Sighting for October 5, 2014

Adam Endress

Julington Creek Preserve
Duval County, FL

A lot of the skippers were nectaring on Gerardia along with what seemed like hundreds of Buckeye caterpillars munching the leaves. This is the second year in a row seeing a Palmetto Skipper this time of year.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 7
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Palamedes Swallowtail common
  • Little Yellow 8
  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • Gulf Fritillary 2
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye abundant
  • Long-tailed Skipper common
  • Swarthy Skipper 1
  • Clouded Skipper 7
  • Fiery Skipper common
  • Meske's Skipper 2
  • Whirlabout common
  • Northern Broken-Dash 1
  • Sachem 2
  • Yehl Skipper 2
  • Palmetto Skipper 1
  • Eufala Skipper 3