Sighting for October 9, 2016

Edward Perry IV

McLarty Treasure Museum on Sebastian Inlet State Park
Indian River County, FL

Sightings made while cleaning up debris from Hurricane Matthew. Major nectar source in the area is Frostweed, Verbesina virginica. This is the time of the year I will usually see a soldier or two on the barrier island, but not this day.

  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Statira Sulphur 1
  • Barred Yellow 5
  • Ceraunus Blue 3
  • Gulf Fritillary 2
  • Julia Heliconian 1
  • Zebra Heliconian 3
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • White Peacock 3
  • Mangrove Skipper 1
  • Long-tailed Skipper 1
  • Ocola Skipper 1

Julia Heliconian

Zebra Heliconian

Julia Heliconian

Julia Heliconian

Julia Heliconian

Ocola Skipper