Sighting for April 8, 2017

Melanie Weiss

Daggerwing Nature Center, Boca Raton
Palm Beach County, FL

The temperature had been quite cool the night before. I arrived mid-morning with a temperature of around 75 degrees and a light breeze. Although I saw no Atala flying, there were many caterpillars on the coontie. Also present were Zebra Heliconian, Monarch and Gulf Fritillary caterpillars.

  • Great Southern White 12
  • Dainty Sulphur 3
  • Gulf Fritillary 2
  • Zebra Heliconian 28
  • Red Admiral 1
  • White Peacock 2
  • Ruddy Daggerwing 18
  • Monarch 12
  • Horace's Duskywing 1

Dainty Sulphur

Horace's Duskywing

Ruddy Daggerwing