Sighting for August 14, 2017

Bill Berthet

John Bethea State Forest: Forest Roads 21-6 and 6A Moccasin Swamp F.R. 10 Pinhook Swamp Parts of F.R. 295-296F-296B
Baker County, FL

Windshield Survey Swallowtails Only 10:00am-1:30pm
Sunny to light rain Mid 80’s Winds S.E. 5-15
Overall habitat wet, some roads closed due to flooding
Most are freshly emerged mineralizing on Forest Roads or nectaring on Carolina Redroot (Lachnanthes caroliniana)

  • Zebra Swallowtail 2
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 17
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 86
  • Palamedes Swallowtail 601

Palamedes Swallowtail, Spicebush Swallowtail

Spicebush Swallowtail

Palamedes Swallowtail

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail