Sighting for May 4, 2017

Laurel Rhodes

Scherer-Thaxton Preserve
Sarasota County, FL

With Karen Finch (photos), Jean Evoy, Bill Evoy, Dusty Rhodes. Very dry conditions. 84F, winds 10-15 kts. Key nectar: Thistle, Spanish Needles, Frogfruit, Mock Bishop’s Weed.

  • Black Swallowtail 13
  • Great Southern White 1
  • Dainty Sulphur 21
  • Ceraunus Blue 12
  • Little Metalmark 14
  • Gulf Fritillary 3
  • Phaon Crescent 12
  • Pearl Crescent 18
  • Common Buckeye 6
  • White Peacock 18
  • Viceroy 3
  • Dorantes Longtail 1
  • Zarucco Duskywing 1
  • Tropical Checkered-Skipper 1
  • Southern Skipperling 3
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Whirlabout 3
  • Delaware Skipper 1
  • Palmetto Skipper 1
  • Twin-spot Skipper 8

Twin-spot Skipper

Little Metalmark

Viceroy