Sighting for June 5, 2021

Linda Cooper

Colt Creek State Park
Polk County, FL

15th Annual NABA BUTTERFLY COUNT. 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 78°-91°, sun a.m.-20%; p.m.-95%, light winds. Three teams inside, one team outside park. Nectar: mostly thistle but also loosestrife, pluchea, pickerelweed, Blackroot, Spermacoce. LCooper, SFarnsworth, DFraser, JLampkin, JaLampkin, TPalmer, EPerry, NPrine.

  • Zebra Swallowtail 7
  • Black Swallowtail 43
  • Giant Swallowtail 6
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 39
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 3
  • Palamedes Swallowtail 37
  • Checkered White 8
  • Great Southern White 11
  • Southern Dogface 6
  • Cloudless Sulphur 34
  • Little Yellow 17
  • Sleepy Orange 45
  • Dainty Sulphur 10
  • White M Hairstreak 3
  • Gray Hairstreak 44
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 9
  • Cassius Blue 6
  • Ceraunus Blue 15
  • Little Metalmark 3
  • Gulf Fritillary 274
  • Zebra Heliconian 17
  • Variegated Fritillary 159
  • Phaon Crescent 34
  • Pearl Crescent 25
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 43
  • White Peacock 26
  • Viceroy 21
  • Appalachian Brown 4
  • Gemmed Satyr 1
  • Carolina Satyr 38
  • Monarch 6
  • Queen 20
  • Dorantes Longtail 17
  • Confused Cloudywing 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 22
  • Zarucco Duskywing 3
  • White Checkered-Skipper 3
  • Tropical Checkered-Skipper 8
  • Swarthy Skipper 2
  • Least Skipper 4
  • Southern Skipperling 3
  • Fiery Skipper 56
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 1
  • Whirlabout 15
  • Southern Broken-Dash 3
  • Northern Broken-Dash 3
  • Sachem 1
  • Monk Skipper 1
  • Twin-spot Skipper 6
  • Brazilian Skipper 3
  • Ocola Skipper 2

Zarucco Duskywing

Variegated Fritillary

Little Metalmark

White M Hairstreak

Appalachian Brown

Confused Cloudywing

Viceroy

Northern Broken-Dash

Checkered White

Southern Broken-Dash

Queen

Brazilian Skipper

Sachem

Queen

Southern Dogface