Sighting for October 25, 2015

John Lampkin

Balm Preserve
Hillsborough County, FL

Note: NOT Balm-Boyette Preserve
11:30 - 12 86 sun & clouds, with Jane Lampkin
Quick peek into a little-known preserve.
Remarkable today for the superabundant Peacocks and Mangrove Buckeyes found ~6 miles from nearest mangrove.

  • Palamedes Swallowtail 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Barred Yellow 2
  • Sleepy Orange 2
  • Gulf Fritillary 1
  • Phaon Crescent 2
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Mangrove Buckeye 2
  • White Peacock superabundant
  • Carolina Satyr 2
  • Dorantes Longtail 18
  • Tropical Checkered-Skipper 1