July 2011 Sightings

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 1

Dave Amadio

At work in Cherry Hill
Camden County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 2
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Peck's Skipper 2

Will Kerling

Clermont Garden
Cape May County, NJ

Cabbage White: active at 7:23 pm; Broad-winged Skipper: active at 7:23 pm

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1

Will Kerling

CRE Garden - Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: a fresh male; Spicebush Swallowtail: one nectaring on Mimosa; Juniper Hairstreak: nectaring on Mtn Mint and Butterfly Bush; Gray Hairstreak: nectaring mainly on Mtn Mint; Red-banded Hairstreak: nectaring on Mtn Mint; Eastern Tailed-Blue: a rag; Pearl Crescent: nectaring on Mtn Mint; Question Mark: a well worn 'Summer Form'; Hayhurst's Scallopwing: one nectaring on Butterfly Bush; Horace's Duskywing: one female; Northern Broken-Dash: nectaring on Butterfly Bush; Sachem: a very worn male; Delaware Skipper: nectaring on Butterfly Bush, Bee Balm, Knapweed and other plant species / all fresh and a big number for one outing; Zabulon Skipper: a fresh male; Salt Marsh Skipper: one nectaring on Queen Anne's Lace

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White 9
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 9
  • Juniper Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 7
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 4
  • Pearl Crescent 4
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 2
  • Common Buckeye 44
  • Monarch 5
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 6
  • Hayhurst's Scallopwing 4
  • Horace's Duskywing 6
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 8
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Northern Broken-Dash 1
  • Sachem 1
  • Delaware Skipper 31
  • Broad-winged Skipper 47

Dave Amadio

Riverwinds scenic trail
Gloucester County, NJ

Pearl Crescent: both on swamp milkweed; Silver-spotted Skipper: on purple loosestrife & pickerel weed; Least Skipper: continues to be a poor year here for this sp.; Peck's Skipper: nectaring on swamp milkweed; Zabulon Skipper: males

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 15
  • Cabbage White 10
  • American Copper 6
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 8
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Viceroy 2
  • Common Wood-Nymph 1
  • Monarch 4
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 21
  • Zabulon Skipper 5
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Peck's Skipper 1
  • Little Glassywing 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 6
  • Dun Skipper 1

Chris Herz

Backyard garden, Audubon
Camden County, NJ

Spicebush Swallowtail: male & female; Monarch: laying eggs on C. milkweed; Zabulon Skipper: males

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Anglewing sp. 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 2

Pat & Clay Sutton

Sutton garden in Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

Question Mark: on dish of gooey fruit; Red-spotted Purple: on dish of gooey fruit

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 23
  • Juniper Hairstreak 2
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2
  • American Snout 1
  • Question Mark 6
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Red-spotted Purple 2
  • Monarch 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Broad-winged Skipper 2

Chris Tonkinson

CRE Garden - Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: females

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 4
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Monarch 2

Dave Amadio

Wawa at Delaware St. & Crown Pt. Rd.
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Silver-spotted Skipper: nectaring on Butterfly Bush and other garden plants; Broad-winged Skipper: nectaring on Butterfly Bush and other garden plants

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 5

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links Hole # 17
Cape May County, NJ

American Snout: egg laying on new leaf growth; American Lady: a fresh one; Red Admiral: egg laying on Nettles; Red-spotted Purple: egg laying Cherry Tree; Fiery Skipper: a male nectaring on Water Willow; Salt Marsh Skipper: one nectaring on Yarrow

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 5
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2
  • American Snout 1
  • Pearl Crescent 4
  • American Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 4
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 3
  • Least Skipper 2
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Sachem 2
  • Broad-winged Skipper 28

Dave Amadio

Riverwinds community ctr.
Gloucester County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: 2 males 1 fem; Sulphur sp.: white form; Silver-spotted Skipper: all on purple loosestrife; Broad-winged Skipper: surprisingly low numbers here for this sp.

  • Black Swallowtail 3
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 6
  • Sulphur sp. 1
  • Orange Sulphur 14
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Common Buckeye 4
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 7
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: including 1 dark form fem.; American Lady: on buddleia; Monarch: male; Horace's Duskywing: fresh female; Zabulon Skipper: 4 males 1 female; Question Mark: late day showing made it 30 sp. for North Western area of Gloucester county today.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 4
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 4
  • Cabbage White 4
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Anglewing sp. 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Hayhurst's Scallopwing 2
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 5
  • Swarthy Skipper 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 2
  • Dun Skipper 1

J&J Connor

our yard in Port Republic
Atlantic County, NJ

summer form coming to rotten fruit

  • Question Mark 1

Will Kerling & Dave Amadio

Millie's Garden
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Monarch 2

Chris Herz

backyard garden, Audubon
Camden County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 2
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 1

Sandra Keller

Wheelabrator Refuge
Gloucester County, NJ

Viceroy: Both on mud along the road.; Zabulon Skipper: All males. Scattered throughout the place.

