August 2010 Sightings

Will Kerling

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

Black Swallowtail: a female laying eggs on Fennel; Red-spotted Purple: very fresh

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Monarch 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Sachem 2
  • Sachem 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

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 6
  • Question Mark 3
  • American Lady 2
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 5
  • Red-spotted Purple 4
  • Monarch 8
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 10
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Sachem 18

Dale Schweitzer

Port Norris, NJ
Cumberland County, NJ

Question Mark: coming to fruit; American Lady: coming to fruit; Common Buckeye: one came to moth bait!; Red-spotted Purple: coming to fruit; Hackberry Emperor: coming to fruit; Tawny Emperor: coming to fruit; Common Wood-Nymph: coming to fruit

  • Question Mark 8
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 21
  • Red-spotted Purple 12
  • Hackberry Emperor 2
  • Tawny Emperor 3
  • Common Wood-Nymph 2

Will Kerling

Avalon, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: a female; Gray Hairstreak: one nectaring on Sedum

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 7
  • Cloudless Sulphur 2
  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • American Lady 1
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Monarch 12
  • Sachem 10

Will Kerling

Sea Isle City, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: 4 females; Gray Hairstreak: nectaring on Sedum; Common Buckeye: one nectaring on Russian Sage; Monarch: fueling on Buddleia nectar before moving farther south

  • Black Swallowtail 5
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 4
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 2
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • American Lady 2
  • Common Buckeye 7
  • Monarch 29
  • Sachem 4

Will Kerling

downtown Sea Isle City to Rte. 9
Cape May County, NJ

Gray Hairstreak: one nectaring on White Sweet Clover; Sachem: one nectaring on Eupatorium sp.

  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Common Buckeye 18
  • Sachem 4

Jean Gutsmuth

Winslow/Cedar Lake WMR
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 4
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 5
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Little Yellow 8
  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 6
  • Variegated Fritillary 2
  • American Lady 2
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 6
  • Red-spotted Purple 2
  • Viceroy 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 1
  • Monarch 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 4
  • Least Skipper 3
  • Sachem 3
  • Broad-winged Skipper 2

Chris Tonkinson

CRE Garden - Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

  • American Lady 2

Dave Amadio

At work in Cherry Hill
Camden County, NJ

Gray Hairstreak: rag on Purple loosestrife

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Peck's Skipper 5
  • Sachem 6

Will Kerling

Rte. 601 toward downtown Avalon
Cape May County, NJ

Cloudless Sulphur: moving northward

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 5
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 2
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Monarch 4

Dale Schweitzer

Port Norris, NJ
Cumberland County, NJ

Little Yellow: a first for the yard; Question Mark: coming to fruit; American Lady: coming to fruit; Red Admiral: coming to fruit; Common Buckeye: coming to fruit; Red-spotted Purple: conserative number / coming to fruit; Hackberry Emperor: coming to fruit; Tawny Emperor: conserative number / coming to fruit; Common Wood-Nymph: coming to fruit

  • Little Yellow 1
  • Question Mark 3
  • American Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 20
  • Hackberry Emperor 3
  • Tawny Emperor 14
  • Common Wood-Nymph 6

Will Kerling

Leaming's Run
Cape May County, NJ

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: one beautiful 'black form' female; Red-banded Hairstreak: once again nectaring on Peppermint; 'Summer' Spring Azure: one nectaring on white-flowering Clematis sp.; Crossline Skipper: one was fresh; Zabulon Skipper: males

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 5
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 14
  • Cabbage White 21
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 5
  • Gray Hairstreak 12
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 11
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • American Lady 3
  • Painted Lady 2
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Common Buckeye 53
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Monarch 19
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 10
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 3
  • Swarthy Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 2
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 1
  • Crossline Skipper 2
  • Sachem 82
  • Dun Skipper 1

Chris Tonkinson

Court House - Dennisville Road, Goshen - Swainton Road and CRE Garden - Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

  • Monarch 10

Will Kerling

Woodland Village - Clermont, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

Cloudless Sulphur: more common every day; Sachem: swarms of them some places!

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 4
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • American Lady 2
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 15
  • Monarch 9
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 4
  • Sachem 133

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

  • Monarch 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Avalon, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

Cloudless Sulphur: moving northward

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 2
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Monarch 7

Pat & Clay Sutton

Sutton's garden in Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

Red-banded Hairstreak: all rags; Question Mark: on dish of gooey fruit; American Lady: all over SEDUM, which JUST started blooing; Red Admiral: on dish of gooey fruit; Red-spotted Purple: on dish of gooey fruit; Tawny Emperor: 2 mint fresh, 1 rag; Common Wood-Nymph: on dish of gooey fruit; Monarch: 1 pair in tandem / mating

  • Black Swallowtail 3
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 8
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 3
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Little Yellow 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 3
  • Gray Hairstreak 5
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 8
  • American Snout 1
  • Question Mark 2
  • American Lady 8
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Common Buckeye 8
  • Red-spotted Purple 4
  • Tawny Emperor 3
  • Common Wood-Nymph 1
  • Monarch 12
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 10
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 1
  • Sachem 20

Will Kerling

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

Black Swallowtail: a male; Spicebush Swallowtail: one nectaring on Cardinal Flower; Zabulon Skipper: male

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 7
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Common Buckeye 10
  • Monarch 5
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Sachem 34

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden
Gloucester County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: S.Keller's obs. earlier in day; White M Hairstreak: 42nd sp. in garden this year. Ist since 2006; 'Summer' Spring Azure: S.Keller's obs. earlier in day; Red-spotted Purple: all on watermelon; Silver-spotted Skipper: S.Keller's obs. earlier in day; Hayhurst's Scallopwing: S.Keller's obs. earlier in day

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 3
  • White M Hairstreak 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 5
  • Hackberry Emperor 1
  • Tawny Emperor 1
  • Monarch 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Hayhurst's Scallopwing 3
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Sachem 7

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links Hole # 17
Cape May County, NJ

  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Monarch 3
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Sachem 14

Sandra Keller

My garden in Barrington.
Camden County, NJ

  • Variegated Fritillary 1
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