Sighting for May 28, 2017

Tom Palmer

Green Swamp East
Polk County, FL

Despite ample nectar sources (Capeweed, Nuttall’s thistle, Bidens, Pluchea, etc), numbers remain lower that previous years for this season. Scouting for NABA count next weekend.

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Checkered White 8
  • Little Yellow 3
  • Dainty Sulphur 67
  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • Gulf Fritillary 1
  • Zebra Heliconian 2
  • Phaon Crescent 2
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • White Peacock 3
  • Viceroy 5
  • Carolina Satyr 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Fiery Skipper 2
  • Whirlabout 2

Dainty Sulphur

Checkered White