March 2012 Sightings

Chip Krilowicz

New Brooklyn Park
Camden County, NJ

egg laying on high bush blueberry

  • Blueberry Azure 1

Tom Reed

Backyard, Lomurno Ln, Green Creek
Cape May County, NJ

Falcate Orangetip: fresh male; patrolling

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Falcate Orangetip 1
  • Anglewing sp. 1
  • Mourning Cloak 1

Will Kerling

Lizard Tail Swamp Preserve
Cape May County, NJ

Frosted Elfin: fresh one / 9 days earlier than the earliest record - March 31st; Blueberry Azure: form marginata - 2 / other 2 flying non-stop; Blueberry Azure: a rare form / usually only 2 percent of a population is this form / third form of Blueberry Azure / images reviewed by David Wright; Mourning Cloak: a female checking out Willows; Common Buckeye: 1 runt (slightly less than 1 inch wingspan!) / maybe, a second one

  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Frosted Elfin 1
  • Henry's Elfin 2
  • Azure, sp. 5
  • Blueberry Azure 2
  • Blueberry Azure 4
  • Question Mark 3
  • Mourning Cloak 1
  • Common Buckeye 1

Bill Schuhl

Coral and Cambridge Avenue Garden
Cape May County, NJ

  • Question Mark 2
  • Mourning Cloak 1

Shawn Wainwright

Cattus Island in Toms River
Ocean County, NJ

  • Blueberry Azure 3

Bridget O'Connor

Stone Harbor, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

  • Orange Sulphur 1

Jim Dowdell and Clay Sutton

Maurice River
Cumberland County, NJ

Azure, sp.: quick flybys; Mourning Cloak: on the move!

  • Orange Sulphur 30
  • Azure, sp. 2
  • Question Mark 2
  • Mourning Cloak 2

Dave Amadio

Backyard, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Dale Schweitzer

Eldora
Cape May County, NJ

Orange Sulphur: both flying due north over the canopy

  • Cabbage White 5
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Blueberry Azure 1
  • American Snout 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Mourning Cloak 1

Shawn Wainwright

Silver Ridge in Toms River
Ocean County, NJ

Eastern Pine Elfin: Is anyone else seing these? Was looking for a Henry's and every one i found was Pine lol.

  • Cabbage White 15
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Eastern Pine Elfin 4
  • Blueberry Azure 1
  • Mourning Cloak 2

Will Kerling

CMCH, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Henry's Elfin 1

Dave Amadio

Glassboro WMA
Gloucester County, NJ

Falcate Orangetip: male, briefly nectared on vinca periwinkle; Brown Elfin: good look, no photo, distracted by M.cloak's shadow; Eastern Pine Elfin: landed briefly on sandy road; Blueberry Azure: 3 marginata, 1 lucia; Azure, sp.: flying through, no positive I.D.; Duskywing sp.: likely Juvenal's, got away!

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Falcate Orangetip 1
  • Orange Sulphur 4
  • Brown Elfin 1
  • Henry's Elfin 20
  • Eastern Pine Elfin 1
  • Azure, sp. 12
  • Blueberry Azure 4
  • Question Mark 1
  • Mourning Cloak 2
  • Duskywing sp. 1

Tom Reed

Backyard, Benton Ave, Cape May
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Orange Sulphur 1

Will Kerling

CMCH, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 9
  • Orange Sulphur 1

Dave Amadio

Wheelabrator Refuge, Westville
Gloucester County, NJ

Falcate Orangetip: male; Orange Sulphur: brief, late day obs.

  • Cabbage White 5
  • Falcate Orangetip 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Holly Azure 1
  • Anglewing sp. 1

Tom Reed

Backyard, Church Road, Rio Grande
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Mourning Cloak 1

Will Kerling

Lizard Tail Swamp Preserve
Cape May County, NJ

Blueberry Azure: two were form marginata; Blueberry Azure: got excellant image of the rare form of Blueberry Azure; Horace's Duskywing: a fresh female - digital image / other one wasn't cooperative

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Azure, sp. 3
  • Blueberry Azure 2
  • Blueberry Azure 4
  • Horace's Duskywing 2

Dave Amadio

Gloucester County between W.Deptford & Clayton
Gloucester County, NJ

conservative estimate

  • Cabbage White 25

Jim Dowdell and Clay Sutton

Corbin City
Atlantic County, NJ

  • Henry's Elfin 6
  • Blueberry Azure 24
  • Anglewing sp. 1
  • Mourning Cloak 4
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 1

Dale Schweitzer

Port Norris, NJ
Cumberland County, NJ

'Summer' Spring Azure: worn

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • American Snout 1

Will Kerling

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

Orange Sulphur: fog rolled in after 5 pm / I still saw 42 positioned on flowers for the night.

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Orange Sulphur 42

Chris Tonkinson

Swainton, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Will Kerling

Goshen - Swainton Road
Cape May County, NJ

a road kill male

  • Orange Sulphur 1

Dave Amadio

Backyard, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Will Kerling

Court House - Dennisville Road
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 4
  • Orange Sulphur 2

Dave Lord

Belleplain State Forest
Cape May County, NJ

  • Brown Elfin 1
  • Azure, sp. 15
  • Anglewing sp. 1

Will Kerling

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

Cabbage White: hiding on the back of a leaf during very light rain; Orange Sulphur: two hiding on two different leaves of the same plant during very light rain

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 2

Jesse Connor

Our garden, Port Republic`
Atlantic County, NJ

  • Mourning Cloak 1

Jim Dowdell

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

flushed out of Highbush Blueberry by a bird

  • Blueberry Azure 1

Bill Schuhl

Coral and Cambridge Avenue Garden
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1