July 2011 Sightings

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: a fresh male / a total of 17 sp. in the downtown CMCH Area this day!; American Lady: nectaring on Butterfly Bush; Common Wood-Nymph: hugging the shady areas; Silver-spotted Skipper: one nectaring on Sweet Pea; Horace's Duskywing: nectaring on Knapweed; Common Checkered-Skipper: a very fresh female; Sachem: 3 females and 2 males; Broad-winged Skipper: nectaring on Sweet Pea

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 21
  • Orange Sulphur 5
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 4
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 5
  • Common Wood-Nymph 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 5
  • Horace's Duskywing 2
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 1
  • Common Sootywing 2
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 3
  • Sachem 5
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1

Chris Tonkinson

Goshen-Swainton Road
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 2

Chris Tonkinson

Avalon Golf Links Hole # 17
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Red Admiral 1

Will Kerling

Lizard Tail Swamp Preserve
Cape May County, NJ

Viceroy: very fresh; Wild Indigo Duskywing: fresh; Sachem: one a female

  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Viceroy 2
  • Common Wood-Nymph 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Sachem 2

Jean Gutsmuth

Mannington Marsh
Salem County, NJ

Bronze Copper: Feeding on red clover

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 15
  • Clouded Sulphur 2
  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Bronze Copper 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 4
  • Anglewing sp. 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Viceroy 1
  • Monarch 4
  • Least Skipper

Tom Reed

yard, Reed's Beach Rd
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: female, egg-laying on fennel; Gray Hairstreak: both very fresh; Sachem: female

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 30
  • Sachem 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 59

Will Kerling

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

  • Cabbage White 9

Will Kerling

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

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 1

Chris Tonkinson

CRE Garden - Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 4

Dale Schweitzer

Port Norris, NJ
Cumberland County, NJ

both females

  • Tawny Emperor 2

Chris Tonkinson

Goshen Road
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Pat & Clay Sutton

Sutton garden in Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

Common Wood-Nymph: on dish of gooey fruit

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 4
  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • American Snout 1
  • Pearl Crescent 5
  • American Lady 2
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 2
  • Common Wood-Nymph 1
  • Monarch 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 4
  • Horace's Duskywing 3
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 2
  • Rare Skipper 2
  • Sachem 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 40
  • Dun Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Dennisville-Court House Road
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 4
  • Horace's Duskywing 1

Will Kerling

Butterfly Bush near Nursery enroute to CMCH along Rte. 9
Cape May County, NJ

Sachem: 2 females; Broad-winged Skipper: plus one freshly killed by a spider

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Horace's Duskywing 2
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 4
  • Sachem 3
  • Broad-winged Skipper 6

Will Kerling

CMCH to Indian Trail Road via Rte. 9
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Will Kerling

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

Sachem: nectaring on Marigolds; Salt Marsh Skipper: nectaring on Marigolds

  • Salt Marsh Skipper 2
  • Sachem 2

Dave Amadio

Mannington Marsh, Seabrook Rd/County Rt620 intersection
Salem County, NJ

Bronze Copper: nectaring on Button bush

  • Cabbage White 6
  • Bronze Copper 1
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 8

Chip Krilowicz

New Brooklyn Park
Camden County, NJ

White M Hairstreak: have photo egg laying on sweet peperbush a mixed cedar and hardwood swamp near the river.

  • White M Hairstreak 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1

Dave Amadio

Mannington Mills, Maneto Ave
Salem County, NJ

Delaware Skipper: nectaring on Monarda

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 6
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Viceroy 2
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Delaware Skipper 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 11

R. Simpson

Lakehurst RR Tracks & bogs
Ocean County, NJ

'Summer' Spring Azure: 2 males, 1 worn female; Georgia Satyr: fresh; Common Wood-Nymph: in various bogs, orange blotches; Silver-spotted Skipper: near road; Horace's Duskywing: fresh male; Wild Indigo Duskywing: 2 in bog, 1 near road

  • Cabbage White 10
  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 5
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 3
  • Variegated Fritillary 4
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • Common Buckeye 15
  • Georgia Satyr 2
  • Appalachian Brown 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 3
  • Common Wood-Nymph 12
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 3

