June 2012 Sightings

Chris Herz

Gloucester Cty Coll. (GCC) field & wood edge
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 51

Chris Tonkinson

Goshen-Swainton Road
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links - South
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 2

Chris Herz

GCC field & wood edge
Gloucester County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: males; American Lady: 3 fresh; Sachem: female

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 11
  • American Copper 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 8
  • Swarthy Skipper 1
  • Sachem 1

J&J Connor

Our yard, Port Republic
Atlantic County, NJ

chrysalids on potted black cherry from backyard hackberry

  • Question Mark 3

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 15
  • Orange Sulphur 1

Will Kerling

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

Zabulon Skipper: a territorial male

  • Cabbage White 14
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 1

Sam Galick

Yard in Green Creek
Cape May County, NJ

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 1

Chris Williams

Bowman Rd at Bridge
Ocean County, NJ

Spicebush Swallowtail: Fresh-Puddling; Eastern Pine Elfin: Old-Puddling; Eastern Tailed-Blue: nectaring Clover

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Pine Elfin 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 8

Cynthia Allen

My yard in CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

'Summer' Spring Azure: on/around Silky Dogwood; American Lady: nectaring Silky Dogwood

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 15
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 3
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2
  • American Lady 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 2
  • Hayhurst's Scallopwing 1
  • Aaron's Skipper 5
  • Dun Skipper 1

Cynthia Allen

Hand Ave., CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 2

Will Kerling

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

Orange Sulphur: We have Orange Sulphurs for each of the 6 months - 2012!; Zabulon Skipper: a female and a male

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Orange Sulphur 4
  • American Copper 6
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • American Lady 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 2

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: 1st instar cats on fennel; Cabbage White: found 3 cats on field mustard; Oak Hairstreak: was on Montauk daisy leaves early this morning.only the 2nd obs. of this species in this garden. Have digital images.; Eastern Comma: fresh one on rotting bananas & nectaring on white "profusion" zinnias; American Lady: nectaring on Purple Lantana; Red Admiral: on ripened bananas; Silver-spotted Skipper: nectaring on purple verbena; Zabulon Skipper: 1 male & 1 female

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 5
  • Oak Hairstreak 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 2

Chris Williams

Collier Millers WMA
Ocean County, NJ

Striped Hairstreak: Fresh nectaring on Dog Bane; American Lady: Fresh nectaring on Dog Bane; Silver-spotted Skipper: Fresh nectaring on Dog Bane; Swarthy Skipper: Fresh nectaring on Sand Wart

  • Striped Hairstreak 1
  • American Lady 15
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Swarthy Skipper 2

Will Kerling

Goshen-Swainton Road
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Will Kerling

CMCH to Rio Grande via Rte. 9
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 21

Will Kerling

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

  • Orange Sulphur 1

Will Kerling

CMCH, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 10

Will Kerling

Siegtown Road
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 5

Chris Williams

Orange Sulphur
Ocean County, NJ

Orange Sulphur: Fresh nectaring on Sand Wart; Eastern Tailed-Blue: Colias eurytheme

  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 56

Cynthia Allen

My yard in CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: fresh brood of early instar cats on Fennel; American Lady: 1 fresh, 1 rag; Little Wood-Satyr: worn

  • Black Swallowtail 20
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 10
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • American Lady 2
  • Little Wood-Satyr 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Aaron's Skipper 4
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Dun Skipper 1

Will Kerling

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

  • Cabbage White 6

Chris Tonkinson

Avalon Golf Links - South
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Will Kerling

Lizard Tail Swamp Preserve
Cape May County, NJ

Spicebush Swallowtail: very common everywhere at LT now; Gray Hairstreak: immaculate / digital images; Eastern Tailed-Blue: one nectaring on Dewberry Blossoms; Question Mark: a worn 'Summer Form'; American Lady: half of them were fresh; Red Admiral: deep in the shaded forest; Common Buckeye: a few nectaring on Dewberry Blossoms; Little Wood-Satyr: most are worn; Northern Cloudywing: searching for egg laying places in the forest; Swarthy Skipper: worn; Sachem: a worn male; Zabulon Skipper: all fresh females

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 34
  • Cabbage White 8
  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 2
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 10
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 8
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 16
  • Viceroy 7
  • Little Wood-Satyr 20
  • Cloudywing sp. 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Northern Cloudywing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 3
  • Swarthy Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 17
  • Crossline Skipper 3
  • Little Glassywing 1
  • Sachem 1

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links - South
Cape May County, NJ

Red-banded Hairstreak: worn females; Crossline Skipper: nectared on Red Clover; Zabulon Skipper: nectaring on Japanese Honeysuckle, Deptford Pink and Red Clover

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 4
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 8
  • Crossline Skipper 1
  • Little Glassywing 1
  • Dun Skipper 1

Chris Herz

Backyard garden, Audubon
Camden County, NJ

Dun Skipper: fresh, on c. milkweed

  • Cabbage White 5
  • Swallowtail sp. 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Dun Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Hesstown Road
Cumberland County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 3

Will Kerling

Rte. 550 to AGL-S via Rte. 9
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 3

Sam Galick

Meadows
Cape May County, NJ

West path

  • American Copper 1

Will Kerling

First power line off Hesstown Road going North
Cumberland County, NJ

Red-banded Hairstreak: looking for Edwards Hairstreaks / not quite yet; American Lady: all looked like they just came out of chrysalis; Common Buckeye: very common and dark and fresh appearing; Crossline Skipper: fresh males

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • American Lady 5
  • Common Buckeye 21
  • Little Wood-Satyr 1
  • Crossline Skipper 2