May 2010 Sightings

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

  • American Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 5

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

Dale Schweitzer

Eldora
Cape May County, NJ

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

Cynthia Allen

My garden in CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

touching down on Hops (foodplant)_

  • Red Admiral 1

Stephen Mason

ashland train station, voorhees
Camden County, NJ

nectaring on american holly flowers

  • Red-spotted Purple 1

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Dale Schweitzer

Port Norris, NJ
Cumberland County, NJ

American Snout: all worn / perching on or near Hackberry; Zabulon Skipper: males on territory

  • American Snout 8
  • Zabulon Skipper 3

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

one on a white snowball cluster

  • Red Admiral 3

Will Kerling

Lizard Tail Swamp Preserve
Cape May County, NJ

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: nectaring on Chokecherry blossoms; Spicebush Swallowtail: nectaring on Chokecherry blossoms; Henry's Elfin: all rags; American Snout: This was the 62nd butterfly species for the LT field survey over its third year.; Red-spotted Purple: very fresh / puddling; Little Wood-Satyr: digital image; Juvenal's Duskywing: digital images - top and bottom sides

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 2
  • Frosted Elfin 1
  • Henry's Elfin 5
  • Holly Azure 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • American Snout 3
  • American Lady 6
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 1
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 1

Will Kerling

Siegtown Road
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Dave Amadio

Hidden Valley WMA
Cape May County, NJ

  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • American Lady 2
  • Red Admiral 7

Dave Amadio

Belleplain State Forest
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 4
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 106
  • Brown Elfin 2
  • Azure, sp. 7
  • Holly Azure 2
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Red-spotted Purple 4
  • Duskywing sp. 1
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 1

Katie Montagnaro

my house, Marlton
Burlington County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Monarch 1

Jim Dowdell

yard in North Cape May
Cape May County, NJ

a female ovipositing on milkweed

  • Monarch 1

Dave Amadio

Dennisville RR Tracks
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: male on dewberry; Spicebush Swallowtail: including one roadkill; Painted Lady: fresh nectaring on dewberry; Southern Cloudywing: after image was reviewed by W.Kerling & D.Schweitzer

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 6
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Frosted Elfin 12
  • Eastern Pine Elfin 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • American Lady 6
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 3
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Southern Cloudywing 1
  • Northern Cloudywing 1
  • Sleepy Duskywing 2
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 2
  • Cobweb Skipper 4

Will Kerling

Old Goshen/Swainton Road
Cape May County, NJ

  • Red Admiral 1

Dave Amadio

Jake's Landing Road
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • American Lady 2
  • Red Admiral 5

Dave Amadio

Old Robbin's Trail
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Brown Elfin 2
  • Azure, sp. 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • Red Admiral 1

Will Kerling

CMCH to Indian Trail Road via Rte. 9
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Red Admiral 1

Pat Sutton

Sutton's garden in Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1

Dale Schweitzer

Port Norris, NJ
Cumberland County, NJ

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: a female on Rhododendron catawbaense; Spicebush Swallowtail: a female on Rhododendron catawbaense; Question Mark: summer form female migrant / fresh!; Zabulon Skipper: males on territory

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 3

ANSP entomology adult program participants

Franklin Parker Preserve
Burlington County, NJ

Eastern Pine Elfin: decent conditiin; Cobweb Skipper: fairly worn, on territory

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Pine Elfin 1
  • American Lady 6
  • Cobweb Skipper 3

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

American Snout: briefly landing on Hackberry; Red Admiral: on rotting fruit dish; Tawny-edged Skipper: have digital image; Sachem: nectaring on Lantana & French Lilac; Zabulon Skipper: male on wild geranium

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • American Snout 1
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 1
  • Sachem 4

Will Kerling

Lizard Tail Swamp Preserve
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: a fresh male; Henry's Elfin: all rags; Red-banded Hairstreak: spider caught one; Holly Azure: all rags; American Snout: hanging out near chokecherry blossoms for two days now / one puddling; Question Mark: a summer form / got a digital image; American Lady: laying eggs on Pearly Everlasting; Common Buckeye: a mated pair; Red-spotted Purple: puddling; Viceroy: one egg laying on a willow sp.; Little Wood-Satyr: increasing in numbers; Cobweb Skipper: a female and a male

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 5
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 4
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 5
  • Frosted Elfin 12
  • Henry's Elfin 4
  • Eastern Pine Elfin 1
  • Holly Azure 4
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • American Snout 3
  • Lady sp. 2
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 18
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 7
  • Common Buckeye 6
  • Red-spotted Purple 4
  • Viceroy 2
  • Little Wood-Satyr 5
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Cobweb Skipper 2

Will Kerling

Rte. 550 between Rte. 9 and Woodbine
Cape May County, NJ

  • Red Admiral 1

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

briefly nectared on French Lilac

  • Red Admiral 1

Will Kerling

Belleplain State Forest
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 3
  • Elfin sp. 1
  • Azure, sp. 6
  • Red Admiral 4

Matt Webster

Higbee Beach
Cape May County, NJ

female

  • Falcate Orangetip 1

Dave Amadio

At work in Cherry Hill
Camden County, NJ

Zabulon Skipper: males

  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 2
  • Least Skipper 6

Katie Montagnaro

Trail next to "the pit," Marlton
Burlington County, NJ

Red Admiral: sunning

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Red Admiral 2