Sighting for September 15, 2019

Linda Cooper

Spring Creek Unit, Big Bend WMA
Taylor County, FL

One team as part of NABA butterfly count. 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m., sun most of day with scattered clouds, 78°-92°. Nectar: liatris, thistle, Spanish needles. LCooper, CFarren, DHarder, MQuinn, EShaw.

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 2
  • Zebra Swallowtail 3
  • Black Swallowtail 5
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 13
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 13
  • Palamedes Swallowtail 22
  • Great Southern White 6
  • Southern Dogface 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 35
  • Barred Yellow 2
  • Little Yellow 9
  • Sleepy Orange 11
  • Juniper Hairstreak 3
  • Gray Hairstreak 20
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Pygmy-Blue 3
  • Spring Azure 1
  • Little Metalmark 3
  • Gulf Fritillary 104
  • Zebra Heliconian 7
  • Pearl Crescent 21
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 29
  • Viceroy 11
  • Southern Pearly-eye 1
  • Appalachian Brown 1
  • Gemmed Satyr 1
  • Carolina Satyr 31
  • Georgia Satyr 3
  • Common Wood-Nymph 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Queen 19
  • Long-tailed Skipper 95
  • Horace's Duskywing 18
  • Zarucco Duskywing 16
  • Tropical Checkered-Skipper 1
  • Clouded Skipper 8
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Fiery Skipper 32
  • Whirlabout 11
  • Southern Broken-Dash 20
  • Northern Broken-Dash 8
  • Little Glassywing 5
  • Sachem 1
  • Byssus Skipper 27
  • Yehl Skipper 1
  • Palmetto Skipper 2
  • Palatka Skipper 9
  • Dun Skipper 8
  • Twin-spot Skipper 16
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 50
  • Ocola Skipper 485

Dun Skipper

Palatka Skipper

Common Buckeye

Juniper Hairstreak

Gulf Fritillary

Georgia Satyr

Pearl Crescent

Painted Crescent

Palatka Skipper

Red-banded Hairstreak

Little Metalmark

Salt Marsh Skipper

Monarch

Gray Hairstreak