Sighting for November 3, 2018

Edward Perry IV

Tosohatchee WMA
Orange County, FL

It started out as one of the coolest mornings we have surveyed for butterflies, at 58 degrees! It never got warmer than the high 60’s but butterfly activity picked up around noon and went to about 4:30p. Major nectar sources were Climbing Aster, Pickerelweed, Carphephorus spp., Bidens mitis, and Lobelia glandulosa. EPerry & RWarner from 8:30a to 4:45p. A good time was had by both.

  • Black Swallowtail 7
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 4
  • Palamedes Swallowtail 15
  • Cloudless Sulphur 5
  • Barred Yellow 7
  • Little Yellow 13
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 2
  • Phaon Crescent 10
  • Pearl Crescent 8
  • Common Buckeye 16
  • White Peacock abundant
  • Viceroy 4
  • Carolina Satyr 4
  • Georgia Satyr 16
  • Monarch 3
  • Queen 29
  • Long-tailed Skipper 2
  • Dorantes Longtail 2
  • Swarthy Skipper 6
  • Least Skipper 10
  • Southern Skipperling 1
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Whirlabout 15
  • Sachem 1
  • Delaware Skipper 4
  • Palmetto Skipper 9
  • Monk Skipper 21
  • Twin-spot Skipper 5
  • Ocola Skipper 20

Swarthy Skipper

Monk Skipper

Ocola Skipper

Swarthy Skipper

Palmetto Skipper

Whirlabout

Sachem

Southern Skipperling

Carolina Satyr

Dorantes Longtail

Twin-spot Skipper

Red-banded Hairstreak

Queen

Barred Yellow

Phaon Crescent