Monthly Archives: March 2011

Elegant & Early

Photo by Harvey Tomlinson, Belleplain State Forest, 3-19-11 Goodness, what a pretty shot of a significant find! Harvey Tomlinson found this Henry’s elfin (Callophrys henrici) on a trail at Belleplain where the species is sometimes common in April, but not … Continue reading

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A Punctuation Imbalance: Where Are The Questionmarks?

Photo by Will Kerling, Cape May Point, 3-19-11 Will Kerling’s cool, up-close photo of the bird-bitten questionmark in hiding and the number of reports and percentages that we’ve had so far of our two local Polygonia species sparked some thoughts: … Continue reading

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Azures & Others, St Patty’s Celebration

Celastrina lucia, Mannheim Avenue 3/17/11 in “lucia” form (= ~24% of all C. lucia individuals) Thanks to some lovely sunshine (and the luck of the Irish?), butterflies are flying now, as of March 17th. Temperatures climbed into the 60s & … Continue reading

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South Jersey Butterfly Report for 2010

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Welcome to our new b/log — where I am hoping to provide a friendlier link to our SJ Butterfly Log on Google. To start us off, here’s my report of the 2010 season based on our data … Continue reading

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