July 2012 Sightings

Will Kerling

Rte. 9 and Avalon Boulevard, nearby field
Cape May County, NJ

Orange Sulphur: found the first 7 months of the year now; American Snout: flew out of field and it went west; Red Admiral: flying N to S / found the first 7 months of the year now; Monarch: nectaring on Common Milkweed; Horace's Duskywing: fresh male; Sachem: a female and a male

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 5
  • American Snout 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Monarch 4
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Sachem 2

Chris Herz

backyard garden, Audubon
Camden County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: female; also 3 cats on dill; Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: buddleia, different individ. from 2 yesterday; Cabbage White: lots of activity today…finally; 'Summer' Spring Azure: mt. mint, both fresh; American Snout: cleaning out pond & attracted to green slime/algae!; American Lady: purple coneflower; Least Skipper: new for the yard; Sachem: on buddleia, anise hyssop, mt. mint

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 3
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2
  • American Snout 1
  • Anglewing sp. 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Sachem 5

Rhea Doherty

North Boyd Street Garden - CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

  • Black Swallowtail 1

Will Kerling

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

  • Cabbage White 1

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links - South
Cape May County, NJ

Painted Lady: fresh / nectaring on Buddleia; Red Admiral: every month of the year, so far; Red-spotted Purple: fresh; Horace's Duskywing: fresh males; Sachem: one female

  • Cabbage White 4
  • American Lady 1
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 2
  • Sachem 4

Will Kerling

Powerline N just beyond Rte. 608 on Rte. 550 to Scott Avenue (2 miles)
Cape May County, NJ

Cabbage White: one nectaring on Wild Indigo; Orange Sulphur: one nectaring on Butterfly Weed; Pearl Crescent: nectaring on Butterfly Weed; Question Mark: a 'Summer Form'; Painted Lady: both fresh / nectaring on Knapweed; Common Buckeye: seen all 7 months of the year; Red-spotted Purple: very fresh; Common Wood-Nymph: all fresh; Monarch: nectaring on Butterfly Weed; Cloudywing sp.: egg laying, but didn't stop for id; Horace's Duskywing: one nectaring on Dogbane; Least Skipper: all fresh; Sachem: 3 females / nectaring on Knapweed

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 8
  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2
  • Pearl Crescent 14
  • Question Mark 1
  • Painted Lady 2
  • Red Admiral 6
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Common Wood-Nymph 3
  • Monarch 1
  • Cloudywing sp. 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 3
  • Least Skipper 9
  • Sachem 8

Will Kerling

Acme Market along Avalon Boulevard
Cape May County, NJ

flying E to W

  • Red Admiral 1

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, W.Deptfrd
Gloucester County, NJ

White M Hairstreak: Was resting on Japanese Yew, have images; Mourning Cloak: Flying from one shady area to another, never nectaring

  • Cabbage White 7
  • White M Hairstreak 1
  • Question Mark 2
  • Mourning Cloak 1
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Red-spotted Purple 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Sachem 3

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

flying E to W

  • Red Admiral 2

Cynthia Allen

My yard in CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: male; Question Mark: in Hops; Red Admiral: fresh; Horace's Duskywing: incl. 2 females and a mated pair;record high number for yard; Common Sootywing: male; Sachem: males; Rare Skipper: record high for yard; usually only 1-2

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 3
  • Painted Lady 2
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Wood-Nymph 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 9
  • Common Sootywing 1
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 3
  • Rare Skipper 5
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Sachem 2
  • Broad-winged Skipper 35

Will Kerling

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

  • Cabbage White 1

Will Kerling

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

  • Cabbage White 3

Clay and Pat Sutton

Sutton's GDN in Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

Cloudless Sulphur: laying eggs on Partridge Pea; Question Mark: on gooey fruit; Red-spotted Purple: on gooey fruit; Little Wood-Satyr: on gooey fruit; Common Wood-Nymph: on gooey fruit

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • American Snout 2
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Question Mark 3
  • American Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 6
  • Little Wood-Satyr 1
  • Common Wood-Nymph 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Horace's Duskywing 2
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Sachem 6
  • Broad-winged Skipper 5

