Sighting for July 11, 2018

Linda Cooper

Lake Kissimmee State Park
Polk County, FL

As part of Walk in Water NABA butterfly count - 14th year. Weather: 81 to 93 degrees, 100% sun all day. Nectar: Buttonbush, Redroot, Pickerelweed, Balsam-Apple, Caesarweed, Pluchea, Cabbage Palm, Mistflower, Piriqueta. 3 Brazilian Skipper caterpillars on Thalia. 2 miles on foot. SFarnsworth, LCooper.

  • Zebra Swallowtail 15
  • Black Swallowtail 6
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 5
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Palamedes Swallowtail 11
  • Great Southern White 2
  • Cloudless Sulphur 4
  • Barred Yellow 3
  • Little Yellow 3
  • Sleepy Orange 2
  • Gray Hairstreak 7
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 45
  • Ceraunus Blue 9
  • Little Metalmark 3
  • Gulf Fritillary 22
  • Variegated Fritillary 4
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • Common Buckeye 5
  • White Peacock 2
  • Viceroy 10
  • Carolina Satyr 12
  • Georgia Satyr 2
  • Queen 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 10
  • Zarucco Duskywing 6
  • Clouded Skipper 43
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Fiery Skipper 3
  • Whirlabout 3
  • Southern Broken-Dash 1
  • Sachem 10
  • Delaware Skipper 3
  • Dun Skipper 1
  • Eufala Skipper 1
  • Ocola Skipper 8

Sachem

Whirlabout

Sachem

Clouded Skipper

Gray Hairstreak