Sighting for September 24, 2019

Linda Cooper

Bull Creek WMA
Osceola County, FL

Scouting for upcoming field trip. Although there is no liatris in bloom there are enough wildflowers to keep a group interested. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.. Weather: 79°-91°, winds-7-10 mph, sun all day. Area very dry. Nectar: Rayless Sunflower, carphephorus, Florida Elephant’s Foot, Spanish needles, Frog Fruit, pickerelweed, mistflower, spermacoce. LCooper, EPerry, RWarner.

  • Zebra Swallowtail 29
  • Black Swallowtail 15
  • Giant Swallowtail 2
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 5
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 8
  • Palamedes Swallowtail 20
  • Cloudless Sulphur 50
  • Barred Yellow 1
  • Little Yellow 42
  • Sleepy Orange 3
  • Dainty Sulphur 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 2
  • Ceraunus Blue 16
  • Gulf Fritillary 1
  • Phaon Crescent 5
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Common Buckeye 24
  • White Peacock 10
  • Viceroy 5
  • Carolina Satyr 13
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Long-tailed Skipper 4
  • Dorantes Longtail 1
  • Northern Cloudywing 2
  • Confused Cloudywing 9
  • Horace's Duskywing 9
  • Zarucco Duskywing 15
  • Swarthy Skipper 3
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Southern Skipperling 1
  • Fiery Skipper 10
  • Dotted Skipper 3
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 8
  • Whirlabout 13
  • Southern Broken-Dash 17
  • Northern Broken-Dash 1
  • Sachem 5
  • Arogos Skipper 32
  • Delaware Skipper 4
  • Palmetto Skipper 3
  • Dusted Skipper 3
  • Eufala Skipper 4
  • Twin-spot Skipper 10
  • Ocola Skipper 6

Dusted Skipper

Dotted Skipper

Northern Broken-Dash

Dotted Skipper

Confused Cloudywing

Palmetto Skipper

Whirlabout

Confused Cloudywing

Zebra Swallowtail

Arogos Skipper

Arogos Skipper

Palmetto Skipper

Dusted Skipper

Tawny-edged Skipper

Sachem

Confused Cloudywing

Dusted Skipper

Viceroy

Dotted Skipper

Arogos Skipper

Palmetto Skipper

Zebra Swallowtail

Dotted Skipper