March 2009 Sightings

Jim Dowdell

Villas
Cape May County, NJ

a male was pursuing a female coming from the west over the Delaware Bay / Did they come from Del.?

  • Mourning Cloak 2

Clay & Pat Sutton

Burlington Co. College, Pemberton Campus
Burlington County, NJ

70 degrees – flew through courtyard

  • Cabbage White 1

Will Kerling

Woodcock Trail
Cape May County, NJ

  • Orange Sulphur 4 fresh ones

Will Kerling

near Rte.347 and 550 (yard along Rte. 550)
Cumberland County, NJ

imbibing on bleeding sap from a deciduous tree

  • Question Mark 1

Katie Montagnaro & Stephen Mason

trail to Mohegan Lake, Marlton
Burlington County, NJ

sunning then fluttering to the canopy

  • Question Mark 1

Will Kerling

Beaver Dam Road off Gravel Hole Rd.
Cape May County, NJ

flying through the forest

  • Eastern Comma 1

Clay & Pat Sutton

Goshen -- new addition to Cape May NWR off Bucks Avenue
Cape May County, NJ

1 was sunning, 2nd one flew across marsh, (plus 3rd one found dead on road / hit by car)

  • Mourning Cloak 2

Dale Schweitzer

Maurice River Bluffs Area
Cumberland County, NJ

  • Question Mark 1
  • Eastern Comma 6

Dale Schweitzer

Eldora Nature Center
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Comma 2

Will Kerling

Lizard Tail Swamp Preserve
Cape May County, NJ

basking on sand / went to scat

  • Mourning Cloak 1

Jesse Connor

Our yard, Port Republic
Atlantic County, NJ

early record for yd (old 3-19-91)

  • Cabbage White 1

Will Kerling

Lizard Tail Swamp Preserve
Cape May County, NJ

flying around in the forest

  • Mourning Cloak 1

Will Kerling

Lizard Tail Swamp Preserve
Cape May County, NJ

fresh female on powerline

  • Cabbage White 1

Will Kerling

Beaver Dam Road off Gravel Hole Rd.
Cape May County, NJ

forty five degrees / these cloaks fluttering along the ground leaves - very actively

  • Mourning Cloak 2

Katie Montagnaro & Stephen Mason

FPP - beginning of airfield
Burlington County, NJ

stopped briefly to sun itself

  • Mourning Cloak 1

Mike Logan

Rt. 47, Port Elizabeth
Cape May County, NJ

Flying across highway

  • Cabbage White 1

Katie Montagnaro & Stephen Mason

Shamong, intersection of Oak Shade Rd & Tuckerton
Burlington County, NJ

fluttering around in a field

  • Cabbage White 1

Stephen Mason

trail to Mohegan Lake, Marlton
Burlington County, NJ

Eastern Comma: sunning; Mourning Cloak: sunning

  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Mourning Cloak 1

Mike Logan and Will Kerling

Beaver Dam Road off Gravel Hole Road
Cape May County, NJ

Blueberry Azure: puddling / first one seen 11:18 AM. Photo –>; Eastern Comma: puddling

  • Blueberry Azure 6
  • Eastern Comma 2
  • Mourning Cloak 1

Katie Montagnaro & Stephen Mason

FPP - 10 trunks, by bench on southern road
Burlington County, NJ

flew high in the canopy of AWC

  • Mourning Cloak 1

Cynthia Allen

Shellbay Ave, CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

flying across road

  • Mourning Cloak 1

Will Kerling

Lizard Tail Swamp Preserve
Cape May County, NJ

Blueberry Azure: flying amongst the blueberry bushes deep in the forest; Eastern Comma: cloak kept from scat; Mourning Cloak: one on scat

  • Blueberry Azure 1
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Mourning Cloak 3

Will Kerling

Lizard Tail Swamp Preserve
Cape May County, NJ

high of 43 degrees / snow, sleet and rain / same one as yesterday / It is hanging upside under a limb on the ground (photos).

  • Mourning Cloak 1

Pat Sutton, Brian Johnson

Bear Swamp East
Cumberland County, NJ

  • Anglewing sp. 5
  • Mourning Cloak 5

Will Kerling

Lizard Tail Swamp Preserve
Cape May County, NJ

cloak still under log at 10:00 AM / flew later due to sun

  • Mourning Cloak 1

Katie Montagnaro

"the pit," Marlton
Burlington County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 3

Bruce Mohn

Cattus Island Park, Toms River
Ocean County, NJ

on shoulder of road

  • Mourning Cloak 1

Will Kerling

Woodcock Trail off Rte. 47 - USFW
Cape May County, NJ

small / green on ventral side of HW

  • Orange Sulphur 2

Will Kerling

Beaver Dam Road off Gravel Hole Road
Cape May County, NJ

  • Blueberry Azure 1

Katie Montagnaro

trail to Mohegan Lake, Marlton
Burlington County, NJ

  • Mourning Cloak 1