August 2010 Sightings

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; Tawny Emperor: on dish of gooey fruit; Common Wood-Nymph: on dish of gooey fruit; Hayhurst's Scallopwing: nectaring on Verbena bonariensis and NY Ironweed; Sachem: female

  • Black Swallowtail 4
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 5
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 4
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 11
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • American Snout 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Question Mark 3
  • American Lady 2
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • Red-spotted Purple 3
  • Tawny Emperor 1
  • Common Wood-Nymph 1
  • Monarch 4
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 40
  • Hayhurst's Scallopwing 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 2
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 1
  • Sachem 1

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden 23 sp. today!
Gloucester County, NJ

4males 2 females

  • Zabulon Skipper 6

Sandra Keller

Palmyra
Burlington County, NJ

  • Swarthy Skipper 1

Chris Herz

Backyard garden, Audubon
Camden County, NJ

Red-banded Hairstreak: fresh, resting in shade; Red-spotted Purple: very worn, in cherry tree; Monarch: on mexican sunflower

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 2
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Anglewing sp. 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Monarch 2
  • Sachem 3

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links Hole # 17
Cape May County, NJ

Spicebush Swallowtail: nectaring on Mimosa blossoms; Common Buckeye: nectaring on Sweet Pepperbush; Monarch: nectaring on Swamp Milkweed; Little Glassywing: very fresh; Sachem: a female; Zabulon Skipper: 4 females; Dun Skipper: nectaring on Water Willow

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 4
  • American Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Monarch 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 10
  • Zabulon Skipper 24
  • Least Skipper 8
  • Little Glassywing 1
  • Sachem 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 4
  • Dun Skipper 8

Will Kerling

county road to downtown Avalon off Rte. 9
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: nectaring on Mimosa blossoms

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

Will Kerling

Avalon, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Monarch 1

Chris Tonkinson

Rte. 9 just north of Avalon Golf Links
Cape May County, NJ

  • Monarch 1

Pat & Clay Sutton

Sutton's garden in Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

Red-spotted Purple: on dish of gooey fruit; Hackberry Emperor: on dish of gooey fruit; Monarch: much egg laying on various milkweeds

  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Hackberry Emperor 1
  • Monarch 4
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 25

Chris Tonkinson

Wetlands Institute
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1

Will Kerling

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

Black Swallowtail: nectaring on a Pink Rose species; Zabulon Skipper: 2 females and 2 males

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Monarch 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 4
  • Sachem 1

Dave Amadio

At work in Cherry Hill
Camden County, NJ

Common Buckeye: FOS at work; Silver-spotted Skipper: nectaring on purple loosestrife; Least Skipper: nectaring on purple loosestrife; Peck's Skipper: nectaring on purple loosestrife; Sachem: nectaring on purple loosestrife; Broad-winged Skipper: nectaring on purple loosestrife

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Least Skipper 2
  • Peck's Skipper 2
  • Sachem 3
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1

Chris Tonkinson and Will Kerling

Cape May, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Chris Tonkinson and Will Kerling

Wetlands Institute
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 6
  • Monarch 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 3

Chris Tonkinson and Will Kerling

Cape May Point State Park
Cape May County, NJ

Gray Hairstreak: chasing an American Lady away from its shrub territory!

  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • American Lady 3
  • Common Buckeye 5
  • Monarch 6

Sandra Keller

Backyard garden
Gloucester County, NJ

Pearl Crescent: Sandra's obs. earlier in day; American Lady: Sandra's obs. earlier in day; Little Glassywing: Sandra's obs. earlier in day

  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Little Glassywing 1

Will Kerling

Sea Isle City, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: a black form female

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Monarch 1

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden
Gloucester County, NJ

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: nectaring on Buddleia & Zinnias; Monarch: including a mating pair; Zabulon Skipper: 5 males 1 female

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 6
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 3
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2
  • Red Admiral 3
  • Monarch 3
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 6
  • Sachem 2
  • Dun Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links Hole # 17
Cape May County, NJ

Sachem: nectaring on Lantana

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 5
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Sachem 4

Will Kerling

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

Silver-spotted Skipper: nectaring on Buddleia; Zabulon Skipper: both females; Broad-winged Skipper: nectaring on Buddleia

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 2
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1
  • Dun Skipper 2

Will Kerling

Rte. 601 toward downtown Avalon
Cape May County, NJ

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Monarch 1

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden
Gloucester County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: male; Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: including 1 dark female; Horace's Duskywing: fresh male on Buddleia

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 5
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White 5
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 3
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Monarch 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 6
  • Sachem 3
  • Dun Skipper 2

Will Kerling

Avalon, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 4

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; Tawny Emperor: on dish of gooey fruit; Common Wood-Nymph: on dish of gooey fruit; Monarch: much egg laying on various milkweeds

  • Black Swallowtail 4
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 4
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 4
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 4
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • American Snout 2
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Question Mark 5
  • American Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • Red-spotted Purple 4
  • Hackberry Emperor 2
  • Tawny Emperor 1
  • Common Wood-Nymph 2
  • Monarch 4
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 25

Will Kerling

Leaming's Run
Cape May County, NJ

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: one a black form female; Red-banded Hairstreak: 9 nectaring on Peppermint in a Herb Garden; Eastern Tailed-Blue: one nectaring on Sweet Basil and another on Peppermint; Silver-spotted Skipper: one nectaring on Joe-Pye Weed; Hayhurst's Scallopwing: a female; Common Sootywing: only second sighting at LR; Swarthy Skipper: resting on a large red-colored Rose; Sachem: males and females; Delaware Skipper: nectaring on Joe-Pye Weed; Zabulon Skipper: 5 females

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 5
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 20
  • Cabbage White 23
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 11
  • Gray Hairstreak 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 4
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • Common Buckeye 10
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Monarch 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 15
  • Hayhurst's Scallopwing 1
  • Common Sootywing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 12
  • Swarthy Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 5
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 5
  • Little Glassywing 5
  • Sachem 15
  • Delaware Skipper 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 17
  • Dun Skipper 4

Dave Amadio

At work in Cherry Hill
Camden County, NJ

'Summer' Spring Azure: nectaring on goldenrod; Pearl Crescent: 1 in the grasp of crab spider; Common Buckeye: nectaring on Purple loosestrife; Red-spotted Purple: fresh; Silver-spotted Skipper: nectaring on Purple loosestrife; Peck's Skipper: nectaring on Purple loosestrife; Sachem: most on Purple loosestrife

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 2
  • Least Skipper 7
  • Peck's Skipper 1
  • Sachem 7

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Silver-spotted Skipper: turned up at 7:40 AM

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links Hole # 17
Cape May County, NJ

Orange Sulphur: nectaring on Lantana

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 3
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 5
  • Sachem 7
  • Dun Skipper 3

Will Kerling

Sea Isle City, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

Broad-winged Skipper: one came into an open garage to rest in the shade

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 5
  • Monarch 4
  • Broad-winged Skipper 3