August 2010 Sightings

Will Kerling

57th and Dune Drive - Avalon, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

  • Gray Hairstreak 1

Will Kerling

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

Black Swallowtail: a female

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 4
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Common Wood-Nymph 1
  • Monarch 3
  • Sachem 6

Dave Amadio

At work in Cherry Hill
Camden County, NJ

Gray Hairstreak: nectaring on Purple Loosestrife; Wild Indigo Duskywing: nectaring on Purple Loosestrife; Least Skipper: 4 nectaring on Purple Loosestrife; Peck's Skipper: poor showing here so far- habitat destruction ( excessive mowing); Sachem: 12 nectaring on Purple Loosestrife

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 6
  • Peck's Skipper 1
  • Sachem 14

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links Hole # 17
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Sachem 12
  • Dun Skipper 1

Pat & Clay Sutton

Sutton's garden in Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

Question Mark: 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; Appalachian Brown: on dish of gooey fruit at 6:45 pm; Common Wood-Nymph: on dish of gooey fruit; Monarch: 1 pair in tandem / mating

  • Black Swallowtail 4
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 5
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 4
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 6
  • Gray Hairstreak 4
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2
  • Question Mark 4
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 4
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Hackberry Emperor 2
  • Tawny Emperor 2
  • Appalachian Brown 1
  • Common Wood-Nymph 1
  • Monarch 5
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 20
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 1
  • Sachem 5

Will Kerling

Leaming's Run
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: 2 females; Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: 2 yellow females / nectaring on Cardinal Flower and Joe-Pye Weed; Cloudless Sulphur: a white female; Gray Hairstreak: several nectaring on Peppermint; Red-banded Hairstreak: all nectaring on Peppermint; 'Summer' Spring Azure: nectaring on Peppermint; Pearl Crescent: a female; Tawny-edged Skipper: most rags; Zabulon Skipper: 2 females; Dun Skipper: a female / digital image

  • Black Swallowtail 3
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 5
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 29
  • Cabbage White 18
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 7
  • Gray Hairstreak 6
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 15
  • Monarch 6
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 42
  • Zabulon Skipper 17
  • Swarthy Skipper 5
  • Least Skipper 16
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 12
  • Little Glassywing 1
  • Sachem 40
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1
  • Dun Skipper 4

Dave Amadio

Rt 295 Exit 23 ramp
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1

Will Kerling

Rte. 601 toward downtown Avalon
Cape May County, NJ

Red Admiral: fresh one

  • Cabbage White 14
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Monarch 3

Will Kerling

Avalon, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

Sachem: nectaring on Buddleia

  • Cabbage White 2
  • American Lady 1
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Sachem 5

Sandra Keller

My garden in Barrington.
Camden County, NJ

  • Sachem 18

Chris Tonkinson

CRE Garden - Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: a black form female; Pearl Crescent: worn females

  • Black Swallowtail 12
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 6
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 4
  • Cabbage White 8
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 6
  • Common Buckeye 30
  • Monarch 12
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 1
  • Aaron's Skipper 3
  • Sachem 1

Will Kerling

Sea Isle City, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: a male; Painted Lady: nectaring on Buddleia

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 4
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • Monarch 12

Will Kerling

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

worn / digital image

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden
Gloucester County, NJ

Question Mark: 1 taken by Giant Hornet; Red Admiral: on ripened fruit; Red-spotted Purple: on ripened fruit; Hackberry Emperor: on ripened fruit; Monarch: male + 1 cat on Tropical Milkweed; Zabulon Skipper: males

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Question Mark 2
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Red Admiral 3
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Hackberry Emperor 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Hayhurst's Scallopwing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 2
  • Sachem 4
  • Dun Skipper 2

Cynthia Allen

My garden in CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

around my Wild Sensitive plant and Partridge Pea

  • Little Yellow 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; Hackberry Emperor: on dish of gooey fruit; Tawny Emperor: on dish of gooey fruit; Appalachian Brown: on dish of gooey fruit; Common Wood-Nymph: on dish of gooey fruit

  • Black Swallowtail 6
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 6
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 4
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 15
  • Gray Hairstreak 4
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 5
  • American Snout 2
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Question Mark 4
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Common Buckeye 4
  • Red-spotted Purple 6
  • Hackberry Emperor 1
  • Tawny Emperor 1
  • Appalachian Brown 1
  • Common Wood-Nymph 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 15
  • Aaron's Skipper 1
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 3
  • Sachem 10

