May 2011 Sightings

Jim Springer, Chris Williams

Warren Grove Gunnery Range Road
Ocean County, NJ

  • Brown Elfin 2

Jim Springer, Fred Pfeifer, Patti Murray, Chris and Paula Williams

Route 72, Chatsworth
Burlington County, NJ

  • Hessel's Hairstreak 10
  • Brown Elfin 5
  • Hoary Elfin 1
  • Eastern Pine Elfin 10
  • Azure, sp. 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 1

Stephen Mason & Jon Gelhaus

Lizard Tail Swamp Preserve
Cape May County, NJ

  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Frosted Elfin 3
  • Azure, sp. 5
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Anglewing sp. 2
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Red Admiral 8
  • Common Buckeye 4

Will Kerling

Siegtown Road
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Jim Springer, Fred Pfeifer, Patti Murray, Chris and Paula Williams

Ocean County, NJ

  • Sleepy Duskywing 6

Jim Springer, Fred Pfeifer, Patti Murray, Chris and Paula Williams

Warren Grove
Burlington County, NJ

Eastern Pine Elfin: good year!

  • Hessel's Hairstreak 9
  • Brown Elfin 12
  • Hoary Elfin 25
  • Eastern Pine Elfin 18
  • Azure, sp. 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • American Lady 4
  • Red Admiral 3
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 4

Dave Amadio

At church in Barrington
Camden County, NJ

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: 1 nectaring on lilac

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Clouded Sulphur 1

Jim Springer, Fred Pfeifer, Patti Murray, Chris and Paula Williams

Warren Grove Gunnery Range Road
Ocean County, NJ

  • Hoary Elfin 1

J&J Connor

Old Port Road
Atlantic County, NJ

  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • American Lady 2
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 7

Jim Springer, Fred Pfeifer, Patti Murray, Chris and Paula Williams

Greenwood Forest WMA
Ocean County, NJ

  • Eastern Pine Elfin 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • American Lady 6
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 1

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

Eastern Comma: on ripened fruit; Mourning Cloak: well worn individual on ripened fruit; Red Admiral: both on ripened fruit; Wild Indigo Duskywing: fresh on french lilac & pansy

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Mourning Cloak 1
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1

Birds, Botany and Butterfly Walk Series - NJ Audubon

Belleplain State Forest Headquarters - Loop Trail
Cape May County, NJ

Spicebush Swallowtail: 3 fresh ones / all flying within the forest; Eastern Tailed-Blue: one female; Azure, sp.: flying / looked like a worn Blueberry Azure; Juvenal's Duskywing: 2 female; Horace's Duskywing: 3 females

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 3
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Elfin sp. 1
  • Azure, sp. 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 49
  • Horace's Duskywing 3

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links Hole # 17
Cape May County, NJ

Eastern Tailed-Blue: a female and a male; Pearl Crescent: fresh out of chrysalis

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • Pearl Crescent 1

Will Kerling

Rte. 550 to Woodbine
Cape May County, NJ

  • Orange Sulphur 1

Dave Amadio

Riverwinds Scenic Trail
Gloucester County, NJ

American Copper: 2/3 of these on Cypress Spurge; Eastern Tailed-Blue: most on Cypress Spurge; Pearl Crescent: 3 on Cypress Spurge; American Lady: on Cypress Spurge; Red Admiral: patroling the parking area; Silver-spotted Skipper: fresh dorsally basking

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 4
  • American Copper 30
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 12
  • Pearl Crescent 4
  • Eastern Comma 2
  • American Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Duskywing sp. 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1

Stephen Mason, Tom Reed, & Jon Gelhaus

Reed's residence
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Juniper Hairstreak 3
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 1

Stephen Mason & Jon Gelhaus

Woodcock Trail
Cape May County, NJ

Orange Sulphur: at least

  • Clouded Sulphur 2
  • Orange Sulphur 30
  • Juniper Hairstreak 5
  • Holly Azure 5
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 15
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • American Lady 4
  • Red Admiral 3
  • Duskywing sp. 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links to Rte. 550 via Rte. 9
Cape May County, NJ

  • Orange Sulphur 2

Bill and Edie Schuhl

Coral and Cambridge Avenues - Garden
Cape May County, NJ

Common Buckeye: FOY; Monarch: ratty / not the first in the yard

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Monarch 1

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Red Admiral 1

Jack Connor

Stockton campus
Atlantic County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1

Will Kerling

Cape May County Zoo Area along Dennisville/Court House Raod
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1

Sandra Keller

High Hill Rd. Marsh area
Gloucester County, NJ

FOY

  • Common Buckeye 1

Will Kerling

Lizard Tail Swamp Preserve
Cape May County, NJ

  • Frosted Elfin 1

Patty Rourke

Meadows - TNC
Cape May County, NJ

  • Question Mark 1

Will Kerling

Lizard Tail Swamp Preserve
Cape May County, NJ

Common Buckeye: a mated pair

  • American Lady 4
  • Common Buckeye 11
  • Duskywing sp. 2
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 2

Will Kerling

LIzard Tail Swamp Preserve
Cape May County, NJ

a male

  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1

Dave Amadio

Warren Grove
Ocean County, NJ

Hessel's Hairstreak: on blueberry; Horace's Duskywing: fresh; Cobweb Skipper: Have digital images

  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Hessel's Hairstreak 2
  • Brown Elfin 4
  • Hoary Elfin 27
  • Eastern Pine Elfin 3
  • Holly Azure 2
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Sleepy Duskywing 5
  • Horace's Duskywing 2
  • Cobweb Skipper 4

Will Kerling

Siegtown Road
Cape May County, NJ

  • Orange Sulphur 1

Dave Amadio

Route 72, Chatsworth
Burlington County, NJ

Brown Elfin: all on sand myrtle; Eastern Pine Elfin: Same goes for this one!; Hessel's Hairstreak: Never seen this many!; American Lady: fresh

  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Hessel's Hairstreak 15
  • Brown Elfin 6
  • Eastern Pine Elfin 16
  • Holly Azure 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • American Lady 1