Sighting for June 1, 2019

Linda Cooper

Colt Creek State Park
Polk County, FL

13th annual NABA Count. Area includes state park, water management district properties & roadsides. 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., 85°-92°, winds light, sun a.m.-100%, p.m.-70%. SAnderson, LCooper, DCutler, MCutler, SFarnsworth, JLampkin, JLampkin, TPalmer, EPerry, NPrine, KRivera, RWarner. Nectar: Nuttall’s thistle, wood germander, Spanish needle, trumpet vine, coral honeysuckle, Spanish needles, pickerelweed, fireweed. Area is dry and roadside areas mostly lacking nectar sources. 3 teams inside park, 1 team outside park.

  • Zebra Swallowtail 7
  • Black Swallowtail 33
  • Giant Swallowtail 2
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 4
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 10
  • Palamedes Swallowtail 36
  • Checkered White 2
  • Great Southern White 11
  • Southern Dogface 5
  • Cloudless Sulphur 2
  • Little Yellow 14
  • Sleepy Orange 11
  • Dainty Sulphur 40
  • Gray Hairstreak 24
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 7
  • Cassius Blue 5
  • Ceraunus Blue 30
  • Little Metalmark 9
  • Gulf Fritillary 414
  • Zebra Heliconian 7
  • Variegated Fritillary 94
  • Phaon Crescent 33
  • Pearl Crescent 56
  • Question Mark 3
  • Common Buckeye 32
  • White Peacock 11
  • Viceroy 10
  • Appalachian Brown 10
  • Gemmed Satyr 3
  • Carolina Satyr 44
  • Monarch 2
  • Queen 10
  • Long-tailed Skipper 3
  • Dorantes Longtail 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 2
  • Tropical Checkered-Skipper 7
  • Swarthy Skipper 1
  • Clouded Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 4
  • Southern Skipperling 11
  • Fiery Skipper 71
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 1
  • Whirlabout 17
  • Southern Broken-Dash 1
  • Sachem 1
  • Delaware Skipper 1
  • Dun Skipper 2
  • Twin-spot Skipper 3
  • Brazilian Skipper 3
  • Ocola Skipper 1

Spicebush Swallowtail

Appalachian Brown

Gray Hairstreak

Dainty Sulphur

White Peacock

Ceraunus Blue

Appalachian Brown

Little Metalmark