November 2016 Sightings

Marie Longo

New Overpeck Park, Ridgefield Park
Bergen County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 6
  • Orange Sulphur 25
  • Monarch 1

Tom Halliwell

Sandbar Park
Warren County, NJ

Sunny and warm (ca. 70°). 2:45-3:15.

This E. Tailed Blue may be a new late date for northern NJ. Certainly it's my first November individual.

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

Eastern Tailed-Blue

Ahmet Baytas

Montclair State University campus
Essex County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Sachem 1

Tom Halliwell

Kittatinny Valley SP
Sussex County, NJ

Sunny, temperature ca. 70°. 11:00 to 2:00.

  • Cabbage White 10
  • Clouded Sulphur 6
  • Orange Sulphur 8
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Eastern Comma 3
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 1

Fred Weber

Liberty State Park : Interpretive Center area & trails.
Hudson County, NJ

Sunny, 70F, light breeze. 11:30-12:30.
Very fresh Monarch nectaring on asters.

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Monarch 1

Tom Halliwell

Sandbar Park
Warren County, NJ

Sunny; temperature ca. 56°. A 5 minute dash (ca. 2:00) to look for this lingering Eastern Tailed Blue. Undoubtedly the same butterfly as two days ago. I can't believe this tattered butterfly will survive the cold temps predicted for tonight.

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1

C Wyluda

Duke Farms, Hillsborough
Somerset County, NJ

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

Orange Sulphur

Fred Weber

Culvers Gap, next to Culver Lake.
Sussex County, NJ

While hawk watching at the "Acropolis" (south side of Culvers Gap above Rt. 206) a very fresh winter form Eastern Comma landed briefly on a rock right in front of me. It was 50F, windy with hazy sun through high, thin clouds.

  • Eastern Comma 1

Chip Krilowicz

Wichechoke Preserve, Delaware Twp
Hunterdon County, NJ

One Shadow Darner landed briefly

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Orange Sulphur 13
  • Cloudless Sulphur 2

Chip Krilowicz

Wichechoke Preserve, Delaware Twp
Hunterdon County, NJ

  • Clouded Sulphur 2
  • Pearl Crescent 1

Pearl Crescent

C Wyluda

Bald Pate Mountain, Hollystone trails, Hopewell Twp.
Mercer County, NJ

some of the buckeyes were worn/damaged but others were mint. Some appeared noticeably small.

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Common Buckeye 11

Common Buckeye

Michael Newlon

Chimney Hawk Hawk Watch
Somerset County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Barb Sendelbach

Intersection of Route 206 and Route 94 Newton
Sussex County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Sharon & Wade Wander

White Lake Preserve
Warren County, NJ

1:30-2:30, sunny, 60s. (Wade only, as Sharon had to stay home and rake leaves.)

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1

Sharon & Wade Wander

Fredon Township
Sussex County, NJ

Beautiful day–clear, sunny, mid 60s in the PM. Cabbage White was in our garden, Clouded Sulphur at Lodestar Park.

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Clouded Sulphur 1

Anita & Keith Richmond

Hillsborough, Backyard Garden
Somerset County, NJ

65 degrees, sunny, breezy

  • Cabbage White 1

Michael Newlon

Glenhurst Meadows, Warren Township
Somerset County, NJ

  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1

John J. Collins

797 Ashton Street, Raritan, NJ
Somerset County, NJ

  • Mourning Cloak 1