July 2011 Sightings

Chris Tonkinson

near intersection of Dennisville-Court House and Swainton-Goshen Roads
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1

Will Kerling

Railroad Tracks along Magnolia Drive - CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: a female nectaring on Queen Anne's Lace; American Copper: one nectaring on Knapweed; Common Buckeye: one nectaring on Rabbit-foot Clover

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 9
  • American Copper 3
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Common Buckeye 8
  • Horace's Duskywing 4
  • Common Sootywing 4
  • Sachem 2

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

Cabbage White: including a mating pair

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Swallowtail sp. 1
  • Anglewing sp. 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1

Tom Reed

Kimble's Beach Rd (former refuge HQ)
Cape May County, NJ

Red-banded Hairstreak: fresh; Rare Skipper: photo'd

  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Juniper Hairstreak 2
  • Gray Hairstreak 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • Common Wood-Nymph 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Rare Skipper 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 4

Will Kerling

Woodland Village along Rte. 9
Cape May County, NJ

  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Sachem 3

Clay & Pat Sutton

Sutton's garden in Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

worn

  • Banded Hairstreak 1

Will Kerling

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

Common Buckeye: nectaring on Mountain Mint; Horace's Duskywing: both females

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Horace's Duskywing 2
  • Sachem 2

Will Kerling

South on Rte. 83 Powerline
Cape May County, NJ

Gray Hairstreak: one nectaring on a Boneset sp. and the other on Orange Milkwort; Eastern Tailed-Blue: one nectaring on Orange Milkwort; Pearl Crescent: nectaring on Orange Milkwort; Dion Skipper: all fresh! / one nectaring on a Boneset sp.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 23
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 18
  • Viceroy 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 3
  • Common Wood-Nymph 3
  • Horace's Duskywing 10
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 5
  • Northern Broken-Dash 2
  • Sachem 4
  • Dion Skipper 12

Will Kerling

Rte. 83 along the shoulder
Cape May County, NJ

a female nectaring on Knapweed

  • Horace's Duskywing 1

J&J Connor

Our garden, Port Republic
Atlantic County, NJ

Pipevine Swallowtail: fresh male; photo'd; Pipevine Swallowtail: chrysalis; Black Swallowtail: 2 males; 1 fml ovipositing on dill; American Snout: always near same young hemlock; Silver-spotted Skipper: most well-worn; one mating pair; Horace's Duskywing: most fresh; Sachem: so far fewer than most years; Broad-winged Skipper: numbers decreasing lately here; Dun Skipper: few seen here so far

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 1
  • Pipevine Swallowtail 1
  • Black Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White 40
  • American Copper 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 5
  • American Snout 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 12
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 8
  • Horace's Duskywing 6
  • Sachem 3
  • Broad-winged Skipper 3
  • Dun Skipper 1

Vince Elia, Tom Reed

Scotch Bonnet and adjacent backbay marshes
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: both males, flying across marsh; Red Admiral: flying north and west along waterway

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Red Admiral 1

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: a fresh male; Sachem: one nectaring on Bee Balm; Broad-winged Skipper: nectaring on Bee Balm

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 7
  • Sachem 6
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links Hole # 17
Cape May County, NJ

Question Mark: a 'Summer Form'; Sachem: a few nectaring Black-eyed Susan; Broad-winged Skipper: nectaring on Butterfly Bush, Sweet Pepperbush and Water Willow

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Sachem 21
  • Broad-winged Skipper 10

Pat & Clay Sutton

Sutton garden in Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

Red-spotted Purple: on dish of gooey fruit; Common Wood-Nymph: on dish of gooey fruit

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 5
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Juniper Hairstreak 3
  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 6
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Red-spotted Purple 3
  • Common Wood-Nymph 2
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 6
  • Horace's Duskywing 2
  • Rare Skipper 1
  • Sachem 8
  • Broad-winged Skipper 60

Will Kerling

Clermont Gardens along Rte. 9
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: a fresh male

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Sachem 6
  • Broad-winged Skipper 2

Dave Amadio

At work in Cherry Hill
Camden County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Peck's Skipper 5

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

Spicebush Swallowtail: nectaring on Zinnias; 'Summer' Spring Azure: nectaring on Mountain mint; Red Admiral: fresh on Marigold

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 3
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links Hole # 17
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Sachem 1

Will Kerling

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

Horace's Duskywing: fresh female; Wild Indigo Duskywing: fresh male

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Sachem 3
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1

Chris Tonkinson

Cape May Point
Cape May County, NJ

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1

Mike Crewe, Pat Sutton and Will Kerling

Powerline off Rte. 83 - S
Cape May County, NJ

American Lady: very fresh

  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 4
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Wood-Nymph 3
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1

Will Kerling

Rte. 557 to Woodbine
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Pat & Clay Sutton

Sutton garden in Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

Question Mark: on dish of gooey fruit

  • Question Mark 1
  • Tawny Emperor 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 1

Will Kerling

CRE Garden - Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: a female and a male; Black Swallowtail: last instar / on Fennel; Juniper Hairstreak: all 3 nectaring on Mountain Mint in small section; Red-banded Hairstreak: fresh; Rare Skipper: 3 on one Butterfly Bush flower cluster!; Broad-winged Skipper: conserative count / dripping from the vegetation!!

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 6
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Juniper Hairstreak 3
  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • American Lady 3
  • Common Buckeye 16
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 6
  • Rare Skipper 8
  • Sachem 21
  • Delaware Skipper 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 102

Will Kerling

Tarklin Pond along Weatherby Road
Cape May County, NJ

Orange Sulphur: nectaring on Pickerelweed

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Swallowtail sp. 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Least Skipper 1

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3

Will Kerling

Garden across from Zoo Entarnace on Rte. 9
Cape May County, NJ

Spicebush Swallowtail: very fresh

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Sachem 1

Chris Tonkinson and Will Kerling

Lizard Tail Swamp Preserve
Cape May County, NJ

Juniper Hairstreak: nectaring on Yarrow; Question Mark: a 'Summer Form'; Horace's Duskywing: females nectaring on Golden Hedge Hyssop

  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Juniper Hairstreak 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Horace's Duskywing 2

Will Kerling

Clermont Gardens next to Nursery on Rte. 9
Cape May County, NJ

Horace's Duskywing: a female and a male; Rare Skipper: nectaring on Echinacea / digital images

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Duskywing sp. 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Horace's Duskywing 2
  • Rare Skipper 1
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 1
  • Sachem 3
  • Broad-winged Skipper 10

Will Kerling

Woodland Village - Clermont, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

Horace's Duskywing: males

  • Cabbage White 4
  • Duskywing sp. 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 2