August 2014 Sightings

Jean Gutsmuth & Chris Herz

National Park Lilac shrub
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Red Admiral 2

Will Kerling

Middle Township Bike Path
Cape May County, NJ

Horace's Duskywing: a female; Zabulon Skipper: a fresh male

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Common Wood-Nymph 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 24
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Northern Broken-Dash 2
  • Sachem 2
  • Broad-winged Skipper 2

Will Kerling

Court House-Dennisville Rd.
Cape May County, NJ

  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Sachem 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1

Pat & Clay Sutton

Sutton GDN in Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

some began leaving tree to go off into chrysalis

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 87

Jean Gutsmuth & Chris Herz

National Park, garden outside of butterfly house
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1

Will Kerling

Citgo Station along Rt. 47
Cape May County, NJ

  • Sachem 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1

Jean Gutsmuth & Chris Herz

Chestnut Branch Park
Gloucester County, NJ

Harvester: only one we could find, flew briefly then sat…lots of aphids though…cloudy morning here; Monarch: on common milkweed; Zabulon Skipper: male

  • Cabbage White 4
  • Harvester 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 6
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Monarch 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 9
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 2
  • Peck's Skipper 11

Chris Herz

Audubon backyard garden
Camden County, NJ

male, released

  • Black Swallowtail 1

Jean Gutsmuth & Chris Herz

Chestnut Branch Park, Mantua Twp.
Gloucester County, NJ

most sightings from the garden here, except for the Harvester; cloud cover and spots of sun

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 3

Jean Gutsmuth & Chris Herz

Riverwinds River Trail area
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 34
  • Orange Sulphur 7
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 6
  • Pearl Crescent 5
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Viceroy 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 5
  • Least Skipper 1

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

late day obs.

  • Red Admiral 1

Will Kerling

Johnson Lake
Cape May County, NJ

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Rare Skipper 2
  • Broad-winged Skipper 2

Jean Gutsmuth & Chris Herz

Riverwinds Scenic Trail, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

in parking area

  • Hackberry Emperor 1

Jean Gutsmuth & Chris Herz

RW Scenic Trail, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

Spicebush Swallowtail: on sassafras; American Copper: fresh; Eastern Comma: couple in parking area; Anglewing sp.: probably commas; Red Admiral: 2 in parking area; Horace's Duskywing: laying eggs on oak

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 12
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 22
  • American Copper 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • Anglewing sp. 2
  • Eastern Comma 4
  • Red Admiral 7
  • Common Wood-Nymph 4
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 3
  • Least Skipper 13
  • Peck's Skipper 2
  • Broad-winged Skipper 2

Steven Glynn

Cranbury Plaza field- Pennsville
Salem County, NJ

American Copper: worn out; Variegated Fritillary: fresh!; Zabulon Skipper: one female, three males, fresh!

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 4
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • American Copper 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 6
  • Variegated Fritillary 2
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 4
  • Peck's Skipper 9
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 1
  • Sachem 4

Steven Glynn

D.O.D. Ponds area
Salem County, NJ

  • Black Swallowtail 3
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • Anglewing sp. 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 14
  • Peck's Skipper 3
  • Sachem 2
  • Broad-winged Skipper 7

Will Kerling

Downtown CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2

Steven Glynn

Rt. 130 field, north of Oldman's Creek- Paulsboro
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Orange Sulphur 4
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 5
  • Least Skipper 2

Jean Gutsmuth & Chris Herz

Haddon Hts. garden and around the block
Camden County, NJ

all on butterfly bush

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3

Will Kerling

Power Line behind Acme, CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: 3 males, 1 'black form' female, FOY; Zabulon Skipper: a fresh male

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 4
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 3
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 13
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 4
  • Question Mark 1
  • Common Wood-Nymph 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 50
  • Southern Cloudywing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Sachem 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 7

Will Kerling

Holly Lake
Cape May County, NJ

  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 15
  • Northern Broken-Dash 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 2

Jean Gutsmuth & Chris Herz

National Park Borough Hall garden
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Monarch 1

Steven Glynn

Mannington Marsh areas
Salem County, NJ

Bronze Copper: Fresh! Pic on Flickr acct —->; Viceroy: Fresh!; Broad-winged Skipper: conservative count

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 4
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Bronze Copper 4
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 8
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Viceroy 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 5
  • Swarthy Skipper 2
  • Least Skipper 4
  • Broad-winged Skipper 15

Will Kerling

Jake's Landing Rd. to Courthouse-Dennisville Rd.
Cape May County, NJ

  • Broad-winged Skipper 1

Will Kerling

Railroad tracks along Magnolia Dr., CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Sachem: nectaring on Sweet Pea and Queen Anne's Lace

  • Cabbage White 2
  • American Copper 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Sachem 9
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1

Cynthia Allen

My yard in CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Spicebush Swallowtail: one nectaring on Verbena bo.; Red-spotted Purple: on Wild Cherry leaf; Horace's Duskywing: a female

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Hayhurst's Scallopwing 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 10

Dave Amadio

Red Bank Battlefield, Nat'l Park
Gloucester County, NJ

Eastern Comma: 2 were perched in the lilacs; Red Admiral: one imbibing lilac sap; Hackberry Emperor: In the largest Hackberry tree; Zabulon Skipper: males

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Eastern Comma 3
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Hackberry Emperor 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 2
  • Peck's Skipper 1

Dave Amadio

Red Bank Ave., Woodbury
Gloucester County, NJ

on buddleia

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1

Will Kerling

Power Line behind Acme, CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

  • Silver-spotted Skipper 5
  • Northern Broken-Dash 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 2

Cynthia Allen

My yard in CMCH
Cape May County, NJ

Horace's Duskywing: a male

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • American Lady 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 13