October 2016 Sightings

Deedee Burnside

Crestwood Lake, Allendale
Bergen County, NJ

Flying across Crescent Avenue

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1

Michael Newlon

Glenhurst Meadows and Wagner Farm
Somerset County, NJ

Two Black Swallowtail cats on dill at the Community Garden

  • Cabbage White 11
  • Clouded Sulphur 2
  • Orange Sulphur 4

Black Swallowtail caterpillar

Cabbage White

Sharon & Wade Wander

Wander home garden, Fredon Twp.
Sussex County, NJ

One of very few Painted Ladies reported this year.

  • Cabbage White 4
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Painted Lady 1

Barb Sendelbach

Mohawk Park, Cranford
Union County, NJ

Took a stroll around Big Bend Lake and over the Rahway River
between 2 and 3pm.

  • Cabbage White 5
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Sachem 1

Deedee Burnside

Green Acres property on Stag Hill Road, Mahwah
Bergen County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 5
  • Clouded Sulphur 4

Barb Sendelbach

Woodbridge (backyard garden)
Middlesex County, NJ

Observed in garden shortly before noon.

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Monarch 1

Ahmet Baytas

Avis Campbell Gardens, Montclair
Essex County, NJ

63 degrees. 1:30-2:00 pm.

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Monarch 2

Marj Barrett et al.

White Lake Preserve
Warren County, NJ

with Joe Burgiel, Sharon & Wade Wander and Alice Koster
Also seen: 1 Black Swallowtail caterpillar and 3 White Sulphurs

  • Cabbage White 9
  • Clouded Sulphur 11
  • Orange Sulphur 5
  • American Copper 1
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Monarch 1

Deedee Burnside

State Line Lookout, Alpine, NJ
Bergen County, NJ

  • Monarch 4

Deedee Burnside

Flat Rock Brook Nature Center, Englewood
Bergen County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Monarch 1

Joe Burgiel and Marge Barrett

Willowwood Arboretum
Morris County, NJ

Cool, mostly Cloudy with a Light Breeze
Red Admiral, Eastern Comma, and Monarch were all very fresh.

  • Cabbage White 11
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Monarch 1

Joe Burgiel and Marge Barrett

Fairview Farm
Somerset County, NJ

Cloudy and Cool with a light Breeze

  • Cabbage White 4
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 1

C Wyluda

Trenton, West State Street
Mercer County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 5
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1

John J. Collins

Duke Island Park
Somerset County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1

Deedee Burnside

State Line Lookout, Alpine, NJ
Bergen County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Monarch 3

Monarch

Carol and Michael Newlon

Sandy Hook
Monmouth County, NJ

Indian Summer. Most nectaring on widespread blooming Seaside goldenrod, Camphorweed mostly spent.

  • Cabbage White 13
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Cloudless Sulphur 6
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Monarch 8

Monarch

Jim Springer

Warren backyard
Somerset County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Monarch 1

Alice Koster

Mendham Twp School garden
Morris County, NJ

One of the Monarchs was noticeably smaller

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Monarch 2

David DeSarno

Thompson Park
Monmouth County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 4
  • Clouded Sulphur 2
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • Monarch 1

John J. Collins

Glenhurst Meadows
Somerset County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 12
  • Clouded Sulphur 3
  • Orange Sulphur 8
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Monarch 1

Sharon & Wade Wander

Wander home garden, Fredon Twp.
Sussex County, NJ

Sunny all day, high of 80+.
Our 2nd yard Fiery this year; still waiting for a Sachem.

  • Cabbage White 7
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Fiery Skipper 1

Fiery Skipper

Deedee Burnside

State Line Lookout, Alpine, NJ
Bergen County, NJ

  • Monarch 12

Jim Springer

Schooley Mountain County Park
Morris County, NJ

  • Clouded Sulphur 3
  • Orange Sulphur 1

Ahmet Baytas

Avis Campbell Gardens, Montclair
Essex County, NJ

A brief stop around 1 pm. Very warm.

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Monarch 2
  • Fiery Skipper 1

C Wyluda

West State Street, Trenton
Mercer County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 5
  • Clouded Sulphur 1

Jim Springer

Warren backyard
Somerset County, NJ

Fiery Skipper was a female.

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Fiery Skipper 1

Tom Halliwell

Pequest WMA (near the Pequest Fish Hatchery).
Warren County, NJ

Sunny & warm. 1:15 to 3:30.

My latest Little Yellow and Gray Hairstreak.

  • Cabbage White 20+
  • Clouded Sulphur 5
  • Orange Sulphur 10+
  • Little Yellow 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Eastern Comma 1

Gray Hairstreak

Little Yellow

Ahmet Baytas

Avis Campbell Gardens, Montclair
Essex County, NJ

Also a Black Swallowtail caterpillar on "Italian Parsley".

  • Cabbage White 4
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Monarch 2
  • Ocola Skipper 1
  • Fiery Skipper 2
  • Sachem 1

Alice Koster

Willowwood Arboretum
Morris County, NJ

12:15-2:00. Very warm, sunny

  • Cabbage White 12
  • Clouded Sulphur 5
  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • Pearl Crescent 1

Sharon & Wade Wander

Wander home garden, Fredon Twp.
Sussex County, NJ

Fiery Skippers seem to be everywhere! Today we had 2 in the yard—one was a male (possibly yesterday's) and the other a female.

  • Cabbage White 4
  • Clouded Sulphur 2
  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Fiery Skipper 2

Fiery Skipper