Sighting for April 15, 2017

Linda Cooper

Bull Creek WMA
Osceola County, FL

9:45 - 4:15; weather- 74 - 84 degrees, winds 10 - 17, partly cloudy all day. SFarnsworth, LRhodes, DRhodes, NPrine, LCooper. Thistles main nectar source but fading fast. Many roadside Daisy Fleabanes also blooming. Small patch pickerelweed in dry swale.

  • Zebra Swallowtail 9
  • Black Swallowtail 4
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Palamedes Swallowtail 40
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Little Yellow 6
  • Dainty Sulphur 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 3
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 2
  • Little Metalmark 15
  • Phaon Crescent 5
  • Pearl Crescent 7
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • White Peacock 10
  • Carolina Satyr 4
  • Georgia Satyr 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Queen 5
  • Northern Cloudywing 9
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Zarucco Duskywing 3
  • Swarthy Skipper 9
  • Clouded Skipper 1
  • Fiery Skipper 5
  • Dotted Skipper 1
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 13
  • Whirlabout 160
  • Southern Broken-Dash 14
  • Arogos Skipper 21
  • Delaware Skipper 22
  • Aaron's Skipper 2
  • Palmetto Skipper 24
  • Monk Skipper 3
  • Dusted Skipper 14
  • Twin-spot Skipper 85

Dusted Skipper, Twin-spot Skipper

skipper nectar party

Dotted Skipper

Black Swallowtail

Monk Skipper

Dusted Skipper

Dusted Skipper, Delaware Skipper

Arogos Skipper, Swarthy Skipper