August 2010 Sightings

Sandra Keller

Eldora NC garden
Cape May County, NJ

  • Salt Marsh Skipper 9
  • Aaron's Skipper 5
  • Delaware Skipper 2

Will Kerling

Sea Isle City, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • Sachem 3

Chris Tonkinson

CRE Garden - Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1

Will Kerling

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

Viceroy: county zoo pond / very dark, fresh

  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Viceroy 1
  • Monarch 2
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Sachem 15

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

nectaring on Mimosa blossoms

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1

Jackie Parker

Foster Ave.
Cape May County, NJ

  • Black Swallowtail 3
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • American Snout 2
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 2
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Zabulon Skipper 2
  • Least Skipper 2
  • Sachem 5

Will Kerling

Triangle Garden - Cape May Point
Cape May County, NJ

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Common Buckeye 4
  • Monarch 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Sachem 3

Will Kerling

Sunset Beach
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: one female; Orange Sulphur: a mated pair with a yellow male and a white female / digital images; Wild Indigo Duskywing: fresh / my first of this species in Cape May area

  • Black Swallowtail 5
  • Cabbage White 4
  • Orange Sulphur 20
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 2
  • American Lady 1
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 16
  • Monarch 2
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Swarthy Skipper 17
  • Sachem 3

Will Kerling

Cape May Point State Park
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: a freshly eclosed female without tails / Digital Images!; Little Yellow: patrolling males; Zabulon Skipper: all territorial males

  • Black Swallowtail 9
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 5
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Orange Sulphur 9
  • Cloudless Sulphur 3
  • Little Yellow 3
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Question Mark 4
  • American Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 48
  • Viceroy 2
  • Monarch 7
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 3
  • Sachem 1

Rhea Doherty

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

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Coral and Cambridge Avenue Garden
Cape May County, NJ

  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Sachem 1

Will Kerling

mile 0 - end of parkway
Cape May County, NJ

fresh

  • Red-spotted Purple 1

Will Kerling

Cape May Point, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 2
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Monarch 5
  • Sachem 3

Will Kerling

Meadows - TNC
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: 5 females; Little Yellow: 4 females / all , but one Little Yellow fresh / New Generation?; Red Admiral: nectaring on Salt-marsh Fleabane; Red-spotted Purple: rag; Viceroy: near a Willow sp. / 1st Viceroy for the Meadows; Monarch: several nectaring on Salt-marsh Fleabane

  • Black Swallowtail 24
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 10
  • Little Yellow 16
  • American Copper 3
  • Gray Hairstreak 7
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • Variegated Fritillary 3
  • Pearl Crescent 4
  • American Lady 17
  • Red Admiral 3
  • Common Buckeye 117
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Viceroy 1
  • Monarch 9
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Sachem 6
  • Broad-winged Skipper 2

Will Kerling

West Cape May, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1

Michael O'Brien

West Cape May Garden - along Mechanic St.
Cape May County, NJ

  • Little Yellow 1

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, W.Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Red Admiral 3
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 3
  • Dun Skipper 1

Chris Herz

Backyard garden, Audubon
Camden County, NJ

Question Mark: fresh, nectaring on Butterfly bush briefly; Monarch: male & female; female laying eggs on C. milkweed; Wild Indigo Duskywing: fresh

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • Monarch 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Little Glassywing 1
  • Sachem 7

Pat & Clay Sutton

Sutton's garden in Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

on dish of gooey fruit

  • Appalachian Brown 1

Will Kerling

Coral and Cambridge Avenue Garden
Cape May County, NJ

Question Mark: nectaring on Buddleia

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2

Will Kerling

Stites Avenue Garden - CMP
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: both egg laying; Fiery Skipper: a female

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Sachem 1

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links Hole # 17
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 3
  • Least Skipper 2
  • Dun Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Cape May Point, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

Eastern Comma: nectaring on Buddleia; Painted Lady: nectaring on Buddleia; Red Admiral: nectaring on Joe-Pye Weed

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White 6
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • American Lady 3
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Monarch 4
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 2
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Sachem 2

Will Kerling

Cape May Point State Park
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: all males / nectaring on a Thistle species; Little Yellow: 19 males, 13 females / a New Generation / one day behind the Meadows emergence date; Zabulon Skipper: a territorial male

  • Black Swallowtail 4
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Orange Sulphur 11
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Little Yellow 32
  • Gray Hairstreak 5
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • American Lady 2
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 16
  • Monarch 6
  • Zabulon Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Circle Garden - CMP
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: both females; Viceroy: nectaring on Buddleia

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2
  • American Lady 4
  • Red Admiral 3
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Viceroy 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Sachem 4

Dave Amadio

Home Depot- Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

Silver-spotted Skipper: on Buddleia; Sachem: on Buddleia

  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Sachem 8

Will Kerling

Triangle Garden - CMP
Cape May County, NJ

  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Monarch 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Sachem 1

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden
Gloucester County, NJ

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: flying even in a light rain shower; Question Mark: fresh on ripened fruit

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 4
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • Red Admiral 4
  • Monarch 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Sachem 3
  • Dun Skipper 1

Rhea Doherty

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

Zabulon Skipper: a male and a female

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

Will Kerling

West Cape May
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3
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