Sighting for September 7, 2017

Edward Perry IV

Bull Creek WMA
Osceola County, FL

Noon to 3:30 pm. RWarner & EPerry. Partly sunny, hot, and humid. The calm before the storm. Hurricane Irma is projected to go right through this area in two days. Searched but could not find a single Arogos Skipper, but the blooms of the rayless sunflower, their favorite here, have about another week or two before they reach bloom, buds are reaching for the skies.

  • Zebra Swallowtail abundant
  • Black Swallowtail 5
  • Giant Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 5
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Palamedes Swallowtail 6
  • Cloudless Sulphur 17
  • Barred Yellow 3
  • Little Yellow 19
  • Sleepy Orange 6
  • Gray Hairstreak 3
  • Ceraunus Blue 15
  • Little Metalmark 1
  • Gulf Fritillary 2
  • Phaon Crescent 3
  • Pearl Crescent abundant
  • Common Buckeye 11
  • White Peacock abundant
  • Viceroy 15
  • Queen 3
  • Long-tailed Skipper 3
  • Dorantes Longtail 1
  • Zarucco Duskywing 6
  • Fiery Skipper abundant
  • Whirlabout 3
  • Southern Broken-Dash 3
  • Sachem 7
  • Delaware Skipper 2
  • Eufala Skipper 1
  • Ocola Skipper 6

Delaware Skipper

Common Buckeye

Zebra Swallowtail

Sachem

Queen

Palamedes Swallowtail

Long-tailed Skipper

White Peacock

Eufala Skipper

Delaware Skipper

Delaware Skipper

Zebra Swallowtail