Sighting for October 21, 2014

Jim Egbert

public access points to Santa Rosa Sound in Santa Rosa, Okaloosa Co, and in Walton Co. Pt.Washington State Forest, and east side Old Pamama City bridge ramp.
Santa Rosa County, FL

Road trip; to locate links to the east of the White Peacock, Anartia jatrophae,.The trip failed to produce any sighting, it did find that the elements for a link, larval food plants, and open spaces with lots of the flowers that the adults nectar on are all present. This days trip produced sighting of Monarchs at all but 2 of 9 stops; and 6 were seen at the Navarra Butterfly House(closed for the season) gardens.

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur common
  • Little Yellow common
  • Gray Hairstreak 4
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 8
  • Gulf Fritillary abundant
  • Phaon Crescent 2
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye common
  • Monarch 14
  • Long-tailed Skipper common
  • Horace's Duskywing 2
  • Common Checkered-Skipper common
  • Tropical Checkered-Skipper common
  • Fiery Skipper 5
  • Whirlabout 4
  • Southern Broken-Dash 2
  • Ocola Skipper abundant