Sighting for June 2, 2019

Linda Cooper

Avon Park Air Force Range
Polk County, FL

11th annual NABA Butterfly Count. This property is in both Polk and Highlands Counties. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Weather: 82°-90°, winds light, sun a.m.-100%, p.m.-50%, brief showers. LCooper, DCutler, MCutler, SFarnsworth, JLampkin, TPalmer. Nectar: gopher apple, frogfruit, pickerelweed, spermacoce, Nuttall’s thistle blackroot, redroot, tarflower, pluchea, coreopsis, mistflower, rudbeckia, Polygala rugelii. Area very dry and most roadsides mowed. Unidentified - 1 swallowtail, 1 cloudywing, 1 grass skipper.

  • Zebra Swallowtail 28
  • Black Swallowtail 22
  • Giant Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 14
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 21
  • Palamedes Swallowtail 55
  • Great Southern White 17
  • Cloudless Sulphur 3
  • Barred Yellow 2
  • Little Yellow 22
  • Sleepy Orange 2
  • Dainty Sulphur 19
  • Gray Hairstreak 215
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 4
  • Ceraunus Blue 52
  • Little Metalmark 40
  • Gulf Fritillary 2
  • Variegated Fritillary 3
  • Phaon Crescent 33
  • Pearl Crescent 17
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 56
  • White Peacock 50
  • Viceroy 3
  • Carolina Satyr 6
  • Georgia Satyr 12
  • Queen 53
  • Long-tailed Skipper 2
  • Dorantes Longtail 1
  • Northern Cloudywing 6
  • Horace's Duskywing 6
  • Zarucco Duskywing 4
  • Tropical Checkered-Skipper 6
  • Swarthy Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 2
  • Fiery Skipper 30
  • Meske's Skipper 3
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 7
  • Whirlabout 68
  • Sachem 7
  • Delaware Skipper 9
  • Dun Skipper 1
  • Monk Skipper 1
  • Eufala Skipper 7
  • Twin-spot Skipper 1
  • Brazilian Skipper 3

Zebra Swallowtail

Phaon Crescent

Gray Hairstreak

Gray Hairstreak

Meske's Skipper

Monk Skipper

Tawny-edged Skipper

Gray Hairstreak

Little Metalmark

Georgia Satyr

Meske's Skipper

Meske's Skipper