August 2013 Sightings

Dave Amadio

Sunset Drive, Mannington marsh
Salem County, NJ

Delaware Skipper: on pickerelweed; Broad-winged Skipper: nectar poor here right now

  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 4
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Least Skipper 6
  • Delaware Skipper 2
  • Broad-winged Skipper 4

Brian Johnson

Lake Audrey
Cumberland County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: a male; Broad-winged Skipper: all the butterflies, near this lake were nectaring on one Sweet Pepperbush!

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 6
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • American Snout 2
  • Tawny Emperor 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 4
  • Northern Broken-Dash 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 8

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Gray Hairstreak: nectaring on Sweet Basil; American Snout: both near Hackberry Trees; Question Mark: all 'Summer Forms'; Zabulon Skipper: all males

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 18
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 14
  • Cabbage White 20
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • American Snout 2
  • Question Mark 3
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 18
  • Zabulon Skipper 3
  • Sachem 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 3

Brian Johnson

W Side of Cohansey River
Cumberland County, NJ

first digital image documentation of this species for Cumberl& County

  • Bronze Copper 1

Cynthia Allen

My yard in CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Zabulon Skipper: a male; Dun Skipper: a female

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 8
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Aaron's Skipper 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 5
  • Dun Skipper 1

Brian Johnson

Marilyn Patterson's Garden
Salem County, NJ

  • Cloudless Sulphur 12
  • Red Admiral 1

Chip Krilowicz

Haddonfield yard
Camden County, NJ

  • Horace's Duskywing 1

Dave Amadio

Rt 295 Gloucester County
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 4

Will Kerling

Middle Township Bike Path
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: 2 females; Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: 2 'Black Form' females / a Total of 45 ETS, 53 Spicebush Swallowtails & 35 Silver-spotter Skippers this day!!; Spicebush Swallowtail: one buried in a large Mourning Glory Flower!; Question Mark: a 'Summer Form'; Viceroy: male on territory; Hackberry Emperor: one spent 5 minutes on my jeans getting sweat / the other, probed a fresh clump of mowed grass along the path; Zabulon Skipper: 4 females

  • Black Swallowtail 4
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 27
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 39
  • Cabbage White 19
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 11
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 3
  • American Snout 2
  • Lady sp. 1
  • Pearl Crescent 12
  • Question Mark 1
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Viceroy 1
  • Hackberry Emperor 2
  • Common Wood-Nymph 2
  • Duskywing sp. 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 17
  • Common Sootywing 6
  • Zabulon Skipper 30
  • Swarthy Skipper 4
  • Least Skipper 2
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 2
  • Sachem 3
  • Broad-winged Skipper 2
  • Dun Skipper 3

Dave Amadio

Swedesbridge Rd. & Oechsle Rd.
Salem County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: 4 males, 1 female; Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: at least 7 dark form females; Clouded Sulphur: only counted individuals close to the road; Orange Sulphur: only counted individuals close to the road; Sulphur sp.: white form; Painted Lady: very productive fallow field

  • Black Swallowtail 5
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 40
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 10
  • Sulphur sp. 2
  • Clouded Sulphur 12
  • Orange Sulphur 14
  • Variegated Fritillary 3
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Monarch 4
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 11

Dave Amadio

Pointers-Auburn Rd.@ Rt40
Salem County, NJ

Checkered White: female; Cabbage White: brief stop during light rain

  • Checkered White 1
  • Cabbage White 10
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • Common Sootywing 1

Will Kerling

Railroad Tracks along Magnolia Drive
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 6
  • Orange Sulphur 1

Dave Amadio

Alloway Municipal bldg. garden
Salem County, NJ

Pipevine Swallowtail: flew in briefly, circled the garden & drifted accross the street; Black Swallowtail: male; Monarch: cats on tropical milkweed; Sachem: male & female; Zabulon Skipper: males

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 1
  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Monarch 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Zabulon Skipper 2
  • Least Skipper 7
  • Peck's Skipper 1
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 1
  • Little Glassywing 2
  • Sachem 2
  • Dun Skipper 1

