August 2013 Sightings

Cynthia Allen

My yard in CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Red-banded Hairstreak: all on Mountain Mint; Horace's Duskywing: a female; Northern Broken-Dash: a female; Delaware Skipper: 1 in Hibiscus blossom; Zabulon Skipper: a male; Salt Marsh Skipper: first of second brood

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 7
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 7
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Common Wood-Nymph 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 5
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Aaron's Skipper 1
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Northern Broken-Dash 1
  • Delaware Skipper 2
  • Broad-winged Skipper 10

Chris Herz

Backyard garden, Audubon
Camden County, NJ

Red-banded Hairstreak: fresh; Zabulon Skipper: male, patroling

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 4
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 3
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 1

Dave Amadio

GCC Community garden & field
Gloucester County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: male & female; Pearl Crescent: Windy conditions here today. No grass skippers observed

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 5
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Clouded Sulphur 4
  • Orange Sulphur 14
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • Pearl Crescent 10
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Common Sootywing 5

Jesse Amesbury

Stone Harbor Point
Cape May County, NJ

flying south along beach

  • Monarch 1

Dave Amadio

Rt553 Mantua
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3

Polvino & Kerling

North Cape May Garden
Cape May County, NJ

Beth found it & she shared the finding with me. Different than the 3 Monarch Cats from yesterday.

  • Monarch 1

Dave Amadio

Rt295 Westville
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1

Brian Johnson

Johnson's Sod Farm
Cumberland County, NJ

Orange Sulphur: hundreds - didn't count

  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 6
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 12

Dave Amadio

Chestnut Branch Pk. Mantua
Gloucester County, NJ

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: 2 dark form females; Red-banded Hairstreak: both in the woods

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 22
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 7
  • Cabbage White 5
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 2
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Eastern Comma 2
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 18
  • Zabulon Skipper 3
  • Peck's Skipper 5
  • Little Glassywing 1

P & C Sutton

Sutton GDN in Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 4
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 2
  • Juniper Hairstreak 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 3
  • American Snout 4
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 4
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 3

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: one dark form female; Red-banded Hairstreak: on mountain mint & buddleia; 'Summer' Spring Azure: nectaring on agastache; American Snout: first of year here; Eastern Comma: 20 species here today; Red-spotted Purple: both well worn; Monarch: first here this year; Horace's Duskywing: fresh male; Little Glassywing: makes all three "witches"

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 4
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 4
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • American Snout 1
  • Eastern Comma 2
  • Red Admiral 3
  • Red-spotted Purple 2
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Common Sootywing 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 6
  • Peck's Skipper 1
  • Northern Broken-Dash 1
  • Little Glassywing 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 2
  • Dun Skipper 3

Dave Amadio

Hessian Ave., North Woodbury
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1

Chip Krilowicz

Haddonfield yard
Camden County, NJ

  • American Lady 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1

Will Kerling

North Cape May Garden
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: 2 males & a female (egg laying); Orange Sulphur: moving northward with other insects; Red-banded Hairstreak: mint fresh; Question Mark: mint fresh 'Summer Form' travelling northward with dragonflies; American Lady: moving northward with other insects; Common Buckeye: moving northward with other insects / large dragonfly movement - at least 6 species; Monarch: insects moving northward along the bay / a female stopped to lay eggs on Tropical Milkweed - digital images; Silver-spotted Skipper: local & very faded; Sachem: worn males; Zabulon Skipper: fresh males

  • Black Swallowtail 3
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 9
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 3
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Monarch 4
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 2
  • Sachem 2

Jesse Amesbury

My yard in CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 5
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • White M Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Hayhurst's Scallopwing 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Delaware Skipper 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 3

Will Kerling

West Cape May, NJ
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Chris Tonkinson

Seashore Road towards Rio Gr&e
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1

Chris Herz

Backyard garden, Audubon
Camden County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: fresh female; Black Swallowtail: on bronze fennel; Spicebush Swallowtail: on spicebush

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 3
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 3
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 1

Tonkinson&Kerling

S&man Blvd.
Cape May County, NJ

one following another across the road

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2

Will Kerling

CMCH to AGL-S via Rte. 9
Cape May County, NJ

  • Red-spotted Purple 1

Chris Tonkinson

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: male ETS

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Swallowtail sp. 1

Dave Amadio

Rt295 Mt Ephraim
Camden County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1

Will Kerling

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

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

Will Kerling

S&man Blvd.
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Will Kerling

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

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1

Tonkinson&Kerling

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

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1

Will Kerling

Seashore Road towards Rio Gr&e
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1

Dave Amadio

At work in Cherry Hill
Camden County, NJ

Common Sootywing: first time observed here. Species #44 for this property. Nectaring on yellow wood sorrel; Zabulon Skipper: all males; Broad-winged Skipper: on purple loosestrife

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 9
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Pearl Crescent 4
  • Common Sootywing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 7
  • Peck's Skipper 2
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Beach Drive - NCM
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Sandra Keller

My garden in Barrington
Camden County, NJ

On the Joe-Pye Weed. Stayed for a few hours. One moved to the Mountain-mint.

  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2