May 2012 Sightings

Will Kerling

Goshen-Swainton Road
Cape May County, NJ

hit by car / a Summer Form'

  • Question Mark 1

Chris Tonkinson

CRE Garden - Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Cynthia Allen

Kimble's Beach-Songbird Trail
Cape May County, NJ

Spicebush Swallowtail: all flying; Silver-spotted Skipper: landed on forest path; Sachem: a female; Zabulon Skipper: 1 female in courtship with male

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 4
  • Cabbage White 5
  • Orange Sulphur 85
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 12
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Question Mark 5
  • American Lady 13
  • Little Wood-Satyr 1
  • Duskywing sp. 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 8
  • Sachem 1

Sandra Keller

Saddler's Woods
Camden County, NJ

Red Admiral: They were still flying north. Leisurely.; Zabulon Skipper: One male kept returning to thesame leaf perch after chasing another away. Neat!

  • Red Admiral 4
  • Zabulon Skipper 2

Cynthia Allen

KB-the beach
Cape May County, NJ

flew out over DE Bay

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1

Will Kerling

Court House-Dennisville Road
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • American Lady 1

Will Kerling

Goshen-Swainton Road
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Will Kerling

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

Black Swallowtail: a fresh male; Cabbage White: one nectaring on Black Medic; Eastern Tailed-Blue: two females - one nectaring on Rabbit-foot Clover; Sachem: one nectaring on Red Clover and another on Wood Sorrel; Zabulon Skipper: a female and a male

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 7
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 5
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Common Sootywing 3
  • Zabulon Skipper 2
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Sachem 8

Cynthia Allen

CMCH in town
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, W.Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Question Mark 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 1

Dave Amadio

At Work in Cherry Hill
Camden County, NJ

Zabulon Skipper: 6 males & 2 females

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 8

Chris Tonkinson

Avalon Golf Links - South
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Will Kerling

Lizard Tail Swamp Preserve
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: a fresh female; Frosted Elfin: three nectaring on Dewberry - digital image of one / a female egg laying on Wild Indigo; Question Mark: all 'Summer Forms'; Red Admiral: being chased by three American Ladies; Red-spotted Purple: fresh; Viceroy: a mated pair included in the count of eight; Tawny-edged Skipper: fresh ones nectaring on Dewberry - digital image; Sachem: one female; Zabulon Skipper: both males

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 3
  • Frosted Elfin 6
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Question Mark 4
  • American Lady 26
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 4
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Viceroy 8
  • Little Wood-Satyr 10
  • Zabulon Skipper 2
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 2
  • Sachem 28

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Red Admiral: one flying rapidly S to N and another doing the same W to E

  • Cabbage White 6
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 4
  • Little Wood-Satyr 1

Cynthia Allen

My yard in CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 5

Sylvia Armstrong

My yard in CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1

Dave Amadio

At Work in Cherry Hill
Camden County, NJ

American Lady: nectaring on white clover; Silver-spotted Skipper: fresh, nectaring on multi-flora rose; Peck's Skipper: nectaring on white clover; Zabulon Skipper: all males

  • Cabbage White 9
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 3
  • American Lady 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 4
  • Peck's Skipper 2

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, W.Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Will Kerling

Court House-Dennisville Road
Cape May County, NJ

  • American Lady 1

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

  • Red Admiral 1

Will Kerling

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

Black Swallowtail: a male; Gray Hairstreak: fairly worn / most likely, a female / did not see abdomen well; Question Mark: a 'Summer Form'

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 2
  • Common Sootywing 2
  • Sachem 3

Cynthia Allen

Rt. 47, Dennisville
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Cynthia Allen

Woodbine
Cape May County, NJ

  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1

Will Kerling

Lizard Tail Swamp Preserve
Cape May County, NJ

Azure, sp.: digital image of a rag; Question Mark: all 'Summer Forms'; American Lady: some nectaring on Dewberry; Painted Lady: fresh appearing; Common Buckeye: one normal one; Viceroy: one nectaring on Dewberry; Juvenal's Duskywing: nectaring on Dewberry; Crossline Skipper: nectaring on Dewberry; Sachem: 2 females; Zabulon Skipper: all males

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 35
  • Azure, sp. 1
  • Holly Azure 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • Pearl Crescent 4
  • Question Mark 11
  • American Lady 31
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 10
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • Viceroy 4
  • Little Wood-Satyr 16
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 3
  • Zabulon Skipper 4
  • Crossline Skipper 2
  • Sachem 19

Cynthia Allen

My yard in CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: a female; several cats cont. on Fennel; Common Buckeye: fresh; Zabulon Skipper: a male

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 5
  • Question Mark 2
  • American Lady 2
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 5
  • Hayhurst's Scallopwing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 1

Rhea Doherty

N Boyd Street - CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

a 'Summer Form'

  • Question Mark 1

J&J Connor

Our garden, Port Republic
Atlantic County, NJ

Question Mark: survivors from 12 eggs laid 5/4

  • Red-banded Hairstreak 6
  • Question Mark 8

Jean Gutsmuth

Hawkin Road
Burlington County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • American Lady 4
  • Red-spotted Purple 6
  • Little Wood-Satyr 1
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 2
  • Least Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Lizard Tail Swamp Preserve
Cape May County, NJ

Question Mark: a rag was nectaring on Multiflora Rose; American Lady: a rag was nectaring on Multiflora Rose; Red Admiral: all raggy; Sachem: four females; Zabulon Skipper: one female

  • Red-banded Hairstreak 11
  • Frosted Elfin 1
  • Question Mark 22
  • American Lady 36
  • Red Admiral 6
  • Little Wood-Satyr 11
  • Zabulon Skipper 5
  • Sachem 44

Dave Amadio

Riverwinds Scenic Trail
Gloucester County, NJ

'Summer' Spring Azure: fresh; Anglewing sp.: small, could have been comma; Hayhurst's Scallopwing: FOY for me; Tawny-edged Skipper: had good dorsal view; Sachem: 1 female; Zabulon Skipper: 2 females

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White 23
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Anglewing sp. 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 9
  • Red Admiral 12
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Hayhurst's Scallopwing 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 7
  • Peck's Skipper 2
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 2
  • Crossline Skipper 4
  • Sachem 4