August 2012 Sightings

Will Kerling

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

Black Swallowtail: a male resting on a young Cedar Tree which was three feet tall

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Common Sootywing 6

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 3
  • Little Glassywing 1

Pat & Clay Sutton

Sutton's GDN in Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

  • Gray Hairstreak 1

Dave Amadio

At work in Cherry Hill
Camden County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1

Will Kerling

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

Black Swallowtail: a male nectaring on Mimosa Blossoms

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Monarch 1

Cynthia Allen

My yard in CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Spicebush Swallowtail: a male and a female; Monarch: 1 flying in heavy rain; Fiery Skipper: my FOY; on Silphium/Cup Plant; Zabulon Skipper: a male on Silphium/Cup Plant

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Red-spotted Purple 2
  • Monarch 2
  • Horace's Duskywing 3
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 2

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: a female; American Copper: fresh; Fiery Skipper: a male on Lantana

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 10
  • American Copper 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 4
  • American Lady 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Common Sootywing 1
  • Fiery Skipper 1

Jack Connor

Kennedy Farm, Stockton
Atlantic County, NJ

hiding from rain on tree trunk

  • Common Wood-Nymph 1

Chris Herz

GCC community garden & field
Gloucester County, NJ

Common Checkered-Skipper: many fresh; Zabulon Skipper: male & female

  • Black Swallowtail 8
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 14
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 11
  • Variegated Fritillary 3
  • Anglewing sp. 1
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • American Lady 2
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Monarch 4
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 16
  • Common Sootywing 7
  • Zabulon Skipper 2
  • Sachem 1

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links - South
Cape May County, NJ

Question Mark: a mint fresh 'Summer Form'!!; Zabulon Skipper: a fresh female and a territorial male

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 2
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • Red Admiral 4
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 7
  • Zabulon Skipper 2
  • Broad-winged Skipper 9

Chris Herz

Glouc. Cty Col. (GCC) community garden, field and campus
Gloucester County, NJ

3:15 pm; after light rain–was trying for 20 species and came up 1 short!

  • Cabbage White 35

Cynthia Allen

Dennisville, Rt. 638
Cape May County, NJ

flying when very cloudy

  • Cloudless Sulphur 1

Chris Herz

GCC campus
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1

Brian Johnson

Reinaman Preserve
Cumberland County, NJ

  • Peck's Skipper 1

Brian Johnson

Garden off Old Rte. 47 enroute to Eldora
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cloudless Sulphur 2

Sandra Keller - Brian Johnson

Shaw's Mill Pond
Cumberland County, NJ

Southern Cloudywing: Very fresh looking; Tawny-edged Skipper: Very fresh looking

  • Southern Cloudywing 1
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 1

Chip Krilowicz

Featherbed Lane
Salem County, NJ

Males

  • Checkered White 13

Dave Amadio

At work in Cherry Hill
Camden County, NJ

Spicebush Swallowtail: female was nectaring on swamp milkweed

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 3

Will Kerling

From Bike Path at Railroad Tracks to Court House-Dennisville Road
Cape May County, NJ

one nectaring on Butterfly Weed

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 3

Chip Krilowicz

Sunset Drive
Salem County, NJ

Male

  • Checkered White 1

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

Red Admiral: nectaring on Lantana; Zabulon Skipper: a male

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 1

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

Red-banded Hairstreak: 2 on mtn.mint 1 on rudbeckia; Zabulon Skipper: 5 males 3 females

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 3
  • Question Mark 1
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 8
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1

Chip Krilowicz

King's Hwy., Mannington Marsh
Salem County, NJ

  • Viceroy 3
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Broad-winged Skipper 4

Chip Krilowicz

Penns Grove-Auburn Road
Salem County, NJ

14 Males; 12 Females

  • Checkered White 26

Sandra Keller

Peek Preserve
Cumberland County, NJ

Monarch: Around the garden and lawn.

  • Monarch 11
  • Delaware Skipper 2

Chip Krilowicz

Pointers-Auburn Road
Salem County, NJ

Checkered White: Female

  • Black Swallowtail 3
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Checkered White 1
  • Cabbage White 18
  • Clouded Sulphur 3
  • Orange Sulphur 25
  • Cloudless Sulphur 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 9
  • Variegated Fritillary 26
  • Pearl Crescent 8
  • Painted Lady 17
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • Monarch 4
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 2
  • Common Sootywing 1
  • Least Skipper 3
  • Peck's Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Railroad Tracks going N from Church St to Bike Path - CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: nectaring on Sweet Pepperbush; Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: some nectaring on Sweet Pepperbush; Spicebush Swallowtail: some nectaring on Sweet Pepperbush; Little Yellow: a male; American Copper: fresh; Red-banded Hairstreak: most nectaring on Sweet Pepperbush; Eastern Tailed-Blue: one nectaring on Rabbit-foot Clover; Pearl Crescent: includes a mated pair; Question Mark: all 'Summer Forms'; Painted Lady: nectaring on Sweet Pepperbush; Common Buckeye: one nectaring on Knapweed / another nectaring on Sweet Pepperbush; Silver-spotted Skipper: most nectaring on Sweet Pepperbush; Horace's Duskywing: nectaring on Sweet Pepperbush; Northern Broken-Dash: probably a couple more / nectaring on Sweet Pepperbush; Zabulon Skipper: all males / most nectaring on Sweet Pepperbush

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 9
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 19
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Little Yellow 1
  • American Copper 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 45
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 9
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Pearl Crescent 4
  • Question Mark 4
  • American Lady 1
  • Painted Lady 3
  • Red Admiral 3
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Common Wood-Nymph 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 31
  • Horace's Duskywing 8
  • Common Sootywing 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 9
  • Northern Broken-Dash 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1
  • Dun Skipper 3

Cynthia Allen

My yard in CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Spicebush Swallowtail: a rag female and a fresh male; Cloudless Sulphur: FOY in garden; nectaring on Blue Lobelia; Gray Hairstreak: 1 rag and 1 fresh but quite small; Horace's Duskywing: a female; Zabulon Skipper: a male

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Wood-Nymph 1
  • Monarch 2
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Common Sootywing 1
  • Aaron's Skipper 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Delaware Skipper 2
  • Broad-winged Skipper 3

Will Kerling

Avalon Golf Links - South
Cape May County, NJ

Broad-winged Skipper: nectaring on Anise Hyssop

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1

Chris Tonkinson

CRE Garden - Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

a female

  • Black Swallowtail 1