May 2013 Sightings

S. Armstrong & C. Allen

My yard in CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

on Coral Honeysuckle

  • Red-spotted Purple 1

Will Kerling

Dennisville Railroad Tracks - N
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: a female; Frosted Elfin: all fresh; Eastern Pine Elfin: a total rag; Juniper Hairstreak: active in Cedar Trees; Eastern Tailed-Blue: 16 females; Azure, sp.: wouldn't l&; Pearl Crescent: one nectaring on Dewberry Flowers; Common Buckeye: migrating northward; Silver-spotted Skipper: includes a mated pair (both mint fresh - digital images with macro); Sleepy Duskywing: a female; Juvenal's Duskywing: a few females; Horace's Duskywing: all females; Duskywing sp.: very active didn't pursue them; Cobweb Skipper: a slightly worn male nectaring on Birdsfoot Violets

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 8
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 3
  • Frosted Elfin 7
  • Eastern Pine Elfin 1
  • Juniper Hairstreak 4
  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • Azure, sp. 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 20
  • Pearl Crescent 20
  • American Lady 6
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Duskywing sp. 12
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 4
  • Sleepy Duskywing 1
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 32
  • Horace's Duskywing 5
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 6
  • Cobweb Skipper 1

Dave Amadio

Dennisville RR-North ( Woodbine )
Cape May County, NJ

Southern Cloudywing: nectaring on dewberry.appeared to be laying eggs on Lespedeza sp.; Cobweb Skipper: females

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 3
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Frosted Elfin 3
  • Eastern Pine Elfin 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 12
  • Pearl Crescent 11
  • American Lady 2
  • Southern Cloudywing 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Cobweb Skipper 2

Chris Herz

GCC comm. garden & field
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Black Swallowtail 4
  • Clouded Sulphur 3
  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • Common Sootywing 2

Chris Herz

Glouc. Cty College(GCC); comm garden & field
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 13

Steven Glynn

Rea Farm- The Beanery
Cape May County, NJ

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 4
  • Orange Sulphur 13
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 5
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • American Lady 4
  • Common Buckeye 1

Will Kerling

Railroad Tracks along Magnolia Drive
Cape May County, NJ

Juniper Hairstreak: nectaring on a Spurge sp.; Eastern Tailed-Blue: 7 females; Pearl Crescent: a rag female - digital image; American Lady: one nectaring on Dewberry Blossoms; Sachem: both males

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 2
  • Juniper Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 13
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • American Lady 2
  • Sachem 2

Dave Amadio

RT47 Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Cynthia Allen

Kimble's Beach-CMNWR
Cape May County, NJ

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: all flying; American Lady: finally, decent numbers of this sp.; Juvenal's Duskywing: a female

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 7
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 3
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 3
  • Juniper Hairstreak 5
  • Holly Azure 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 16
  • Pearl Crescent 6
  • American Lady 12
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 1
  • Common Sootywing 1

Dave Amadio

RT147
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2

Will Kerling

Siegtown Road
Cape May County, NJ

Spicebush Swallowtail: nectaring on red-flowering Azaela

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Juniper Hairstreak 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Common Buckeye 1

Will Kerling

N Boyd Street Garden
Cape May County, NJ

  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1

S. Armstrong & C. Allen

My yard in CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

fresh female nectaring on Lyre-leaf Sage

  • Black Swallowtail 1

Dave Amadio

RR tracks at Dividing Creek Station
Cumberland County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • American Lady 1

Cynthia Allen

My yard in CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: flying

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • American Lady 5

Dave Amadio

Hidden Valley WMA
Cape May County, NJ

Orange Sulphur: Obs. made after 4:30 p.m.

  • Cabbage White 4
  • Orange Sulphur 5
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • American Lady 1

Sandra Keller

Greenwald Park
Camden County, NJ

  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Spring Azure 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2

Will Kerling

Lizard Tail Swamp Preserve
Cape May County, NJ

Falcate Orangetip: a female; Frosted Elfin: one egg laying on Wild Indigo; Henry's Elfin: ancient / have digital images; Eastern Pine Elfin: very faded; Eastern Tailed-Blue: 9 females; American Lady: most fresh appearing; Wild Indigo Duskywing: one on Wild Indigo; Duskywing sp.: quick fly by; Common Sootywing: fresh one puddling / only second time, I've seen this species at LT

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 8
  • Cabbage White 4
  • Falcate Orangetip 1
  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Frosted Elfin 16
  • Henry's Elfin 1
  • Eastern Pine Elfin 1
  • Juniper Hairstreak 4
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 23
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • American Lady 11
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Duskywing sp. 1
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 5
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 2
  • Common Sootywing 1

Dave Amadio

CMBO-CRE gardens
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1
  • American Lady 1

Will Kerling

400 Block W H& Avenue
Cape May County, NJ

a female

  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1

Dave Amadio

CR555 Powerline
Cumberland County, NJ

Dusted Skipper: including a mated pair

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 4
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 3
  • Eastern Pine Elfin 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • American Lady 2
  • Duskywing sp. 2
  • Dusted Skipper 4

Dave Amadio

CR676
Cumberland County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 1

Steven Glynn

Dennisville Railroad Tracks - N
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Juniper Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 4

Dave Amadio

SCMM
Cape May County, NJ

  • American Lady 2

Dave Amadio

Belleplain S.F.
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: male; Cobweb Skipper: female

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 5
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 9
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 16
  • Eastern Pine Elfin 1
  • Holly Azure 12
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 7
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Duskywing sp. 4
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 4
  • Horace's Duskywing 2
  • Cobweb Skipper 1

Dave Amadio

CR555
Cumberland County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3

Chip Krilowicz

Salem River WMA
Salem County, NJ

Spicebush Swallowtail: photo; American Lady: photo; Common Sootywing: photo

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 12
  • Pearl Crescent 6
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Sootywing 3

Peter Bosak

Yard along Rte. 47 near Jake's L&ing
Cape May County, NJ

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2

Chris Herz

Audubon, backyard garden
Camden County, NJ

overwintered & released; females

  • Black Swallowtail 3

Will Kerling

Belleplain S.F.
Cape May County, NJ

Eastern Tailed-Blue: 4 females; Holly Azure: visited dead Raccoon; Juvenal's Duskywing: one a fresh female; Horace's Duskywing: both females

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 4
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 5
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 11
  • Azure, sp. 2
  • Holly Azure 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 7
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • American Lady 1
  • Duskywing sp. 1
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 2
  • Horace's Duskywing 2
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