May 2012 Sightings

Will Kerling

CRE Garden - Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

Eastern Tailed-Blue: a female; Question Mark: a very worn 'Summer Form'; American Lady: nectaring on Dewberry Blossoms; Northern Cloudywing: only second one, I've ever seen at CRE / a fresh Northern Cloudywing nectaring on Dewberry Blossoms; Crossline Skipper: nectaring on Dewberry Blossoms; Sachem: a male; Zabulon Skipper: all territorial males; Aaron's Skipper: nectaring on Dewberry Blossoms

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 10
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 4
  • Northern Cloudywing 1
  • Aaron's Skipper 7
  • Zabulon Skipper 6
  • Crossline Skipper 2
  • Sachem 1

Dave Amadio

At work in Cherry Hill
Camden County, NJ

Zabulon Skipper: male

  • Cabbage White 10
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 1

Jean Gutsmuth

Forsythe NWR
Atlantic County, NJ

  • Black Swallowtail 3
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 12
  • Orange Sulphur 6
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 5
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 6

Will Kerling

Avalon Boulevard Exit to CMCH via Rte. 9
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 2

Cynthia Allen

My yard in CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1

Will Kerling

Marsh System toward Stone Harbor from CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

American Lady: mint fresh out of a chrysalis!

  • Cabbage White 4
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • American Lady 1

Dave Amadio

At work in Cherry Hill
Camden County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 2
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1

Dave Amadio

Rt70 & Old Cuthbert Road
Camden County, NJ

probably many more in an unmowed field

  • Cabbage White 20

Sylvia Armstrong

My yard in CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

  • Little Wood-Satyr 1

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

flying in light rain together!

  • Cabbage White 5

Will Kerling

Wetlands Institute
Cape May County, NJ

Red Admiral: worn one

  • Cabbage White 6
  • Red Admiral 1

Will Kerling

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

American Copper: nectaring on Rabbit-foot Clover and Black Medic; Eastern Tailed-Blue: mostly fresh females / nectaring on Rabbit-foot Clover; American Lady: all five species active in a light rain; Sachem: a fresh appearing female

  • Cabbage White 8
  • American Copper 12
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 14
  • American Lady
  • Sachem 1

Tom Reed and Will Kerling

Tom Reed's Yard
Cape May County, NJ

Eastern Tailed-Blue: all fresh; Question Mark: both 'Summer Forms'; Sachem: a worn female

  • Cabbage White 6
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 7
  • Question Mark 2
  • Aaron's Skipper 1
  • Sachem 1

Chris Herz

Newton Lake Park, Haddon Twp.
Camden County, NJ

Red Admiral: worn; Silver-spotted Skipper: fresh

  • Cabbage White 25
  • Orange Sulphur 5
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1

Cynthia Allen

Woodbine, Rt. 550
Cape May County, NJ

  • Black Swallowtail 1

Cynthia Allen

My yard in CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Spicebush Swallowtail: nectaring Silky Dogwood; Eastern Tailed-Blue: fresh/new brood in my yard; 'Summer' Spring Azure: on Silky Dogwood; Question Mark: digital images by Will Kerling; American Lady: nectaring Silky Dogwood; Little Wood-Satyr: a rag; Delaware Skipper: FOY

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 20
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Question Mark 2
  • American Lady 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Hayhurst's Scallopwing 1
  • Aaron's Skipper 10
  • Delaware Skipper 2
  • Dun Skipper 1

Chris Tonkinson

Goshen-Swainton Road
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 4

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Cabbage White: They are everywhere you go now!!; American Copper: on N Boyd Street; Red-banded Hairstreak: threw an apple core in the bushes at 7:45 am and a Red-banded Hairstreak flew out and landed near me; Question Mark: a 'Summer Form'; American Lady: fresh one; Sachem: one female; Zabulon Skipper: a territorial male

  • Cabbage White 18
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • American Copper 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Sachem 3

Cynthia Allen

Rt.47-Hand Ave. to Dennisville
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 24
  • Orange Sulphur 4

Cynthia Allen

Dennisville to Woodbine
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 4

Will Kerling

Cynthia Allen's Yard
Cape May County, NJ

on a Hop Leaf

  • Red Admiral 1

Sandra Keller

Riverwinds - Scenic Trail
Gloucester County, NJ

American Copper: Just from the parking area to the Frog Pond.; Eastern Comma: One landed on my shirt for a really close look!; Zabulon Skipper: Males perched at their territories!

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • American Copper 20
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 4
  • Eastern Comma 2
  • American Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 4
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 1
  • Sachem 1
  • Dun Skipper 1

Chris Tonkinson

CRE Garden - Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 5

Tom Reed

Tom Reed's Yard
Cape May County, NJ

a fresh one earlier in the day

  • Variegated Fritillary 1

Will Kerling

Reed's Beach Road
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 5

Will Kerling

W Hand Avenue
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 9
  • Orange Sulphur 1

Will Kerling

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

American Copper: one nectaring on Coreopsis; Variegated Fritillary: a fresh one nectaring on Coreopsis; American Lady: a fresh one; Sachem: a female

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 18
  • American Copper 4
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 9
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Sachem 1

Will Kerling

CMCH to AGL-S via Rte. 9
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Chris Williams

Bowman Rd
Ocean County, NJ

Spicebush Swallowtail: Puddling; Eastern Tailed-Blue: Fresh; Red-spotted Purple: Puddling

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 10
  • Red-spotted Purple 3