June 2011 Sightings

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: looking for egg laying places; Eastern Tailed-Blue: a rag female; Question Mark: a 'Summer Form'; Little Wood-Satyr: also, most likely got glimpes of an Applachian Brown / needed better look / a larger butterfly which flew the right way and was much larger; Swarthy Skipper: great digital images of a fresh one; Zabulon Skipper: a resting fresh female

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 5
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • American Copper 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • Common Buckeye 5
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 3
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 14
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Swarthy Skipper 2

Will Kerling

Dennisville Railroad Tracks - N
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: females looking for egg laying places; Frosted Elfin: nectaring on Dewberry; Eastern Tailed-Blue: a worn female; Question Mark: a 'Summer Form'; Common Buckeye: all on Linaria canadensis; Viceroy: on territory; Juvenal's Duskywing: all total rags; Horace's Duskywing: a worn female; Wild Indigo Duskywing: one a female nectaring on Dewberry; Sachem: a male

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 13
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Frosted Elfin 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2
  • Variegated Fritillary 2
  • Anglewing sp. 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • Common Buckeye 50
  • Common Buckeye 75
  • Red-spotted Purple 3
  • Viceroy 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 2
  • Duskywing sp. 3
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 11
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 2
  • Sachem 1

Dave Amadio

At work in Cherry Hill
Camden County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 3
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 4
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Peck's Skipper 5

Chris Tonkinson

Old Goshen/Swainton Road
Cape May County, NJ

  • Orange Sulphur 2

Will Kerling

Milkweed Field - Lizard Tail
Cape May County, NJ

  • Orange Sulphur 6
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 3
  • Monarch 1

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links Hole # 17
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Bill Schuhl

Coral and Cambridge Avenue Garden
Cape May County, NJ

seeking egg laying places on Fennel

  • Black Swallowtail 1

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

Zabulon Skipper: female nectaring on yellow lantana

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Seigtown Road
Cape May County, NJ

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1

Will Kerling

Dennisville, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

a fresh Road Kill

  • Red-spotted Purple 1

Will Kerling

Rte. 47 to Dennisville from Court House-Dennisville Road
Cape May County, NJ

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Red Admiral 1

Will Kerling

Court House-Dennisville Road
Cape May County, NJ

a fresh Road Kill

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1

Will Kerling

Dennisville Railroad Tracks - S
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
  • Spicebush Swallowtail
  • Cabbage White
  • Red-banded Hairstreak
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure
  • Red Admiral
  • Duskywing sp.
  • Silver-spotted Skipper

Will Kerling

Triangle Garden
Cape May County, NJ

on territory

  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1

Cynthia Allen

My garden in CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: early instar cats on Fennel; Red-banded Hairstreak: 1 a complete rag; 'Summer' Spring Azure: on/around Silky Dogwood; Question Mark: Summer form at Hops; Least Skipper: on Catmint; Aaron's Skipper: on Catmint; Dun Skipper: on Catmint

  • Black Swallowtail 20
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 2
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Aaron's Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Dun Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Meadows - TNC
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: a male nectaring on Yellow Thistle

  • Black Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White 1

Will Kerling

CMCH to Rio Grande via Rte. 9
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White 12
  • Orange Sulphur 2

Bill Schuhl

Coral and Cambridge Avenue Garden
Cape May County, NJ

earlier in the day

  • Cabbage White 1

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Cabbage White: one nectaring on Dandelion; American Copper: nectaring on Rabbit-foot Clover; Red-banded Hairstreak: one at 6:33 am; Question Mark: a 'Summer Form'

  • Cabbage White 10
  • Orange Sulphur 5
  • American Copper 3
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 5
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • Question Mark 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2

Rhea Doherty

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

both 'Summer Forms'

  • Eastern Comma 2

Will Kerling

Cape May Point
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 2
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2

Will Kerling

West Cape May
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 6
  • Orange Sulphur 10
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1

Dave Amadio

At work in Cherry Hill
Camden County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Will Kerling

CMPSP - Cape May Point
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: one nectaring on Yellow Thistle; Gray Hairstreak: a couple nectaring on White Clover; 'Summer' Spring Azure: some nectaring on a Viburnum sp.; Pearl Crescent: a few nectaring on White Clover; Common Buckeye: one nectaring on a blue-flowering Cornflower; Zabulon Skipper: 4 territorial males

  • Black Swallowtail 13
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 32
  • Orange Sulphur 10
  • Swallowtail sp. 2
  • Gray Hairstreak 5
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 20
  • Variegated Fritillary 2
  • Anglewing sp. 1
  • Pearl Crescent 7
  • Red Admiral 3
  • Common Buckeye 10
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 4
  • Sachem 1

Will Kerling

Rea Farm
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 4
  • Orange Sulphur 3

Will Kerling

Rio Grande to Cresse Lane via Rte. 9
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 2

Cynthia Allen

Hereford Inlet Lighthouse gardens
Cape May County, NJ

Question Mark: summer form; Red Admiral: fresh

  • Cabbage White 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • Red Admiral 1

Will Kerling

Cold Springs Bike Path
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: a female looking for egg laying places

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 20
  • Red-spotted Purple 1

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

Question Mark: nectaring on Yellow lantana & on ripened fruit; Red-spotted Purple: on watermelon rind

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Swallowtail sp. 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Question Mark 2
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Peck's Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Coral and Cambridge Avenue Garden
Cape May County, NJ

  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1