May 2010 Sightings

Will Kerling

Siegtown Road
Cape May County, NJ

  • Orange Sulphur 1

Chris Tonkinson

Lizard Tail - large milkweed field
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3

Will Kerling

Lizard Tail Swamp Preserve
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: a female; Frosted Elfin: 2 females egg laying on Wild Indigo; Eastern Tailed-Blue: all males; Holly Azure: very worn; Pearl Crescent: one a female; Common Buckeye: males on territories, already; Wild Indigo Duskywing: a very fresh territorial male; Common Sootywing: 61st species at LT; Cobweb Skipper: one female, 2 males

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Frosted Elfin 11
  • Holly Azure 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 5
  • Pearl Crescent 4
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 3
  • Common Buckeye 6
  • Southern Cloudywing 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Common Sootywing 1
  • Cobweb Skipper 3

Shawn Wainwright & Eric Reuter

Ocean County Administration Offices
Ocean County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: 19 species for the day!

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • American Copper 2

Will Kerling

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

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 7
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 1

Mike Logan and Will Kerling

Dennisville Railroad Tracks - North
Cape May County, NJ

Spicebush Swallowtail: 6 fresh ones puddling together!; Eastern Pine Elfin: egg laying on young pines; Eastern Tailed-Blue: one female; Common Buckeye: two of them - a mated pair flying around; Red-spotted Purple: fresh live one / one below along LT large milkweed field - fresh road kill; Northern Cloudywing: fresh out of chrysalis / could clearly see frosting on wings

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 6
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 28
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 3
  • Frosted Elfin 24
  • Eastern Pine Elfin 3
  • Holly Azure 6
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 15
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Pearl Crescent 16
  • American Lady 3
  • Red Admiral 4
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Duskywing sp. 6
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 6
  • Northern Cloudywing 2
  • Sleepy Duskywing 3
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 2
  • Horace's Duskywing 2
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 8
  • Cobweb Skipper 1

Matt Webster

Palmyra Cove
Burlington County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 4
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 5
  • Mourning Cloak 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 3
  • Red-spotted Purple 4
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Zabulon Skipper 4

Sandra Keller

NP Dredge Spoils
Gloucester County, NJ

Clouded Sulphur: No Orange Sulphurs today!

  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • White M Hairstreak 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Viceroy 3
  • Zabulon Skipper 3

Chris Tonkinson

Goshen Garden - CRE
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Matt Webster

Whitesbog
Burlington County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Cobweb Skipper 1

Mike Logan and Will Kerling

Lizard Tail - large milkweed field
Cape May County, NJ

Red-spotted Purple: fresh road kill / first of season

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Juniper Hairstreak 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • Red-spotted Purple 1

Mike Logan

Old Robbins Trail
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Brown Elfin 1
  • Red Admiral 2

Dale Schweitzer

Port Norris, NJ
Cumberland County, NJ

males on territory

  • Zabulon Skipper 4

Shawn Wainwright and Jessica Wainwright

Brigantine Forsythe Refuge
Atlantic County, NJ

Henry's Elfin: very worn

  • Black Swallowtail 8
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Henry's Elfin 1
  • Blueberry Azure 1
  • American Lady 6
  • Red Admiral 1

Dave Amadio

At work in Cherry Hill
Camden County, NJ

Silver-spotted Skipper: basking on Viburnum dentatum; Least Skipper: In wet area along Nj Turnpike; Zabulon Skipper: male on multi- flora rose.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 3

Matt Webster

Taylor's Preserve
Burlington County, NJ

  • Clouded Sulphur 2

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

Silver-spotted Skipper: nectaring on French Lilac

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1

Stephen Mason

my yard, Voorhees
Camden County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Will Kerling

Siegtown Road
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1

Mike Logan and Will Kerling

Rte. 47 - near Dennisville WaWa
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1

Will Kerling

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

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: tigers are much easier to see than during 2009

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 8
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Red Admiral 1

Dale Schweitzer

Eldora
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 5
  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • American Lady 1

Will Kerling

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

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Red Admiral 6

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

Spicebush Swallowtail: male nectaring on Lantana; Red Admiral: on ripened fruit dish; Sachem: male nectaring on French Lilac

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Sachem 1

Will Kerling

Lizard Tail Swamp Preserve
Cape May County, NJ

Little Wood-Satyr: 13 days earlier than last year; Silver-spotted Skipper: one was a runt

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Frosted Elfin 11
  • Eastern Pine Elfin 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Mourning Cloak 1
  • American Lady 2
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Common Buckeye 4
  • Little Wood-Satyr 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 1

Dave Amadio

At work in Cherry Hill
Camden County, NJ

Least Skipper: down in the grass out of the wind

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Rio Grande, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

  • Red Admiral 4

Chris Herz

Glouc.Cty Coll grounds
Gloucester County, NJ

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: very windy

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Lady sp. 1

Pat & Clay Sutton

Sutton's garden in Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: eggs on fennel; American Snout: laying eggs on Dwarf Hackberry; Red Admiral: laying eggs on Stinging Nettle

  • Black Swallowtail 3
  • American Snout 2
  • Red Admiral 3
  • Red-spotted Purple 1

Dale Schweitzer

Port Norris, NJ
Cumberland County, NJ

males on territory

  • Zabulon Skipper 3