Sighting for November 24, 2015

Ron Smith

Fort De Soto Park
Pinellas County, FL

While trying to re-locate R.Harrod’s Mallow Scrub-Hairstreaks from the previous day I lucked into a Hammock Skipper, Pinellas’ second-ever record and second one at the park this year! The first was in January. Today’s was nectaring on sleepy morning (Waitheria indica).

  • Cloudless Sulphur 2
  • Barred Yellow 12
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Pygmy-Blue 2
  • Cassius Blue 12
  • Ceraunus Blue 9
  • Gulf Fritillary 22
  • Zebra Heliconian 1
  • Phaon Crescent 15
  • Common Buckeye 8
  • Mangrove Buckeye 1
  • White Peacock 42
  • Monarch 7
  • Mangrove Skipper 1
  • Hammock Skipper 1 (rarity)
  • Long-tailed Skipper 2
  • Dorantes Longtail 2
  • White Checkered-Skipper 4
  • Fiery Skipper 6
  • Obscure Skipper 1

Cloudless Sulphur

Mangrove Skipper

Hammock Skipper