May 2013 Sightings

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

Tonkinson&Kerling

Jake's L&ing Road
Cape May County, NJ

'Summer' Spring Azure: high up basking / photo revealed a female Summer Azure

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1

J&J Connor

Estell Manor Co Park
Atlantic County, NJ

  • Red-spotted Purple 3
  • Little Wood-Satyr 7

Tonkinson&Kerling

44th Street Dune Crossing - Avalon
Cape May County, NJ

'Summer' Spring Azure: a female egg laying on Viburnum Blossoms

  • Cabbage White 1
  • American Copper 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 3

Dave Amadio

At work in Cherry Hill
Camden County, NJ

Zabulon Skipper: males

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 2
  • Peck's Skipper 1

Tonkinson&Kerling

Belleplain S.F.
Cape May County, NJ

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: some puddling; Spicebush Swallowtail: most puddling; Holly Azure: rags; Red-spotted Purple: mint fresh - puddling; Juvenal's Duskywing: out fresh

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 8
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 12
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 3
  • Azure, sp. 3
  • Holly Azure 2
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 4
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 1

J&J Connor

Our yard Port Republic
Atlantic County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Mourning Cloak 1

Cynthia Allen

Rt. 47 in CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1

Cynthia Allen

Woodbine
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2

Chris Tonkinson

AGL-S to Jake's L&ing Road
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 5

Chris Herz

Audubon backyard garden
Camden County, NJ

overwintered & released on 5/25 due to heavy rain & cold

  • Black Swallowtail 1

J&J Connor

near Stow Creek
Cumberland County, NJ

Zabulon Skipper: female

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 4
  • Zabulon Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Railroad Tracks along Magnolia Drive
Cape May County, NJ

Eastern Tailed-Blue: one spotted in light rain next to Black Medic Flower; Sachem: both males / one nectaring on Dewberry Blossoms; Dun Skipper: a mint fresh male with yellow head - digital images

  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 6
  • Sachem 2
  • Dun Skipper 1

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

males

  • Zabulon Skipper 2

Dave Amadio

Riverwinds Scenic Trail
Gloucester County, NJ

'Summer' Spring Azure: no photo, but this fresh individual at this time & location most certainly is Summer.; Silver-spotted Skipper: includes a mated pair. This strong flyer won the battle of skippers today at RWST!; Least Skipper: one nectaring on multi-flora rose; Crossline Skipper: female; Sachem: males, my first this yr.; Zabulon Skipper: 7 males & 1 female

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • American Lady 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 10
  • Zabulon Skipper 8
  • Least Skipper 2
  • Peck's Skipper 5
  • Crossline Skipper 1
  • Sachem 2

Cynthia Allen

My yard in CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Zabulon Skipper: fresh male nectaring on Catmint

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 3
  • Zabulon Skipper 1

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

Question Mark: on ripe bananas; Zabulon Skipper: 3 males & 1 female

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 4

Cynthia Allen

Belleplain S.F.
Cape May County, NJ

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1

B. Johnson & W. Kerling

Route 555
Cumberland County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 4

J&J Connor

p'line off Delilah Rd, south of AC airport
Atlantic County, NJ

Frosted Elfin: conservative count, most worn, 2 ovipositing on Baptisia. Photo–>.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Frosted Elfin 7
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 8
  • Zabulon Skipper 3
  • Sachem 4

Dave Amadio

Chestnut Branch Park
Gloucester County, NJ

Harvester: all in & around beech trees. No sign of any woolly aphids so far.; Peck's Skipper: nectaring on white clover; Zabulon Skipper: male

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 4
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Harvester 7
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Peck's Skipper 1

B. Johnson & W. Kerling

Shaw Mill's Road
Cumberland County, NJ

Eastern Pine Elfin: all faded; American Lady: many nectaring on Dewberry Blossoms; Red-spotted Purple: all puddling; Southern Cloudywing: in one short stretch (except one); Juvenal's Duskywing: all rag males; Horace's Duskywing: both rag females; Tawny-edged Skipper: mint fresh!!; Dusted Skipper: our highest number ever / ranged from fresh to raggy

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 6
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 7
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 4
  • Eastern Pine Elfin 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 5
  • Pearl Crescent 9
  • American Lady 27
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 7
  • Little Wood-Satyr 1
  • Southern Cloudywing 15
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 3
  • Horace's Duskywing 2
  • Cobweb Skipper 5
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 1
  • Dusted Skipper 11

B. Johnson & W. Kerling

Haleyville, NJ
Cumberland County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2

Cynthia Allen

Woodbine
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2

Chris Herz

Audubon backyard garden
Camden County, NJ

overwintered & released

  • Black Swallowtail 1

Dave Amadio

Riverwinds Scenic Trail
Gloucester County, NJ

Spicebush Swallowtail: one nectaring on multi-flora rose; Little Glassywing: nectaring on toadflax; Zabulon Skipper: 10 males, 2 females

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White 4
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Azure, sp. 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • American Lady 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 8
  • Zabulon Skipper 13
  • Peck's Skipper 6
  • Little Glassywing 1
  • Sachem 1

Cynthia Allen

My yard in CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Zabulon Skipper: a male on territory

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • American Lady 2
  • Little Wood-Satyr 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 1

Matt Webster

My House
Camden County, NJ

  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Sachem 1

Matt Webster

my House
Camden County, NJ

  • Red-spotted Purple 1

Pat Sutton

Garden in Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

ovipositing on Dutchman's pipe

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 1
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