October 2016 Sightings

Michael Newlon

Great Swamp NWR
Morris County, NJ

Very dry, little blooming.

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Monarch 1

Tom Halliwell

Fields at Rockport Pheasant Farm, Mansfield Township
Warren County, NJ

Sunny & warm. 11:45 to 1:00.

Viceroy my latest ever.

[Moderator Note] New late date by 5 days for Viceroy in northern NJ.

  • Cabbage White 20+
  • Clouded Sulphur 10+
  • Orange Sulphur 4
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Viceroy 1

viceroy

Tom Halliwell

Sandbar Park
Warren County, NJ

Sunny & warm. 10:45 to 11:15.

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

C Wyluda

West State Street, Trenton
Mercer County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Variegated Fritillary 1

John J. Collins

Hulfish St. just west of Witherspoon St., Princeton, NJ
Mercer County, NJ

  • Monarch 2

Jim Springer

Warren backyard
Somerset County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Monarch 2

Deedee Burnside

State Line Lookout, Alpine, NJ
Bergen County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 4
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Monarch 2

Tom Halliwell

Sandbar Park
Warren County, NJ

Partly cloudy; windy, upper 50s, 1:15 to 1:45.

  • Cabbage White 5
  • Clouded Sulphur 4
  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1

Chip Krilowicz

Assunpink WMA, Upper Freehold
Monmouth County, NJ

1/2 Sun 1/2 clouds, 52 degrees and windy

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 18
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Pearl Crescent 3

Pearl Crescent

Eastern Tailed-Blue

Orange Sulphur

C Wyluda

Mercer County Master Gardens, Hopewell Twp.
Mercer County, NJ

same species at the nearby Pole Farm

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Orange Sulphur 2

Orange Sulphur

Barb Sendelbach

Fairfield (woodlands behind industrial park)
Essex County, NJ

Unseasonably warm fall day.

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Orange Sulphur 1

John J. Collins

Rose Garden, Colonial Park, Franklin Township
Somerset County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 4
  • Orange Sulphur 3

Barb Sendelbach

Lafayette (Home Garden)
Sussex County, NJ

Despite several frosts and a light dusting of snow last week, one Cabbage White caterpillar is still feeding on the Brussels Sprouts in the garden on this brisk Halloween Day.

  • Cabbage White

Cabbage White Caterpillar