Sighting for August 10, 2017

Bill Berthet

Forest Roads East of US 441 to Forest Road 235 including Impassable Bay and Big Gum Swamp in Osceola National Forest Columbia/Baker Counties.
Baker County, FL

6th annual Windshield Survey: Swallowtails Only: Partly Cloudy, Mid 80’s, 0-5 MPH wind. About 80% of Swallowtails were mineralizing on Forest Roads, other 20% were nectaring on Buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis) or Redroot (Lachnanthes caroliniana)

  • Zebra Swallowtail 1
  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 12
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 45
  • Palamedes Swallowtail 331