pat Amadio

Stites & Ocean
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Long-tailed Skipper 1

Dave & Pat Amadio

CMP State Park
Cape May County, NJ

Monarch: after 3 p.m. Cloudy & cool

  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Little Yellow 4
  • American Copper 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • American Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Common Buckeye 4
  • Viceroy 2
  • Monarch 30
  • Sachem 2

Chris Tonkinson

Rte. 347 toward Rte. 55
Cape May County, NJ

moving E to W

  • Monarch 1

Steve Glynn

Chestnut Branch park, Mantua
Gloucester County, NJ

Spicebush Swallowtail: photo on my Flickr site –>

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Monarch 3
  • Sachem 3

Chris Herz

backyard garden, Audubon
Camden County, NJ

Monarch: male, released

  • Black Swallowtail 9
  • Monarch 1

Chris Tonkinson and Will Kerling

Cape May Point, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

mostly, Stites Avenue

  • Monarch 17

Dave & Pat Amadio

Lincoln & Cape Ave.
Cape May County, NJ

checked earlier in the day. flying in and out of the dune system. returned after 5 p.m and found only about 8 on goldenrod

  • Monarch 25

Steve Glynn

Wheelabrator, Westville, NJ
Gloucester County, NJ

Cabbage White: most in butterfly garden; Eastern Tailed-Blue: most on refuge trail road; Pearl Crescent: all on refuge trail road; Mourning Cloak: all on refuge trail road; American Lady: all on refuge trail road; Painted Lady: in butterfly garden; Red Admiral: on refuge trail road; Common Buckeye: most on refuge trail road; Red-spotted Purple: on refuge trail road; Monarch: most on refuge trail road; Fiery Skipper: in butterfly garden; Sachem: most in butterfly garden, got a picture of a pair mating. On my Flickr site —>

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 14
  • Pearl Crescent 8
  • Mourning Cloak 2
  • American Lady 3
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 11
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Monarch 5
  • Fiery Skipper 2
  • Sachem 7

Dave & Pat Amadio

Triangle Park garden
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: cat on fennel in pot; Gray Hairstreak: one of these was extremely small; Long-tailed Skipper: ranging from fresh to missing both tails and part of HW. Peak numbers seen between 10:15 & 11:15 a.m.

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 2
  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • Painted Lady 4
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Monarch 25
  • Long-tailed Skipper 7
  • Ocola Skipper 1
  • Fiery Skipper 4
  • Sachem 4

Dave & Pat Amadio

Coral & Cambridge
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cloudless Sulphur 2
  • American Lady 3
  • Painted Lady 2
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Monarch 44
  • Long-tailed Skipper 3
  • Ocola Skipper 1
  • Fiery Skipper 1

Pat & Clay Sutton

Sutton's GDN in Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

Question Mark: on dish of gooey fruit

  • Cloudless Sulphur 2
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Monarch 3
  • Sachem 3

Sandra Keller

Taylor's Refuge
Burlington County, NJ

No Monarchs for me today! They must all be down in Cape May!

  • Cloudless Sulphur 3

Will Kerling

Railroad Tracks from Church Street to Bike Path
Cape May County, NJ

Little Yellow: 1 female; Gray Hairstreak: nectaring on a Goldenrod sp.; Sachem: 5 females

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Little Yellow 7
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 2
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 24
  • Pearl Crescent 10
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Monarch 2
  • Sachem 16

Jim Dowdell

Villas Garden
Cape May County, NJ

  • Sleepy Orange 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Long-tailed Skipper 3

Dave Amadio

Kings Highway, Cherry Hill
Camden County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Red Admiral 1
  • Monarch 3
  • Sachem 1

Chris Herz

backyard garden, Audubon
Camden County, NJ

one male, one female, released

  • Monarch 2

Pat & Clay Sutton

Sutton's GDN in Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

  • Red-spotted Purple 1

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links - South
Cape May County, NJ

  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2