November 2017 Sightings

Beth Polvino

St Pete's Beach Crossover, Cape May Point, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

Roosts found 10/31 by Michael O'Brien helping the Cape May Monitoring Project. An estimated 2500 Monarc's. I was over at sunrise to witness them flying off.

  • Monarch 2500

Will Kerling

Butterfly Lane along Shellbay Avenue - CMCH, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

Got my first November butterflies by 10 am.

  • Common Buckeye 3
  • Sachem 2

Sachem

Common Buckeye

Will Kerling

Woodland Village - Clermont, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

Found four butterfly species within the village complex.
Photo of a female Sachem.

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Sachem 1

Sachem

Will Kerling

Woodcock Lane - USFW loop trail
Cape May County, NJ

Discovered a male Eastern Tailed-Blue at this location.

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 6

Beth Polvino

North Cape May ~ my yard NABA #1151 & Monarch Waystation #8318
Cape May County, NJ

  • Black Swallowtail 0
  • Cabbage White 7
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 4
  • Painted Lady 12
  • Common Buckeye 11
  • Monarch 19
  • Fiery Skipper 14
  • Sachem 9

Chip Krilowicz

Gloucester County Dream Park
Gloucester County, NJ

Little Sun 55

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Common Buckeye 6

Will Kerling

MTBP near Electric Substation - CMCH, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

Counted 6 male buckeyes and a Painted Lady along the bicycle trail.

  • Painted Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 6

Common Buckeye

Chip Krilowicz

Haddonfield Yard
Camden County, NJ

58 mostly cloudy

  • Monarch 1

Will Kerling

Schuhl's Garden - Cape May Point, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

The nectar is scarce and still found three worn Painted Ladies.

  • Painted Lady 3
  • Monarch 1
  • Fiery Skipper 1

Painted Lady

Will Kerling and Chris Tonkinson

Cape May Point State Park - CMP
Cape May County, NJ

Found a few fresh Red Admirals in the park and the Monarchs were , mostly , flying here and there in the dune system.

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Painted Lady 3
  • Red Admiral 3
  • Common Buckeye 8
  • Monarch 49

Red Admiral

Will Kerling

West Cape May, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

Counted four Monarchs at this location.

  • Monarch 4

Steven Glynn

Alloway Township community garden
Salem County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Painted Lady 2
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • Monarch 2
  • Fiery Skipper 3
  • Sachem 4

Will Kerling

Downtown Cape May CH, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

Found a roosting Cabbage White along the railroad tracks and a male Sachem catching sun on the SE wall of Acme Market.

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Sachem 1

Sachem

Cabbage White

Will Kerling

MTBP - Cape Court CH, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

The Fiery Skipper can be found most places one visits!

  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Sachem 1

Common Buckeye

Will Kerling

Goshen, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

A vacant lot had lots of butterfly activity; especially, whites and sulphurs.

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Orange Sulphur 8
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Monarch 1

Jack Miller

my yard Petersburg
Cape May County, NJ

I got to check the yard a couple of times today on this gorgeous 75 degree day. Not much bloom left in the yard but a great assortment of visitors.

  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Painted Lady 2
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • Ocola Skipper 1
  • Sachem 4

Beth Polvino

North Cape May ~ my yard NABA #1151 & Monarch Waystation #8318
Cape May County, NJ

Warm & Sunny with winds about 5 MPH. Out working in the garden. 5 Black Swallowtail Cats feeding on Parsley. Monarch numbers lower in AM but picked up by mid afternoon.

  • Black Swallowtail 0
  • Cabbage White 7
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • American Lady 4
  • Painted Lady 11
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 13
  • Monarch 28
  • Fiery Skipper 11
  • Sachem 11

Will Kerling and Chris Tonkinson

Cape May Point, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

The Monarchs were drawn to Mexican Sunflowers and a male Fiery Skipper was busy drawing out Lantana nectar.

  • Monarch 12
  • Fiery Skipper 1

Fiery Skipper

Monarchs

Claire Campbell

Amico Island Park, Burlington County Parks
Burlington County, NJ

  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Monarch 2
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 1

Chris Herz

Audubon garden
Camden County, NJ

5 pm, 75 degrees. Two monarchs on mexican sunflower.

  • Monarch 2

Hope Jenkins

My garden CMCH east of GSP
Cape May County, NJ

About noon, 70*, sunny, calm

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 5
  • American Lady 1
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Monarch 2
  • Sachem 1

Sachem

Cloudless Sulphur

Steven Glynn

Private property near Salem City
Salem County, NJ

Final search for Bronze Coppers did not reveal any flying and presumed flight has concluded.

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 4
  • Monarch 2

David L. Amadio

At work in Cherry Hill
Camden County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 6
  • Sulphur sp. 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1

Tom Bailey

Franklin Parker Preserve, Woodland Township
Burlington County, NJ

Species observed from 10:05 to 11:30 while hiking along the dikes. Also saw 3 Buck Moths.

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Painted Lady 2
  • Common Buckeye 11
  • Monarch 1

Steven Glynn

Spring Garden & Highland Road flower patch near Haleyville
Cumberland County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Orange Sulphur 5
  • American Lady 2
  • Painted Lady 3
  • Common Buckeye 6
  • Monarch 4
  • Fiery Skipper 2
  • Sachem 3

Will Kerling

Triangle Garden - CMP, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

Six fieries (3 females and 3 males) were sipping Marigold nectar in fading light.
Photo of female Fiery Skipper.

  • Monarch 2
  • Fiery Skipper 6
  • Sachem 1

Fiery Skipper

Chip Krilowicz

Haddonfield Yard
Camden County, NJ

68 Sunny

  • Cabbage White 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Monarch 2

Chip Krilowicz

Palmyra Cove
Burlington County, NJ

68 Sunny

  • Cabbage White 4
  • Orange Sulphur 5
  • Question Mark 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye c

Will Kerling

Railroad Tracks in downtown Cape May CH, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

Discovered three different Cloudless Sulphurs.

  • Cabbage White 7
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 3
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 4

Will Kerling and Chris Tonkinson

Wetlands Institute - Stone Harbor, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

There was a female Fiery Skipper visiting Mexican flowers.

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Fiery Skipper 1