Dave Amadio

Mannington Marsh, Sunset causeway to Pointer's Auburn Rd.
Salem County, NJ

Orange Sulphur: nectaring primarily on Red clover; Bronze Copper: 2 on Canada thistle, 2 on dogbane, 1 basking on a leaf; Meadow Fritillary: Have digital images; Monarch: 1 fem laying eggs on Com.milkweed; Least Skipper: mostly on pickerel weed; Broad-winged Skipper: mostly on pickerel weed

  • Cabbage White 24
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 20
  • Bronze Copper 5
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 8
  • Variegated Fritillary 20
  • Meadow Fritillary 3
  • Pearl Crescent 4
  • Common Buckeye 7
  • Monarch 2
  • Least Skipper 32
  • Broad-winged Skipper 14

J&JConnor on G'way NABA count

Port Republic & nearby farm fields
Atlantic County, NJ

Pipevine Swallowtail: most of original 33 have dispersed from vines; Black Swallowtail: nectaring on mimosa tree; Common Checkered-Skipper: a colony here? found same spot in 2006 and 2008 on this count

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 6
  • Black Swallowtail 3
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White 57
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 51
  • Gray Hairstreak 11
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 121
  • Pearl Crescent 40
  • American Lady 4
  • Common Buckeye 36
  • Common Wood-Nymph 1
  • Monarch 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 12
  • Horace's Duskywing 30
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 5
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 5
  • Delaware Skipper 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 13

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

Wild Indigo Duskywing: on buddleia & lantana

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1

Will Kerling

Butterfly Bush near Nursery enroute to CMCH along Rte. 9
Cape May County, NJ

Silver-spotted Skipper: all 7 species nectaring on the Butterfly Bush

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Viceroy 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 5
  • Sachem 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 2

Will Kerling

just S of Church St. to Shellbay Avenue along Railroad Tracks in CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: 3 females egg laying and a male nectaring on Mimosa Blossoms; Spicebush Swallowtail: a female egg laying on a young Sassafrass Tree; Orange Sulphur: last several days, I've recorded 25 butterfly species in CMCH / This has included Common Checkered-Skipper, Appalachian Brown and American Snout!; American Copper: nectaring on Butterfly Weed; Gray Hairstreak: nectaring on White Sweet Clover and Butterfly Weed; Eastern Tailed-Blue: nectaring on White Sweet Clover and Butterfly Weed; American Snout: hanging around a Hackberry Tree; Appalachian Brown: the habitat exists downtown in the forest; Silver-spotted Skipper: one was perched on a Lizard's Tail plant; Silver-spotted Skipper: on Honey Locust; Wild Indigo Duskywing: a fresh female nectaring on Knapweed; Duskywing sp.: can't id them all; Broad-winged Skipper: one nectaring on pink-flowering Sweet Pea

  • Black Swallowtail 4
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White 25
  • Orange Sulphur 4
  • American Copper 2
  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 10
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 5
  • American Snout 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 5
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 9
  • Appalachian Brown 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 9
  • Common Wood-Nymph 2
  • Duskywing sp. 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 6
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 7
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Common Sootywing 4
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 1
  • Sachem 3
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1

Dale Schweitzer

Port Norris, NJ
Cumberland County, NJ

Tawny Emperor: a female

  • Eastern Comma 2
  • Tawny Emperor 1

Chris Tonkinson

Avalon Golf Links Hole # 17
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Sandra Keller

Riverwinds - Scenic Trail
Gloucester County, NJ

American Copper: All fresh looking and all along the start of the loop.; Hackberry Emperor: Each near a Hackberry Tree.; Little Wood-Satyr: Only 9 species today. No skippers!

  • American Copper 6
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Hackberry Emperor 2
  • Little Wood-Satyr 4

J&JConnor on G'way NABA count

Atlantic Ave EHT powerline & nearby
Atlantic County, NJ

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 6
  • Cabbage White 37
  • Clouded Sulphur 10
  • Orange Sulphur 34
  • American Copper 2
  • Coral Hairstreak 12
  • Banded Hairstreak 5
  • Gray Hairstreak 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 76
  • Pearl Crescent 18
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 10
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Common Wood-Nymph 8
  • Monarch 2
  • Duskywing sp. 5
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 15
  • Southern Cloudywing 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 32
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 3