Sighting for December 27, 2016

Jim Egbert

Roscoe Rd. , Orange Beach
Baldwin County, AL

Partly Cloudly
Wind southerly
Winds 15 - 20
Temps lower 60s - upper 70s

The escaped Canola, Brassica napus, is providing wide spread nectar sources for our winter butterfly populations. Canola also gives us a nice splash of yellow along the roadside, and covers many of what would be barren fields.

  • Cloudless Sulphur 4
  • Sleepy Orange 1
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Monarch 5
  • Long-tailed Skipper 7

Long-tailed Skipper

Monarch