Recent sightings

  • Date Clear

  • Location Clear

  • Other Clear

Tom Bailey

Palmyra Cove Nature Park
Burlington County, NJ

  • Eastern Comma 1

Marie Sheraden

Long Bridge Park, Hainesport
Burlington County, NJ

My friend sent me this photo of a snout she saw at Long Bridge Park today, so I am submitting this entry on her behalf. [Thanks to both of you for this. -jm]

  • American Snout 1

Brian Johnson

Bellplain state forest
Cape May County, NJ

Midday walk in Bellplain with friends. Interesting that we saw both Butterflies in the first 5 minutes. Walked for another 2 1/2 hours without seeing another.

  • Anglewing sp. 1
  • Eastern Comma 1

James Dowdell

Villas-Cox Hall Creek WMA
Cape May County, NJ

2 Am. Snout actively fighting(or courting?) Also 3 large Black Rat Snake basking.

  • American Snout 4
  • Question Mark 1
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Red Admiral 1

James Dowdell

Cape May Pt. State Park
Cape May County, NJ

Amazing snake activity today. 8 Ribbon snake, 2 Garter Snake,and 1 N. Watersnake seen between 9:30-11:30!

[A strange day to see 5x's more snakes than butterflies at the Point. -jm]

  • Red Admiral 2

Cynthia Allen

My yard in CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

What a great "winter" for this species! I've had four days this month with butterflies: Feb. 3, 4, 12, and 18.

  • Red Admiral 1

Dolores Amesbury

My yard in CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Mourning Cloak floated through the yard. Anglewing landed briefly but not long enough to ID.

  • Anglewing sp. 1
  • Mourning Cloak 1

Jennifer Bulava

Batsto Village, Wharton State Forest
Burlington County, NJ

Mourning cloaks seen at 11:40am, sunning themselves on patches of sand near the parking area.

[Nice. Our third report of mourning cloaks for the year, first for February, first of the year of two individuals at one site, and the northernmost report of a butterfly in NJ so far this year. jc]

  • Mourning Cloak 2

Cynthia Allen

Cape May Point State Park
Cape May County, NJ

Only about 45-46 degrees, but sunny. Both Red Admirals were flying, with one landing on a sunny trunk.

  • Red Admiral 2