July 2014 Sightings

Steven Glynn

Moore's Beach Road
Cumberland County, NJ

  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 4
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 3
  • Aaron's Skipper 6
  • Broad-winged Skipper 4

Will Kerling

Mechanic Street - CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Zabulon Skipper: a worn male; Salt Marsh Skipper: all four species nectaring on Butterfly Bush

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 1

Chip Krilowicz

Winslow WMA
Camden County, NJ

  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 2

Jack Miller and Will Kerling

Cape May CH Area
Cape May County, NJ

Spicebush Swallowtail: one nectared on Butterfly Weed; Cabbage White: one nectaring on Red Clover; Orange Sulphur: nectared on Butterfly Weed; Banded Hairstreak: digital images; Eastern Tailed-Blue: nectared on Red Clover and White Clover; Southern Cloudywing: mint fresh / nectaring on Deptford Pink and Red Clover; Tawny-edged Skipper: all very worn and all nectaring on Red Clover, only; Crossline Skipper: female; Salt Marsh Skipper: nectaring on Vicia cracca ( a purple-flowering Vetch) plus landed on my hand

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 5
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Banded Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 24
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Southern Cloudywing 1
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 1
  • Swarthy Skipper 1
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 3
  • Crossline Skipper 1

Jack Miller and Will Kerling

Dennisville rr
Cape May County, NJ

Striped Hairstreak: all nectaring on WSC / condition - rag to fairly, fresh; 'Summer' Spring Azure: nectaring on White Sweet Clover; Pearl Crescent: nectaring on Butterfly Weed; Silver-spotted Skipper: nectaring on WSC / very worn; Common Sootywing: nectaring on WSC; Broad-winged Skipper: nectaring on WSC; Salt Marsh Skipper: nectaring on WSC

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Striped Hairstreak 7
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Appalachian Brown 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Common Sootywing 1
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 2
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1

Dave Amadio

At work in Cherry Hill
Camden County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 5
  • Banded Hairstreak 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3

Will Kerling

Johnson Lake - Dennisville
Cape May County, NJ

Cabbage White: all five species nectaring on Common buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis)

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Aaron's Skipper 1
  • Rare Skipper 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 9

Cynthia Allen

My yard in CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Banded Hairstreak: engaged in dogfight in oak trees

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Banded Hairstreak 2
  • Broad-winged Skipper 3

Steven Glynn

Main St and River Road- Leesburg
Cumberland County, NJ

Aaron's Skipper: Conservative count. Everywhere; Broad-winged Skipper: Conservative count. Everywhere

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 4
  • Cabbage White 6
  • Orange Sulphur 4
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 5
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • American Lady 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 5
  • Aaron's Skipper 200
  • Little Glassywing 3
  • Broad-winged Skipper 40

Steven Glynn

Pickle Factory Pond
Cape May County, NJ

Rare Skipper: Pic on Flickr acct —->

  • Appalachian Brown 1
  • Aaron's Skipper 14
  • Rare Skipper 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 10

Chris Herz

Rowan College at Glouc. Cty
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1

Will Kerling

Middle Township Bike Path
Cape May County, NJ

Pearl Crescent: nectaring on Common Milkweed; Silver-spotted Skipper: nectaring on Common Milkweed

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Steven Glynn

Jake's Landing Road
Cape May County, NJ

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Pearl Crescent 16
  • Aaron's Skipper 8
  • Broad-winged Skipper 3

Chip Krilowicz

Norcross Power Line
Camden County, NJ

Spicebush Swallowtail: Egg laying

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Banded Hairstreak 4
  • Little Wood-Satyr 1
  • Common Wood-Nymph 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Railroad Tracks - Church St to MTBP (CMCH)
Cape May County, NJ

Salt Marsh Skipper: nectaring on Knapweed

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 1

Jack Miller, Will Kerling

Closed seafood store rt 47
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 5
  • Aaron's Skipper 2
  • Rare Skipper 2
  • Broad-winged Skipper 35

