May 2010 Sightings

Will Kerling

Lizard Tail Swamp Preserve
Cape May County, NJ

Eastern Pine Elfin: puddling; Red-banded Hairstreak: all puddling on forest trail; Red-spotted Purple: fresh one puddling

  • Red-banded Hairstreak 16
  • Eastern Pine Elfin 1
  • American Lady 2
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 1
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 1

Will Kerling

Woodland Village Along Rte. 9 just before Rte. 83
Cape May County, NJ

  • Red Admiral 1

Jack Connor

Our garden, Port Republic
Atlantic County, NJ

Zabulon Skipper: one female

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 3

Will Kerling

road to Avalon from Rte. 9
Cape May County, NJ

  • Red Admiral 1

Will Kerling

Leaming's Run
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1

Dave Amadio

At work in Cherry Hill
Camden County, NJ

Zabulon Skipper: males

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

Shawn Wainwright & Jessica Wainwright

Island Beach State Park
Ocean County, NJ

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Henry's Elfin 2
  • Azure, sp. 3
  • Mourning Cloak 1
  • American Lady 5
  • Red Admiral 6

Matt Webster

Higbee Beach
Cape May County, NJ

female

  • Falcate Orangetip 1

Sandra Keller

Glassboro Woods
Gloucester County, NJ

Red-banded Hairstreak: On the dirt roads

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 6
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 9
  • Lady sp. 4
  • American Lady 3
  • Painted Lady 2
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1

Jack Connor

Beaver Dam Rd
Burlington County, NJ

Brown Elfin: at least, very worn; Azure, sp.: one seen best seemed idella; Sleepy Duskywing: at least; worn, photo'd

  • Elfin sp. 3
  • Brown Elfin 2
  • Eastern Pine Elfin
  • Azure, sp. 10
  • Duskywing sp. 6
  • Sleepy Duskywing 1
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 3

Jack Connor

Bearberry flats, W. Grove
Ocean County, NJ

Hoary Elfin: some worn, others looked good

  • Hoary Elfin 12
  • American Lady
  • Red Admiral

Shawn Wainwright & Roger Jennings

My butterfly garden in Toms River
Ocean County, NJ

  • Sachem 1

Shawn Wainwright & Roger Jennings

Silver Ridge in Toms River
Ocean County, NJ

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 3
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 8
  • Blueberry Azure 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • American Lady 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Goshen CRE Garden
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: a first instar Cat on fennel

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Dennisville Railroad Tracks - North
Cape May County, NJ

Juvenal's Duskywing: a worn female

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 3
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 20
  • Frosted Elfin 5
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 10
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 12
  • Southern Cloudywing 1
  • Northern Cloudywing 1
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 1
  • Sachem 1
  • Common Roadside-Skipper 2

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

  • Lady sp. 1

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links # 17
Cape May County, NJ

  • Lady sp. 1

Will Kerling

Lizard Tail Swamp Preserve
Cape May County, NJ

Frosted Elfin: nectaring on Dewberry blossoms; Red-banded Hairstreak: nectaring on Dewberry blossoms; Eastern Tailed-Blue: one female; American Snout: nectaring on Chokecherry blossoms; Red Admiral: puddling / most of them; Common Buckeye: nectaring on Dewberry blossoms; Silver-spotted Skipper: nectaring on Dewberry blossoms; Zabulon Skipper: nectaring on Dewberry blossoms

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 3
  • Frosted Elfin 10
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 6
  • American Snout 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 4
  • Red Admiral 14
  • Common Buckeye 6
  • Little Wood-Satyr 18
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 8

Will Kerling

Dennisville, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1

Will Kerling

Dennisville Railroad Tracks - North
Cape May County, NJ

Brown Elfin: a total faded rag; Eastern Pine Elfin: a female laying eggs on a young pine; Red-banded Hairstreak: one nectaring on Dewberry blossoms; Eastern Tailed-Blue: a male; Red-spotted Purple: some puddling; Silver-spotted Skipper: one nectaring on Dewberry blossoms; Sleepy Duskywing: one nectaring on Dewberry blossoms; Cobweb Skipper: a female, a male

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 8
  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 2
  • Brown Elfin 1
  • Frosted Elfin 11
  • Eastern Pine Elfin 1
  • Holly Azure 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • Question Mark 3
  • American Lady 10
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 5
  • Red-spotted Purple 5
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 21
  • Sleepy Duskywing 4
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 12
  • Horace's Duskywing 4
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 11
  • Cobweb Skipper 2
  • Sachem 6

Will Kerling

Rte. 47 enroute to Dennisville from Court House
Cape May County, NJ

  • Red Admiral 1

Jack Connor

our yard, Port Republic
Atlantic County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 2

Jack Connor

roadside, Port Republic
Atlantic County, NJ

  • Red Admiral 1

Will Kerling

Siegtown Road
Cape May County, NJ

  • Red Admiral 1

Stephen Mason

my yard, Voorhees
Camden County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Jean Gutsmuth/Chip Krilowicz

Glassboro WMA
Gloucester County, NJ

Zabulon Skipper: males

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 5
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 4
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • American Lady 10
  • Red-spotted Purple 2
  • Little Wood-Satyr 2
  • Southern Cloudywing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 2

Will Kerling

Rte. 47 enroute to dennisville from Court House/Dennisville Road
Cape May County, NJ

  • American Lady 1

Dave Amadio

At work in Cherry Hill
Camden County, NJ

Zabulon Skipper: both males

  • Zabulon Skipper 2
  • Least Skipper 4

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

Question Mark: on ripened banana

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • American Snout 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Hayhurst's Scallopwing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 2
  • Sachem 2

Will Kerling

Rte. 47 to Jake's Landing Road
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: both females; Red Admiral: Red Admirals were moving East to West and South to North today.

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • American Snout 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 5
  • Red Admiral 19