February 2012 Sightings

Cynthia Allen

Cape Island Creek Preserve - TNC
Cape May County, NJ

flying and nectaring on Mustard; my first ever Feb. butterflies!

  • Orange Sulphur 8

Will Kerling

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

last one seen at 3:37 PM / They were difficult to photograph due to the very warm weather!

  • Orange Sulphur 16

Jim Dowdell

Cape Island Creek Preserve - TNC
Cape May County, NJ

American Snout: appeared to be fresh out of the chrysalis!!!

  • Orange Sulphur 7
  • American Snout 1

Will Kerling

Cape Island Creek Preserve - TNC
Cape May County, NJ

full sun came at 1:41 PM / It took 7 minutes for them to fly!

  • Orange Sulphur 3

Chris Marks

Corbin City, NJ
Atlantic County, NJ

in a horse pasture

  • Orange Sulphur 5

Will Kerling

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

last seen at 3:18:47 PM

  • Orange Sulphur 1

Will Kerling

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

last seen at 11:14:25 PM

  • Orange Sulphur 1

Will Kerling

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

  • Orange Sulphur 5

Will Kerling

Cape Island Creek Preserve - TNC
Cape May County, NJ

all the Orange Sulphurs today were flying on their own; except for, the first one

  • Orange Sulphur 5

Jim Dowdell

Cape Island Creek Preserve - TNC / just north of Field # 3
Cape May County, NJ

48 degrees / These bugs were flying around on their own.

  • Orange Sulphur 2

Will Kerling

Beaver Dam Road - off Gravel Hole Road
Cape May County, NJ

flew by me at eye level and then it circled up and down a Holly Tree

  • American Snout 1

Will Kerling

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

last one at 12:15 pm

  • Orange Sulphur 2

Mike Crewe and Will Kerling

Cape Island Creek Preserve - TNC
Cape May County, NJ

Orange Sulphur: last one at 1:59 pm / first sulphur was fresh out of chrysalis with its wings drying; Common Buckeye: fresh out of chrysalis with its wings drying! / a really small butterfly with very dark topside and bottomside

  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Common Buckeye 1

Will Kerling

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

flushed at 10:30 am

  • Orange Sulphur 1

Will Kerling

Beaver Dam Road - off Gravel Hole Road
Cape May County, NJ

American Snout: got digital image of one of them / They overwinter as adults in NC. It appears, at this point, that snouts overwintered here this winter!; Question Mark: flushed one at edge of lake; Mourning Cloak: got a digital image of one of them

  • American Snout 2
  • Question Mark 1
  • Mourning Cloak 2

Will Kerling

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

4 butterfly species today (no Blueberry Azure, yet) / It has been weeks since I have been able to find Orange Sulphurs in this field! At 3 pm, the temperature reached 59 degrees.

  • Orange Sulphur 7

Will Kerling

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

digital images of a mated pair

  • Orange Sulphur 4

Will Kerling

Beaver Dam Road - off Gravel Hole Road
Cape May County, NJ

Blueberry Azure: first one at 12:00 am / digital images; Mourning Cloak: maybe three

  • Blueberry Azure 2
  • Question Mark 4
  • Mourning Cloak 2

Beth Cuizio

Dare Road near Alloway
Salem County, NJ

  • Anglewing sp. 1

Jim Dowdell

Port Norris, NJ
Cumberland County, NJ

  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Mourning Cloak 1

Brian Johnson

Berry's Chapel Road
Salem County, NJ

  • Anglewing sp. 3
  • Mourning Cloak 1

Jean Gutsmuth

Brigantine Refuge
Atlantic County, NJ

Fresh

  • Red Admiral 1

Brian Johnson

Cool Run Road
Salem County, NJ

  • Mourning Cloak 1

Chris Vogel

Cox Hall Creek WMA
Cape May County, NJ

In the AM;entered by sgalick

  • Mourning Cloak 1

Kathy and Roger Horn

Rea Farm
Cape May County, NJ

  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Mourning Cloak 1

Sam Galick

Cape May Point State Park
Cape May County, NJ

  • Mourning Cloak 1

Bridget O'Connor

Steel Road - CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

  • Orange Sulphur 1

Ben Ackerman & Jack Connor

Stockton Campus trail to Lake Pam
Atlantic County, NJ

found by student Ben Ackerman on class field trip; crawled from fingertip to fingertip, various students (form marginata)

  • Blueberry Azure 1

Jack Connor

Stockton Campus trail to Lake Pam
Atlantic County, NJ

found on class field trip

  • Cabbage White 1

Chip Krilowicz

Wheelabrator
Gloucester County, NJ

have photo

  • Mourning Cloak 1