April 2017 Sightings

Sharon & Wade Wander

Stokes State Forest (former camp on Struble Rd.)
Sussex County, NJ

  • Eastern Comma 1

Anita & Keith Richmond

Colonial Park, Franklin Twp.
Somerset County, NJ

Nectaring on just budding weeping cherry tree

  • Eastern Comma 1

Joe Burgiel & Marge Barrett

Swartswood State Park
Sussex County, NJ

About 1PM

  • Eastern Comma 1

John J. Collins

Duke Island Park, Bridgewater
Somerset County, NJ

  • Eastern Comma 1

John J. Collins

1st Ave. & Prospect St., Raritan Borough
Somerset County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Fred Pfeifer

Mountainside Park Pequannock
Morris County, NJ

  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Comma 1

Mike Newlon & Jim Springer

Great Swamp NWR
Morris County, NJ

2:30pm-4:00pm
60 F

  • Spring Azure 4
  • Eastern Comma 5

Spring Azure

Marcus Gray

Frenchtown
Hunterdon County, NJ

North end of town flying between a residential yard and the downtown business district.

  • Cabbage White 1

Jane Hurwitz

Bernardsville
Somerset County, NJ

A Comma or Question Mark, I could not tell which one. Basked briefly on a gravel path.

Sharon & Wade Wander

Hardwick Twp. (Paulinskill Rd.)
Warren County, NJ

  • Spring Azure 1
  • Eastern Comma 1

John J. Collins

Spruce Run Reservoir
Hunterdon County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Eastern Comma 1

Sharon & Wade Wander

Fredon Twp. (roadside)
Sussex County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Carol and Michael Newlon

Great Swamp NWR - Old Meyersville Rd/Orange Trail
Morris County, NJ

2:45-4:15 PM. 3/4 Azures "lucia" form, the other not seen well.

  • Spring Azure 4
  • Mourning Cloak 1

Fred Pfeifer

Mountainside Park Pequannock
Morris County, NJ

  • Gray Hairstreak 1

Jim Springer

Warren backyard
Somerset County, NJ

  • Eastern Comma 1

Joe Burgiel & Marge Barrett

Sussex Branch Trail - Waterloo Road end
Sussex County, NJ

Early PM. Sunny day.

  • Eastern Comma 3

Anita & Keith Richmond

Hillsborough, neighbor's front yard
Somerset County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 2

Sharon & Wade Wander

Kittatinny Valley State Park
Sussex County, NJ

  • Spring Azure 1

C Wyluda

Brandon Farms tennis courts, Hopewell Twp, NJ
Mercer County, NJ

  • Eastern Comma 1

Fred Pfeifer

West Paterson
Passaic County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1

Joe Burgiel & Marge Barrett

Kittatinny Valley State Park
Sussex County, NJ

On the Road up to Mount Nebo

  • Spring Azure 1
  • Mourning Cloak 2

Ahmet Baytas

Mountainside Park
Morris County, NJ

11-12:30. Low 60s.

[Moderator's note: 1st report this year of Falcate Orangetip in northern NJ]

  • Cabbage White 2
  • Falcate Orangetip 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 5
  • Mourning Cloak 1

Falcate Orangetip

Gray Hairstreak

Jim Springer

Julian Capik Nature Preserve
Middlesex County, NJ

4:00-4:30pm

  • Cabbage White 2

Jim Springer

Assunpink WMA
Monmouth County, NJ

2:00-3:30pm

  • Cabbage White 9
  • Orange Sulphur 1

Marcus Gray

Ramseyburg Road to Delaware Water Gap
Warren County, NJ

US 46 & I-80.

  • Cabbage White 7

Sharon & Wade Wander

DWGNRA--Crater Lake Road
Sussex County, NJ

2PM-3:45PM. Sunny, 65 degrees.
Hoping for Brown Elfins but no luck. All of the Cloaks were basking on Crater Lake Road itself.

  • Mourning Cloak 7

John J. Collins

Raritan Greenway, Raritan Borough
Somerset County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 7
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Eastern Comma 2

Carol and Michael Newlon

Great Swamp NWR - Old Meyersville Rd/Orange Trail
Morris County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Spring Azure 11

Denise Farrell

Sandy Hook
Monmouth County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 3
  • American Copper 2
  • American Lady 4

American Lady

American Copper

Marcus Gray

Middle Valley
Morris County, NJ

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Eastern Comma 1