Sighting for May 19, 2017

Mark and Holly Salvato

North Key Largo
Monroe County, FL

With Linda Cooper, Linda Evans, Trudy Ferraro, Susan Farnsworth, and Dan Jones

Various locations on the northeastern side (state conservation lands) of Key Largo. Only reporting the butterflies that Holly and I observed. These are some of the preliminary numbers from the Key Largo NABA count.

  • Giant Swallowtail 1
  • Schaus' Swallowtail 9
  • Large Orange Sulphur 27
  • Cassius Blue 94
  • Gulf Fritillary 12
  • Julia Heliconian 28
  • Zebra Heliconian 7
  • Florida Purplewing 16
  • Monarch 1
  • Queen 1
  • Mangrove Skipper 5
  • Hammock Skipper 1
  • Florida Duskywing 1

Florida Purplewing

Florida Purplewing

Florida Purplewing

Schaus' Swallowtail