Sighting for September 8, 2017

Edward Perry IV

Bull Creek WMA
Osceola County, FL

The property was closed today due to impending Hurricane Irma (Governor ordered all state agencies to close on Friday), so we surveyed the perimeter of the property and saw much of what we saw inside the day before, with the addition of Clouded Skipper. EPerry & RWarner from 8:30 a to Noon, partly sunny, hot, humid. Bidens alba and purple thistle were the most common nectar sources.

  • Zebra Swallowtail
  • Black Swallowtail
  • Giant Swallowtail
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
  • Spicebush Swallowtail
  • Palamedes Swallowtail
  • Cloudless Sulphur abundant
  • Barred Yellow
  • Little Yellow
  • Sleepy Orange
  • Gray Hairstreak
  • Ceraunus Blue
  • Little Metalmark 1
  • Gulf Fritillary
  • Phaon Crescent 4
  • Pearl Crescent abundant
  • Common Buckeye
  • White Peacock abundant
  • Viceroy
  • Monarch 1
  • Queen 12
  • Long-tailed Skipper
  • Dorantes Longtail 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Zarucco Duskywing abundant
  • Clouded Skipper 3
  • Fiery Skipper abundant
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 1
  • Whirlabout 3
  • Southern Broken-Dash 1
  • Delaware Skipper 3
  • Monk Skipper 1
  • Twin-spot Skipper 2
  • Ocola Skipper 5

Zarucco Duskywing

Cloudless Sulphur

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Giant Swallowtail

White Peacock

Queen

Fiery Skipper

Fiery Skipper