Sighting for October 26, 2014

Craig Marks

Freshwater Bayou Lock Rec Area and Hwy 3147
Vermilion Parish, LA

I was looking for marine skippers. The Red-banded Hairstreak is possibly a Dusky-blue Groundstreak. That species has been found to the immediate west in Cameron Parish. With the exception of one or two, the Monarchs were all traveling north or inland, away from the coast.

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Clouded Sulphur 12
  • Little Yellow 20+
  • Sleepy Orange 6
  • Dainty Sulphur 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 15
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Gulf Fritillary 15+
  • Phaon Crescent 10+
  • Pearl Crescent 4
  • Painted Lady 4
  • Common Buckeye 15+
  • Monarch 25+
  • Dorantes Longtail 1
  • Funereal Duskywing 2
  • Tropical Checkered-Skipper 1
  • Clouded Skipper 1
  • Southern Skipperling 1
  • Fiery Skipper 4
  • Aaron's Skipper 15
  • Bay Skipper 1
  • Eufala Skipper 1
  • Salt Marsh Skipper 20+
  • Obscure Skipper 8
  • Ocola Skipper 2