Sighting for July 5, 2014

Linda Cooper

Lower Wekiva River Preserve State Park, Seminole State Forest, plant nursery and roadsides
Seminole County, FL

Part of the Wekiva NABA butterfly count. 8:45 am - 4:30 pm weather: 83 to 91 degrees. Tom Palmer, Linda Cooper
Lots of nectar sources at SSF but not many butterflies.
This portion of the count is in both Seminole and Lake Counties.

  • Zebra Swallowtail 2
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Palamedes Swallowtail 1
  • Checkered White 1
  • Great Southern White 1
  • Orange-barred Sulphur 1
  • Barred Yellow 18
  • Little Yellow 4
  • Dainty Sulphur 10
  • Great Purple Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 6
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 3
  • Cassius Blue 1
  • Ceraunus Blue 7
  • Gulf Fritillary 2
  • Phaon Crescent 2
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Southern Pearly-eye 1
  • Carolina Satyr 13
  • Monarch 3
  • Long-tailed Skipper 1
  • Dorantes Longtail 1
  • Northern Cloudywing 3
  • Horace's Duskywing 2
  • Zarucco Duskywing 14
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Fiery Skipper 4
  • Whirlabout 2
  • Sachem 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 1
  • Monk Skipper 1