Sighting for December 21, 2015

Ron Smith

Fort De Soto Park
Pinellas County, FL

Temps reached 76-77 today. Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak still flying, this time near the Gulf Pier. A good count of Great Southerns, though the 3 fresh ones wouldn’t pose long.

  • Great Southern White 4
  • Cloudless Sulphur 4
  • Barred Yellow 22
  • Dainty Sulphur 2
  • Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Pygmy-Blue 1
  • Cassius Blue 3
  • Ceraunus Blue 5
  • Gulf Fritillary 5
  • Phaon Crescent 8
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • Mangrove Buckeye 1
  • White Peacock 19
  • Monarch 1
  • Mangrove Skipper 6
  • Dorantes Longtail 1
  • Three-spotted Skipper 3
  • Southern Skipperling 3
  • Fiery Skipper 4
  • Obscure Skipper 7

Southern Skipperling

Obscure Skipper

Mangrove Skipper

Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak

Great Southern White

Cloudless Sulphur