Sighting for September 28, 2019

Bart Jones

Eagle Lake WMA
Shelby County, TN

Lots of butterflies, but species diversity is beginning to wind down. It has been very hot and dry the entire month of September. Swallowtails and Silver-spotted Skippers are way down.

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 2
  • Checkered White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 5
  • Cloudless Sulphur common
  • Little Yellow common
  • Sleepy Orange common
  • Dainty Sulphur abundant
  • Gray Hairstreak 4
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 10
  • American Snout 20
  • Gulf Fritillary 7
  • Variegated Fritillary 5
  • Phaon Crescent common
  • Pearl Crescent abundant
  • Question Mark 3
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 5
  • Red-spotted Purple 4
  • Viceroy 8
  • Hackberry Emperor 2
  • Carolina Satyr 3
  • Monarch 3
  • Common Checkered-Skipper abundant
  • Common Sootywing 1
  • Least Skipper common
  • Fiery Skipper abundant
  • Dun Skipper 2

Common Checkered-Skipper

Gray Hairstreak

Least Skipper

Pearl Crescent

Phaon Crescent

Phaon Crescent

Question Mark

Sleepy Orange

Viceroy

Dainty Sulphur