April 2017 Sightings

Kevin Keating

Sandy Hook
Monmouth County, NJ

Brief scouting trip for tomorrow's field trip. Most butterflies nectaring on Beach Plum.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 10
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • American Copper 5
  • Henry's Elfin 12
  • Juniper Hairstreak 10
  • White M Hairstreak 1
  • American Lady 18

White M Hairstreak

Deedee Burnside

18 John Dow Avenue, Waldwick
Bergen County, NJ

ET Swallowtail nectaring on Lilac bush this morning.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1

NABA-NJ Field Trip

Sandy Hook
Monmouth County, NJ

Collective sightings from NABA-NJ field trip-24 people.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 17
  • Clouded Sulphur 5
  • Orange Sulphur 9
  • American Copper 22
  • Henry's Elfin 14
  • Juniper Hairstreak 15
  • White M Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 4
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 12
  • Spring Azure 1
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • American Lady 23
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • Monarch 1
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 1

Henry's Elfin

Jonathan Klizas

Frelinghuysen Marsh, Harding Twp.
Morris County, NJ

Jim Springer says this is the earliest record of this species in North Jersey. The previous early date was May 13.

  • Variegated Fritillary 1

Variegated Fritillary

Marcus Gray

Deer Path Park
Hunterdon County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 8
  • Orange Sulphur 5
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • Spring Azure 1
  • American Lady 3
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 1

NABA-NJ Field Trip

Julian Capik Nature Preserve
Middlesex County, NJ

Afternoon stop following NABA-NJ field trip to Sandy Hook-9 people.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Falcate Orangetip 7
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Brown Elfin 2
  • Eastern Pine Elfin 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 5
  • Spring Azure 1
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • American Lady 2
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Sleepy Duskywing 1
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 7
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 2

Wild Indigo Duskywing