June 2016 Sightings

Marie Longo

Hackensack
Bergen County, NJ

Headed straight for the dill.

  • Black Swallowtail 1

Ahmet Baytas

Avis Campbell Garden, Downtown Montclair
Essex County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Peck's Skipper 2

Nerses Kazanjian

Tatum Park, Middletown
Monmouth County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 5
  • Harvester 8
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3

Anita & Keith Richmond

Hunterdon County Arboretum
Hunterdon County, NJ

10:15 - 12:45, mostly sunny and warm

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 20
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 34
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 6
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Peck's Skipper 10
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 1
  • Hobomok Skipper 2

Wade Wander

Camp Mohican, Blairstown Twp.
Warren County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 5
  • Red-spotted Purple 2
  • Little Wood-Satyr 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Peck's Skipper 1

Wade Wander

Gaisler Rd., Blairstown Twp.
Warren County, NJ

12:00-1:00, Sunny.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Little Wood-Satyr 2
  • Peck's Skipper 1

Christopher Kratzer

Kingwood
Hunterdon County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 4
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 5
  • Zabulon Skipper 8
  • Hobomok Skipper 4

Eastern Tailed-Blue

Zabulon Skipper

Hobomok Skipper

Jim Springer

Watchung Reservation
Union County, NJ

1:30pm-4:30pm. sunny

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 4
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 3
  • Little Wood-Satyr 5
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 5
  • European Skipper 4
  • Peck's Skipper 4
  • Hobomok Skipper 3

Red-banded Hairstreak

Little Wood-Satyr

Least Skipper

Hobomok Skipper

European Skipper

Joan Rottkamp

Franklin Lakes
Bergen County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Hobomok Skipper 1

Silver-spotted Skipper

Hobomok Skipper

Sandy Bonardi

Greenbrook Sanctuary, Tenafly/Alpine, NJ
Bergen County, NJ

  • American Lady 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1

Marjorie Barrett

High Point State Park
Sussex County, NJ

Observers Marge Barrett and Joe Burgiel.
Sawmill Road.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 16
  • Northern Cloudywing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 2
  • Hobomok Skipper 19
  • Pepper and Salt Skipper 18

Sharon & Wade Wander

Ted Stiles Preserve at Baldpate Mountain, Hopewell Twp.
Hunterdon County, NJ

9:30-11:30, along trail under power line. Sunny.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 5
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 12
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 2
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Little Wood-Satyr 13
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Peck's Skipper 2
  • Hobomok Skipper 1

Sharon & Wade Wander

Wander home garden, Fredon Twp.
Sussex County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Indian Skipper 1

Michael Newlon

Willowwood Arboretum
Morris County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 6
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Clouded Sulphur 3
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Common Ringlet 1
  • European Skipper 5
  • Peck's Skipper 2

European Skipper

Common Ringlet

Sharon & Wade Wander

Kittatinny Valley State Park
Sussex County, NJ

3:30-4:15. Cloudy, cool, damp.

  • Little Wood-Satyr 8

Michael Newlon

Great Swamp NWR - Old Meyersville Rd
Morris County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Appalachian Brown 2
  • Little Wood-Satyr 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 1

Appalachian Brown

Nerses Kazanjian

Tatum Park, Middletown
Monmouth County, NJ

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 10
  • American Lady 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 8
  • Zabulon Skipper 2
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 1

Marjorie Barrett

White Lake
Warren County, NJ

Observers Marge Barrett and Joe Burgiel.
3:30 PM to 5:30 PM

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Clouded Sulphur 2
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 1
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Viceroy 2
  • Little Wood-Satyr 26
  • Common Ringlet 5
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • European Skipper 3
  • Peck's Skipper 3
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 2
  • Hobomok Skipper 4

Anita & Keith Richmond

Mercer Meadows - Pole Farm & Farm History Districts
Mercer County, NJ

9:45 - 2:00, warm & humid, partly to mostly cloudy

  • Black Swallowtail 7
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 4
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 4
  • Cabbage White 52
  • Clouded Sulphur 3
  • Orange Sulphur 5
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 8
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 19
  • Monarch 3
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Common Sootywing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 2
  • Least Skipper 8
  • Peck's Skipper 5
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 1

Christopher Kratzer

Kingwood
Hunterdon County, NJ

Over twenty individuals on two watermelon rinds.

  • Little Wood-Satyr 20

Jim Springer

Fairview Farm
Somerset County, NJ

4:00pm-5:00pm, mostly cloudy

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 6
  • Pearl Crescent 4
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 2
  • Little Wood-Satyr 7
  • European Skipper 7
  • Peck's Skipper 4

Jim Springer

Natirar Park
Somerset County, NJ

1:30pm-3:45pm, filtered sun

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 20
  • Clouded Sulphur 2
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 2
  • Pearl Crescent 9
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 90
  • Monarch 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 3
  • Least Skipper 3
  • European Skipper 17
  • Peck's Skipper 10

Great Spangled Fritillary

Sharon & Wade Wander

Lodestar Park, Fredon Twp.
Sussex County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 8
  • Little Wood-Satyr 1
  • Common Ringlet 2
  • Peck's Skipper 1
  • Hobomok Skipper 1

Anita & Keith Richmond

Hillsborough, backyard garden
Somerset County, NJ

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 20
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 1
  • Mourning Cloak 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Peck's Skipper 2
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 1
  • Hobomok Skipper 2

Sharon & Wade Wander

Wander home garden, Fredon Twp.
Sussex County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • European Skipper 1
  • Hobomok Skipper 2

Tom Halliwell

Stillwater Township
Sussex County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 2
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Red-spotted Admiral 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 2
  • Common Ringlet 1
  • Northern Cloudywing 5
  • Indian Skipper 1
  • Peck's Skipper 2
  • Hobomok Skipper 3

Jim Springer

Bedminster Township River Road Park
Somerset County, NJ

2:00pm-4:00pm, partly cloudy

  • Cabbage White 15
  • Clouded Sulphur 3
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 28
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 20
  • Monarch 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Southern Cloudywing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 2
  • Least Skipper 3
  • European Skipper 31
  • Peck's Skipper 26
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 2
  • Hobomok Skipper 4

Frederick Ertl

High Point State Park
Sussex County, NJ

Spent morning bird watching at Stokes and Highpoint. Stopped for 30 minutes at Saw Mill Pond to look for Pepper & Salt Skipper. 10:30-11:00am. Sunny. Windy. mid 70s.

  • American Lady 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 2
  • Hobomok Skipper 2
  • Pepper and Salt Skipper 1

Pepper and Salt Skipper

Jim Springer

Rockabye Meadow Preserve, Peapack and Gladstone Borough
Somerset County, NJ

12:45pm-1:45pm, mostly sunny

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 25
  • American Lady 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 3
  • European Skipper 6
  • Peck's Skipper 11

Alice Koster

Dismal Harmony Natural Area, Mendham Twp
Morris County, NJ

Mostly sunny., between 1:30-2:00
Harvesters uncooperative. Landed high in Beech.

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Harvester 2
  • Little Wood-Satyr 3
  • Zabulon Skipper 1