  • Viceroy 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 7

Will Kerling & Dave Amadio

Pavilion Circle gardens
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2
  • Anglewing sp. 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Monarch 8
  • Sachem 1

Will Kerling & Dave Amadio

Cape May Pt. St.Park
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: mostly males; Orange Sulphur: hard to believe only 1; Pearl Crescent: several on white sweet clover; Monarch: including a mated pr.; Zabulon Skipper: males

  • Black Swallowtail 11
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 4
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Pearl Crescent 12
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Common Wood-Nymph 2
  • Monarch 25
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 2

Pat & Clay Sutton

Sutton garden in Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: male; Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: laying eggs on Black Cherry; American Snout: laying eggs on Georgia Hackberry; Question Mark: 1 laying eggs on Georgia Hackberry; Red-spotted Purple: on dish of gooey fruit; Hackberry Emperor: on dish of gooey fruit

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 9
  • Juniper Hairstreak 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2
  • American Snout 1
  • Question Mark 6
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 2
  • Hackberry Emperor 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 1
  • Monarch 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Horace's Duskywing 2
  • Broad-winged Skipper 5

Will Kerling

Rte. 9 from Rio Grande toward Cape May
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Dave Amadio and Will Kerling

Higbee Beach
Cape May County, NJ

Spicebush Swallowtail: one nectaring on Queen Anne's Lace; American Copper: nectaring on Queen Anne's Lace; Question Mark: a worn 'Summer Form'; Silver-spotted Skipper: one puddling at the edge of a pond; Swarthy Skipper: one nectaring on Deptford Pink; Least Skipper: digital image of one that was a washout rag; Broad-winged Skipper: most nectaring on Purple Loosestrife

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 9
  • Cabbage White 12
  • American Copper 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 6
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 4
  • Pearl Crescent 4
  • Question Mark 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Monarch 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 4
  • Hayhurst's Scallopwing 2
  • Horace's Duskywing 4
  • Common Sootywing 2
  • Swarthy Skipper 4
  • Least Skipper 2
  • Broad-winged Skipper 9

Dave Amadio and Will Kerling

West Cape May
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 2

Dave Amadio

TNC- Eldora
Cape May County, NJ

Little Glassywing: on NY Ironweed; Zabulon Skipper: male

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Little Glassywing 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 17

Dave Amadio

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Dave Amadio and Will Kerling

Rea Farm - West Cape May
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: nectaring on Red Clover; Orange Sulphur: a 'yellow form' female; Monarch: one nectaring on Red Clover; Common Sootywing: one nectaring on White Clover; Fiery Skipper: a female and a male; Broad-winged Skipper: one nectaring on Swamp Milkweed

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 10
  • Pearl Crescent 5
  • Common Buckeye 12
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Viceroy 2
  • Monarch 2
  • Common Sootywing 4
  • Swarthy Skipper 2
  • Least Skipper 7
  • Fiery Skipper 2
  • Broad-winged Skipper 5

Will Kerling

Rio Grande, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Dave Amadio and Will Kerling

Cape May Point
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 2

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links Hole # 17
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: a fresh male; Variegated Fritillary: very fresh; Pearl Crescent: fresh male and female; Horace's Duskywing: a female; Horace's Duskywing: both females; Fiery Skipper: a female nectaring on Water Willow; Northern Broken-Dash: nectaring on Yarrow and Water Willow; Little Glassywing: nectaring on Water Willow; Zabulon Skipper: a fresh female; Broad-winged Skipper: a few at 7:10 am nectaring on Water Willow; Salt Marsh Skipper: nectaring on Water Willow

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 6
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 10
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 3
  • Gray Hairstreak 3
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 13
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Pearl Crescent 8
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 3
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Monarch 5
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 23
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 2
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 10
  • Least Skipper 2
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Northern Broken-Dash 1
  • Northern Broken-Dash 2
  • Little Glassywing 1
  • Delaware Skipper 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 19
  • Broad-winged Skipper 42
  • Dun Skipper 1

Will Kerling

New England Road
Cape May County, NJ

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1