May 2015 Sightings

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

nectaring on pansies

  • Red Admiral 1

Jack Miller

Power lines Estell Manor rd
Cumberland County, NJ

Juvenal's Duskywing: so many active duskywings of three species

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • Sleepy Duskywing 3
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 12+
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 2

Dave Amadio

Riverwinds River Trail
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 7
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Red Admiral 1

Sandra Keller

Marilyn P. and NLT property
Salem County, NJ

Falcate Orangetip: Males.

  • Falcate Orangetip 2
  • American Copper 1

Dave Amadio

Riverwinds Drive
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 2

Dave Amadio

Riverwinds Community Ctr.
Gloucester County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: male- blurry in flight image

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

Males.

  • Falcate Orangetip 2

Dave Amadio

Riverwinds Scenic Trail
Gloucester County, NJ

Orange Sulphur: nectaring on Autumn Olive; Eastern Tailed-Blue: including a mated pr.; Horace's Duskywing: Females, one on Autumn Olive, the other on Cypress spurge

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 5
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • American Copper 10
  • Holly Azure 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 14
  • Anglewing sp. 1
  • Mourning Cloak 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 2

Beth Polvino

Lizard Tail Swamp Preserve
Cape May County, NJ

Eastern Tailed-Blue: probably more unable to get good looks at all, 2 mating pairs; Spring Azure: form violacea

  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Frosted Elfin 3
  • Henry's Elfin 2
  • Eastern Pine Elfin 2
  • Azure, sp. 11
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 8
  • Spring Azure 5

Tom Reed, Stephen Mason, et al.

Beanery
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 10
  • Orange Sulphur 8
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 10

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Jack Miller

My yard Petersburg
Cape May County, NJ

first ever here

  • Falcate Orangetip 1

Dave Amadio

At Church in Barrington
Camden County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Steven Glynn

Bogden Blvd. fields, Millville
Cumberland County, NJ

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 4
  • Orange Sulphur 5
  • Spring Azure 2

Tom Reed, Stephen Mason, et al.

Stone Harbor Point
Cape May County, NJ

  • Black Swallowtail 1

Dave Amadio

Wheelabrstor Refuge
Gloucester County, NJ

Falcate Orangetip: all males; Anglewing sp.: likely both commas

  • Cabbage White 15
  • Falcate Orangetip 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 9
  • Anglewing sp. 2
  • Mourning Cloak 3
  • Red Admiral 2

Steven Glynn

Power line along Rt. 555
Cumberland County, NJ

  • Eastern Pine Elfin 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 7
  • Spring Azure 3
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 19

Dave Amadio

Riverwinds Scenic Trail
Gloucester County, NJ

Spicebush Swallowtail: fresh male; Mourning Cloak: same one seen yesterday here; Horace's Duskywing: female

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • American Copper 11
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 8
  • Mourning Cloak 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 1

Dave Amadio

Reed's Beach Rd.
Cape May County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Dave Amadio

Belleplain S.F.
Cape May County, NJ

Sulphur sp.: white form; Duskywing sp.: very uncoperative today; Cobweb Skipper: FOY at least 4 females & 1 male

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Sulphur sp. 1
  • Elfin sp. 1
  • Henry's Elfin 3
  • Eastern Pine Elfin 1
  • Azure, sp. 12
  • Holly Azure 40
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • Duskywing sp. 9
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 29
  • Cobweb Skipper 5

Jack Miller

My yard Petersburg
Cape May County, NJ

Elfin sp.: I have only seen Henry's here in the past

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Elfin sp. 1
  • Azure, sp. 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Mourning Cloak 1

Dave Amadio

Jake's Landing Rd.
Cape May County, NJ

Juniper Hairstreak: nectaring on watercress sp.; Pearl Crescent: nectaring on dewberry

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Juniper Hairstreak 1
  • Holly Azure 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 5
  • Pearl Crescent 1

Jim Springer

Barrens south of Lakehurst
Ocean County, NJ

  • Brown Elfin 1
  • Hoary Elfin 11
  • Azure, sp. 7
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 1

Jesse Connor

Our yard, Port Republic
Atlantic County, NJ

American Copper: our FOY

  • Cabbage White 3
  • American Copper 1

Dave Amadio

CMBO-CRE Gardens
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: female, may have laid eggs on a small shoot of fennel

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1

Dave Amadio

Lizard Tail Swamp Preserve
Cape May County, NJ

Falcate Orangetip: all males; Eastern Pine Elfin: one nectared on cypress spurge; Juniper Hairstreak: on cypress spurge; Gray Hairstreak: nectaring on early winter-cress; Wild Indigo Duskywing: one female laying eggs on wild indigo; Duskywing sp.: not E.baptisiae

  • Falcate Orangetip 5
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Frosted Elfin 23
  • Eastern Pine Elfin 2
  • Juniper Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Holly Azure 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 15
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Duskywing sp. 2
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 3

Jim Springer

Bamber Lake
Ocean County, NJ

Hoary Elfin: photo

  • Brown Elfin 5
  • Hoary Elfin 2
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 10

Sandra Keller

NLT Peck's Corner
Salem County, NJ

Falcate Orangetip: Males.

  • Falcate Orangetip 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

nectaring on ground ivy

  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1

Dave Amadio

At work in Cherry Hill
Camden County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 3