Chris Herz

Audubon backyard garden
Camden County, NJ

flushed it while watering flowering container before 7 am

  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1

Steven Glynn

Langley Road field & salt marsh- Heislerville
Cumberland County, NJ

Aaron's Skipper: conservative count, all over the vetch; Broad-winged Skipper: conservative count, all over the vetch; Salt Marsh Skipper: only coming onto the knapweed

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White 4
  • Orange Sulphur 8
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 8
  • Pearl Crescent 5
  • Little Wood-Satyr 2
  • Common Wood-Nymph 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 13
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 5
  • Aaron's Skipper 100
  • Little Glassywing 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 25

Jack Miller

MacNamara
Cape May County, NJ

Salt Marsh Skipper: Had I walked the whole dike I imagine this number would have been over 700

  • Cabbage White 4
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 168
  • Broad-winged Skipper 5

Will Kerling

Closed seafood store rt 47
Cape May County, NJ

all nectaring on Dogbane near 7 pm

  • Broad-winged Skipper 3

Jack Miller

My yard, Petersburg
Cape May County, NJ

Salt Marsh Skipper: 6 bfly, but 6 species in my severly drought stressed yard

  • Cabbage White 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 1
  • Aaron's Skipper 1
  • Rare Skipper 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Johnson Lake along Rte. 47 - Dennisville
Cape May County, NJ

all nectaring on Buttonbush - 7pm

  • Broad-winged Skipper 4

Will Kerling

Jake's Landing Road
Cape May County, NJ

Cabbage White: nectared on Common Cat's-ear; Orange Sulphur: nectared on Common Cat's-ear; Eastern Tailed-Blue: one nectared Common Cat's-ear; Pearl Crescent: both nectaring on Common Cat's-ear; Rare Skipper: nectaring only on Dogbane; Aaron's Skipper: nectaring on Dogbane; Broad-winged Skipper: some nectared on Dogbane; Salt Marsh Skipper: nectared on Common Cat's-ear and Dogbane

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 4
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 2
  • Rare Skipper 3
  • Aaron's Skipper 2
  • Broad-winged Skipper 7

Will Kerling

Railroad Tracks along Magnolia Drive - CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Cabbage White: nectaring on Knapweed; Silver-spotted Skipper: nectared on Sweet Pea; Broad-winged Skipper: nectared on Sweet Pea; Salt Marsh Skipper: nectaring on Knapweed

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1

Cynthia Allen

My yard in CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1

Will Kerling

downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Cabbage White: nectaring on Catmint and a purple-flowering Salvia (domestic); Eastern Tailed-Blue: using White Clover for nectar; American Lady: nectaring on Butterfly Bush; Silver-spotted Skipper: all nectaring on Butterfly Bush; Common Sootywing: buzzing around Lamb's Quarter; Aaron's Skipper: nectaring on Butterfly Bush; Salt Marsh Skipper: two nectaring on Butterfly Bush and the others using a large, white-flowering Daisy

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Common Sootywing 1
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 5
  • Aaron's Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Middle Township Bike Path
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: a female; Spicebush Swallowtail: three nectaring on Butterfly Weed; Cabbage White: using Red Clover and Knapweed; Gray Hairstreak: nectaring on Butterfly Weed / We have 30 Butterfly Species for the month, already!!!; Eastern Tailed-Blue: a few nectaring on Butterfly Weed; Pearl Crescent: using Butterfly Weed and White Clover; Viceroy: digital image of fresh one; Silver-spotted Skipper: two nectaring on Red Clover and the rest using Sweet Pea; Common Sootywing: nectaring on White Clover; Tawny-edged Skipper: using Red Clover; Crossline Skipper: a female nectaring on White Clover and the other using Sweet Pea (digital image); Salt Marsh Skipper: using Red and White Clovers

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 7
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 14
  • Pearl Crescent 5
  • Viceroy 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 9
  • Common Sootywing 2
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 2
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 2
  • Crossline Skipper 2

Cynthia Allen

W. Hand Ave., CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

engaged in dogfight in oak trees

  • Banded Hairstreak 3

Chris Herz

Rowan College at Glouc. Cty
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Monarch 1