July 2011 Sightings

Dale Schweitzer

Port Norris, NJ
Cumberland County, NJ

  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Tawny Emperor 3
  • Little Wood-Satyr 1
  • Common Wood-Nymph 3

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

Chris Tonkinson

Eldora Butterfly Garden
Cape May County, NJ

Rare Skipper: all fresh and actively nectaring on Butterfly Bushes / Dale Schweitzer and Will Kerling also were observing them.; Broad-winged Skipper: very conservative number

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 5
  • American Lady 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Horace's Duskywing 2
  • Rare Skipper 8
  • Broad-winged Skipper 24

C. Herz

Audubon backyard garden
Camden County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: female; Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: on butterfly bush

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2

Pat & Clay Sutton, Billy Weber

Mannington Marsh, Salem River WMA off Hawks Bridge Road / Rt. 540
Salem County, NJ

Viceroy: laying eggs on Willow; Silver-spotted Skipper: on Purple Loosestrife (GRRRRR); Broad-winged Skipper: on Purple Loosestrife (GRRRRR)

  • Variegated Fritillary 2
  • Viceroy 1
  • Common Wood-Nymph 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 5
  • Broad-winged Skipper 100

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Chris Tonkinson

Eldora, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 2

Chris Tonkinson

CRE to Goshen via Rte. 47
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 2

Will Kerling

Old Rte. 47 from Rte. 47 to WaWa
Cape May County, NJ

Spicebush Swallowtail: nectaring on Mimosa; Silver-spotted Skipper: nectaring on Mimosa

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Dennisville-Court House Road
Cape May County, NJ

nectaring on White Clover

  • Salt Marsh Skipper 1

Pat & Clay Sutton, Billy Weber

Mannington Marsh, Sunset Road
Salem County, NJ

Bronze Copper: on Dogbane; Least Skipper: on Pickerelweed; Rare Skipper: on Pickerelweed; Broad-winged Skipper: on Pickerelweed

  • Bronze Copper 3
  • Rare Skipper 4
  • Least Skipper 30
  • Broad-winged Skipper 50

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links Hole #17
Cape May County, NJ

no color and high / lean toward ETS

  • Swallowtail sp. 1

Chris Tonkinson

Old Goshen Road toward CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

  • Monarch 1

Dale Schweitzer, Ashley Green - TNC and Will Kerling

Manumuskin River Preserve
Cumberland County, NJ

Juniper Hairstreak: fresh out / one still drying its wings; Horace's Duskywing: conservative number / a few females; Dotted Skipper: two females and 2 territorial males / all nectaring on Knapweed

  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Juniper Hairstreak 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • Common Buckeye 17
  • Common Wood-Nymph 4
  • Horace's Duskywing 31
  • Dotted Skipper 4
  • Crossline Skipper 1

Dave Amadio

At work in Cherry Hill
Camden County, NJ

Gray Hairstreak: on Knapweed; Wild Indigo Duskywing: fresh

  • Cabbage White 5
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Peck's Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Route 47 from Diner to turnoff to Old Rte. 47
Cape May County, NJ

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Orange Sulphur 1

Will Kerling

Rte. 347 heading to Manumuskin River Preserve
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 6

Chris Tonkinson

CRE Garden - Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 4

Dale Schweitzer

Port Norris, NJ
Cumberland County, NJ

  • Eastern Comma 1

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 4
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1

Dale Schweitzer

near the Eldora Butterfly Garden
Cape May County, NJ

a female egg laying on Wild Cherry

  • Red-spotted Purple 3

Chris Tonkinson

Rte. 9 from Avalon Golf Links to Rte. 83
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 2

Dale Schweitzer

WAWA on Old Rte. 47
Cumberland County, NJ

came to the lighs

  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1

Will Kerling

Knapweed Field across from Schooner's Landing Road turnoff
Cumberland County, NJ

Horace's Duskywing: a female; Dotted Skipper: a fresh male and a rag male

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Common Buckeye 6
  • Common Wood-Nymph 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Dotted Skipper 2
  • Sachem 3

Will Kerling

CRE Garden - Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: a fresh male; Question Mark: a 'Summer Form'; American Lady: nectaring on Mountain Mint; Delaware Skipper: a rag / reviewed by digital iamge

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 7
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 14
  • Common Wood-Nymph 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 8
  • Sachem 1
  • Delaware Skipper 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 59

Will Kerling

Barth Road entrance to Manumuskin River Preserve
Cumberland County, NJ

Juniper Hairstreak: fresh out; Silver-spotted Skipper: nectaring on Pickerelweed; Horace's Duskywing: nectaring on Pickerelweed; Least Skipper: nectaring on Pickerelweed

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Juniper Hairstreak 2
  • Duskywing sp. 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Least Skipper 3

Will Kerling

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

  • Cabbage White 4
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Diner to Barth Road via Rte. 47 and Rte, 347
Cape May County, NJ

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Cabbage White 2

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH and Railroad Tracks
Cape May County, NJ

Common Checkered-Skipper: a fresh female

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 13
  • Orange Sulphur 5
  • American Copper 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • Variegated Fritillary 6
  • Common Buckeye 11
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 8
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 1
  • Common Sootywing 4
  • Sachem 8

Chris Tonkinson

CRE Garden - Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1