Brian Johnson

Thundergut WMA near Alloway
Salem County, NJ

Zabulon Skipper: 7 females

  • Cabbage White 12
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 15
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 1
  • Pearl Crescent 110
  • Common Wood-Nymph 2
  • Monarch 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 45
  • Swarthy Skipper 1
  • Peck's Skipper 9
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 2
  • Little Glassywing 1
  • Dun Skipper 6

P & C Sutton

Sutton GDN in Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

Monarch: male

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 5
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 3
  • Juniper Hairstreak 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 3
  • American Snout 2
  • Question Mark 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 4

Chris Tonkinson

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2

Brian Johnson

New Addition to Thundergut WMA - S of Burden Hill
Salem County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 5
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cloudless Sulphur 15
  • Monarch 1
  • Peck's Skipper 17

Brian Johnson

Bayside Road Field - PSEG
Cumberland County, NJ

  • Orange Sulphur 7
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • Variegated Fritillary 4
  • Common Sootywing 1
  • Swarthy Skipper 1
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Sachem 3
  • Delaware Skipper 1

Chris Tonkinson

Wetl&s Institute Garden
Cape May County, NJ

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1

Dave Amadio

Swedesbridge Rd & Compromise Rd.
Salem County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: male; Cabbage White: many, but not as abundant as the sulphurs; Clouded Sulphur: did not count. They were abundant; Orange Sulphur: did not count. They were abundant

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 5
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 2
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3

Dave Amadio

Alloway Municipal bldg. garden. Telegraph Rd. & Waterworks Rd.
Salem County, NJ

male & female on zinnias, showing partiality to pink & red

  • Cloudless Sulphur 2

Dave Amadio

Auburn-Woodstown Rd.
Salem County, NJ

Checkered White: male nectaring on dogbane; Variegated Fritillary: mostly on dogbane

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 3
  • Checkered White 1
  • Cabbage White 15
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Variegated Fritillary 9
  • Pearl Crescent 5
  • American Lady 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Common Sootywing 1
  • Crossline Skipper 1

Will Kerling

400 Block of West H& Ave
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1

Dave Amadio

Compromise Rd @ Rt45
Salem County, NJ

Common Checkered-Skipper: mostly on white clover; Common Sootywing: mostly on white clover

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Clouded Sulphur 3
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 12
  • Common Sootywing 10

Chris Tonkinson

Court House-Dennisville Road
Cape May County, NJ

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

Hayhurst's Scallopwing: 1st one here this year. Nectared on nepeta

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 5
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2
  • American Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 4
  • Hayhurst's Scallopwing 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 9
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 1
  • Little Glassywing 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 2
  • Dun Skipper 1

Dave Amadio

Featherbed Lane
Salem County, NJ

Sulphur sp.: white form; Meadow Fritillary: have digital images

  • Cabbage White 8
  • Sulphur sp. 2
  • Clouded Sulphur 13
  • Orange Sulphur 33
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • Meadow Fritillary 1
  • Pearl Crescent 7
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2

Dave Amadio

Wheelabrator Refuge butterfly garden & field
Gloucester County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: male; Orange Sulphur: one on blue vervain; Pearl Crescent: 22 species in 28 min. here; Red-spotted Purple: puddling in parking lot; Viceroy: nectaring on buddleia; Swarthy Skipper: nectaring on purple salvia, purple buddleia, & blue vervain; Least Skipper: on blue vervain; Tawny-edged Skipper: on blue vervain; Zabulon Skipper: 8 males 1 female; Dun Skipper: on blue vervain

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • American Lady 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Viceroy 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 7
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 9
  • Swarthy Skipper 8
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Peck's Skipper 3
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 1
  • Crossline Skipper 4
  • Little Glassywing 1
  • Sachem 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 17
  • Dun Skipper 1

B. Polvino, J McCann, W. Kerling

North Cape May Garden
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: preparing for the 'J' position on the side of house; Black Swallowtail: Jenny found the chrysalis deep inside a Fennel Plant - digital images.; Monarch: Jenny found the chrysalis deep inside a Fennel Plant - digital images.

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Monarch 1

Mike Crewe, Pat Sutton

Sutton GDN in Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

feeding on Flowering Quince

  • Red-spotted Purple 1