Sighting for August 4, 2011

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links Hole # 17
Cape May County, NJ

Spicebush Swallowtail: nectaring on Mimosa Blossoms / one sipping rain drops from wet leaves; Eastern Tailed-Blue: fresh one; 'Summer' Spring Azure: nectaring on Sweet Pepperbush Blossoms; Pearl Crescent: one nectaring on Water Willow; Question Mark: a fresh 'Summer Form'; Common Buckeye: nectaring on Water Willow; Little Wood-Satyr: in the woods; Monarch: three nectaring on Water Willow; Fiery Skipper: a female nectaring on Water Willow Blossoms; Little Glassywing: one nectaring on Water Willow; Sachem: a female; Zabulon Skipper: all fresh males!

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 6
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Pearl Crescent 6
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 1
  • Monarch 4
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 12
  • Zabulon Skipper 17
  • Least Skipper 6
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Little Glassywing 4
  • Sachem 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 31