August 2010 Sightings

Rhea Doherty

N. Boyd St. Garden - CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

  • Common Buckeye 1

Will Kerling

garden along N. Boyd St. - CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Zabulon Skipper: a male

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1

Chris Herz

Backyard garden, Audubon
Camden County, NJ

Monarch: & 1 caterpillar on common milkweed; Common Sootywing: laying eggs on lamb's quarters; first time seen in garden

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Common Sootywing 1

Pat & Clay Sutton

Sutton's garden in Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

Question Mark: on dish of gooey fruit; Red Admiral: on dish of gooey fruit; Red-spotted Purple: on dish of gooey fruit; Viceroy: on dish of gooey fruit; Tawny Emperor: on dish of gooey fruit; Common Wood-Nymph: on dish of gooey fruit

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 4
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 4
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 4
  • American Snout 1
  • Question Mark 3
  • American Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 4
  • Viceroy 1
  • Tawny Emperor 1
  • Common Wood-Nymph 1
  • Monarch 4
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 30
  • Hayhurst's Scallopwing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 2
  • Broad-winged Skipper 20

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

a male on territory

  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links Hole # 17
Cape May County, NJ

Gray Hairstreak: nectaring on Sedum; Salt Marsh Skipper: nectaring on Sedum

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 4
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 15
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 6
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Northern Broken-Dash 2
  • Little Glassywing 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 18
  • Dun Skipper 2

Will Kerling

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

Common Buckeye: nectaring on Lavender; Horace's Duskywing: nectaring on Lavender

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 10
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 2
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, W.Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: fresh male ( first adult of this species for my garden this year ); Zabulon Skipper: 5 males 2 females

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 6
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 4
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Zabulon Skipper 7
  • Swarthy Skipper 1
  • Peck's Skipper 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 2
  • Dun Skipper 3

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, W.Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Monarch 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 3
  • Dun Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Sea Isle City, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: a male

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 6
  • American Lady 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Rte. 601 to downtown Avalon, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 1

Dale Schweitzer

Haleyville, NJ
Cumberland County, NJ

Orange Sulphur: a male

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 10
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Little Yellow 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 6
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 10
  • Viceroy 1
  • Monarch 2
  • Duskywing sp. 1
  • Southern Cloudywing 4
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Delaware Skipper 3
  • Broad-winged Skipper 3

Pat & Clay Sutton

Sutton's garden in Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

Question Mark: on dish of gooey fruit; Red Admiral: on dish of gooey fruit; Red-spotted Purple: on dish of gooey fruit; Hackberry Emperor: on dish of gooey fruit; Common Wood-Nymph: on dish of gooey fruit

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 4
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • American Snout 1
  • Question Mark 4
  • American Lady 2
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Red-spotted Purple 3
  • Hackberry Emperor 1
  • Common Wood-Nymph 1
  • Monarch 4
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 25
  • Hayhurst's Scallopwing 1
  • Aaron's Skipper 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 2

J&J Connor

our garden, Pt Republic
Atlantic County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 6
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 6
  • Cabbage White 15
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 4
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 10
  • Common Sootywing 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 2

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links Hole # 17
Cape May County, NJ

nectaring on Mimosa blossoms

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1

Will Kerling

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

  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1

Will Kerling

N. Boyd St. Garden - CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Broad-winged Skipper: nectaring on Buddleia

  • Silver-spotted Skipper 7
  • Broad-winged Skipper 2

Will Kerling

Avalon, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 12

Chris Tonkinson and Will Kerling

Cape May Point State Park
Cape May County, NJ

Viceroy: both in the top of a Red Cedar late in the evening

  • Red Admiral 3
  • Viceroy 2
  • Monarch 2

Dale Schweitzer

Port Norris, NJ
Cumberland County, NJ

Hayhurst's Scallopwing: a rag

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 10
  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 12
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 16
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • American Snout 2
  • Question Mark 10
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 12
  • Hackberry Emperor 10
  • Tawny Emperor 1
  • Common Wood-Nymph 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Hayhurst's Scallopwing 1

J&J Connor

Kennedy Farm, Stockton
Atlantic County, NJ

  • Little Wood-Satyr 1
  • Dun Skipper 1

Chris Tonkinson and Will Kerling

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

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Monarch 1

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links Hole # 17
Cape May County, NJ

nectaring on Mimosa blossoms

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Avalon, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: a male

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 6
  • Orange Sulphur 1

Will Kerling

CMCH to Leaming's Run via Rte. 9
Cape May County, NJ

Red-spotted Purple: a fresh one crossed the road

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 5
  • Crossline Skipper 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 2
  • Dun Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Sea Isle City, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: a male; Red Admiral: flew across Townsends Inlet to the west

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

Chris Herz

GCC-loosestrife in garden by entrance to Library
Gloucester County, NJ

American Lady: fresh

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 7
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden
Gloucester County, NJ

Red Admiral: well worn; Wild Indigo Duskywing: fresh one on Buddleia; Zabulon Skipper: 2 females

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 7
  • Little Glassywing 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1
  • Dun Skipper 2