April 2014 Sightings

Dave Amadio

Backyard West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

Wild Indigo Duskywing: landed briefly on daffodil

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1

Ruth Cranmer

My yard - Mt Laurel
Burlington County, NJ

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: Fly over

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 6
  • Eastern Comma 1

Cynthia Allen

My yard in CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

a very small one

  • Eastern Comma 1

Jack Miller

Lizard Tail Swamp Preserve
Cape May County, NJ

  • Mourning Cloak 1

Ahmet Baytas

Double Trouble SP
Ocean County, NJ

White M Hairstreak: nectaring on Highbush Blueberry

  • White M Hairstreak 1
  • Azure, sp. 7
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 2

Jesse Amesbury

CMY Point SP
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1

Jack Connor

Roadside Pt Rep
Atlantic County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 5

Michael Drake

Jake's Landing Road
Cape May County, NJ

Digital image - nectaring on High-bush Blueberry. All violacea

  • Blueberry Azure 4

Dave Amadio

Backyard West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Will Kerling

Gus's Beach Road
Cape May County, NJ

Falcate Orangetip: six males, 4 females / these bugs were nectaring on Garlic Mustard (Alliaria petiolata) and Blue-flowering Violets

  • Cabbage White 6
  • Falcate Orangetip 10
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Henry's Elfin 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Azure, sp. 1
  • Holly Azure 32

Mike Crewe

Beanery (Rea Farm)
Cape May County, NJ

digital image

  • Orange Sulphur 1

Michael Drake

Lizard Tail Swamp Preserve
Cape May County, NJ

Henry's Elfin: Digital image - I was hoping for Frosted Elfin. Struck out again. Would love to know where to look at Lizard Tail.; Juvenal's Duskywing: Digital image.

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Henry's Elfin 1
  • Azure, sp. 7
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 4

Chris Tonkinson

High's Beach Road
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Jack Miller

Dennisville
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 2

Jack Miller

MacNamara
Cape May County, NJ

  • Blueberry Azure 3
  • Eastern Comma 1

S Wainwright et al

Whiting
Ocean County, NJ

Brown Elfin: Have photos; Hoary Elfin: have photos; Eastern Tailed-Blue: Have photos

  • Brown Elfin 1
  • Hoary Elfin 10
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1

Ahmet Baytas

Warren Grove
Ocean County, NJ

Hoary Elfin: Nothing in bloom, butterflies fresh

  • Brown Elfin 1
  • Hoary Elfin 6

S Wainwright et al

Silver Ridge in Toms River
Ocean County, NJ

Eastern Tailed-Blue: Have photos; Blueberry Azure: Laying eggs, have photos; Juvenal's Duskywing: Have photos

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 10
  • Blueberry Azure 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 10
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 1

Jack Miller and Rick Cech

Dennisville railroad tracks
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Frosted Elfin 1
  • Juniper Hairstreak 6
  • Azure, sp. 7
  • Duskywing sp. 5
  • Sleepy Duskywing 1

Dave Amadio

Riverwinds Scenic Trail
Gloucester County, NJ

Falcate Orangetip: males; White M Hairstreak: nectaring on high bush blueberry; Eastern Tailed-Blue: including 2 mated pairs; Duskywing sp.: one of these appeared to be Horace's

  • Cabbage White 12
  • Falcate Orangetip 2
  • American Copper 1
  • White M Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 12
  • Eastern Comma 4
  • Duskywing sp. 2
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 1

Mike Crewe

Northwood Center
Cape May County, NJ

  • Question Mark 1

Mike Crewe

CMY Area
Cape May County, NJ

Cabbage White: in various locations; Azure, sp.: in various locations

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Azure, sp. 1

Cynthia Allen

My yard in CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Blueberry Azure: marginata

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Eastern Pine Elfin 1
  • Blueberry Azure 1
  • Mourning Cloak 1

Jack Miller and Rick Cech

Lizard Tail Swamp Preserve
Cape May County, NJ

  • Blueberry Azure 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • American Lady 1

Jack Miller and Rick Cech

MacNamara
Cape May County, NJ

Henry's Elfin: Rick Cech and Peter Post have good photos of most of the 20 species we saw today; Azure, sp.: 1 likey spring form summer

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 4
  • Falcate Orangetip 5
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Brown Elfin 1
  • Henry's Elfin 8
  • Azure, sp. 18
  • Holly Azure 3
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 3

Mike Crewe

Lighthouse Avenue
Cape May County, NJ

  • Sulphur sp. 1

Mike Crewe

Meadows - TNC
Cape May County, NJ

  • American Copper 1

Jack Miller

Dennisville railroad tracks
Cape May County, NJ

  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 1

Jack Connor

Old Port Rd Pt Rep
Atlantic County, NJ

Blueberry Azure: marginata females ovipositing; Azure, sp.: all app. males & almost certainly C.idella. will study photos

  • Henry's Elfin 1
  • Azure, sp. 12
  • Blueberry Azure 2

Michael Drake

Pine Swamp Road
Cape May County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1