August 2009 Sightings

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 to Rte. 83 via Rte. 9
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Monarch 1

Will Kerling

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

7 PM

  • Cabbage White 1

Will Kerling

Siegtown Road
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Will Kerling

Rte. 83
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 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

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

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

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

Stephen Mason

yard, Voorhees
Camden County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Sachem 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

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

Sandra Keller

Private garden - KBJ
Cape May County, NJ

fresh female

  • Zabulon 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

"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

Mike Logan, Jim Trainer and Will Kerling

Lizard Tail
Cape May County, NJ

Red-banded Hairstreak: nectaring on goldenrod sp.; Pearl Crescent: nectaring on knapweed; Common Buckeye: nectaring on Winged Sumac; Horace's Duskywing: nectaring on Winged Sumac; Swarthy Skipper: nectaring on knapweed / fresh; Northern Broken-Dash: fresh one; Zabulon Skipper: bright new males; Dun Skipper: fresh female

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 5
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 5
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Common Buckeye 22
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Viceroy 5
  • Little Wood-Satyr 1
  • Common Wood-Nymph 6
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Horace's Duskywing 3
  • Zabulon Skipper 4
  • Swarthy Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 17
  • Northern Broken-Dash 1
  • Sachem 8
  • Broad-winged Skipper 4
  • Dun Skipper 1

Stephen Mason

FPP - "10 trunks" lodge
Burlington County, NJ

nectaring in Sweet Pepperbush

  • Red-spotted Purple 1

Jesse & Jack Connor

Our garden, Port Republic
Atlantic County, NJ

Zabulon Skipper: fresh males, 3rd brood?

  • Cabbage White 10
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Monarch 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 3
  • Sachem 20

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

FPP - "10 trunks" backway to spong
Burlington County, NJ

Horace's Duskywing: checking out Scrub Oak

  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 1

Stephen Mason

FPP - south gate entrance
Burlington County, NJ

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1

Stephen Mason

FPP - "10 trunks" back way road to lodge
Burlington County, NJ

  • Mourning Cloak 1

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

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

Stephen Mason

FPP - Wading River near maliase #5, along Rt 563
Burlington County, NJ

Gray Hairstreak: worn, nectaring in Maryland Golden Aster; Common Wood-Nymph: one was unusually large and the other was nectaring on Sweet Pepperbush for a few secs.

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Common Wood-Nymph 2

Stephen Mason

FPP - maliase trap #6
Burlington County, NJ

males

  • Dun Skipper 2

Stephen Mason

FPP - "10 trunks" road to lodge south
Burlington County, NJ

Red-banded Hairstreak: very fresh; American Lady: worn, nectaring on Sweet Pepperbush; Common Buckeye: both on territories; Northern Broken-Dash: worn, nectaring on Sweet Pepperbush

  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Common Wood-Nymph 1
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Northern Broken-Dash 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

Will Kerling

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

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 5