March 2012 Sightings

Cynthia Allen

CMCH-Main Street
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Dave Amadio

At work in Cherry Hill
Camden County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 3

Jesse Amesbury

Forsythe NWR
Atlantic County, NJ

photo'd

  • Eastern Pine Elfin 1

Cynthia Allen

CMCH-Hand Ave.
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Cynthia Allen

My yard in CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Spicebush Swallowtail: Nectaring on Dandelion; have digital photos; Azure, sp.: resting on leaf bud of Silky Dogwood which Summer Azure uses as FP in my yard; didn't see ventral well.

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Azure, sp. 1

Will Kerling

CMCH, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

American Copper: digital images; Eastern Tailed-Blue: flew by my leg while unlocking my bicycle

  • Cabbage White 6
  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • American Copper 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1

Will Kerling

CMCH, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • American Copper 1

Cynthia Allen

Rt. 47 across from Southville Diner
Cape May County, NJ

  • Orange Sulphur 4

Will Kerling

Gravel Hole Road
Cape May County, NJ

  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Azure, sp. 1
  • Mourning Cloak 1

Chip Krilowicz

Wheelabrator Refuge, Westville
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 29
  • Falcate Orangetip 1
  • Orange Sulphur 5
  • Mourning Cloak 3
  • Common Buckeye 2

Chris Vogel

Higbee Beach
Cape May County, NJ

around the Hackberry Trees

  • American Snout 4

Cynthia Allen

My yard in CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1

Cynthia Allen

Belleplain State Forest-Goosekill Trail
Cape May County, NJ

Blueberry Azure: 5 marginata, 1 lucia

  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Henry's Elfin 12
  • Eastern Pine Elfin 2
  • Blueberry Azure 12
  • Holly Azure 1
  • Mourning Cloak 1
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 4

Cynthia Allen

Woodbine
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Orange Sulphur 1

Cynthia Allen

Reed's Beach
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 2

Will Kerling

Dennisville RR Tracks (North)
Cape May County, NJ

Orange Sulphur: at least 8 of the 19 were using the railroad track to migrate northward!; American Copper: 15 butterfly species on the railroad tracks - not bad for March; Henry's Elfin: watched nectaring on a Willow sp. and one was nectaring on a small Chickweed sp.; Eastern Pine Elfin: nectaring on a Willow sp. and one was in a fruit tree nectaring on its blossoms; Juniper Hairstreak: a fresh out one; Gray Hairstreak: a fresh one nectaring on a Willow sp. - got digital images; Blueberry Azure: saw 5 marginata and found and photographed the rare form - violacea; American Lady: very fresh (digital images); Sleepy Duskywing: A territorial male Juvenal's Duskywing wouldn't leave the male SDW alone and it finally went into the woods.; Juvenal's Duskywing: becoming very common; Horace's Duskywing: 2 females

  • Cabbage White 5
  • Orange Sulphur 19
  • American Copper 1
  • Brown Elfin 4
  • Henry's Elfin 14
  • Eastern Pine Elfin 9
  • Juniper Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Blueberry Azure 80
  • Holly Azure 4
  • Mourning Cloak 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Sleepy Duskywing 1
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 29
  • Horace's Duskywing 2

Dave Amadio

At work in Cherry Hill
Camden County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 8

Will Kerling

Rte. 83
Cape May County, NJ

  • Orange Sulphur 1

Sandra Keller and Gwen Alexander

Glassboro Woods
Gloucester County, NJ

Azure, sp.: 5 of the form "violacea" - Holly? and one of the form "marginata" - Blueberry? The rest I don't know.

  • Henry's Elfin 3
  • Azure, sp. 15
  • Mourning Cloak 2

Dave Amadio

Wheelabrator Refuge, Westville
Gloucester County, NJ

Falcate Orangetip: both males; Eastern Tailed-Blue: fresh male; Mourning Cloak: all well worn

  • Cabbage White 26
  • Falcate Orangetip 2
  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Mourning Cloak 5
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 1

Jim Springer

Woodland Twp., route 72 site
Burlington County, NJ

White M Hairstreak: nectaring on Sand Myrtle which is just starting to bloom at the site; Spring Azure: marginata

  • Brown Elfin 6
  • Eastern Pine Elfin 1
  • White M Hairstreak 1
  • Spring Azure 2
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 1

Chris Williams

Collier Mills, Off Stump Tavern Rd
Ocean County, NJ

Brown Elfin: Nectaring on Leather Leaf; Eastern Pine Elfin: Nectaring on Leather Leaf; Spring Azure: Nectaring on Leather Leaf; Juvenal's Duskywing: Nectaring on Leather Leaf

  • Brown Elfin 1
  • Eastern Pine Elfin 2
  • Spring Azure 5
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 1

Dave Amadio

Hessian Ave., West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 2

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Chris Vogel

Belleplain State Forest
Cape May County, NJ

  • Duskywing sp. 3

Will Kerling

Lizard Tail Swamp Preserve
Cape May County, NJ

Henry's Elfin: visiting pear blossoms; Red-banded Hairstreak: flushed off ground near Highbush Blueberry at edge of woods

  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Henry's Elfin 1

Chris Williams

Bowman Rd & Rt 528, Jackson Twsp
Ocean County, NJ

On soil

  • Sleepy Duskywing 2

Sam Galick

Cape May Meadows
Cape May County, NJ

West path

  • American Copper 1

Jim Springer

Warren Grove Recreation Area
Ocean County, NJ

Hoary Elfin: Bearberry just starting to bloom; Spring Azure: marginata

  • Brown Elfin 4
  • Brown Elfin 12
  • Hoary Elfin 7
  • Eastern Pine Elfin 3
  • Spring Azure 2

Dave Amadio

Riverwinds Scenic Trail
Gloucester County, NJ

Falcate Orangetip: 6 males & 1 female; American Copper: All but one fresh. 5 were on a flowering fruit tree. Also had one mating pair; Red Admiral: was chasing Cloak & Juvenal's. Have a couple of poor images

  • Cabbage White 17
  • Falcate Orangetip 7
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • American Copper 21
  • Anglewing sp. 1
  • Mourning Cloak 2
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Duskywing sp. 1
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 2