Sighting for December 28, 2020

Roy Cohutta

Chickasawhatchee WMA, 7 Bridges Road Area
Dougherty County, GA

Cultivated area planted with field mustard.
31.470174, -84.376487
Full sun. 16-18C.
Wind westerly 3 MPH gusting to 5.
We have had several light frosts, and recently a nightly low of -3.8C/25F.
13:22 - 14:50 = 1 hour, 28 minutes.
Mated pair of Queen butterflies perched up in a tree next to mustard field. (photo).
Many Queen butterflies remain, but in much reduced numbers from previous recent visits. Some Queen looked worn, and some looked fresh.

  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Little Yellow 1
  • Sleepy Orange 2
  • Queen common

Cloudless Sulphur

Sleepy Orange

Little Yellow