April 2012 Sightings

Mike Crewe

Heine Avenue - Woodbine, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

very worn

  • American Lady 1

Will Kerling

Jake's Landing Road
Cape May County, NJ

a female basking on a Holly Leaf - digital image

  • Blueberry Azure 1

Jesse Connor

Our yard, Port Republic
Atlantic County, NJ

no orange visible

  • Sulphur sp. 1

Will Kerling

Belleplain State Forest Headquarters
Cape May County, NJ

nectaring on Dandelion

  • Orange Sulphur 1

Will Kerling

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

The field was totally blanketed with them!!!

  • Orange Sulphur 400

Will Kerling

Old Robbins Trail
Cape May County, NJ

Eastern Pine Elfin: fresh out; Blueberry Azure: 3 marginata, 1 lucia and the others needed a better look for id to form; Azure, sp.: lean toward Holly Azure - needed better look; Juvenal's Duskywing: a fresh out male / really dark!

  • Elfin sp. 1
  • Henry's Elfin 5
  • Eastern Pine Elfin 1
  • Azure, sp. 1
  • Blueberry Azure 7
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 1

Cynthia Allen

My yard in CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Eastern Tailed-Blue: miniscule (about 1/4") and a total rag; suggests that it emerged a while ago.; Mourning Cloak: very worn

  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Henry's Elfin 1 or 2
  • Eastern Pine Elfin 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Mourning Cloak 1

Sam Galick

Green Creek
Cape May County, NJ

flying by in yard

  • Orange Sulphur 1

Clay Sutton

Old Robbins Trail
Cape May County, NJ

  • Henry's Elfin 2
  • Anglewing sp. 1

Mike Crewe

Wildwood, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

  • American Copper 1

Pat Sutton

Songbird Trail on Kimbel's Beach Road
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 7

Clay Sutton

woods behind our house, Bucks Ave
Cape May County, NJ

Henry's Elfin: nectaring on Highbush Blueberry; Spring Azure: nectaring on Highbush Blueberry; American Snout: perched on Highbush Blueberry

  • Henry's Elfin 2
  • Spring Azure 6
  • American Snout 1

Will Kerling

CMCH, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Orange Sulphur 5
  • American Copper 4

Will Kerling

Lizard Tail Swamp Preserve
Cape May County, NJ

  • Juvenal's Duskywing 3

Sandra Keller

Wheelabrator Refuge
Gloucester County, NJ

Falcate Orangetip: All males. I had 7 species total for today.; Eastern Tailed-Blue: Scattered around; Common Buckeye: Near the start of the powerline cut.

  • Falcate Orangetip 5
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 8
  • Common Buckeye 1

Jean Gutsmuth

Maple Ave., Dividing Creek
Cumberland County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 12
  • Orange Sulphur 26
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 18
  • Anglewing sp. 1
  • Mourning Cloak 1
  • American Lady 1

Chris Herz

Audubon backyard garden
Camden County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 3

Tony Leukering

Goshen, backyard on Goshen Rd
Cape May County, NJ

  • Falcate Orangetip 1

Dave Amadio

Hessian Ave., West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Dave Amadio

At work in Cherry Hill
Camden County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 5
  • Pearl Crescent 1

Will Kerling

CMCH, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

Mourning Cloak: extra faded and ragged

  • Cabbage White 4
  • Orange Sulphur 12
  • American Copper 10
  • Mourning Cloak 1

Pat & Clay Sutton

Goshen, TNC woods behind our house
Cape May County, NJ

Henry's Elfin: nectaring on sunlit Highbush Blueberries, near top of bush; Eastern Pine Elfin: nectaring on sunlit Highbush Blueberries, near top of bush; Spring Azure: nectaring on sunlit Highbush Blueberries, near top of bush

  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Henry's Elfin 10
  • Eastern Pine Elfin 2
  • Spring Azure 18

Will Kerling

Lizard Tail Swamp Preserve
Cape May County, NJ

Common Buckeye: The buckeyes so far this year are ALL runts!

  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Elfin sp. 1
  • Henry's Elfin 7
  • Azure, sp. 2
  • Blueberry Azure 4
  • Holly Azure 3
  • Mourning Cloak 1
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 3

Cynthia Allen

Woodcock Trail (Cape May NWR)
Cape May County, NJ

Falcate Orangetip: males; Orange Sulphur: 1 white form; Juniper Hairstreak: mint fresh;on ground under Red Cedar

  • Cabbage White 7
  • Falcate Orangetip 2
  • Orange Sulphur 225
  • Henry's Elfin 2
  • Juniper Hairstreak 1
  • Azure, sp. 5
  • Blueberry Azure 1
  • Holly Azure 7
  • American Lady 1

Cynthia Allen

CMCH, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Orange Sulphur 4

Mike Crewe

CMPSP - Cape May Point
Cape May County, NJ

  • American Lady 2

Chip Krilowicz

Black Run Preserve
Burlington County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Brown Elfin 2
  • Henry's Elfin 2
  • Eastern Pine Elfin 2
  • Blueberry Azure 10
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 2

Pat & Clay Sutton

Goshen, Sutton's garden
Cape May County, NJ

Anglewing sp.: flying through

  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Anglewing sp. 1

Pat & Clay Sutton

Goshen, Sutton's woodlot
Cape May County, NJ

nectaring on Chickweed

  • Henry's Elfin 1

Chris Herz

Gloucester County College field
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 4
  • Orange Sulphur 15