May 2013 Sightings

Will Kerling

Court House-Dennisville Road
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Steven Glynn

Wheelabrator refuge, Westville
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 9

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: fresh male on pink verbena

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1

Jean Gutsmuth

Haddon Heights garden
Camden County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2

Will Kerling

Railroad Tracks N of Dennisville
Cape May County, NJ

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: two together; Spicebush Swallowtail: mint fresh / digital of one drying its wings!; Red-banded Hairstreak: mint fresh; Eastern Tailed-Blue: 4 females; Northern Cloudywing: wings still drying; Sleepy Duskywing: 1 female - digital image; Juvenal's Duskywing: 1 female; Horace's Duskywing: 5 females; Cobweb Skipper: a male / first one at this location for the last three years

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 4
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Elfin sp. 2
  • Brown Elfin 3
  • Frosted Elfin 2
  • Azure, sp. 2
  • Holly Azure 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 34
  • Pearl Crescent 12
  • Duskywing sp. 4
  • Northern Cloudywing 1
  • Sleepy Duskywing 5
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 37
  • Horace's Duskywing 7
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 3
  • Cobweb Skipper 1

Dave Amadio

Riverwinds Scenic Trail
Gloucester County, NJ

Swallowtail sp.: quick look, appeared to be fem.Spicebush; American Copper: 2 nectaring on cypress spurge; Eastern Tailed-Blue: 5 nectaring on cypress spurge; Pearl Crescent: 3 nectaring on cypress spurge; Red Admiral: nectaring on Autumn Olive; Horace's Duskywing: male

  • Cabbage White 7
  • American Copper 5
  • Swallowtail sp. 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 11
  • Pearl Crescent 6
  • Mourning Cloak 2
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1

Dave Amadio

Riverwinds River Trail
Gloucester County, NJ

Eastern Comma: well worn

  • Cabbage White 8
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 5
  • Pearl Crescent 5
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Mourning Cloak 1

Dave Amadio

Grove Ave. National Park
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Sulphur sp. 1

Dave Amadio

Old Robbins Trail
Cape May County, NJ

Eastern Pine Elfin: nectaring on high bush blueberry

  • Elfin sp. 2
  • Brown Elfin 3
  • Henry's Elfin 1
  • Eastern Pine Elfin 1
  • Blueberry Azure 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3

Steven Glynn

Home in Millville
Cumberland County, NJ

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2

Dave Amadio

Dennisville RR just north of 610
Cape May County, NJ

Just a brief late day stop here

  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3

North Jersey NABA Trip

Chatworth MP 9.5 Rt. 72
Burlington County, NJ

Eastern Tailed-Blue: Same as Above; Pearl Crescent: Same as Above

  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • Pearl Crescent 1

Dave Amadio

Beaver Dam Rd.
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 1

Steven Glynn

Millville
Cumberland County, NJ

Came in & l&ed in front of me on the ballfield as I was watching gr&son's t-ball game

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1

North Jersey NABA Trip

Warren Grove R.A.
Ocean County, NJ

Brown Elfin: Same as Above; Hoary Elfin: 29 People in Field; Eastern Pine Elfin: Same as Above; Hessel's Hairstreak: Same as Above; Blueberry Azure: Same as Above; Pearl Crescent: Same as Above; Juvenal's Duskywing: Same as Above; Cobweb Skipper: Same as Above

  • Hessel's Hairstreak 1
  • Brown Elfin 3
  • Hoary Elfin 18
  • Eastern Pine Elfin 5
  • Blueberry Azure 3
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Sleepy Duskywing 2
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 4
  • Cobweb Skipper 1

Dave Amadio

CMNWR Woodcock Trail
Cape May County, NJ

Cabbage White: After 4 p.m.; Juniper Hairstreak: shook a couple out of the red cedars

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Juniper Hairstreak 2

Dave Amadio

Lizard Tail Swamp Preserve
Cape May County, NJ

Spicebush Swallowtail: fresh male; Cabbage White: including a mating pr.; Falcate Orangetip: 2 males & 1 female. One male briefly intruded upon a mated pair of Cabbage whites; Frosted Elfin: 20th species for me today; Juniper Hairstreak: 4 nectaring on cypress spurge

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Falcate Orangetip 3
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Frosted Elfin 3
  • Juniper Hairstreak 5
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 18
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Mourning Cloak 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 1

Will Kerling

Rea Farm (Beanery)
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 16

Dave Amadio

Belleplain S.F.
Cape May County, NJ

Eastern Pine Elfin: Laying eggs on white pine; Cobweb Skipper: females

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Elfin sp. 2
  • Brown Elfin 2
  • Henry's Elfin 2
  • Eastern Pine Elfin 1
  • White M Hairstreak 1
  • Azure, sp. 5
  • Blueberry Azure 3
  • Holly Azure 9
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 23
  • Duskywing sp. 6
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 11
  • Cobweb Skipper 2

Cynthia Allen

Kimble's Beach, CMNWR
Cape May County, NJ

Falcate Orangetip: 1 female; Eastern Tailed-Blue: includes one mated pair; Holly Azure: includes a mated pair with a third one trying to get involved; Juvenal's Duskywing: both territorial males

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Falcate Orangetip 2
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Holly Azure 8
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 18
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 2

Will Kerling

CMPSP - Cape May Point
Cape May County, NJ

Spicebush Swallowtail: mint fresh; Pearl Crescent: includes a mated pair - digital images

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Orange Sulphur 4
  • Azure, sp. 3
  • Lady sp. 1
  • Pearl Crescent 4

Bill Schuhl

Coral & Cambridge Avenues Garden
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1

Cynthia Allen

My yard in CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: rapidly flying over house

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1

Dave Amadio

Jake's L&ing Rd.
Cape May County, NJ

  • Juniper Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 14
  • Pearl Crescent 1

Will Kerling

Belleplain S.F.
Cape May County, NJ

Blueberry Azure: a very worn marginata - digital image; Juvenal's Duskywing: 4 females; Horace's Duskywing: a female

  • Blueberry Azure 1
  • Holly Azure 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 8
  • Horace's Duskywing 1

Dave Amadio

Riverwinds Community Center
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Orange Sulphur 1

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: male; Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: fresh female basking on white picket fence

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1

Dave Amadio

Riverwinds River Trail
Gloucester County, NJ

Orange Sulphur: Only covered the locust grove

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • Pearl Crescent 5
  • Mourning Cloak 1

Dave Amadio

Riverwinds Scenic Trail
Gloucester County, NJ

Silver-spotted Skipper: one nectaring on autumn olive, soon to be chased by a second

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • American Copper 3
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 12
  • Pearl Crescent 5
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 3

Sandra Keller

Rancocas Nature Center
Burlington County, NJ

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 20
  • Pearl Crescent 17
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
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