Sighting for May 20, 2017

Elizabeth Golden

Hollywood
Broward County, FL

Butterflies seen in yard in late afternoon. Larger butterflies nectaring on firebush (Hamelia patens); Ruddy Daggerwing nectaring on black olive tree (Bucida buceras). Statira Sulphur identified by unmarked pale greenish-yellow wings below.

  • Polydamas Swallowtail 2
  • Giant Swallowtail 1
  • Orange-barred Sulphur 1
  • Statira Sulphur 1
  • Cassius Blue 2
  • Julia Heliconian 1
  • Zebra Heliconian 5
  • Ruddy Daggerwing 1
  • Monarch 2
  • Baracoa Skipper 1