Sighting for September 27, 2017

Bill Berthet

Jennings State Forest and WMA Forest Roads Surveyed: Live Oak Lane, Artesian Farms Rd. Bell Cemetery Rd. Indian Ford Rd. Knights Landing Road, Powell Ford Rd. Turpentine Rd. Sundial Rd. and Nolan Ridge Rd.
Clay County, FL

Field Survey 09-26-27-2017
10:30 - 3:30 10 hours field time
Winds SE 5-10 High 80’s low 90’s
Sunny to Partly Cloudy

Nectar Source Genera: Dalea, Carphephorus, Liatris, Diodia, Eryngium, Solidago, Elephantopus, and Vernonia

One Eastern Tiger Swallowtail was a dark form.

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 9
  • Zebra Swallowtail 10
  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Giant Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 9
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 7
  • Palamedes Swallowtail 16
  • Cloudless Sulphur 78
  • Barred Yellow 3
  • Little Yellow 90
  • Sleepy Orange 14
  • Juniper Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 4
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 2
  • Ceraunus Blue 13
  • Gulf Fritillary 63
  • Zebra Heliconian 4
  • Phaon Crescent 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Painted Lady 18
  • Common Buckeye 65
  • Red-spotted Purple 2
  • Southern Pearly-eye 1
  • Carolina Satyr 3
  • Monarch 2
  • Long-tailed Skipper 110
  • Horace's Duskywing 8
  • Zarucco Duskywing 13
  • Tropical Checkered-Skipper 2
  • Swarthy Skipper 2
  • Fiery Skipper 12
  • Dotted Skipper 2
  • Meske's Skipper 2
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 2
  • Crossline Skipper 1
  • Whirlabout 16
  • Southern Broken-Dash 9
  • Northern Broken-Dash 1
  • Little Glassywing 1
  • Sachem 2
  • Delaware Skipper 2
  • Palmetto Skipper 2
  • Dion Skipper 5
  • Twin-spot Skipper 2
  • Ocola Skipper 38

Dion Skipper

Crossline Skipper

Ocola Skipper

Southern Broken-Dash

Northern Broken-Dash

Tawny-edged Skipper

Twin-spot Skipper

Tropical Checkered-Skipper

Meske's Skipper

Long-tailed Skipper

Juniper Hairstreak

Dotted Skipper

Common Buckeye

Sachem

Dion Skipper