June 2012 Sightings

J&J Connor

Port Republic bridge
Atlantic County, NJ

very fresh

  • Red Admiral 1

Will Kerling

just north of Rte. 9 and Avalon Boulevard in a field
Cape May County, NJ

The Orange Sulphur Field of this past Winter!

  • Orange Sulphur 8

J&J Connor

Our yard, Port Republic
Atlantic County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 7
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • American Snout 1
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Little Wood-Satyr 2
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1

Chris Tonkinson

downtown CMCH - USPS
Cape May County, NJ

flying E to W

  • Red Admiral 2

Chris Williams

Rt 547, Lakehurst
Ocean County, NJ

Resting in Grass

  • Georgia Satyr 3

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Cabbage White: six nectaring on Catmint and 4 nectaring on Lavender; Red Admiral: moving E to W; Sachem: males; Broad-winged Skipper: nectaring on Montauk Daisy; Salt Marsh Skipper: most nectaring on Montauk Daisy and a few on Echinacea

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 16
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 34
  • Sachem 7
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1

Will Kerling

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

Cabbage White: includes a mated pair; Sachem: 4 females

  • Cabbage White 15
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 2
  • Common Sootywing 3
  • Sachem 6

Pat & Clay Sutton

Sutton GDN in Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

Pipevine Swallowtail: female laying eggs on Dutchman's Pipe; Pipevine Swallowtail: 1/2 Caterpillars missing; probably dispersing to pupate; American Snout: laying eggs on Dwarf Hackberry

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 1
  • Pipevine Swallowtail 7
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 6
  • Banded Hairstreak 1
  • American Snout 3
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Sachem 2
  • Broad-winged Skipper 2

Chris Tonkinson

CRE Garden - Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

  • Swallowtail sp. 1

Jean Gutsmuth

My yard in Haddon Heights
Camden County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Orange Sulphur 1

Mike Crewe

Cox Hall WMA
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cloudless Sulphur 1

Will Kerling

Country Greenery Nursery along Rte. 9 just N of AGL
Cape May County, NJ

Sachem: a female; Salt Marsh Skipper: coming off the marsh systems everywhere along Rte. 9 to find nectar!

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 1
  • Sachem 4

Cynthia Allen

My yard in CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: fresh male and a black form female, both nectaring on Buddleia; Banded Hairstreak: nectaring on Queen Anne's Lace; Horace's Duskywing: 1 female; Sachem: 1 female

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Banded Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 3
  • Painted Lady 2
  • Little Wood-Satyr 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 4
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 3
  • Rare Skipper 1
  • Sachem 4
  • Broad-winged Skipper 20

Will Kerling

Clinton Conover Market along Rte. 9
Cape May County, NJ

Sachem: on Potted Plants; Salt Marsh Skipper: on Potted Plants

  • Salt Marsh Skipper 1
  • Sachem 1

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

Question Mark: small, could have easily been mis-identified as E.Comma; Sachem: female nectaring on yellow lantana

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Question Mark 1
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Duskywing sp. 1
  • Sachem 1

Dave Amadio

At work in Cherrry Hill
Camden County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 8

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links - South
Cape May County, NJ

Red Admiral: flying E to W; Sachem: nectaring on Mimosa Flowers and Orange Marigolds

  • Cabbage White 4
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 4
  • Sachem 4

Chris Herz

backyard garden, Audubon
Camden County, NJ

Orange Sulphur: unusual here; Sachem: male

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Sachem 1

J&J Connor

Port Republic street
Atlantic County, NJ

  • Monarch 1

Chris Tonkinson

Rte. 47 and Court House-Dennisville Road
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 2

Barb & Mark Sendelbach

Stafford Forge WMA
Ocean County, NJ

worn

  • Question Mark 2

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Sachem: all fresh males

  • Cabbage White 10
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 3
  • Sachem 8

Will Kerling

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

Sachem: both fresh males

  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Sachem 2

Brian Johnson

Hesstwon Road Powerline S - north of Rte. 49
Cumberland County, NJ

very fresh

  • Edwards' Hairstreak 1

Will Kerling

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

Common Sootywing: a worn and faded one; Sachem: one fresh female

  • Cabbage White 10
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Common Sootywing 1
  • Sachem 6

Pat & Clay Sutton

Sutton GDN in Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 6
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 1
  • Sachem 3
  • Broad-winged Skipper 3
  • Dun Skipper 1

Cynthia Allen

My yard in CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Spicebush Swallowtail: worn; Painted Lady: suddenly common; Sachem: all males

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 5
  • Painted Lady 3
  • Common Wood-Nymph 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 5
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 3
  • Rare Skipper 1
  • Sachem 3
  • Broad-winged Skipper 35

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links - South
Cape May County, NJ

'Summer' Spring Azure: flying late in afternoon in shaded-wood edge; Painted Lady: fresh one in woods behind 17th Tee; Sachem: all males

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Sachem 5

Mike Crewe

Beaver Swamp WMA
Cape May County, NJ

White M Hairstreak: photo'd

  • White M Hairstreak 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 1

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links - South
Cape May County, NJ

Spicebush Swallowtail: one very worn and hanging out in the shade / the other went down into an Orange Tiger Lily; Cabbage White: nectaring on yellow-flowering Wood Sorrel; Clouded Sulphur: nectaring on White Clover; Orange Sulphur: one was very dark orange; 'Summer' Spring Azure: one a worn female / nectaring on White Clover and White Sweet Clover; American Snout: traveling high back and forth amongst tall Hackberry Trees / could have been another; American Lady: two nectaring on Butterfly Bush and the other on Yarrow; Painted Lady: all fresh / Painted Ladies are being common so there must be a movement going on.; Red Admiral: one rapidly moving E to W; Emperor sp.: flying wildly high in tall Hackberry Trees; Appalachian Brown: deep in a swampy woods; Horace's Duskywing: a female nectaring on Russian Sage; Fiery Skipper: nectaring on White Clover / FOY for me; Sachem: 5 females / The Sachems were nectaring on Russian Sage, Marigolds, Zinnias, White Clover and a yellow-flowering Wood Sorrel.; Broad-winged Skipper: nectaring on butterfly Bush; Salt Marsh Skipper: two nectaring on small-flowering Coreopsis and the rest on White Clover

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 25
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2
  • American Snout 1
  • American Lady 3
  • Painted Lady 3
  • Red Admiral 5
  • Emperor sp. 1
  • Appalachian Brown 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 5
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 5
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Sachem 32
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1