December 2011 Sightings

Sam Galick and Will Kerling

Rte. 9 and Avalon Boulevard - nearby field
Cape May County, NJ

many nectaring on Self Heal / digital image of one nectaring on Self Heal

  • Orange Sulphur 20

Don Freiday and Beth Ciuzo

Large USFW Field off Burleigh Road
Cape May County, NJ

flying and each time it landed buried itself deep in the vegetation

  • Clouded Sulphur 1

Susan Wheeler

Cold Springs Bike Path
Cape May County, NJ

flying south

  • Monarch 1

Will Kerling

Cape Island Creek Preserve - TNC
Cape May County, NJ

Orange Sulphur: nectaring on a Mustard sp; Monarch: nectaring on a Mustard sp then flew north!

  • Orange Sulphur 36
  • Monarch 1

Will Kerling

Large Field just south of Traffic Light at Cresse Lane along Rte. 9 - south of Rio Grande
Cape May County, NJ

nectaring on a Mustard sp

  • Orange Sulphur 32

Barbara Farnsworth submited by Chip Krilowicz I also had one today in Sandy Hook, Monmouth County.

Palmyra Cove
Burlington County, NJ

Seen by Palmyra Cove Employee

  • Orange Sulphur 1

Will Kerling

Rea Farm
Cape May County, NJ

nectaring on Mustard sp / last butterfly of the day - 12:56 pm

  • Orange Sulphur 4

Barbara Golla

Sunset Beach
Cape May County, NJ

flew south across the bay!!!

  • Monarch 1

Chris Hajuk

US Coast Guard Station
Cape May County, NJ

flying south

  • Monarch 1

Susan Wheeler

CMPSP - Cape May Point
Cape May County, NJ

fresh appearing

  • Red Admiral 1

Will Kerling

Rte. 9 and Avalon Boulevard - nearby field
Cape May County, NJ

flying at 39 degrees with slight breeze!!!

  • Orange Sulphur 4

Will Kerling

Rte. 9 and Avalon Boulevard - nearby field
Cape May County, NJ

First Ever Butterfly or Butterflies on Christmas Day!!!

  • Orange Sulphur 2

Will Kerling

Rte. 9 and Avalon Boulevard - nearby field
Cape May County, NJ

45 degrees and strong west winds

  • Orange Sulphur 2

Megan and Mike Crewe

Yard at New England and Bayshore Roads
Cape May County, NJ

  • Red Admiral 1

Will Kerling

Rea Farm
Cape May County, NJ

Got a digital image of the above last butterfly for 2011!

  • Orange Sulphur 2

Bill Schuhl

Coral and Cambridge Avenue Garden
Cape May County, NJ

A very wayward Monarch landed in our driveway at 12:05 pm and it took off over the neighbor's house toward Lily Lake.

  • Monarch 1

Jim Dowdell

USFW Field east of Green Creek, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

  • Orange Sulphur 12

Will Kerling

Cape Island Creek Preserve - TNC
Cape May County, NJ

My last butterfly for 2011 - an Orange Sulphur - disappeared into the vegetation at 3:18 pm.

  • Orange Sulphur 30