July 2011 Sightings

R. Simpson

Sunset Dr.
Salem County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: worn female; Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: female; Cabbage White: at least; Clouded Sulphur: both very worn; Orange Sulphur: at least; Bronze Copper: 2 males, 1 female, fresh; Gray Hairstreak: ragged; Eastern Tailed-Blue: at least; Variegated Fritillary: at least; Meadow Fritillary: fresh; Common Buckeye: at least; Common Sootywing: fresh; Least Skipper: at least. most on pickerelweed; Sachem: male; Delaware Skipper: 2 worn; Broad-winged Skipper: at least. many on pickerelweed, red clover

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 20
  • Clouded Sulphur 2
  • Orange Sulphur 40
  • Bronze Copper 3
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 15
  • Variegated Fritillary 15
  • Meadow Fritillary 2
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 10
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 6
  • Common Sootywing 3
  • Least Skipper 20
  • Sachem 1
  • Delaware Skipper 2
  • Broad-winged Skipper 30

Will Kerling

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

  • Cabbage White 7
  • Orange Sulphur 1

Chris Tonkinson

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

  • Spicebush Swallowtail

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links Hole # 17
Cape May County, NJ

Spicebush Swallowtail: a male; Sachem: on a Butterfly Bush

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Sachem 1

Will Kerling

Power Line to S along Hand Avenue
Cape May County, NJ

  • Common Wood-Nymph 4

Chris Tonkinson

CRE Garden - Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White

Tom Reed

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

Black Swallowtail: male & female; 1 cat. on fennel; Gray Hairstreak: fresh; Great Spangled Fritillary: Photo'd. Fed in yard for ~5min. before continuing south. 1st site record; 60th species recorded here.; Rare Skipper: briefly nectared on liatris; Broad-winged Skipper: likely 100+ at times; impossible to get a decent count

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 7
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Horace's Duskywing 4
  • Rare Skipper 1
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 30
  • Least Skipper 2
  • Sachem 3
  • Broad-winged Skipper 85

Will Kerling

Reed's Beach Road and Beach
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 10

Pat & Clay Sutton

Sutton garden in Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

on dish of gooey fruit

  • Common Wood-Nymph 2

Will Kerling

Rte.550 between Rte, 608 and Woodbine
Cape May County, NJ

2 Spicebush Swallowtrails nectaring on Butterfly Weed

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 3

Will Kerling

Rte. 83
Cape May County, NJ

American Lady: extra dark in dorsal ground color; Wild Indigo Duskywing: 2 females; Sachem: a male

  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 12
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 3
  • Sachem 1

Will Kerling

Rte. 632 heading E
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

C. Herz

Audubon backyard garden
Camden County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Monarch 1

Will Kerling

Power Line off Rte. 608
Cape May County, NJ

  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Common Wood-Nymph 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 4

Will Kerling

Rte. 550 between Rte. 608 and Woodbine
Cape May County, NJ

Gray Hairstreak: nectaring on Common Milkweed; Monarch: nectaring on Butterfly Weed

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Common Wood-Nymph 2
  • Monarch 1

Will Kerling

Tattlers Road - Power Line to N
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: nectaring on Queen Anne's Lace /a female; Common Buckeye: nectaring on Queen Anne's Lace; Horace's Duskywing: nectaring on Pokeweed Blossoms

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Common Buckeye 6
  • Little Wood-Satyr 1
  • Common Wood-Nymph 3
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Horace's Duskywing 4

Tom Reed

Cape May Migratory Bird Refuge
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: males

  • Black Swallowtail 3
  • Red Admiral 1

Will Kerling

Rte. 49 between Woodbine Road and Dam Road
Cape May County, NJ

Gray Hairstreak: nectaring on Butterfly Weed; Eastern Tailed-Blue: nectaring on Butterfly Weed

  • Cabbage White 4
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2

Will Kerling

Rte, 83
Cape May County, NJ

  • Common Wood-Nymph 2

Will Kerling

Dam Road and Rte. 49 - Atlantic Co side of Tuckahoe River
Atlantic County, NJ

Mulberry Wing: nectaring on Pickerelweed; Dion Skipper: a male basking and then chased away by Mulberry Wing

  • Least Skipper 1
  • Mulberry Wing 1
  • Dion Skipper 1

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

Wild Indigo Duskywing: well worn on yellow lantana

  • Cabbage White 5
  • Anglewing sp. 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Woodbine, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

Silver-spotted Skipper: nectaring on Butterfly Bush; Sachem: nectaring on Butterfly Bush

  • Duskywing sp. 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Sachem 1

Will Kerling

Cranberry Bog - Steelmantown, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

Pearl Crescent: nectaring on Carolina Redroot; Common Buckeye: nectaring on Carolina Redroot; Horace's Duskywing: nectaring on Carolina Redroot; Dion Skipper: fresh / digital images

  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Pearl Crescent 8
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 9
  • Dion Skipper 2

Will Kerling

Steelmantown Road
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 4

Will Kerling

along Dam Road - Cape May Co side
Cape May County, NJ

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Appalachian Brown 2

Will Kerling

Rte. 9 to Rte. 83
Cape May County, NJ

Pearl Crescent: nectaring on Echinacea; Monarch: nectaring on Common Milkweed; Silver-spotted Skipper: nectaring on Butterfly Bush; Salt Marsh Skipper: nectaring on a Petunia at a Farmers Stand

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 8
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 1

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH including Railroad Tracks
Cape May County, NJ

Silver-spotted Skipper: nectaring on Butterfly Bush; Horace's Duskywing: one female; Common Checkered-Skipper: a fresh male; Sachem: one female

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 11
  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 3
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Common Buckeye 12
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 7
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 1
  • Sachem 6
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Rte. 608 - King's Highway
Cape May County, NJ

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 7
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Common Buckeye 4
  • Common Wood-Nymph 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 1

Clay Sutton, Jim Dowdell

near Pomona
Atlantic County, NJ

  • Edwards' Hairstreak 1
  • Banded Hairstreak 1

Will Kerling

Tattlers Road
Cape May County, NJ

  • Little Wood-Satyr 1