August 2009 Sightings

Will Kerling

East Rte. 550 Spur to Belleplain from Rte. 9
Cape May County, NJ

7 PM

  • Cabbage White 1

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links to Rte. 83 via Rte. 9
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Monarch 1

Will Kerling

Siegtown Road
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Karen and Brian Johnson

garden next to Old Rte. 47
Cape May County, NJ

Great Spangled Fritillary: nectaring on a variety of plants; Zabulon Skipper: fresh male

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Common Wood-Nymph 1
  • Monarch 7
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Sachem 16
  • Broad-winged Skipper 8

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links Hole # 17
Cape May County, NJ

'Summer' Spring Azure: nectaring on Sweet Pepperbush

  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Sachem 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1

Dale Schweitzer, Khara McKeen, Moses Katkowski and Will Kerling

Lizard Tail
Cape May County, NJ

Red-spotted Purple: egg laying on cherry tree; Viceroy: fresh males on territory; Wild Indigo Duskywing: nectaring on knapweed; Northern Broken-Dash: nectaring on Sweet Pepperbush / 60th sp. for LT ongoing butterfly inventory; Zabulon Skipper: fresh male

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Orange Sulphur 5
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • American Lady 3
  • Common Buckeye 19
  • Red-spotted Purple 7
  • Viceroy 8
  • Little Wood-Satyr 1
  • Common Wood-Nymph 7
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Horace's Duskywing 2
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 19
  • Northern Broken-Dash 2
  • Sachem 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 8

C. Herz

Backyard garden, Audubon
Camden County, NJ

Zabulon Skipper: fresh male

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • American Snout 1
  • Monarch 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Peck's Skipper 1
  • Sachem 3

Karen and Brian Johnson

Cape May County, NJ

  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 5

Will Kerling

Rte. 83
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

Wild Indigo Duskywing: one was captured and devoured by a Bald-faced Hornet; Zabulon Skipper: all males

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 3
  • Zabulon Skipper 3
  • Peck's Skipper 2
  • Sachem 3
  • Broad-winged Skipper 2

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links Hole # 17
Cape May County, NJ

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: nectaring on Sweet Pepperbush; Juniper Hairstreak: nectaring on Sweet Pepperbush; 'Summer' Spring Azure: nectaring on Sweet Pepperbush; Silver-spotted Skipper: nectaring on Sweet Pepperbush; Least Skipper: nectaring on Sweet Pepperbush; Sachem: nectaring on Sweet Pepperbush; Broad-winged Skipper: nectaring on Sweet Pepperbush

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Juniper Hairstreak 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 4
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Hayhurst's Scallopwing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 2
  • Least Skipper 2
  • Sachem 3
  • Broad-winged Skipper 16

C.Herz

Backyard garden, Audubon
Camden County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: female; Red-banded Hairstreak: very fresh

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1

Stephen Mason

yard, Voorhees
Camden County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Sachem 1

Will Kerling

CMCH to Rio Grande via Rte. 9
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 5

Stephen Mason

yard, Voorhees
Camden County, NJ

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: on butterfly bush; Silver-spotted Skipper: on butterfly bush; Broad-winged Skipper: on butterfly bush

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: including 1 dark form fem.; Red-banded Hairstreak: on joe-pye weed; Zabulon Skipper: all males ( one nectaring deep inside purple wave petunias

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 2
  • Question Mark 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 4
  • Sachem 2
  • Broad-winged Skipper 3

Stephen Mason

FPP - Wading River near maliase #5, upstream
Burlington County, NJ

Red-banded Hairstreak: very fresh; Dion Skipper: fresh; Dun Skipper: male

  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Dion Skipper 6
  • Dun Skipper 1

Stephen Mason

FPP - "10 trunks" spong
Burlington County, NJ

Eastern Tailed-Blue: nectaring on Lance-leaved Centaury; Least Skipper: nectaring on Lance-leaved Centaury

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Least Skipper 1

Stephen Mason

Mohegan Lake, Marlton
Burlington County, NJ

'Summer' Spring Azure: nectaring on Sweet Pepperbush; American Lady: fresh; Sachem: nectaring on Sweet Pepperbush, being territorial; Zabulon Skipper: males on territory

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 3
  • Sachem 2

Stephen Mason

Silver Lake
Camden County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links Hole # 17
Cape May County, NJ

Hayhurst's Scallopwing: fresh one

  • Hayhurst's Scallopwing 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 2

Stephen Mason

trail to "the pit," Marlton
Burlington County, NJ

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: nectaring on Sweet Pepperbush; Spicebush Swallowtail: nectaring on Sweet Pepperbush; Striped Hairstreak: photo, worn, nectaring on Sweet Pepperbush; Juniper Hairstreak: photo, worn, nectaring on Sweet Pepperbush; White M Hairstreak: very fresh, nectaring on Sweet Pepperbush; Horace's Duskywing: fresh; Northern Broken-Dash: nectaring on Sweet Pepperbush

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 6
  • Striped Hairstreak 1
  • Juniper Hairstreak 1
  • White M Hairstreak 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Northern Broken-Dash 2

Stephen Mason

Katie's yard, Marlton
Burlington County, NJ

Peck's Skipper: nectaring on purple ButterflyBush; Northern Broken-Dash: nectaring on purple ButterflyBush; Sachem: nectaring on purple ButterflyBush

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Peck's Skipper 1
  • Northern Broken-Dash 1
  • Sachem 1

Will Kerling

Siegtown Road
Cape May County, NJ

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Sachem 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 2

Stephen Mason

FPP - maliase trap #5
Burlington County, NJ

fresh

  • Appalachian Brown 4

Stephen Mason

FPP - beginning of Airfield
Burlington County, NJ

Eastern Tailed-Blue: eaten by female Eastern Pondhawk; Common Buckeye: on territory; Horace's Duskywing: fresh, but had piece missing from wing; Sachem: on territory

  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Sachem 2

Stephen Mason

"the pit," Marlton (only part)
Burlington County, NJ

Cabbage White: was at location only for a couple of mins

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2

Stephen Mason

FPP - maliase trap #6
Burlington County, NJ

males

  • Dun Skipper 2