Sighting for June 21, 2021

Roy Cohutta

Putney
Dougherty County, GA

The Red-banded Hairstreak in the photo had a torn hindwing. After several attempts, got a shot of the iridescent blue of the dorsal side.

Two images of the identical female Fiery Skipper shot 21 seconds apart. Both photos show a little white speck on her right eye.

Rural Roadside Butterflying, Putney, (SE Dougherty County), Georgia

12:45-1500, 85-86F, SW 12-22 MPH, Cloud Cover 71%. Coastal Plain of Georgia in a rural agricultural area.

  • Cabbage White 10
  • Sleepy Orange 15
  • Gulf Fritillary 11
  • Variegated Fritillary 2
  • American Lady 3
  • Common Buckeye 12
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Horace's Duskywing 3
  • White Checkered-Skipper 15
  • Fiery Skipper 10
  • Whirlabout 1
  • Eufala Skipper 1

Fiery Skipper

Fiery Skipper

Fiery Skipper

Gulf Fritillary

Whirlabout

Silver-spotted Skipper

Horace's Duskywing

Red-banded Hairstreak