May 2010 Sightings

Dave Amadio

At work in Cherry Hill
Camden County, NJ

'Summer' Spring Azure: fresh; Least Skipper: The NJ Turnpike mowers missed a wet area!

  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Least Skipper 5
  • Peck's Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links Hole # 17
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Red Admiral 1

Will Kerling

Siegtown Road
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links Hole # 17
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1

Shawn Wainwright & Roger Jennings

Silver Ridge in Toms River
Ocean County, NJ

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 2

Will Kerling

Dennisville Railroad Tracks - North
Cape May County, NJ

Eastern Pine Elfin: laying eggs on young pines; Juniper Hairstreak: fresh; Question Mark: summer form; Silver-spotted Skipper: most , if not all, patrolling males; Juvenal's Duskywing: all rags; Horace's Duskywing: both rags; Wild Indigo Duskywing: all rags / two courting

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 6
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 18
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Frosted Elfin 3
  • Eastern Pine Elfin 1
  • Juniper Hairstreak 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 3
  • Red-spotted Purple 3
  • Little Wood-Satyr 2
  • Duskywing sp. 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 25
  • Northern Cloudywing 1
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 8
  • Horace's Duskywing 2
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 10
  • Zabulon Skipper 2
  • Sachem 1

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1

Chris Tonkinson

intersection of Rte. 47 and Court House-Dennisville Road
Cape May County, NJ

flying high

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1

Stephen Mason

my yard, Voorhees
Camden County, NJ

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: small one

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2

Dale Schweitzer

Port Norris, NJ
Cumberland County, NJ

  • Zabulon Skipper 2

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Red Admiral 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1

Dave Amadio

At work in Cherry Hill
Camden County, NJ

Zabulon Skipper: both males

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 2
  • Least Skipper 9

Will Kerling

Court House-Dennisville Road
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Will Kerling

Rte. 47 enroute to Dennisville
Cape May County, NJ

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2

Dale Schweitzer

Eldora
Cape May County, NJ

  • Little Wood-Satyr 1
  • Aaron's Skipper 5

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

Cabbage White: nectaring on Nepeta ( later consumed by Catbird); Zabulon Skipper: male nectaring on Salvia

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Nummy Island
Cape May County, NJ

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Red Admiral 1

Will Kerling

road back to CMCH from Stone Harbor
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Dave Amadio

At work in Cherry Hill
Camden County, NJ

Peck's Skipper: nectaring on white clover

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 3
  • Peck's Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Stone Harbor, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Sachem 2

Will Kerling

Lizard Tail Swamp Preserve
Cape May County, NJ

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: nectaring on Multiflora Rose; American Snout: in a Chokecherry tree basking; Southern Cloudywing: nectaring on Red Sweet Clover; Wild Indigo Duskywing: nectaring on Linaria canadensis; Least Skipper: nectaring on Bush Clover, Red Sweet Clover and Medic; Zabulon Skipper: males perched on territory

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 5
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 7
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • American Snout 1
  • Lady sp. 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 4
  • Viceroy 4
  • Little Wood-Satyr 51
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Southern Cloudywing 2
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 3
  • Zabulon Skipper 5
  • Least Skipper 22
  • Dun Skipper 3

Dale Schweitzer

Eldora
Cumberland County, NJ

  • Aaron's Skipper 5

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, W.Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: 1st instar cat on rue; Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: fresh nectaring on Nepeta; Zabulon Skipper: male

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

Will Kerling

Leaming's Run
Cape May County, NJ

Little Wood-Satyr: in the shaded woods; Least Skipper: low in the grasses near a pond; Zabulon Skipper: all territorial males

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 4
  • Cabbage White 6
  • Little Wood-Satyr 3
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Zabulon Skipper 3
  • Least Skipper 1

Dale Schweitzer

Port Norris, NJ
Cumberland County, NJ

  • Hayhurst's Scallopwing 1

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links to Leaming's Run via Rte. 9
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1

Sandra Keller, Dave Lord, and others.

Some NLT properties
Salem County, NJ

  • Little Wood-Satyr 32

Dave Amadio

Wheelabrator refuge Westville .
Gloucester County, NJ

Spicebush Swallowtail: nectaring on Japanese Honeysuckle; Swarthy Skipper: nectaring on white clover; Peck's Skipper: nectaring on white clover; Tawny-edged Skipper: nectaring on white clover; Sachem: faded male; Dun Skipper: fresh

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 4
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Swarthy Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Peck's Skipper 1
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 1
  • Crossline Skipper 2
  • Sachem 1
  • Dun Skipper 2

Dale Schweitzer

Port Norris, NJ
Cumberland County, NJ

American Snout: didn't go to roof for counting of snouts atop the Hackberry / There were probably more in the tree!!

  • American Snout 6
  • Hayhurst's Scallopwing 1