July 2011 Sightings

Will Kerling

Butterfly Bush N of County Zoo along Rte. 9
Cape May County, NJ

  • Broad-winged Skipper 1

Pat Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

seen earlier in the day

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2

Will Kerling & Dave Amadio

CMBO-CRE Gardens
Cape May County, NJ

Pipevine Swallowtail: a male on buddleia in front of the building. a first here for both will and I; Black Swallowtail: 22 species in this neglected garden, still impressive! A tribute to all the hard work on this garden in the past!; Juniper Hairstreak: on mountain mint; Gray Hairstreak: most on mountain mint also; Red-banded Hairstreak: mostly on mountain mint & fennel; Eastern Tailed-Blue: including a very small individual on mountain mint; Monarch: including a mating pr.; Tawny-edged Skipper: on buddleia; Sachem: worn male; Zabulon Skipper: 1 male & 1 female

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 1
  • Black Swallowtail 3
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 50
  • Juniper Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 6
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • Common Buckeye 21
  • Monarch 6
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 4
  • Hayhurst's Scallopwing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 2
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 10
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 1
  • Northern Broken-Dash 1
  • Sachem 1
  • Delaware Skipper 5
  • Broad-winged Skipper 22

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

Cabbage White: garden obs. made after 6:30 p.m.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1

Will Kerling

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

  • Cabbage White 1

Will Kerling & Dave Amadio

Triangle Gardens
Cape May County, NJ

American Lady: fresh on buddleia; Red-spotted Purple: a first for Will's survey of this young garden. first spotted by Tony Luekering; Fiery Skipper: 2 males & 1 female; Sachem: worn male

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Fiery Skipper 3
  • Northern Broken-Dash 4
  • Sachem 1

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

Spicebush Swallowtail: including one with no HW's remaining; Pearl Crescent: 1st in garden this year; Eastern Comma: worn one on rotting fruit; Red Admiral: resting in the shade; Hayhurst's Scallopwing: on marigold; Horace's Duskywing: male & female; Zabulon Skipper: at least 5 males & 2 females

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 5
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Hayhurst's Scallopwing 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 7
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1

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

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 8
  • Juniper Hairstreak 2
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2
  • American Snout 1
  • Question Mark 6
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 1
  • Monarch 3
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Horace's Duskywing 4
  • Broad-winged Skipper 4

Chris Herz

Backyard garden, Audubon
Camden County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: female, laying eggs on dill; Zabulon Skipper: male & female

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Monarch 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 2
  • Peck's Skipper 1