Mike Crewe

Belleplain just east of the village
Cape May County, NJ

  • Tawny Emperor 1

Dave Amadio

Riverwinds Scenic Trail
Gloucester County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: female; Coral Hairstreak: fairly fresh, nectaring on common milkweed near swamp area, have 1 image; Red-spotted Purple: in the parking area on damp soil; Viceroy: amongst the pickerelweed; Hackberry Emperor: Near its host but perched in a Sassafrass; Monarch: nectaring on swamp milkweed

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 28
  • Coral Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 4
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Pearl Crescent 5
  • Question Mark 1
  • Red Admiral 16
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Viceroy 1
  • Hackberry Emperor 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 2
  • Monarch 1
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 2

Dave Amadio

At church in Barrington
Camden County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Sachem 2

Will Kerling

Rte. 550 toward Woodbine, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Sam Galick

Green Creek yard
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 4
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • American Lady 2
  • Red Admiral 3
  • Common Sootywing 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 4
  • Least Skipper 1

Clay and Pat Sutton

Sutton's GDN in Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

Question Mark: on gooey fruit; Red-spotted Purple: on gooey fruit; Viceroy: on gooey fruit; Little Wood-Satyr: on gooey fruit; Common Wood-Nymph: on gooey fruit

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • American Snout 1
  • Question Mark 4
  • Red Admiral 4
  • Red-spotted Purple 8
  • Viceroy 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 2
  • Common Wood-Nymph 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Horace's Duskywing 2
  • Sachem 10
  • Broad-winged Skipper 10

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links - South
Cape May County, NJ

Sachem: 2 females / nectaring on Yarrow, White Clover and Mimosa; Salt Marsh Skipper: nectaring on White Clover

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 1
  • Sachem 15

Will Kerling

The Museum of Cape May County
Cape May County, NJ

Horace's Duskywing: a fresh male; Sachem: all males / Buddleia and White Clover; Salt Marsh Skipper: nectaring on Butterfly Bush

  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 1
  • Sachem 4

Cynthia Allen

My yard in CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: mint fresh female; Red-spotted Purple: fresh; Silver-spotted Skipper: 1 fresh, 1 worn; Horace's Duskywing: 2 females; Sachem: males; Delaware Skipper: fresh

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 6
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Horace's Duskywing 7
  • Rare Skipper 3
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 3
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Sachem 3
  • Delaware Skipper 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 30

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, W.Deptfrd
Gloucester County, NJ

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: stunning individual on lantana; Red Admiral: competing with bald faced hornets on the fruit dish, also favoring yellow lantana

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 7
  • Question Mark 2
  • Red Admiral 4
  • Red-spotted Purple 2
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Sachem 2

Will Kerling

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

Painted Lady: a very fresh one on Buddleia; Sachem: males

  • Painted Lady 1
  • Sachem 2

Will Kerling

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

Orange Sulphur: one nectaring on Red Clover; Horace's Duskywing: fresh male; Sachem: all fresh females; Broad-winged Skipper: nectaring on pink-flowering Sweet Pea

  • Cabbage White 6
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 4
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Common Sootywing 2
  • Sachem 3
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Garden across Rte. 9 from CM County Zoo Entrance
Cape May County, NJ

Horace's Duskywing: a fresh female; Sachem: one female / They were nectaring on Anise Hyssop, a yellow-flowering Yarrow and Echinacea.

  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Sachem 7

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: a close look at a stunning male; Eastern Tailed-Blue: flying on N Boyd Street at 6:40 am with cloud cover; American Lady: nectaring on Buddleia; Painted Lady: very fresh; Red Admiral: rapidly flying E to W; Horace's Duskywing: one a fresh female; Sachem: one female / This bug is a regular everyday where ever you go!; Salt Marsh Skipper: still coming off the marshes for nectar along Rte. 9

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 14
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 3
  • Horace's Duskywing 4
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 20
  • Sachem 8
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1

Rhea Doherty

North Boyd Street Garden - CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

  • Black Swallowtail 1

Dave Amadio

At work in Cherry Hill
Camden County, NJ

Least Skipper: both on white clover; Peck's Skipper: nectaring also on white clover

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 3
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Least Skipper 2
  • Peck's Skipper 1
  • Sachem 2

Will Kerling

CM County Cultural Commission Cultural Information Center
Cape May County, NJ

Pearl Crescent: nectaring on a small yellow-flowering Coreopsis; Sachem: a male

  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Sachem 1