September 2012 Sightings

Dave Amadio

Sunset Drive, Mannington
Salem County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: female; Painted Lady: still going strong along this roadside; Fiery Skipper: males

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Orange Sulphur 22
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • Variegated Fritillary 8
  • Pearl Crescent 8
  • Painted Lady 71
  • Common Buckeye 12
  • Viceroy 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 7
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 2
  • Least Skipper 7
  • Fiery Skipper 2
  • Sachem 29
  • Broad-winged Skipper 5

Will Kerling

Triangle Garden
Cape May County, NJ

Horace's Duskywing: a fresh female; Fiery Skipper: a female and a male

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 5
  • American Lady 6
  • Painted Lady 180
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Monarch 3
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Fiery Skipper 2
  • Sachem 23

Brian Johnson

Bevan WMA along Rte. 555
Cumberland County, NJ

Sleepy Orange: nectaring on Thistle sp.

  • Little Yellow 27
  • Sleepy Orange 1

Will Kerling

Coral and Cambridge Avenues Garden
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: both females; Question Mark: well worn 'Summer Form'

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 2
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 4
  • Painted Lady 118
  • Monarch 3
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Sachem 20

Cynthia Allen

My yard in CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: a male; Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: incl. a mated pair on the ground and a 'black form' female; Spicebush Swallowtail: very low number; been averaging 6/day; Red-banded Hairstreak: 2 worn; Question Mark: 3rd day of this rag; Monarch: incl. two mated pairs

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 6
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 3
  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 7
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 3
  • Painted Lady 50
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Monarch 8
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Aaron's Skipper 5
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 2
  • Sachem 8

Dave Amadio

Pedricktown-Auburn Rd.
Salem County, NJ

  • Orange Sulphur 1

Julia Druce, Louise Zematis and Mark Garland

Coral and Cambridge Avenues Garden
Cape May County, NJ

  • Long-tailed Skipper 1

Dave Amadio

Auburn Rd.
Salem County, NJ

Checkered White: after reviewing images, I actually had 2 individuals, 1 male & 1 female on a mustard sp. Sadly the productive roadsides on Pointers-Auburn Rd. have been severely mowed. Likely gone are the eggs, cats, & chrysalids.; Sulphur sp.: white fem.; Peck's Skipper: nectaring on red clover

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Checkered White 2
  • Cabbage White 18
  • Sulphur sp. 1
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 7
  • American Copper 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Painted Lady 2
  • Common Buckeye 4
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 8
  • Peck's Skipper 1
  • Sachem 2

Will Kerling

CMCH - Rio Grande via Rte. 9
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: a male

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Cloudless Sulphur 4
  • Painted Lady 6

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links - South
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: found the Chrysalis near parsley - digital image; Zabulon Skipper: a male

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Cloudless Sulphur 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Painted Lady 59
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Monarch 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 2
  • Sachem 47

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cloudless Sulphur 2
  • Painted Lady 6
  • Monarch 1

Chris Herz

backyard garden, Audubon
Camden County, NJ

Wild Indigo Duskywing: fresh

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Monarch 3
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Peck's Skipper 1
  • Sachem 13

Dave Amadio

Freed Rd., Pedricktown
Salem County, NJ

  • Orange Sulphur 1

Will Kerling

Pavilion Circle
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: 2 females; Cloudless Sulphur: one puddling; Gray Hairstreak: nectaring on Sedum; Fiery Skipper: a very bright male

  • Black Swallowtail 3
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 2
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • American Lady 10
  • Painted Lady 339
  • Monarch 2
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Sachem 8

