Could September & October be the best season to chase butterflies in southern NJ? The diversity is down, but so is the heat — and there’s something especially rewarding about taking our last looks…
Some October 2011 photos:
A painted lady (a species down in numbers this year), photo’d by Dave Amadio in his garden in West Deptford (Gloucester Co), 10-1-11.
Ocola skipper at the Triangle Garden, Cape May Point, 10-7-11 photo’d by Will Kerling.
A late zabulon, photo’d by Dave Amadio in his garden in West Deptford, 10-15-11.
Male white-m hairstreak on aster in Avalon, 10-17-11, photo’d by Will Kerling.
Long-tailed skipper in Cynthia Allen’s garden in Cape May Courthouse, 10-19-11, photo’d by Sylvia Armstrong.
Male fiery skipper in Jesse Connor’s garden in Port Republic (Atlantic Co), 10-22-11.