June 2012 Sightings

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links - South
Cape May County, NJ

Dun Skipper: nectaring on White Clover / a male

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Dun Skipper 1

J&J Connor

Atlantic Ave Powerline Pomona
Atlantic County, NJ

Swallowtail sp.: black/spicebush non-stop; Northern Cloudywing: photo'd; usu we see southern more often locally; Tawny-edged Skipper: 1 nectaring on blunt-lvd milkweed

  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Swallowtail sp. 3
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Banded Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 20
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Northern Cloudywing 1
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 2

Will Kerling

Power Line behind Acme Market - CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

'Summer' Spring Azure: one a female / could see the topside some while the bug rested in the shade; Zabulon Skipper: territorial male / quite pale and worn

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 5
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 1

Stephen Mason, J&J Connor

Parker Preserve, Chatsworth
Burlington County, NJ

Two-spotted Skipper: fresh

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 3
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Bog Copper 10
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 8
  • American Lady 3
  • Common Buckeye 4
  • Red-spotted Purple 2
  • Little Wood-Satyr 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 1
  • Two-spotted Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links to Rte. 550 via Rte. 9
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Will Kerling

WaWa along Rte. 9 just south of Rte. 550
Cape May County, NJ

Spicebush Swallowtail: fresh!

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 4

Will Kerling

Belleplain, NJ to Weatherby Road via Rte. 605
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 39

Will Kerling

Woodbine to Belleplain via Rte. 550
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1

Will Kerling

Tarkiln Bog off above Powerline
Cape May County, NJ

nectaring on Cranberry Flowers

  • Bog Copper 42

Will Kerling

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

Zabulon Skipper: a worn male

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Orange Sulphur 8
  • American Copper 9
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 4
  • Northern Cloudywing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 1

Pat Sutton

Sutton's GDN in Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

in our woods

  • Little Wood-Satyr 1

Will Kerling

Dam Road between Weatherby Road and Rte. 49
Cape May County, NJ

  • Red-spotted Purple 1

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links - South
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Will Kerling

First Powerline to north on Hesstown Road off Rte. 49
Cumberland County, NJ

Spicebush Swallowtail: all nectaring on the very tall Thistle sp.; Orange Sulphur: nectaring on very tall Thistle sp. and Dewberry Blossoms; Eastern Tailed-Blue: no Satyriums found on the powerline today; American Lady: all very fresh! / nectaring on a very tall Thistle sp. (head high or taller); Common Buckeye: one nectaring on the very tall Thistle sp.; Southern Cloudywing: a female searching for egg laying spots / my FOY; Tawny-edged Skipper: nectaring on very tall Thistle sp.; Crossline Skipper: nectaring on very tall Thistle sp.

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 7
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • American Lady 43
  • Common Buckeye 19
  • Southern Cloudywing 1
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 1
  • Crossline Skipper 5

J&J Connor

adult released in our yard, Port Republic
Atlantic County, NJ

two larvae captured Stockton campus on white oak, 5-17-12

  • Oak Hairstreak 1

Will Kerling

Acme Market on Avalon Boulevard
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 3

Will Kerling

Belleplain, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

puddling in mud

  • Orange Sulphur 2

Will Kerling

Acme Market - CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Silver-spotted Skipper: nectaring on Privet

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

Anglewing sp.: a very quick fly through; Little Glassywing: nectaring on Com. Milkweed; Zabulon Skipper: male; Dun Skipper: nectaring on lantana

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 4
  • Anglewing sp. 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Little Glassywing 1
  • Dun Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Powerline to West off Rte. 605 just before Weatherby Road
Cape May County, NJ

Bog Copper: nectaring on Cranberry Flowers; Least Skipper: nectaring on Pickrelweed

  • Bog Copper 16
  • Swarthy Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 2

Will Kerling

Rte. 49 Westjust before Hesstown Road
Cumberland County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Will Kerling

Tarkiln Pond along Weatherby Road
Cape May County, NJ

Least Skipper: nectaring on Pickrelweed; Crossline Skipper: nectaring on Pickrelweed

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 10
  • Crossline Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Hesstown Road north toward Powerline
Cumberland County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Red-spotted Purple 1

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 2

Dave Amadio

Riverwinds Scenic trail
Gloucester County, NJ

Cabbage White: a little easier to count now; American Copper: one was nectaring on Com.milkweed; Coral Hairstreak: including a mated pair. 3 were nectaring on Com.Milkweed & 1 on sand blackberry; Banded Hairstreak: a different individual than on 6/7; Red-banded Hairstreak: nectaring on Com. milkweed; Painted Lady: fresh one nectaring on Com.Milkweed

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 28
  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • American Copper 38
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Coral Hairstreak 4
  • Banded Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 6
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Little Wood-Satyr 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 2
  • Least Skipper 3
  • Crossline Skipper 2
  • Little Glassywing 2
  • Dun Skipper 1

Jim Springer, Chris and Paula Williams

Colliers Mills WMA
Ocean County, NJ

American Copper: fresh; Gray Hairstreak: fresh; Pearl Crescent: fresh; Dotted Skipper: photographed

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 4
  • Cabbage White 7
  • Clouded Sulphur 2
  • Orange Sulphur 14
  • American Copper 30
  • Coral Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 20
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Question Mark 2
  • American Lady 17
  • Common Buckeye 6
  • Appalachian Brown 4
  • Little Wood-Satyr 2
  • Dotted Skipper 4
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 2
  • Little Glassywing 1

Harry Zirlin and Jack Connor

Greenwood WMA
Burlington County, NJ

American Lady: many fresh, and lots of larval nests evident on trails

  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 10
  • American Lady 15
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Red-spotted Purple 1

Karl Anderson and the RNC trip here.

Petty's Island
Camden County, NJ

The parking area after crossing the bridge.

  • Cloudless Sulphur 1

Will Kerling

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

Orange Sulphur: nectaring on Red Clover; American Copper: nectaring on White Clover and Rabbit-foot Clover; Eastern Tailed-Blue: nectared on Rabbit-foot Clover; Silver-spotted Skipper: nectaring on pink-flowering Sweet Pea sp.; Crossline Skipper: a female and a male / nectaring on a pink-flowering Sweet Pea sp.; Zabulon Skipper: worn males nectaring on a pink-flowering Sweet Pea sp.; Broad-winged Skipper: FOY for me / nectaring on pink-flowering Sweet Pea sp.

  • Cabbage White 5
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • American Copper 4
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 9
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 5
  • Zabulon Skipper 2
  • Crossline Skipper 2
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1

Harry Zirlin

Klots Bog, Lakehurst
Ocean County, NJ

  • Bog Copper 12
  • Coral Hairstreak 2
  • Striped Hairstreak 1
  • Swarthy Skipper 1