March 2012 Sightings

Will Kerling

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

hiding in its hostplant - a Vetch sp.

  • Orange Sulphur 1

Dave Amadio

Wheelabrator Refuge, Westville
Gloucester County, NJ

Just before 5 p.m.

  • Cabbage White 3

Dave Amadio

At work in Cherry Hill
Camden County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 3

Bridget O'Connor

Cape May County Park and Zoo
Cape May County, NJ

  • Mourning Cloak 2

Chip K and Jean Gutsmuth

Bevin WMA
Cumberland County, NJ

Elfin sp.: Missing a lot of scales

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Falcate Orangetip 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Elfin sp. 1
  • Frosted Elfin 1
  • Henry's Elfin 2
  • Eastern Pine Elfin 1
  • Azure, sp. 4
  • Blueberry Azure 1
  • Holly Azure 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Mourning Cloak 2
  • Duskywing sp. 1

Will Kerling

Lizard Tail Swamp Preserve
Cape May County, NJ

  • Frosted Elfin 1
  • Henry's Elfin 1

Cynthia Allen

Wetlands Institute
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Jim Dowdell

Dennisville Railroad Tracks - North
Cape May County, NJ

Gray Hairstreak: 11th butterfly species which is a first for March; Common Buckeye: an incredible runt

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Brown Elfin 4
  • Frosted Elfin 2
  • Henry's Elfin 52
  • Eastern Pine Elfin 11
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Blueberry Azure 94
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Question Mark 4
  • Mourning Cloak 5
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 8

Will Kerling

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

around 5 pm and the temperature had dropped from 61 to 52 degrees with a howling wind / flushed four OS walking quickly through the field

  • Orange Sulphur 4

Will Kerling

CMCH, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Cynthia Allen

CMCH-Railroad tracks
Cape May County, NJ

  • Orange Sulphur 2

Cynthia Allen

CMCH-near Acme
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Cynthia Allen

CMCH-Hand Ave.
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Cynthia Allen

My yard in CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

likely Henry's; did not land

  • Elfin sp. 1

Cynthia Allen

CMCH-Cemetary
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 2

Pat Sutton

Dennisville Railroad Tracks - North
Cape May County, NJ

Frosted Elfin: 1:30-3:00 p.m., 52 degrees, but hot in the sun & out of the wind

  • Frosted Elfin 1
  • Henry's Elfin 12
  • Spring Azure 2
  • Mourning Cloak 1

Will Kerling

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

Incredible!!! / It was a fresh male gathering sun on the ground at 37 degrees with a slight breeze! / Got great digital images.

  • Sachem 1

Pat Sutton

Dennisville Railroad Tracks - South
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Will Kerling

Dennisville Railroad Tracks - North
Cape May County, NJ

Juniper Hairstreak: high in a Red Cedar / great binocular look; Blueberry Azure: 8 marginata, 2 lucia and the rest not a good look at their undersides; Holly Azure: great digital images; Horace's Duskywing: a fresh female

  • Cabbage White 7
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Elfin sp. 5
  • Frosted Elfin 1
  • Henry's Elfin 5
  • Eastern Pine Elfin 5
  • Juniper Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Azure, sp. 4
  • Blueberry Azure 39
  • Holly Azure 4
  • Mourning Cloak 2
  • Duskywing sp. 2
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 4
  • Horace's Duskywing 1

Will Kerling

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

The field was so full of them and they were very active at 39 degrees with a slight wind!!

  • Orange Sulphur 300

Dave Amadio

At work in Cherry Hill
Camden County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 2

Sylvia Armstrong

Our yard in CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

digital photo

  • Henry's Elfin 1

Cynthia Allen

CMCH-Mechanic St.
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Cynthia Allen

CMCH-RR tracks
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Cynthia Allen

Lizard Tail Swamp Preserve
Cape May County, NJ

Blueberry Azure: marginata; Holly Azure: 1 landed on my blue sock and stayed for some time

  • Henry's Elfin 6
  • Azure, sp. 3
  • Blueberry Azure 1
  • Holly Azure 2
  • Question Mark 1

Will Kerling

Lizard Tail Swamp Preserve
Cape May County, NJ

  • Henry's Elfin 1
  • Azure, sp. 2
  • Holly Azure 2
  • Mourning Cloak 1

Cynthia Allen

My garden in CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Falcate Orangetip: briefly nectared on Crocus; Eastern Pine Elfin: nectaring on Grape Hyacinth

  • Falcate Orangetip 1
  • Eastern Pine Elfin 1

Pat Sutton

Dennisville RR Tracks (North)
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Spring Azure 4
  • Question Mark 1
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 2

Pat Sutton

Beaver Swamp WMA
Cape May County, NJ

  • Henry's Elfin 2
  • Spring Azure 6
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 4

Pat Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1