August 2013 Sightings

Chris Herz

Audubon backyard garden
Camden County, NJ

Zabulon Skipper: males

  • Black Swallowtail 5
  • Black Swallowtail 3
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 2

Gibson Reynolds

Cape May Point State Park
Cape May County, NJ

Monarch: 2 mating

  • Black Swallowtail 3
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • Monarch 4
  • Zabulon Skipper 1

Will Kerling

North Cape May Garden
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: male fresh out of chrysalis - drying; Cloudless Sulphur: digital images; Gray Hairstreak: fresh; Red Admiral: came to a fruit dish; Common Wood-Nymph: one came to a fruit dish; Monarch: includes a mated pair; Sachem: a female; Zabulon Skipper: 2 females; Dun Skipper: a slightly worn female / 34th Butterfly Species for this young garden

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Cloudless Sulphur 2
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Question Mark 2
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Common Wood-Nymph 2
  • Monarch 6
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 8
  • Sachem 1
  • Dun Skipper 1

Cynthia Allen

H& Ave., CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Will Kerling

Beach Drive - N CM
Cape May County, NJ

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1

Herz & Russell

Audubon backyard garden
Camden County, NJ

females, laying eggs on c. milkweed & swamp milkweed–first females

  • Monarch 2

Will Kerling

S&man Boulevard
Cape May County, NJ

  • Swallowtail sp. 1

B&K Johnson

Another Area, West of Cohansey River
Cumberland County, NJ

Cabbage White: plenty of them, didn't count; Clouded Sulphur: much less of them, didn't count; Orange Sulphur: plenty of them, didn't count; Bronze Copper: very worn female / old historical records for L. hyllus in this location; American Lady: scarce, so far, this year

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Bronze Copper 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 15
  • Variegated Fritillary 4
  • Pearl Crescent 6
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 11
  • Viceroy 1
  • Monarch 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 1
  • Common Sootywing 1
  • Aaron's Skipper 2
  • Swarthy Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 4
  • Delaware Skipper 1

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

Orange Sulphur: only the first one here this year. Don't get sulphurs in this garden very often until late in season.; 'Summer' Spring Azure: on Joe-Pye weed; Eastern Comma: on buddleia; Red-spotted Purple: 2nd 20 sp. day for this garden in 2013; Tawny Emperor: fresh on fruit dish, first this year here; Peck's Skipper: well worn; Sachem: female

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 4
  • Cabbage White 4
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Red-spotted Purple 3
  • Tawny Emperor 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 5
  • Swarthy Skipper 1
  • Peck's Skipper 1
  • Little Glassywing 1
  • Sachem 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1
  • Dun Skipper 2

Cynthia Allen

Downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1

Tonkinson&Kerling

Coral & Cambridge Avenues
Cape May County, NJ

  • Monarch 1

Tonkinson&Kerling

Cape May Point State Park
Cape May County, NJ

Pearl Crescent: all sightings after 5 pm in the park; Question Mark: all 'Summer Forms'; Common Buckeye: very pale & ragged; Zabulon Skipper: a territorial male

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Swallowtail sp. 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Question Mark 3
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Zabulon Skipper 1

Beth Polvino

North Cape May Garden
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1

B&K Johnson

Husted Bateman Road
Cumberland County, NJ

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Orange Sulphur 45
  • White M Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 12
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 34
  • Pearl Crescent 11
  • Common Buckeye 11
  • Common Sootywing 2
  • Swarthy Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Fiery Skipper 1

Cynthia Allen

Rt. 47, CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 3

P & C Sutton

Sutton GDN in Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: male & female

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 8
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 2
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 4
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Question Mark 2
  • Red-spotted Purple 2
  • Monarch 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 15
  • Zabulon Skipper 4

Dave Amadio

Red Bank battlefield, National Park
Gloucester County, NJ

Hackberry Emperor: Likely more. They were putting on a real "air show" today in & around the Hackberry trees. Look for them next to the Ann Whitall house. Also one Hackberry tree next to the ranger's station. I think I had one Tawny also, but lost it.; Sachem: female on buddleia

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Hackberry Emperor 15
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Sachem 1

Will Kerling

Yard in Southern End of SIC
Cape May County, NJ

seen at 6:52 pm

  • Monarch 1

Jim Trainer

Yard in Southern End of SIC
Cape May County, NJ

seen early in day

  • Monarch 1

Cynthia Allen

Woodbine area
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 6
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1

B&K Johnson

West of Cohanesy River
Cumberland County, NJ

the new spot in the county

  • Bronze Copper 3

Jim Dowdell

Villas Garden
Cape May County, NJ

very fresh

  • Dun Skipper 1

Tonkinson&Kerling

Triangle Garden
Cape May County, NJ

  • Red Admiral 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 1

Cynthia Allen

My yard in CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: 1 large, black-form female; Zabulon Skipper: 1 female; Zabulon Skipper: 1 female; Dun Skipper: a male & a female; Dun Skipper: a female

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 5
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 12
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 8
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 6
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 4
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 7
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 4
  • Zabulon Skipper 3
  • Aaron's Skipper 5
  • Aaron's Skipper 4
  • Little Glassywing 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 3
  • Dun Skipper 1
  • Dun Skipper 2

Dave Amadio

Riverwinds Scenic Trail
Gloucester County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: on New York ironweed; Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: numbers dwindling here now; Red-banded Hairstreak: 3 of them nectaring on winged-sumac blossoms; Hackberry Emperor: observed one female laying eggs on Hackberry; Zabulon Skipper: 5 females

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 5
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 12
  • Cabbage White 7
  • American Copper 3
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 6
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 7
  • Anglewing sp. 1
  • Pearl Crescent 7
  • Red-spotted Purple 5
  • Viceroy 1
  • Hackberry Emperor 6
  • Common Wood-Nymph 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 6
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 12
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Crossline Skipper 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

White M Hairstreak: worn individual on mountain mint; Sachem: male & female

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 2
  • White M Hairstreak 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 5
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 1
  • Sachem 2

Tonkinson&Kerling

North Cape May Garden
Cape May County, NJ

near fruit dish

  • Question Mark 1

Dave Amadio

Mom's garden, Haddon Heights
Camden County, NJ

Zabulon Skipper: female

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Duskywing sp. 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 1

Dave Amadio

Hessian Ave., N.Woodbury
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1

Chris Herz

Riverwinds Scenic Trail
Gloucester County, NJ

Spicebush Swallowtail: one obs. laying eggs on sassafras; Red-spotted Purple: cloudy with some drizzle

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 24
  • Cabbage White 7
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 6
  • Pearl Crescent 4
  • Question Mark 1
  • Eastern Comma 2
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Red-spotted Purple 4
  • Viceroy 1
  • Common Wood-Nymph 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 6
  • Least Skipper 1