May 2010 Sightings

Dave Amadio

Riverwinds community ctr.
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 25
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Least Skipper 1

Dave Amadio

Riverwinds scenic trail
Gloucester County, NJ

American Copper: fresh looking, 2nd brood?; Crossline Skipper: saw 2 mated pairs; Zabulon Skipper: 1 male & 1 female

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 4
  • Cabbage White 18
  • American Copper 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 3
  • Red Admiral 11
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 2
  • Swarthy Skipper 1
  • Peck's Skipper 3
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 1
  • Crossline Skipper 9

Dave Lord

Buckshutem WMA Fields
Cumberland County, NJ

  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1

Dave Lord

Supawna NWR
Salem County, NJ

  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Least Skipper 3

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 2

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden W.Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links Hole # 17
Cape May County, NJ

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: a pure dark form female; Red-spotted Purple: a total rag; Zabulon Skipper: males

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 2
  • Least Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Railroad Tracks just north of Indian Trail Road
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Little Wood-Satyr 3
  • Zabulon Skipper 3

Dale Schweitzer

Port Norris, NJ
Cumberland County, NJ

Zabulon Skipper: a female

  • American Snout 3
  • Hayhurst's Scallopwing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 3

Will Kerling

Rte. 638 to Rte. 550
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 3

Dave Amadio

Riverwinds scenic trail
Gloucester County, NJ

American Copper: all very fresh; Wild Indigo Duskywing: very worn out; Peck's Skipper: including 1 mated pr.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 28
  • American Copper 10
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Anglewing sp. 2
  • American Lady 5
  • Red Admiral 9
  • Little Wood-Satyr 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 2
  • Peck's Skipper 3
  • Crossline Skipper 7
  • Sachem 1

Will Kerling

Woodbine, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Dave Amadio

Wheelabrator refuge
Gloucester County, NJ

Tawny-edged Skipper: well worn; Zabulon Skipper: male

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White 15
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • American Lady 2
  • Red Admiral 10
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Swarthy Skipper 5
  • Least Skipper 3
  • Peck's Skipper 2
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 2
  • Crossline Skipper 5
  • Sachem 3
  • Dun Skipper 1

Sandra Keller

Fortescue area
Cumberland County, NJ

Were heading north over the marshes.

  • Red Admiral 3

Will Kerling

Belleplain State Forest
Cape May County, NJ

Spicebush Swallowtail: several females egg laying on Sassafrass trees; Red-banded Hairstreak: maybe, second brood

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 19
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 3
  • Little Wood-Satyr 1

Jack Connor

various spots in Port Rep
Atlantic County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 30
  • American Lady 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 6
  • Least Skipper 2

Will Kerling

Old Goshen/Swainton Road
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 2

Will Kerling

High's Beach Road turnoff to Dennisville via Rte. 47
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Red Admiral 1

Chris Tonkinson and Will Kerling

High's Beach
Cape May County, NJ

American Snout: lots of Hackberry trees; Question Mark: all summer forms / one flying at 8:06 PM

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White 8
  • American Snout 14
  • Question Mark 4
  • Hackberry Emperor 2
  • Dun Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Goshen, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Sandra Keller

Heislerville WMA - the dikes around the shorebird impoundment.
Cumberland County, NJ

I believe this is a new early date for me for this species.

  • Aaron's Skipper 4

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, W.Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: nectaring on yellow Lantana; Question Mark: Chased by young Tufted Titmouse; Hayhurst's Scallopwing: laying eggs on Lamb's Quarters; Zabulon Skipper: male; Dun Skipper: fresh

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 2
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Hayhurst's Scallopwing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Dun Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Between Congressional Drive and Avalon turnoff on Rte. 9
Cape May County, NJ

  • Red Admiral

Will Kerling

Road to Avalon from turnoff on Rte. 9
Cape May County, NJ

a female

  • Black Swallowtail 1

Will Kerling

Goshen, NJ on Rte. 47
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Will Kerling

High's Beach
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: female and a male; Question Mark: a rag - summer form; Hackberry Emperor: males on territory in Hackberry trees; Zabulon Skipper: a male

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 14
  • American Snout 3
  • Question Mark 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 2
  • Hackberry Emperor 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 2

Will Kerling

High's Beach Road
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Will Kerling

Old Goshen/Swainton Road
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 3

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links Hole # 17
Cape May County, NJ

Question Mark: all summer form

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2
  • Question Mark 3
  • Zabulon Skipper 2
  • Least Skipper 1

Sandra Keller

Palmyra
Burlington County, NJ

Red Admiral: Looked like many were egg-laying.; Least Skipper: In the grasses.

  • American Lady 3
  • Red Admiral 16
  • Least Skipper 9