August 2013 Sightings

Dave Amadio

Wheelabrator Refuge butterfly garden & field
Gloucester County, NJ

Spicebush Swallowtail: Brief obs. under cloudy skies. 4:05 to 4:20 p.m.; Anglewing sp.: 2nd one today that got by me

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • Anglewing sp. 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 3
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Swarthy Skipper 1
  • Sachem 4
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1

Gutsmuth & Herz

Higbee Beach
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 19
  • Cabbage White 11
  • Cloudless Sulphur 19
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • White M Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 4
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Red-spotted Purple 4
  • Viceroy 1
  • Hackberry Emperor 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 19
  • Zabulon Skipper 15
  • Least Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Powerline between Acme Market & MTBP
Cape May County, NJ

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: one was a 'Black Form' female with an infusion of yellow within the black on the dorsal side of the FW - digital images!! Photo link –>; White M Hairstreak: mint fresh!!; Gray Hairstreak: one was, as small as, a small ET-B; Common Wood-Nymph: one nectaring on Boneset; Horace's Duskywing: a worn female; Wild Indigo Duskywing: 4 females; Crossline Skipper: includes a mated pair - macro images; Sachem: 3 females; Zabulon Skipper: 5 females; Dun Skipper: 8 females

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 5
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 26
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 35
  • White M Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 5
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 27
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2
  • Pearl Crescent 7
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Viceroy 1
  • Common Wood-Nymph 10
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 47
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 6
  • Zabulon Skipper 10
  • Swarthy Skipper 3
  • Crossline Skipper 3
  • Sachem 12
  • Dun Skipper 13

Will Kerling

Seashore Road
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 4
  • Swallowtail sp. 1

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

Eastern Tailed-Blue: on goldenrod; Sachem: season high total here for sp.; Zabulon Skipper: 4 males 2 females

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Anglewing sp. 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 4
  • Common Sootywing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 6
  • Sachem 7
  • Dun Skipper 1

Gutsmuth & Herz

Pavilion Circle garden
Cape May County, NJ

Question Mark: on buddleia

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Question Mark 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 2

Will Kerling

Rio Gr&e to CMCH via Rte. 9
Cape May County, NJ

  • Swallowtail sp. 1

Chris Tonkinson

CMBO CRE Garden - CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: all females

  • Black Swallowtail 3
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 4

Sandra Keller

NP Dredge Spoils - the woods areas.
Gloucester County, NJ

They were flying early in cool cloudy weather. 8:30AM or so.

  • Red-spotted Purple 5

Will Kerling

Middle Township Bike Path
Cape May County, NJ

Zabulon Skipper: one female; Dun Skipper: a male

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 5
  • Swallowtail sp. 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Pearl Crescent 6
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Common Wood-Nymph 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 7
  • Zabulon Skipper 4
  • Swarthy Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Dun Skipper 1

Gutsmuth & Herz

Cape May Pt. State Park
Cape May County, NJ

  • Black Swallowtail 8
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White 5
  • Orange Sulphur 6
  • Cloudless Sulphur 4
  • American Copper 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 5
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 2
  • Common Wood-Nymph 1
  • Monarch 4
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 2
  • Least Skipper 3
  • Sachem 1

Dave Amadio

Red Bank battlefield, Nat'l Pk.
Gloucester County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: cats on bronze fennel; Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: Cloudy with drizzle 4:30 to 4:50 p.m.; Red Admiral: on lilac sap; Red-spotted Purple: one on lilac sap; Hackberry Emperor: on lilac sap; Tawny Emperor: on lilac sap

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 4
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 2
  • Hackberry Emperor 3
  • Tawny Emperor 1
  • Sachem 2

Will Kerling

400 Block W H& Avenue
Cape May County, NJ

Question Mark: all together under one Hackberry Leaf - digital image; Sachem: one female

  • Question Mark 10
  • Question Mark 1
  • Sachem 3

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Spicebush Swallowtail: 2 nectaring on Abelia; Common Sootywing: in a front yard with White Clover; Sachem: one female; Zabulon Skipper: one female

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White 8
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 10
  • Common Sootywing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 12
  • Sachem 6

Will Kerling

North Cape May Garden
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: all males; Monarch: includes a mated pair; Sachem: both males; Zabulon Skipper: 2 females

  • Black Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Monarch 5
  • Zabulon Skipper 8
  • Sachem 2

Gutsmuth & Herz

Triangle Garden
Cape May County, NJ

  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Monarch 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 1

Jenny McCann

North Cape May Garden
Cape May County, NJ

a fresh male emerged & dried its wings while laying in the lawn

  • Black Swallowtail 1

Clay Sutton

CMPtStPk
Cape May County, NJ

flying south

  • Common Wood-Nymph 1

Gutsmuth & Herz

CMBO CRE Garden - CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Juniper Hairstreak: on mt. mint

  • Black Swallowtail 4
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 6
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Juniper Hairstreak 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 6
  • Hayhurst's Scallopwing 1
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 4
  • Zabulon Skipper 5
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 1
  • Northern Broken-Dash 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 16
  • Dun Skipper 1

Cynthia Allen

My yard in CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: a female; Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: 1 fresh female; American Lady: a rag; Sachem: a female; Zabulon Skipper: 1 female; Dun Skipper: a female

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 10
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 5
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 7
  • Aaron's Skipper 6
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 3
  • Zabulon Skipper 4
  • Little Glassywing 1
  • Sachem 1
  • Dun Skipper 1

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

Zabulon Skipper: obs. made between 8:20 & 10:00 a.m.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 5
  • Zabulon Skipper 6
  • Sachem 2
  • Dun Skipper 1

Cynthia Allen

Woodbine
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 2

Clay Sutton

Sutton GDN in Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

  • Clouded Skipper 1

Cynthia Allen

Dennisville
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cloudless Sulphur 1

Sandra Keller

The parking lot at Ponzio's Diner in Cherry Hill.
Camden County, NJ

Flying south.

  • Monarch 1

Cynthia Allen

Rt. 47, CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 2

Chris Herz

Audubon backyard garden
Camden County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: female, laying eggs on parsley; Black Swallowtail: on parsley; Red-spotted Purple: on fruit; Viceroy: first for yard; Monarch: most on c. milkweed; Sachem: 2 males, 1 female

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Black Swallowtail 15
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Viceroy 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Monarch 32
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Sachem 3

Cynthia Allen

CH-Goshen Rd.
Cape May County, NJ

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2

B. Polvino & J. McCann

North Cape May Garden
Cape May County, NJ

one on Tropical Milkweed & two on Common Milkweed

  • Monarch 3

Tonkinson&Kerling

Villas Garden - near Miami Avenue
Cape May County, NJ

Pipevine Swallowtail: both males; Pipevine Swallowtail: will open, perhaps, tomorrow; Cloudless Sulphur: digital image of it on a sennae leaf; Hayhurst's Scallopwing: pale rag / FOY; Zabulon Skipper: 3 females

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 2
  • Pipevine Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Question Mark 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Hayhurst's Scallopwing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 15