Sighting for October 13, 2018

Edward Perry IV

Bull Creek WMA
Osceola County, FL

EPerry & RWarner from 9:30a to 4:45p. Major nectar sources are Liatris spp., Carphephorus spp., Ironweed, Coastal Plain Honeycomb Head, and Pickerelweed. East Loop and Cemetery Road are the hotspots currently. This was a personal high count for Little Metalmark; the field at the end of first stretch of East Loop just before road meets forest was full of metalmarks. A good time was had by both.

  • Zebra Swallowtail 2
  • Black Swallowtail 9
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Palamedes Swallowtail 18
  • Cloudless Sulphur 4
  • Barred Yellow 5
  • Little Yellow 47
  • Sleepy Orange 3
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Ceraunus Blue 1
  • Little Metalmark 24
  • Gulf Fritillary 3
  • Phaon Crescent 37
  • Pearl Crescent 9
  • Common Buckeye 22
  • White Peacock 36
  • Viceroy 2
  • Queen 2
  • Long-tailed Skipper 15
  • Dorantes Longtail 2
  • Horace's Duskywing 12
  • Zarucco Duskywing 4
  • Swarthy Skipper 3
  • Fiery Skipper 14
  • Meske's Skipper 9
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 17
  • Whirlabout 10
  • Southern Broken-Dash 29
  • Sachem 2
  • Delaware Skipper 2
  • Palmetto Skipper 48
  • Palatka Skipper 2
  • Monk Skipper 1
  • Dusted Skipper 17
  • Twin-spot Skipper 1
  • Ocola Skipper 82

Ocola Skipper

Palmetto Skipper

Horace's Duskywing

Long-tailed Skipper

Meske's Skipper

Tawny-edged Skipper

Meske's Skipper

Dorantes Longtail

Palatka Skipper

Little Metalmark

Little Metalmark

Dusted Skipper

Meske's Skipper

Dusted Skipper

Gulf Fritillary

Little Metalmark

Tawny-edged Skipper

Southern Broken-Dash

Palmetto Skipper

Spicebush Swallowtail

Black Swallowtail