Sighting for June 17, 2017

Linda Cooper

Tosohatchee WMA
Orange County, FL

This area has gone from drought to flood in 2-3 weeks. This is part of a NABA butterfly count. Sunny most of the day with temps from 76-89 degrees. DCutler, MCutler, TPalmer, BSmith, EPerry, RWarner, LCooper. Northern Broken-dash averages less than 5 seen any given year during the past 23 years of count and many years we see none. We were astonished to find 37!

  • Zebra Swallowtail 1
  • Black Swallowtail 45
  • Giant Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 16
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 10
  • Palamedes Swallowtail 46
  • Checkered White 10
  • Great Southern White 2
  • Cloudless Sulphur 13
  • Barred Yellow 5
  • Little Yellow 17
  • Sleepy Orange 15
  • Dainty Sulphur 15
  • Great Purple Hairstreak 1
  • White M Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 33
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 35
  • Cassius Blue 4
  • Ceraunus Blue 28
  • Little Metalmark 3
  • Gulf Fritillary 16
  • Variegated Fritillary 2
  • Phaon Crescent 54
  • Pearl Crescent 54
  • Common Buckeye 8
  • White Peacock 69
  • Viceroy 13
  • Carolina Satyr 9
  • Georgia Satyr 2
  • Common Wood-Nymph 17
  • Monarch 8
  • Queen 22
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Dorantes Longtail 2
  • Northern Cloudywing 3
  • Horace's Duskywing 24
  • Zarucco Duskywing 3
  • White Checkered-Skipper 4
  • Tropical Checkered-Skipper 9
  • Least Skipper 2
  • Southern Skipperling 14
  • Fiery Skipper 25
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 2
  • Whirlabout 7
  • Southern Broken-Dash 2
  • Northern Broken-Dash 37
  • Sachem 2
  • Delaware Skipper 3
  • Monk Skipper 1
  • Twin-spot Skipper 3
  • Ocola Skipper 2

Northern Broken-Dash

Great Purple Hairstreak

Northern Broken-Dash

Common Wood-Nymph