July 2011 Sightings

Chris Tonkinson and Will Kerling

Coral and Cambridge Garden
Cape May County, NJ

American Lady: very fresh

  • Cabbage White 1
  • American Lady 1

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links Hole # 17
Cape May County, NJ

  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 4
  • Sachem 3
  • Broad-winged Skipper 3

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

  • Sachem 2

Chris Tonkinson and Will Kerling

Exit 6 Area on NJ Parkway
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Chris Tonkinson and Will Kerling

Meadows - TNC
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: only 2 females / a few nectaring on Swamp Milkweed; American Copper: fresh out of chrysalis; Broad-winged Skipper: nectaring on Swamp Milkweed

  • Black Swallowtail 19
  • American Copper 1
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Monarch 2
  • Sachem 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1

Dave Amadio

Mom's garden in Haddon Heights
Camden County, NJ

Gray Hairstreak: nectaring on Mountain mint

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1

Dave Amadio

At work in Cherry Hill
Camden County, NJ

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 3

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Hayhurst's Scallopwing 1

Will Kerling

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

  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 1
  • Sachem 2
  • Broad-winged Skipper 9

Will Kerling

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

  • Cabbage White 4
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • Sachem 2

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

American Copper: fresh out of chrysalis; Silver-spotted Skipper: one nectaring on Bee Balm; Horace's Duskywing: a female

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 6
  • American Copper 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Swallowtail sp. 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Sachem 4

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links Hole # 17
Cape May County, NJ

Red-banded Hairstreak: nectaring on Sweet Pepperbush; 'Summer' Spring Azure: nectaring on Sweet Pepperbush; Horace's Duskywing: a female nectaring on Sweet Pepperbush; Northern Broken-Dash: female, male

  • Red-banded Hairstreak 3
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 6
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 4
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Northern Broken-Dash 2
  • Sachem 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 20

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Hayhurst's Scallopwing 2
  • Northern Broken-Dash 1

Will Kerling

Rte. 83 Powerline - S
Cape May County, NJ

Gray Hairstreak: fresh one nectaring on Sweet Pepperbush; Red-banded Hairstreak: all nectaring on Sweet Pepperbush; Horace's Duskywing: at least 6 females; Wild Indigo Duskywing: a fresh male; Northern Broken-Dash: one nectaring on Sweet Pepperbush; Dion Skipper: hiding deep in the tall vegetation of the Wetlands

  • Red-banded Hairstreak 5
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 11
  • Common Buckeye 7
  • Little Wood-Satyr 1
  • Common Wood-Nymph 5
  • Horace's Duskywing 10
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Northern Broken-Dash 2
  • Sachem 2
  • Dion Skipper 2

Will Kerling

Rte. 83
Cape May County, NJ

along the shoulder nectaring on Knapweed / a female

  • Horace's Duskywing 1

Will Kerling

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

didn't stop today

  • Cabbage White 2

Will Kerling

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

Horace's Duskywing: a female

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • American Copper 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 1

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

American Lady: nectaring on Rose of Sharon; Horace's Duskywing: a male

  • Cabbage White 9
  • American Lady 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Woodland Village
Cape May County, NJ

seeking refuge in a large tree as a thunderstorm approached

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1

Cynthia Allen

My garden in CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

nectaring on Swamp MW; only 2nd one in garden this month

  • Monarch 1

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links Hole # 17
Cape May County, NJ

Spicebush Swallowtail: egg laying on Sassafrass; Juniper Hairstreak: nectaring on Yarrow; Red Admiral: female egg laying on Nettles; Fiery Skipper: nectaring on Black-eyed Susans; Sachem: nectaring on Black-eyed Susans; Broad-winged Skipper: nectaring on Black-eyed Susans and Sweet pepperbush

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 4
  • Juniper Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 6
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 7
  • Horace's Duskywing 2
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Sachem 4
  • Broad-winged Skipper 40

Dave Amadio

At work in Cherry Hill
Camden County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1

Clay Sutton, Jim Dowdell

near Pomona
Atlantic County, NJ

  • Striped Hairstreak 1

Pat & Clay Sutton

Sutton garden in Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

Question Mark: on dish of gooey fruit; Common Wood-Nymph: on dish of gooey fruit; Monarch: female laying eggs

  • Red-banded Hairstreak 4
  • Juniper Hairstreak 1
  • American Snout 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • Common Wood-Nymph 5
  • Monarch 1
  • Least Skipper 1

C. Herz

Audubon backyard garden
Camden County, NJ

fresh

  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1

Will Kerling

Cape May Point State Park
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: 2 females; American Copper: nectaring on White Sweet Clover; Question Mark: taking in sap with the Red Admiral; Red Admiral: one taking in sap; Northern Broken-Dash: on the forest trail

  • Black Swallowtail 21
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Orange Sulphur 5
  • American Copper 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 4
  • Pearl Crescent 6
  • Question Mark 1
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • Common Wood-Nymph 5
  • Monarch 1
  • Northern Broken-Dash 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Cape May Point
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 3

Will Kerling

Coral and Cambridge Avenue Garden in Cape May Point
Cape May County, NJ

American Snout: fresh out

  • Cabbage White 1
  • American Snout 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Northern Broken-Dash 1

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links Hole # 17
Cape May County, NJ

Red-banded Hairstreak: nectaring on Sweet Pepperbush; Red-banded Hairstreak: fresh out of chrysalis; Red Admiral: hanging around Nettles; Horace's Duskywing: males; Horace's Duskywing: one fresh and the other a rag; Sachem: nectaring on Black-eyed Susans

  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 3
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 6
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Horace's Duskywing 2
  • Horace's Duskywing 2
  • Northern Broken-Dash 2
  • Sachem 2
  • Broad-winged Skipper 2
  • Broad-winged Skipper 12

Tom Reed

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

Black Swallowtail: brief walk through gardens (3:25-3:35pm); Red-banded Hairstreak: fresh

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 4
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Juniper Hairstreak 6
  • Gray Hairstreak 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • Hayhurst's Scallopwing 3
  • Horace's Duskywing 2
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Sachem 6
  • Broad-winged Skipper 70