Sighting for June 28, 2014

Linda Cooper

Disney Wilderness Preserve
Polk County, FL

DWP as part of the NABA butterfly count. These sightings are only those inside the preserve. Two Teams - BCooper, LCooper, DCutler, MCutler, SFarnsworth, KKane, DMiller, NPrine, PRoyston. Weather: 82°-96°, hazy most of the day. 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. This is the most Zebra Swallowtails we have ever seen in one day. DWP is in both Polk and Osceola Counties. Two teams cover areas outside the preserve and are not included in this report.

  • Zebra Swallowtail 232
  • Black Swallowtail 21
  • Giant Swallowtail 3
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 13
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 17
  • Palamedes Swallowtail 50
  • Cloudless Sulphur 2
  • Barred Yellow 21
  • Little Yellow 108
  • Dainty Sulphur 9
  • White M Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 82
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 11
  • Ceraunus Blue 14
  • Little Metalmark 1
  • Gulf Fritillary 2
  • Variegated Fritillary 4
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 12
  • White Peacock 5
  • Viceroy 4
  • Hackberry Emperor 9
  • Tawny Emperor 11
  • Carolina Satyr 49
  • Queen 53
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Southern Cloudywing 1
  • Northern Cloudywing 10
  • Horace's Duskywing 79
  • Zarucco Duskywing 41
  • White Checkered-Skipper 4
  • Tropical Checkered-Skipper 8
  • Clouded Skipper 2
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Southern Skipperling 2
  • Fiery Skipper 28
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 8
  • Whirlabout 35
  • Southern Broken-Dash 2
  • Sachem 4
  • Delaware Skipper 27
  • Aaron's Skipper 4
  • Palmetto Skipper 4
  • Dun Skipper 1
  • Eufala Skipper 6
  • Brazilian Skipper 6
  • Ocola Skipper 21

White M Hairstreak

Zebra Swallowtail