Sighting for August 15, 2017

Bill Berthet

John Bethea S.F. and N.E. Block Pinhook Swamp: Extend survey from yesterday. FR 295 past FR 296E then turning into FR 3 ending at 125 Eddie Grade Road, FR4, FR9, FR5, FR5a, FR297c, FR297, and FR 8
Baker County, FL

Windshield Survey: Swallowtails Only: 10:45 - 2:15 Sunny Mid 80’s Winds S.E. 5-10
Overall habitat wet, 297c closed due to flooding,
Most are freshly emerged: About 40% mineralizing on Forest Roads, 60% nectaring on Carolina Redroot (Lachnanthes caroliniana)

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 23
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 69
  • Palamedes Swallowtail 952