August 2015 Sightings

Dave Amadio

Sunset, Mannington
Salem County, NJ

Sulphur sp.: white form; Least Skipper: mostly on knapweed sp.; Broad-winged Skipper: mostly on knapweed sp.

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Sulphur sp. 1
  • Clouded Sulphur 4
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Variegated Fritillary 5
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Least Skipper 36
  • Delaware Skipper 2
  • Broad-winged Skipper 32

D. Amadio & SJB Field Trip Salem County

Marilyn's garden, Alloway
Salem County, NJ

Cloudless Sulphur: a very nice but brief fly-by; Variegated Fritillary: on tall verbena; Pearl Crescent: at one point 5 were attempting to share one QAL flower head.; Peck's Skipper: on tall verbena; Tawny-edged Skipper: on tall verbena; Tawny-edged Skipper: on tall verbena

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Pearl Crescent 16
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Peck's Skipper 3
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 1
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 1

D. Amadio & SJB Field Trip Salem County

Rt540 Alloway
Salem County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1

D. Amadio & SJB Field Trip Salem County

Supawna Meadows NWR
Salem County, NJ

Meadow Fritillary: a new high total for this spreadsheet; Eastern Comma: puddling in parking area; Monarch: found on Common Milkweed; Horace's Duskywing: female

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • Meadow Fritillary 38
  • Pearl Crescent 34
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Monarch 3
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 5
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 6
  • Zabulon Skipper 12
  • Least Skipper 4
  • Peck's Skipper 1
  • Crossline Skipper 2
  • Little Glassywing 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 6
  • Dun Skipper 1

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, W.Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 3
  • Broad-winged Skipper 2

D. Amadio & SJB Field Trip Salem County

Salem City location #1
Salem County, NJ

Sulphur sp.: white form; Bronze Copper: 3 of these nectaring on dogbane. One opened it's wings to show that it was a male.; Gray Hairstreak: mostly on white clover; Red-banded Hairstreak: on dogbane; Variegated Fritillary: likely many more; Swarthy Skipper: conservative count. They were everywhere

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Sulphur sp. 1
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 4
  • American Copper 3
  • Bronze Copper 4
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Swallowtail sp. 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 5
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 11
  • Variegated Fritillary 20
  • Pearl Crescent 17
  • American Lady 3
  • Common Buckeye 8
  • Viceroy 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 2
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 4
  • Common Sootywing 14
  • Swarthy Skipper 45
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Peck's Skipper 2
  • Delaware Skipper 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 20

Pat & Clay Sutton

Sutton GDN in Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: male; Zabulon Skipper: male

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 4
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 6
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Common Sootywing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Delaware Skipper 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 12

Dave Amadio

Salem WMA, Rt540
Salem County, NJ

Silver-spotted Skipper: irrigation work here this season.

  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2

D. Amadio & SJB Field Trip Salem County

Mannington Mills
Salem County, NJ

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: puddling in parking area; Viceroy: flushed from parking area upon arrival; Zabulon Skipper: females found by S.Glynn

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • Pearl Crescent 28
  • Viceroy 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 16
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 5
  • Zabulon Skipper 6
  • Swarthy Skipper 2
  • Least Skipper 2
  • Peck's Skipper 1
  • Crossline Skipper 3
  • Little Glassywing 2
  • Sachem 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 4

D. Amadio & SJB Field Trip Salem County

Marilyn Patterson's garden, Alloway
Salem County, NJ

Thanks to Marilyn for allowing us to visit her garden! Gorgeous flowers!

  • Little Glassywing 4

Chris Herz

Audubon yard
Camden County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: male, released; Spicebush Swallowtail: early instar, on spicebush; Monarch: early instars, all on c. milkweed

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Monarch 5
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1

D. Amadio & SJB Field Trip Salem County

Fort Mott S.P.
Salem County, NJ

  • Red Admiral 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2

D. Amadio & SJB Field Trip Salem County

Alloway Municipal garden
Salem County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: Males in a territorial battle; Spicebush Swallowtail: on Spicebush; Monarch: a small, but often productive garden

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Clouded Sulphur 2
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 4
  • Peck's Skipper 4
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 1
  • Sachem 1

Dave Amadio

Riverwinds Scenic Trail
Gloucester County, NJ

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: male; Red Admiral: all well worn; Hackberry Emperor: one female laying eggs on Hackberry; Zabulon Skipper: 4 males 1 female