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden
Gloucester County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: female nectaring on Zinnias; Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: dark female; Eastern Tailed-Blue: nectaring on Agastache; Common Wood-Nymph: FOS here, but a rag; Hayhurst's Scallopwing: fresh

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 7
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Question Mark 2
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Red Admiral 4
  • Red-spotted Purple 2
  • Hackberry Emperor 2
  • Common Wood-Nymph 1
  • Monarch 3
  • Hayhurst's Scallopwing 2
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 2
  • Little Glassywing 1
  • Sachem 7
  • Dun Skipper 2

Will Kerling

Sea Isle City, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: a female; 'Summer' Spring Azure: nectaring on Sedum

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • American Lady 3
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • Monarch 17
  • Sachem 2

Will Kerling

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

  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Leaming's Run
Cape May County, NJ

'Summer' Spring Azure: extra large!; Zabulon Skipper: 2 females

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 7
  • Cabbage White 9
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Common Buckeye 10
  • Monarch 4
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 10
  • Zabulon Skipper 6
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 6
  • Sachem 27

Dave Amadio

Rt 45
Salem County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Silver-spotted Skipper: struggling together over a territory

  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 1

Dave Amadio

Salem WMA Rt45 access
Salem County, NJ

Sulphur sp.: white form on goldenrod; Gray Hairstreak: nectaring on Dogbane; Painted Lady: fresh; Appalachian Brown: fairly fresh; Sachem: laying eggs on grass

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Sulphur sp. 1
  • Orange Sulphur 6
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 3
  • Common Buckeye 16
  • Red-spotted Purple 4
  • Viceroy 1
  • Appalachian Brown 1
  • Monarch 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Least Skipper 2
  • Sachem 3

Dave Amadio

Supawna NWR
Salem County, NJ

Eastern Tailed-Blue: bush clover full of them; Painted Lady: fresh on Goldenrod; Swarthy Skipper: on thistle; Crossline Skipper: on thistle; Sachem: mostly on goldenrod; Zabulon Skipper: patroling male; Broad-winged Skipper: mostly on goldenrod

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 6
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 3
  • Clouded Sulphur 2
  • Orange Sulphur 6
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 5
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 45
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Pearl Crescent 4
  • American Lady 1
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Common Buckeye 21
  • Red-spotted Purple 2
  • Monarch 5
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 8
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Swarthy Skipper 3
  • Least Skipper 3
  • Peck's Skipper 1
  • Crossline Skipper 4
  • Sachem 53
  • Broad-winged Skipper 39

Dave Amadio

Farm-field on Rt45
Salem County, NJ

Likely 1000's ( mostly Orange )

  • Sulphur sp. 100's

Dave Amadio

Rt540 Carney's Pt to Mannington
Salem County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 4

Dave Amadio

Maneto Ave.
Salem County, NJ

Variegated Fritillary: nectaring on New England aster; Painted Lady: nectaring on New England aster; Common Sootywing: nectaring on New England aster; Sachem: mostly on sedum & asters

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 7
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • Variegated Fritillary 4
  • Pearl Crescent 15
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 7
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Common Sootywing 2
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Sachem 36
  • Broad-winged Skipper 3

Jim Dowdell (fide Pat Sutton)

Frontyard garden in Villas
Cape May County, NJ

emerged from eggs laid in this garden earlier in year

  • Sleepy Orange 1

Dave Amadio

Mannington, Sunset Rd.
Salem County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: male; Painted Lady: all fresh

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 7
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 4
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Clouded Sulphur 3
  • Orange Sulphur 23
  • Variegated Fritillary 14
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Painted Lady 5
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Common Buckeye 28
  • Red-spotted Purple 2
  • Viceroy 3
  • Monarch 8
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 9
  • Least Skipper 2
  • Sachem 17
  • Broad-winged Skipper 20

Dave Amadio

Fort Mott St.Pk
Salem County, NJ

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: nectaring on Buddleia; Spicebush Swallowtail: nectaring on Buddleia; Silver-spotted Skipper: nectaring on Buddleia; Least Skipper: nectaring on Buddleia; Sachem: nectaring on Buddleia; Zabulon Skipper: nectaring on Buddleia; Broad-winged Skipper: nectaring on Buddleia

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 4
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 4
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Sachem 2
  • Broad-winged Skipper 5