Sighting for August 28, 2016

Jim Egbert

Roscoe Rd. Orange Beach,Co Rd 34 Summerdale,US Hwy, Bay Minette,Splinter Hill WMA,Perdido,Upper Delta WMA
Baldwin County, AL

1st full day in the field in months.The early start on Roscoe Rd,in the south end of the county,kept me ahead of thunder storm all day,and end the day in the dusky late afternoon trails of the Upper Delta WMA in the north.Long day,a lot of miles,and a long sighting list.
Long-tailed Skippers and Cloudless Sulphurs were common across the entire area, where Tiger Palamedes were most common in areas where Poe Pie flowers were present, each stop had its on community of butterflies arcs

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 5
  • Black Swallowtail 3
  • Giant Swallowtail 2
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail common
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 4
  • Palamedes Swallowtail common
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur common
  • Barred Yellow 9
  • Little Yellow common
  • Sleepy Orange common
  • Gray Hairstreak 3
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 3
  • Little Metalmark 7
  • Gulf Fritillary common
  • Variegated Fritillary 2
  • Pearl Crescent 5
  • Question Mark 3
  • Common Buckeye common
  • Red-spotted Purple common
  • Viceroy 3
  • Hackberry Emperor 7
  • Southern Pearly-eye 2
  • Carolina Satyr common
  • Georgia Satyr 3
  • Common Wood-Nymph 2
  • Monarch 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Long-tailed Skipper common
  • Horace's Duskywing 5
  • Common Checkered-Skipper common
  • Clouded Skipper common
  • Southern Skipperling 2
  • Fiery Skipper common
  • Crossline Skipper 1
  • Whirlabout 6
  • Southern Broken-Dash 2
  • Northern Broken-Dash 4
  • Byssus Skipper 2
  • Dun Skipper 2
  • Eufala Skipper 1
  • Twin-spot Skipper common
  • Ocola Skipper common