Sighting for February 15, 2018

Tom Palmer

Marion Creek
Polk County, FL

Carolina jessamine, Chickasaw plum and Florida pennyroyal are blooming and suddenly there are butterflies where few were present a week or so ago.

  • Zebra Swallowtail 2
  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Giant Swallowtail 3
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 5
  • Palamedes Swallowtail 2
  • Cloudless Sulphur 10
  • Barred Yellow 13
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Ceraunus Blue 3
  • Gulf Fritillary 2
  • Zebra Heliconian 1
  • Phaon Crescent 2
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • White Peacock 1
  • Carolina Satyr 2
  • Queen 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Dorantes Longtail 1
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 3
  • Zarucco Duskywing 1
  • Clouded Skipper 2
  • Fiery Skipper 3
  • Southern Broken-Dash 1