Sighting for October 19, 2018

Edward Perry IV

Bull Creek WMA
Osceola County, FL

EPerry & RWarner from 9:15a to 3:45p. Hot with 75% sun. Cemetery Road proved the best spot and a return afternoon look at it before leaving produced the two dotted skippers and three more Meske’s Skippers. Major nectar sources are Coastal Plain Honeycomb Head, Carphephorus spp, Liatris spp., Summer Farewell, Pickerelweed, and Bidens alba. No Arogos Skippers to be found.

  • Zebra Swallowtail 1
  • Black Swallowtail 13
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 6
  • Palamedes Swallowtail 14
  • Great Southern White 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 10
  • Little Yellow 62
  • Sleepy Orange 1
  • Ceraunus Blue 1
  • Little Metalmark 9
  • Gulf Fritillary 2
  • Phaon Crescent 45
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Common Buckeye 42
  • White Peacock 31
  • Carolina Satyr 5
  • Monarch 1
  • Queen 2
  • Long-tailed Skipper 15
  • Horace's Duskywing 2
  • Zarucco Duskywing 5
  • Swarthy Skipper 1
  • Fiery Skipper 8
  • Dotted Skipper 2
  • Meske's Skipper 5
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 22
  • Whirlabout 8
  • Southern Broken-Dash 31
  • Delaware Skipper 7
  • Palmetto Skipper 17
  • Monk Skipper 1
  • Dusted Skipper 19
  • Twin-spot Skipper 2
  • Ocola Skipper 25

Dusted Skipper

Dotted Skipper

Meske's Skipper

Dotted Skipper

Meske's Skipper

Dotted Skipper

Meske's Skipper

Fiery Skipper

Zebra Swallowtail

Southern Broken-Dash

Southern Broken-Dash

Dusted Skipper

Palmetto Skipper