July 2016 Sightings

Sharon & Wade Wander

White Lake Preserve
Warren County, NJ

  • Black Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White 5
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Northern Metalmark 10
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 10
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Northern Pearly-eye 6
  • Little Wood-Satyr 3
  • Common Wood-Nymph 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Little Glassywing 1

Joan Rottkamp

Franklin Lakes
Bergen County, NJ

Hopefully the butterfly population will be more evident around our yard soon. We've been disappointed at the lack of butterflies.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 5
  • Monarch 1

Marie Longo

Hackensack
Bergen County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Banded Hairstreak 1
  • Red Admiral 1

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Sharon & Wade Wander

Fredon Twp., private property
Sussex County, NJ

One of very few sites where Baltimore reported this year.

  • Cabbage White
  • Banded Hairstreak 1
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 3
  • Baltimore Checkerspot 3

Sharon & Wade Wander

Wander home garden, Fredon Twp.
Sussex County, NJ

  • Cabbage White
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 5
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Northern Broken-Dash 1
  • Little Glassywing 1

Chris Williams

End of Troy Meadow Rd, Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ
Morris County, NJ

30% Cloud Cover, 68F, Wind 10-20 MPH

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 7
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 3
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 17
  • Pearl Crescent 13
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Red Admiral 4
  • Appalachian Brown 2
  • Common Wood-Nymph 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 14
  • Northern Broken-Dash 3
  • Little Glassywing 7
  • Dion Skipper 1
  • Dun Skipper 2

Christopher Kratzer

Kingwood
Hunterdon County, NJ

  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 4
  • Northern Pearly-eye 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Little Glassywing 1

Silver-spotted Skipper

Least Skipper

Eastern Tailed-Blue

Chris Williams

Dog Park, Trail Leading North from Parking Area, Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ
Morris County, NJ

Need to be shown areas.

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 31
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 11
  • Banded Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 4
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 11
  • Pearl Crescent 4
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Appalachian Brown 5
  • Little Wood-Satyr 32
  • Monarch 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 2
  • Northern Broken-Dash 5
  • Little Glassywing 10
  • Delaware Skipper 11
  • Mulberry Wing 1
  • Dion Skipper 1
  • Black Dash 1
  • Dun Skipper 10

Delaware Skipper

Dion Skipper

Appalachian Brown

Christopher Kratzer

Horseshoe Bend East
Hunterdon County, NJ

My first time finding American Coppers!

  • Cabbage White 4
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • American Copper 4
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 3
  • American Lady 2
  • Little Glassywing 2

American Copper

American Copper

American Copper

American Copper

American Lady

Great Spangled Fritillary

American Copper

Chris Williams

Patroits Trail off Reynolds Road, Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ
Morris County, NJ

  • Black Swallowtail 5
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 62
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 10
  • Banded Hairstreak 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 19
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 11
  • Pearl Crescent 13
  • Red Admiral 5
  • Appalachian Brown 11
  • Little Wood-Satyr 14
  • Common Wood-Nymph 11
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Least Skipper 2
  • European Skipper 1
  • Northern Broken-Dash 4
  • Little Glassywing 23
  • Delaware Skipper 5
  • Dion Skipper 1
  • Dun Skipper 2

Sharon & Wade Wander

Lodestar Park, Fredon Twp.
Sussex County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 10
  • Banded Hairstreak 4
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 5
  • Northern Pearly-eye 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • European Skipper 2
  • Little Glassywing 3

Chris Kratzer

Kingwood
Hunterdon County, NJ

  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Northern Pearly-eye 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 6

Gray Hairstreak

Little Wood-Satyr

Marie Longo

Hackensack
Bergen County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 1
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1

Wild Indigo Duskywing

Great Spangled Fritillary

Sharon & Wade Wander

Kittatinny Valley State Park
Sussex County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Northern Metalmark 2
  • Red-spotted Purple 1

Sharon & Wade Wander

Fredon Twp., private property
Sussex County, NJ

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Banded Hairstreak 1
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 3
  • Baltimore Checkerspot 2
  • Little Wood-Satyr 1
  • Common Wood-Nymph 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 12
  • European Skipper 2
  • Northern Broken-Dash 1
  • Little Glassywing 20
  • Dun Skipper 2

