January 2013 Sightings

Beth Polvino

North Cape May Garden along Delaware Bay
Cape May County, NJ

They start eating when the morning sun sets in on them!

  • Black Swallowtail 2

Jim Dowdell

Field near Green Creek, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

fresh

  • Orange Sulphur 1

Sam Galick & Will Kerling

Cape May Point State Park
Cape May County, NJ

basking on a tree trunk / discovered by Sam & he shared it with me

  • Red Admiral 1

Sam Galick & Will Kerling

Coral & Cambridge Avenues Yard
Cape May County, NJ

still attending Fennel

  • Black Swallowtail 2

Sam Galick

Cape May Point State Park
Cape May County, NJ

American Lady: fresh found near the entrance of the cedar grove; photographed, Will Kerling says it's a first January record.; Red Admiral: another part of the park than the above Red Admiral

  • American Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 1

Polvino & Kerling

North Cape May Garden along Delaware Bay
Cape May County, NJ

  • Black Swallowtail 2

Chase Cammarota

East Creek Trail in BSF
Cape May County, NJ

digital image

  • American Snout 2

Sam Galick & Will Kerling

Cape May Point State Park
Cape May County, NJ

  • Red Admiral 5

Will Kerling

Coral & Cambridge Avenues Yard
Cape May County, NJ

  • Black Swallowtail 2

Brian Johnson

Railroad Tracks off Rte. 555
Cumberland County, NJ

only a brief look either Eastern Comma or Question Mark

  • Anglewing sp. 1

Jim Dowdell

Cape May Point State Park
Cape May County, NJ

Sam, Jim & I believe there were at least 9 different Red Admirals active in the park. One was consuming Groundsel Sap & Jim watched 2 RAs spiralling way up in the air together.

  • Red Admiral 4

Will Kerling

Rea Farm (Beanery) / I flushed one off the ground at 12:21 pm!! / The butterfly flew away rapidly.
Cape May County, NJ

  • Mourning Cloak 1

Beth Polvino

North Cape May Garden along Delaware Bay
Cape May County, NJ

at least one Cat found & it was still able to move at 16 degrees or colder; especially, with the wind factored in!!!

  • Black Swallowtail 1

Polvino & Kerling

North Cape May Garden along Delaware Bay
Cape May County, NJ

found one in leaf litter - may be frozen / next warm day will tell the story

  • Black Swallowtail 1

Beth Polvino

North Cape May Garden along Delaware Bay
Cape May County, NJ

frozen to death, eaten or what??

  • Black Swallowtail 0