Sighting for March 21, 2021

Linda Cooper

Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park
Okeechobee County, FL

Two butterfly walks for Friends of Kissimmee Prairie. 10:30-12:30 weather - 65°-70°, north winds 8-10 mph, sun 70%. 1:30-3:30 weather - 70°, north winds 10-15 mph, sun 10%. Ten participants in each group. Covered only Kilpatrick Hammock and areas around visitors center. 1 Monarch cat on tropical milkweed; 1 Spicebush Swallowtail cat on Red Bay; White Peacock laying eggs on Bacopa. Nectar: thistle, pickerelweed, daisy fleabane

  • Zebra Swallowtail 4
  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Palamedes Swallowtail 5
  • Great Southern White 1
  • Little Metalmark 5
  • Zebra Heliconian 2
  • Phaon Crescent 18
  • Pearl Crescent 7
  • Question Mark 1
  • White Peacock 5
  • Carolina Satyr 18
  • Georgia Satyr 6
  • Queen 2
  • Northern Cloudywing 1
  • Swarthy Skipper 2
  • Whirlabout 10
  • Southern Broken-Dash 7
  • Palmetto Skipper 1
  • Palatka Skipper 2
  • Monk Skipper 1
  • Twin-spot Skipper 3

Palamedes Swallowtail

Monk Skipper

Palatka Skipper

Little Metalmark