January 2012 Sightings

Jim Dowdell

CMPSP - Cape May Point
Cape May County, NJ

on the wing

  • Red Admiral 1

Rick Radis and others

Barnegat Christmas Count
Ocean County, NJ

  • Anglewing sp. 1
  • Monarch 1

Will Kerling

Cape Island Creek Preserve - TNC
Cape May County, NJ

first Orange Sulphur flying at 9:34 am - most likely first butterfly of 2012

  • Orange Sulphur 2

Kick off your Year List Walk - NJ Audubon

Hawk Watch Platform Area - CMPSP
Cape May County, NJ

found resting on a pine cone by someone in the group!

  • Monarch 1

Cynthia Allen

Cape Island Creek Preserve - TNC
Cape May County, NJ

flying along a sheltered path

  • Anglewing sp. 1

Jim Dowdell

Cape Island Creek Preserve - TNC
Cape May County, NJ

  • Orange Sulphur 2

John Roberts

Heiserville, NJ
Cumberland County, NJ

  • Mourning Cloak 1

Will Kerling

Rte. 9 and Avalon Boulevard nearby Field
Cape May County, NJ

2 females / a male pursuing a female / They were nectaring on Purple Deadnettles (Lamium purpureum) - the only flower nectar!

  • Orange Sulphur 7

Will Kerling

Woodcock Trail - USFW
Cape May County, NJ

literally flew within three inches of my face

  • Orange Sulphur 1

Will Kerling

Rte. 9 and Avalon Boulevard nearby Field
Cape May County, NJ

  • Orange Sulphur 6

Will Kerling

Field south of Cresse Lane - Rte.9
Cape May County, NJ

  • Orange Sulphur 12

Jim Dowdell

Cape Island Creek Preserve - TNC
Cape May County, NJ

a female was egg laying on a Vetch sp!! / The eggs were pale in color.

  • Orange Sulphur 12

Vince Elia

Tuckahoe WMA
Cape May County, NJ

  • Question Mark 1

Will Kerling

Rea Farm
Cape May County, NJ

  • Orange Sulphur 1

Dave Amadio

Seabrook Rd. near intersection of C.R.620,Mannington Marsh
Salem County, NJ

no photo, but adequate look for I.D.

  • Red Admiral 1

Will Kerling

Cape Island Creek Preserve - TNC
Cape May County, NJ

  • Orange Sulphur 2

Ellen Creveling

Lizard Tail Swamp Preserve
Cape May County, NJ

  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Red Admiral 1

Chris Tonkinson and Will Kerling

Cape Island Creek Preserve - TNC
Cape May County, NJ

  • Orange Sulphur 1

Will Kerling

Rte. 9 and Avalon Boulevard nearby Field
Cape May County, NJ

just starting to come out / quick look only

  • Orange Sulphur 2

Bill Schuhl

Coral and Cambridge Avenue Garden
Cape May County, NJ

nectaring in the shade at 48 degrees on Winter Pansies!!! / time - 11:45 am

  • Monarch 1

Will Kerling

Rte. 9 and Avalon Boulevard nearby Field
Cape May County, NJ

first saw 12:09 pm / last saw same butterfly 12:45 pm

  • Orange Sulphur 1

Will Kerling

Rte. 9 and Avalon Boulevard nearby Field
Cape May County, NJ

first one seen at 10:40 am / second one flying on its own - 10:49 am

  • Orange Sulphur 2

Will Kerling

Rte. 9 and Avalon Boulevard nearby Field
Cape May County, NJ

last one seen at 12:29 pm

  • Orange Sulphur 2

Michael O'Brien

at the end of Whildin Ave.
Cape May County, NJ

Keekeekerr at 1:49 pm

  • Monarch 1

Will Kerling

Cape Island Creek Preserve - TNC
Cape May County, NJ

last one seen at 1:25 pm

  • Orange Sulphur 2

Jim Dowdell

Bivalve
Cumberland County, NJ

first butterfly outside CM County for me in January

  • Orange Sulphur 1

Mike Crewe

Higbee Beach Field # 4
Cape May County, NJ

  • Orange Sulphur 1

Will Kerling

Rte. 9 and Avalon Boulevard nearby Field
Cape May County, NJ

last on 2:23 pm

  • Orange Sulphur 2

Will Kerling

Field south of Cresse Lane - Rte.9
Cape May County, NJ

last one at 12:40 pm / 45 degrees

  • Orange Sulphur 3

Sam Galick and Tiffany Kersten

3rd field of Cape Island Creek
Cape May County, NJ

flying/sunning during brief cloud breaks last one at 2:24 PM

  • Orange Sulphur 4