March 2012 Sightings

Will Kerling

Rea Farm, West Cape May
Cape May County, NJ

  • Orange Sulphur 5

Jean Gutsmuth

Money Island Road
Cumberland County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 2

Will Kerling

Cape May Point State Park
Cape May County, NJ

  • Mourning Cloak 1

Will Kerling

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

Blueberry Azure: a mated pair (digital images) were within the six Blueberry Azures form marginata; Blueberry Azure: my first 'Chocolate Patch' one for the season; Azure, sp.: flew of the road rapidly and it went high into the trees

  • Azure, sp. 1
  • Blueberry Azure 1
  • Blueberry Azure 6
  • Question Mark 1
  • Mourning Cloak 2

Stephen Ziegler and Steve Kerr

Small Bridge beyond Sunset Bridge - BSF
Cape May County, NJ

  • American Snout 1

Dave Amadio

Wheelabrator Refuge, Westville
Gloucester County, NJ

Anglewing sp.: small size suggested comma; Mourning Cloak: at "tie off point"

  • Anglewing sp. 1
  • Mourning Cloak 2

Stephen Mason & Katie Montagnaro

sunning. brief look suggested P. comma
Burlington County, NJ

  • Anglewing sp. 1

Dave Amadio

Riverwinds "River Trail"
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Will Kerling

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

They were popping rapidly out of Chrysalides and forty is definitely a conservative number! I saw one cluster of six flying together.

  • Orange Sulphur 40

Will Kerling

Lizard Tail Swamp Preserve
Cape May County, NJ

males being territorial with each other

  • Question Mark 2

Chris Herz

Audubon backyard garden
Camden County, NJ

fly by

  • Mourning Cloak 1

Mike Crewe

New England Road - West Cape May
Cape May County, NJ

  • Sulphur sp. 1

Shawn Wainwright

My backyard in Toms River
Ocean County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Jesse & Jack Connor

Mannheim Ave Road, Galloway
Atlantic County, NJ

Blueberry Azure: all seen well were marginata; Mourning Cloak: two in courtship

  • Blueberry Azure 15
  • Mourning Cloak 5

Shawn Wainwright

My backyard in Toms River
Ocean County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 2

Dave Amadio

Rt 73 in Mount Laurel
Burlington County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Will Kerling

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

only spent 10 minutes in field just before 4 pm

  • Orange Sulphur 70

Shawn Wainwright

Silver Ridge in Toms River
Ocean County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 4
  • Mourning Cloak 1

Jesse & Jack Connor

Leibig Rd field, Galloway
Atlantic County, NJ

both distant

  • Sulphur sp. 2

Jean Gutsmuth

King's Hwy., Mt. Ephraim
Camden County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Jack Miller

Tuckahoe WMA Impoundments
Cape May County, NJ

  • American Snout 1

Jim Dowdell

Cox Hill Creek (Villas) WMA
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 4
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Holly Azure 1
  • Question Mark 2
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Mourning Cloak 1

Shawn Wainwright

Off of Lakehurst Road
Ocean County, NJ

  • Orange Sulphur 1

Stephen Mason, et al.

Franklin Parker Preserve
Burlington County, NJ

Blueberry Azure: 3 form marginata, 1 form lucia

  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Blueberry Azure 4
  • Mourning Cloak 1

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Jim Dowdell

Belleplain State Forest
Cape May County, NJ

Blueberry Azure: most marginata, some couldn't see underside and 6 form lucia (Chocolate Patch); Blueberry Azure: ones with 'Chocolate Patch'; Eastern Comma: immaculate!

  • Blueberry Azure 6
  • Blueberry Azure 68
  • Question Mark 7
  • Eastern Comma 3
  • Mourning Cloak 9

Cynthia Allen

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

Blueberry Azure: all marginata; Azure, sp.: all flying, didn't land for a decent look

  • Azure, sp. 7
  • Blueberry Azure 8
  • Anglewing sp. 1
  • Mourning Cloak 2

Dave Amadio

At work in Cherry Hill
Camden County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 2

Will Kerling

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

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Orange Sulphur 1

Dave Amadio

At home
Gloucester County, NJ

on Euonymus

  • Cabbage White 1