Sighting for July 16, 2022

Linda Cooper

Hardee County roadsides
Hardee County, FL

Hardee & Highlands Cos. roadsides (mostly rural Hardee Co) as part of the Highlands Hammock State Park 25th annual NABA count. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. when rain stopped the count. 78°-90°, winds light. Sun a.m.-90%, p.m.-40% then rain. Nectar: frogfruit, Spanish needles, sida spp, richardia spp, diodia spp, twinevine. Explosion of Mallow Scrub-Hairstreaks north of their typical range. LCooper, SFarnsworth.

  • Black Swallowtail 3
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Great Southern White 13
  • Cloudless Sulphur 12
  • Barred Yellow 2
  • Sleepy Orange 10
  • Dainty Sulphur 9
  • Gray Hairstreak 5
  • Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak 17
  • Cassius Blue 2
  • Ceraunus Blue 12
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • White Peacock 15
  • Viceroy 4
  • Carolina Satyr 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Queen 1
  • Dorantes Longtail 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 3
  • Zarucco Duskywing 2
  • White Checkered-Skipper 23
  • Tropical Checkered-Skipper 2
  • Clouded Skipper 1
  • Southern Skipperling 8
  • Fiery Skipper 37
  • Whirlabout 10
  • Southern Broken-Dash 5
  • Sachem 3
  • Eufala Skipper 6
  • Ocola Skipper 2

Fiery Skipper

Fiery Skipper

Tropical Checkered-Skipper

White Peacock

Southern Skipperling

Horace's Duskywing

White Checkered-Skipper

Sachem

Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak

Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak

Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak