Sighting for October 7, 2018

Linda Cooper

Bull Creek WMA
Osceola County, FL

Annual ‘Bullied by Skippers’ field trip. 9:15 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Weather: 76-87 degrees, winds 10-12 with gusts to 20 mph; rain several times including hard rain. Sun all day 40%. Nectar: liatris, carphephorus, Spanish needles, Caesarweed, morning glory. LCooper, VCraig, KDucham, REpstein, SFarnsworth, AGrimm, DMcElveen, TPalmer, LWilliams.

  • Zebra Swallowtail 3
  • Black Swallowtail 9
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 4
  • Palamedes Swallowtail 12
  • Great Southern White 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 15
  • Barred Yellow 5
  • Little Yellow 52
  • Dainty Sulphur 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • Ceraunus Blue 1
  • Little Metalmark 30
  • Gulf Fritillary 4
  • Phaon Crescent 13
  • Pearl Crescent 4
  • Common Buckeye 23
  • White Peacock 25
  • Viceroy 3
  • Carolina Satyr 2
  • Queen 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Long-tailed Skipper 25
  • Southern Cloudywing 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 7
  • Zarucco Duskywing 11
  • White Checkered-Skipper 1
  • Tropical Checkered-Skipper 1
  • Swarthy Skipper 10
  • Clouded Skipper 2
  • Fiery Skipper 3
  • Meske's Skipper 7
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 10
  • Whirlabout 23
  • Southern Broken-Dash 55
  • Sachem 3
  • Arogos Skipper 1
  • Delaware Skipper 17
  • Aaron's Skipper 3
  • Palmetto Skipper 63
  • Palatka Skipper 4
  • Dun Skipper 2
  • Monk Skipper 3
  • Dusted Skipper 35
  • Eufala Skipper 3
  • Twin-spot Skipper 16
  • Ocola Skipper 30

Dusted Skipper

Tawny-edged Skipper

Dusted Skipper

Meske's Skipper

Palmetto Skipper

Dusted Skipper

Dusted Skipper

Black Swallowtail

Meske's Skipper

Meske's Skipper