Sighting for July 21, 2012

Bart Jones

Jackson NABA count circle
Madison County, TN

Long-tailed Skipper is an uncommon stray that appears every few years in Tennessee. One individual seen nectaring on Gomphrena ‘Fireworks’.

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 18
  • Black Swallowtail 3
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 6
  • Checkered White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Cloudless Sulphur 9
  • Little Yellow 8
  • Dainty Sulphur 30
  • Harvester 2
  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 20
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2
  • American Snout 3
  • Gulf Fritillary 5
  • Variegated Fritillary 33
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 1
  • Silvery Checkerspot 1
  • Pearl Crescent 14
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Painted Lady 3
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Common Buckeye 7
  • Red-spotted Purple 3
  • Viceroy 5
  • Hackberry Emperor 3
  • Northern Pearly-eye 2
  • Monarch 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 21
  • Long-tailed Skipper 1
  • Southern Cloudywing 10
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 6
  • Common Sootywing 1
  • Swarthy Skipper 1
  • Clouded Skipper 14
  • Least Skipper 4
  • Fiery Skipper 28
  • Northern Broken-Dash 1
  • Little Glassywing 12
  • Sachem 4

Long-tailed Skipper