May 2013 Sightings

Peter Bosak

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

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2

Will Kerling

Rea Farm- The Beanery
Cape May County, NJ

a female

  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1

Will Kerling

CMPSP - CM Point
Cape May County, NJ

Painted Lady: mint fresh!!! / digital images

  • American Lady 1
  • Painted Lady 1

Chris Herz

Audubon, backyard garden
Camden County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: overwintered & released; female

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1

Will Kerling

CMPSP - CM Point
Cape May County, NJ

Eastern Tailed-Blue: a female

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • American Lady 5

Steven Glynn

Power line across from Laurel Lake turnoff, along Rt. 555
Cumberland County, NJ

Southern Cloudywing: all over the fields; Dusted Skipper: including a mating pair I got a picture of

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 3
  • Eastern Pine Elfin 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 7
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • American Lady 6
  • Southern Cloudywing 11
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Cobweb Skipper 6
  • Dusted Skipper 7

Chip Krilowicz

Little Ease
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 5
  • Orange Sulphur 6
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 10
  • Pearl Crescent 12
  • American Lady 2
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 2
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 1

Will Kerling

400 Block of W H& Avenue
Cape May County, NJ

Eastern Tailed-Blue: a female & a male

  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • American Lady 1

Chip Krilowicz

Glassboro Woods/Powerline
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 5
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • American Lady 8
  • Red-spotted Purple 8
  • Little Wood-Satyr 2
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 5
  • Zabulon Skipper 2
  • Dusted Skipper 5

Dave Amadio

At work in Cherry Hill
Camden County, NJ

Zabulon Skipper: males

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 2

Clay Sutton

Garden in Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 1

Will Kerling

CM County Zoo Recreational Area
Cape May County, NJ

  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1

Chris Tonkinson

E to W across Rte. 9 at AGL-S
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1

Will Kerling

Siegtown Road
Cape May County, NJ

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1

Dave Amadio

At work in Cherry Hill
Camden County, NJ

Peck's Skipper: one nectaring on d&elion; Zabulon Skipper: all males

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 3
  • Peck's Skipper 2

Will Kerling

Lizard Tail Swamp Preserve
Cape May County, NJ

Frosted Elfin: a female egg laying on Wild Indigo; Eastern Pine Elfin: faded; Pearl Crescent: one nectared on Dewberry Blossoms; American Lady: one nectared on Dewberry Blossoms; Common Buckeye: first time this year more than one buckeye in a day; Juvenal's Duskywing: one female / a nectaring record for Dewberry Blossoms; Common Sootywing: both very fresh / one nectared on Dewberry Blossoms & Linaria canadensis; Cobweb Skipper: a fresh male - digital images of topside; Sachem: both males; Zabulon Skipper: both territorial males

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 4
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 6
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Frosted Elfin 2
  • Eastern Pine Elfin 1
  • Juniper Hairstreak 1
  • Azure, sp. 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 25
  • Pearl Crescent 4
  • American Lady 7
  • Common Buckeye 5
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Duskywing sp. 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 4
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Common Sootywing 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 2
  • Cobweb Skipper 1
  • Sachem 2

Will Kerling

Railroad Tracks along Magnolia Drive
Cape May County, NJ

Eastern Tailed-Blue: 9 females; Sachem: all males

  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 11
  • American Lady 1
  • Sachem 5

Will Kerling

AGL-S
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1

Chris Tonkinson

Goshen-Swainton Road
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1

Will Kerling

Siegtown Road
Cape May County, NJ

Common Buckeye: buckeyes are becoming more common

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Common Buckeye 1

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

male

  • Zabulon Skipper 1

Dave Amadio

At work in Cherry Hill
Camden County, NJ

Zabulon Skipper: 7 males & 1 female

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 8

Will Kerling

Lizard Tail Swamp Preserve
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: 2 females; Frosted Elfin: one egg laying on Wild Indigo; Eastern Tailed-Blue: one nectaring on Dewberry Blossoms; Viceroy: mint fresh; Horace's Duskywing: a male; Wild Indigo Duskywing: one nectaring on Linaria canadensis / another egg laying on Wild Indigo - images of an egg; Least Skipper: mint fresh - images; Sachem: a fresh male; Zabulon Skipper: both fresh males

  • Black Swallowtail 3
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 4
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Frosted Elfin 2
  • Juniper Hairstreak 5
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 26
  • Lady sp. 2
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 4
  • Viceroy 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 9
  • Duskywing sp. 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 2
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Sachem 1

Dave Amadio

Rt 70 Evesham Twp.
Burlington County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1

Chris Tonkinson

Court House-Dennisville Road
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1

Will Kerling

Middle Township Bike Path
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Pearl Crescent 2

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2

Cynthia Allen

My yard in CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

on Silky Dogwood; 20 day gap between my first sighting here on May 2 & this one

  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1

Chris Tonkinson

CMBO CRE, Cape May CH
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1

Cynthia Allen

My yard in CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 1
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