Sighting for October 10, 2021

John and Nancy Crosby

Townsend WMA
McIntosh County, GA

80 degrees, mostly sunny. Southern Dogface and Common Buckeye were common in areas with small planted pines and lots of wildflowers. Last year during this time period we had more butterflies with lots of swallowtails on the liatris in the powerline cut.

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Southern Dogface common
  • Cloudless Sulphur 8
  • Little Yellow 9
  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Ceraunus Blue 1
  • Gulf Fritillary 26
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Common Buckeye common
  • Monarch 1
  • Long-tailed Skipper 10
  • Swarthy Skipper 2
  • Least Skipper 2
  • Fiery Skipper 5
  • Whirlabout 6
  • Sachem 2
  • Delaware Skipper 1
  • Ocola Skipper 8

Gulf Fritillary

Common Buckeye

Common Buckeye

Red-banded Hairstreak

Black Swallowtail

Monarch

Swarthy Skipper

Least Skipper

Delaware Skipper

Little Yellow

Gulf Fritillary

Gulf Fritillary

Southern Dogface