October 2014 Sightings

Will Kerling

Jake's Landing Road
Cape May County, NJ

Common Checkered-Skipper: both fairly fresh; Sachem: using Frost Aster for nectar

  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 20
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 2
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Sachem 12

Pat & Clay Sutton

CMPtStPk, SCMM, and CMPt
Cape May County, NJ

  • Monarch 50

Will Kerling

Powerline off Rte. 83
Cape May County, NJ

  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 4
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Sachem 7

Will Kerling

Cape May County, Cultural Information Center
Cape May County, NJ

Painted Lady: very fresh

  • Painted Lady 1
  • Sachem 8

Pat & Clay Sutton

SCMM
Cape May County, NJ

new trail behind dune towards Cape May

  • Common Buckeye 10

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links - South
Cape May County, NJ

  • Sachem 6

Pat Sutton

Sutton GDN in Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

Pipevine Swallowtail: 1/4" caterpillars on Dutchman's Pipe

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 6
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Mourning Cloak 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Sachem 2

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Sachem 1

Will Kerling

Rte. 83 to CMCH via Rte. 9
Cape May County, NJ

Gray Hairstreak: nectaring on Sedum

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • American Lady 2
  • Sachem 30

Dave Amadio

At work in Cherry Hill
Camden County, NJ

only ones that I could kick up at lunch

  • Cabbage White 2

Will Kerling

400 Block of W. Hand Avenue
Cape May County, NJ

cloudy and chilly / This bug was flying on its own after 5 pm.

  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1

Will Kerling

Woodland Village
Cape May County, NJ

Sachem: most were nectaring on large, colorful Pansies

  • Cabbage White 3
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Sachem 39

Will Kerling

Route 83
Cape May County, NJ

nectaring on Common Cat's-ear

  • Sachem 1

Chip Krilowicz, Jean Gutsmuth

Wheelabrator
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 9
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Eastern Comma 5
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Least Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Abandoned Field along Rte. 83
Cape May County, NJ

Least Skipper: very pale; Little Glassywing: nectaring on Frost Aster - digital images; Sachem: some nectaring on Frost Aster

  • Cabbage White 6
  • Gray Hairstreak 10
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 25
  • Pearl Crescent 15
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Little Glassywing 1
  • Sachem 17

Chris Herz

Rowan Col. @GC Comm garden
Gloucester County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: 1 male, 1 female; Variegated Fritillary: fresh; Common Checkered-Skipper: around perimeter of garden plots; and in weedy edges

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 28
  • Clouded Sulphur 2
  • Orange Sulphur 7
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 5
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 26
  • Sachem 6

Cynthia Allen

My yard in CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Red-spotted Purple: a tattered female laying eggs on Black Cherry

  • American Lady 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Sachem 4

Will Kerling

Jake's Landing Road to Rte. 83 via Rte. 9
Cape May County, NJ

Pearl Crescent: nectaring on Frost Aster; Sachem: nectaring on Golden sp., Frost Aster and Dandelion

  • Pearl Crescent 4
  • Sachem 5

Pat Sutton

CMPtStPk
Cape May County, NJ

Yellow Trail on fallen Crab Apples

  • Eastern Comma 1

Cynthia Allen

Rt. 47, Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

  • Orange Sulphur 1

Cynthia Allen

Rt. 47, CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Will Kerling

Clermont Garden (or Joe Testa's Garden)
Cape May County, NJ

Gray Hairstreak: nectaring on purple-flowering Salvia sp.; Sachem: almost all were rags; Zabulon Skipper: a very, pale male - digital images

  • Cabbage White 5
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • American Lady 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Sachem 77

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

female

  • Sachem 1

Chris Tonkinson

CRE CMBO Garden - Cape May CH
Cape May County, NJ

Gray Hairstreak: Thursday -Butterfly Walk Series; Pearl Crescent: Thursday -Butterfly Walk Series

  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1

Will Kerling

400 Block W. Hand Avenue
Cape May County, NJ

Gray Hairstreak: nectaring on White Clover; Eastern Tailed-Blue: nectaring on White Clover

  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Sachem 1

Dave Amadio

At work in Cherry Hill
Camden County, NJ

Cabbage White: including a mated pair; Sachem: Male on wood sorrel

  • Cabbage White 4
  • Sachem 1

Pat Sutton

Cape May Point
Cape May County, NJ

  • American Lady 17
  • Painted Lady 2
  • Sachem 50

Chris Herz

Audubon backyard garden
Camden County, NJ

3 males; 1 female, released

  • Monarch 4

Jack Miller

MacNamara
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Sulphur sp. 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • American Lady 1
  • Monarch 1

Pat & Clay Sutton

CMPtStPk
Cape May County, NJ

  • Monarch 50