Brian Johnson

Maurice River Causeway
Cumberland County, NJ

great number for Cumberland County

  • Peck's Skipper 5

J&J Connor

Our yard & garden, Port Rep
Atlantic County, NJ

Cloudless Sulphur: hard to estimate looping thru all day; Gray Hairstreak: two worn, one newly emerged; Red-banded Hairstreak: fresh; Question Mark: at bananas, strikingly fresh; American Lady: one immaculately fresh; Painted Lady: hard to estimate; Red-spotted Purple: at bananas; Tawny Emperor: at bananas; Monarch: cat beginning pupation; Silver-spotted Skipper: very worn; inactive; Zabulon Skipper: males; Ocola Skipper: photo'd, our 1st Sept record

  • Black Swallowtail 3
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 10
  • Cloudless Sulphur 6
  • American Copper 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 4
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 2
  • Painted Lady 50
  • Common Buckeye 4
  • Red-spotted Purple 3
  • Tawny Emperor 1
  • Monarch 4
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 3
  • Ocola Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 2
  • Peck's Skipper 6
  • Sachem 40

Dale Schweitzer

Millville, NJ
Cumberland County, NJ

  • Little Yellow 1

Dale Schweitzer

Garden in Mauricetown, NJ
Cumberland County, NJ

  • Hayhurst's Scallopwing 5

Brian Johnson

North Avenue
Cumberland County, NJ

  • Common Checkered-Skipper 1

Dave Amadio

Maple Ave., Mannington
Salem County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: all males

  • Black Swallowtail 5
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Painted Lady 3

Cynthia Allen

Hand Ave., CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1

Will Kerling

Cape May Point, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Painted Lady 16
  • Monarch 2

Pat & Clay Sutton

Sutton's GDN in Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

Spicebush Swallowtail: 3; American Lady: mostly on Sedum; Painted Lady: mostly on Sedum; SPECTACULAR! Like NOTHING we've seen in 35 years at Cape May looking at and gardening for butterflies; Red-spotted Purple: on fruit; Fiery Skipper: male and female

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 5
  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • American Snout 1
  • American Lady 6
  • Painted Lady 70
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Red-spotted Purple 5
  • Monarch 3
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 15
  • Aaron's Skipper 1
  • Fiery Skipper 2
  • Sachem 15

Will Kerling

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

Black Swallowtail: a female egg laying; Cloudless Sulphur: a female egg laying on Partridge Pea; Little Yellow: a female and two males; Painted Lady: 2 nectaring on Red Clover; Silver-spotted Skipper: 1 nectaring on Red Clover; Zabulon Skipper: a female

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 11
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 5
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 3
  • Little Yellow 3
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 4
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Painted Lady 7
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Swarthy Skipper 1
  • Sachem 16

Bill Schuhl

Coral and Cambridge Avenues Garden
Cape May County, NJ

  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Fiery Skipper 1

Pat Sutton

Sutton's GDN in Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

on Dutchman's Pipe

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 2

Chris Herz

Palmyra Cove Nature Pk.
Burlington County, NJ

Monarch: & numerous cats. on tropical milkweed

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Painted Lady 20
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 2
  • Monarch 8
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 4
  • Peck's Skipper 1
  • Sachem 10

Chris Herz

Palmyra Cove Nature Pk., median strip garden
Burlington County, NJ

Incl. one dark form female

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptfrod
Gloucester County, NJ

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: incuding a dark form female; White M Hairstreak: nectared on zinnia, agastache, and purple lantana. digital images reveal a different individual then the one spotted here on 8/30; Red-banded Hairstreak: nectared on mtn.mint, goldenrod, & purple lantana; Question Mark: welcomed me home from Salem by landing on my shirt; Wild Indigo Duskywing: 1 fresh, 1 beat up; Zabulon Skipper: 2 males, 1 female

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 4
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 2
  • White M Hairstreak 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • Painted Lady 4
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Red-spotted Purple 2
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 3
  • Peck's Skipper 1
  • Sachem 5

Dave Amadio

Railroad Ave., Pedricktown
Salem County, NJ

Common Buckeye: nectaring on purple loosestrife; Red-spotted Purple: checked out the Beaver Creek area. not much nectar and roadsides mowed

  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1