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 6
  • Cabbage White 3
  • American Copper 3
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 4
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Red Admiral 3
  • Viceroy 1
  • Hackberry Emperor 3
  • Common Wood-Nymph 3
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Zabulon Skipper 5
  • Peck's Skipper 2

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden W.Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

Zabulon Skipper: 5 males 1 female

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 4
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 6
  • Little Glassywing 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 2
  • Dun Skipper 1

Pat & Clay Sutton

Sutton GDN in Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

Hackberry Emperor: on fruit dish; Appalachian Brown: on fruit dish; Zabulon Skipper: males

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • American Snout 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Hackberry Emperor 1
  • Appalachian Brown 1
  • Monarch 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 5
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 2
  • Delaware Skipper 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 10

Dave Amadio

Wheelabrator refuge
Gloucester County, NJ

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: female on buddleia; Horace's Duskywing: female nectaring on lantana, zinnia, and blue vervain; Zabulon Skipper: a late afternoon 15 min. at the garden and pathway clover

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 2
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 4
  • Northern Broken-Dash 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 4

Chris Herz

Audubon yard
Camden County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: female; Spicebush Swallowtail: female on yellow lantana; American Snout: near hackberry sapling

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • American Snout 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Peck's Skipper 1

Dave Amadio

Riverwinds River trail
Gloucester County, NJ

Red Admiral: 1 fresh one; Tawny-edged Skipper: on knapweed; Sachem: male; Zabulon Skipper: 4 males 1 female

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 30
  • Orange Sulphur 6
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 4
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Pearl Crescent 4
  • American Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 3
  • Viceroy 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Zabulon Skipper 5
  • Peck's Skipper 6
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 3
  • Sachem 1

Pat & Clay Sutton

Sutton GDN in Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

Red-spotted Purple: on fruit dish; Hackberry Emperor: on fruit dish

  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Hackberry Emperor 1
  • Monarch 1

Clay Sutton, Jim Dowdell

Atlantic City Airport; Egg Harbor Twp (no access)
Atlantic County, NJ

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 6
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 2
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Common Wood-Nymph 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Northern Broken-Dash 2

Steven Glynn

Nabb Road fields
Cumberland County, NJ

Checkered White: Main field where colony is centered is still under work, but about 80% of the field is intact and the Checkered's are flying.  Males (3) were patrolling and (4) females were ovipositing.  Across the road, another pair of males and pair of females were flying and chasing about. ; Variegated Fritillary: dial counter used; Pearl Crescent: dial counter used

  • Checkered White 11
  • Cabbage White 13
  • Clouded Sulphur 2
  • Orange Sulphur 18
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 4
  • Variegated Fritillary 16
  • Pearl Crescent 34
  • Monarch 2

Dave Amadio

At work in Cherry Hill
Camden County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Peck's Skipper 1

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, W.Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

Red-banded Hairstreak: nectaring on Joe-Pye weed

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 2
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, W.Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 3

Chris Herz

Wheelabrator garden
Gloucester County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: on fennel; Spicebush Swallowtail: on spicebush; Red Admiral: a rag; Silver-spotted Skipper: late in the day observations while watering the garden; Zabulon Skipper: male & female

  • Black Swallowtail 7
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 2
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 2
  • Broad-winged Skipper 1

Pat & Clay Sutton

Sutton GDN in Goshen
Cape May County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: male; Hackberry Emperor: on fruit dish; Zabulon Skipper: male

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Hackberry Emperor 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 5
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Northern Broken-Dash 1
  • Broad-winged Skipper 6

Chip Krilowicz

Forsythe WR
Atlantic County, NJ

Monarch: Most nectaring on thistle

  • Black Swallowtail 3
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 11
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 4
  • Red-spotted Purple 2
  • Appalachian Brown 1
  • Monarch 26
  • Swarthy Skipper 2
  • Least Skipper 2
  • Delaware Skipper 1

Dave Amadio

Backyard garden, W.Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

Viceroy: on watermelon rind. First one here since 2012

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Viceroy 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 4
  • Broad-winged Skipper 3

Chris Herz

Audubon garden
Camden County, NJ

Black Swallowtail: laying eggs on fennel; Black Swallowtail: on fennel & dill; Spicebush Swallowtail: early instars on spicebush; Monarch: laying eggs on c. milkweed; Zabulon Skipper: male

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Black Swallowtail 3
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 1