Sighting for October 21, 2016

Linda Cooper

Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park
Okeechobee County, FL

The butterfly season is winding down. A lot of time spent mostly in Kilpatrick Hammock looking for Three-spotted Skippers. 10:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Temperature: 78*- 87*; Mostly sunny all day but very windy. Nectar: Pickerelweed, liatris & carphephorus. BCooper, LCooper.

  • Black Swallowtail 6
  • Little Yellow 6
  • Gulf Fritillary 2
  • Zebra Heliconian 4
  • Phaon Crescent 1
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • White Peacock 7
  • Viceroy 1
  • Carolina Satyr 35
  • Georgia Satyr 2
  • Queen 4
  • Long-tailed Skipper 2
  • Tropical Checkered-Skipper 6
  • Swarthy Skipper 1
  • Three-spotted Skipper 3
  • Southern Skipperling 1
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Whirlabout 1
  • Twin-spot Skipper 1
  • Ocola Skipper 29

Three-spotted Skipper