Sighting for June 3, 2016

Laurel Rhodes

The Celery Fields in Sarasota FL
Sarasota County, FL

Kickoff of monthly survey of The Celery Fields butterflies. Full sun, 90F, 1 1/2 hours. Abundant nectar sources on hilltop and hillsides.

  • Black Swallowtail 4
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Great Southern White 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 2
  • Barred Yellow 4
  • Sleepy Orange 1
  • Dainty Sulphur 150+
  • Ceraunus Blue 12
  • Gulf Fritillary 2
  • Phaon Crescent 2
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • White Peacock 6
  • Viceroy 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Queen 13
  • White Checkered-Skipper 3
  • Tropical Checkered-Skipper 2
  • Least Skipper 3
  • Southern Skipperling 2
  • Fiery Skipper 13
  • Whirlabout 2
  • Delaware Skipper 2
  • Monk Skipper 1
  • Eufala Skipper 1