Chris Kratzer

Swartswood Lake State Park
Sussex County, NJ

  • Mourning Cloak 1

Tom Bailey

Crosswicks Creek Park, Upper Freehold Township
Monmouth County, NJ

Parcel at the intersection of county Rt. 537 (Monmouth Rd) and Provice Line Rd

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 33
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 11
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 21
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 1
  • Pearl Crescent 9
  • American Lady 1
  • Hackberry Emperor 1
  • Appalachian Brown 2
  • Little Wood-Satyr 7
  • Common Wood-Nymph 28
  • Monarch 3
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 6
  • Least Skipper 1

Least Skipper

Little Wood-Satyr

Variegated Fritillary

Marie Longo

Hackensack
Bergen County, NJ

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Red Admiral 1

Sharon & Wade Wander

Vass Homestead, Hardwick Twp.
Warren County, NJ

The Vass Homestead is directly across CR 521 from White Lake Preserve. The field north of the house had an immense stand of Canada Thistle (with a fair amount of Common Milkweed as well), where all the listed butterflies were seen.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 50
  • Tawny Emperor 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 1
  • Common Wood-Nymph 4
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 35
  • Little Glassywing 12
  • Dun Skipper 2

Barb Sendelbach

Lafayette
Sussex County, NJ

Most of the activity on Common Milkweed and Purple Coneflower.

  • Great Spangled Fritillary 2
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Appalachian Brown 1
  • Little Glassywing 1

Tom Bailey

Assunpink F&WMA
Monmouth County, NJ

Field to the south of the dam on the other side of the soybean field was excellent and was where most of the sightings occured.

  • Cabbage White 7
  • Orange Sulphur 50
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 5
  • Variegated Fritillary 12
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 1
  • Pearl Crescent 19
  • American Lady 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 16

Great Spangled Fritillary

Great Spangled Fritillary

Wild Indigo Duskywing

Horace's Duskywing

Sharon & Wade Wander

Wander home garden, Fredon Twp.
Sussex County, NJ

One white-form female Sulphur was also observed.

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 8
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 1
  • Northern Broken-Dash 1
  • Delaware Skipper 2
  • Black Dash 1
  • Dun Skipper 2

Sharon & Wade Wander

White Lake Preserve
Warren County, NJ

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 4
  • Clouded Sulphur 8
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 30
  • Meadow Fritillary 2
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Tawny Emperor 2
  • Appalachian Brown 2
  • Little Wood-Satyr 1
  • Common Wood-Nymph 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 12
  • Peck's Skipper 1
  • Little Glassywing 27
  • Delaware Skipper 1
  • Dun Skipper 2

Marie Longo

Overpeck Butterfly Garden-Leonia
Bergen County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1

Ken Witkowski

Wallkill River NWR - Field along Rt 284 Wantage
Sussex County, NJ

NW corner of the refuge

  • Black Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White 16
  • Clouded Sulphur 2
  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • Pearl Crescent 6
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Least Skipper 3
  • Northern Broken-Dash 1

Ken Witkowski

Wallkill River NWR - Kelly Road
Sussex County, NJ

More clouds than sun - warm and humid
1 White-form sulphur

  • Cabbage White 10
  • Clouded Sulphur 4
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 4
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 6
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • Question Mark 1
  • Red Admiral 8
  • Common Wood-Nymph 5
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 15
  • Northern Broken-Dash 2
  • Dun Skipper 3

Nerses Kazanjian

Sandy Hook
Monmouth County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 16
  • Juniper Hairstreak 2

Anita & Keith Richmond

Griggstown Grassland Preserve
Somerset County, NJ

1:45 - 3:45, HOT! and humid
1 Lady sp.

  • Cabbage White 29
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 5
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 3
  • Pearl Crescent 74

Barb Sendelbach

Lafayette
Sussex County, NJ

Fritillary and Cabbage White nectaring on Buddleia. Pearl Crescent on Gloriosa Daisy and Purple Coneflowers.

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 3
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Appalachian Brown 1

Marie Longo

Overpeck Equestrian Butterfly Garden-Leonia
Bergen County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 4
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 2
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1