Sighting for April 1, 2017

Linda Cooper

Bull Creek WMA
Osceola County, FL

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.; 73-91 degrees; light breeze; low humidity; mostly clear skies. Area VERY DRY! DCutler, MCutler, SFarnsworth, EPerry, NPrine, RWarner, LCooper. Only nectar sources were thistles & fleabane. A super day for so early in season.

  • Zebra Swallowtail 34
  • Black Swallowtail 15
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 12
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 6
  • Palamedes Swallowtail 121
  • Great Southern White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 3
  • Barred Yellow 3
  • Little Yellow 6
  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 2
  • Ceraunus Blue 4
  • Little Metalmark 22
  • Gulf Fritillary 1
  • Phaon Crescent 11
  • Pearl Crescent 37
  • Common Buckeye 5
  • White Peacock 13
  • Viceroy 2
  • Carolina Satyr 10
  • Georgia Satyr 3
  • Monarch 1
  • Queen 8
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Long-tailed Skipper 1
  • Northern Cloudywing 27
  • Confused Cloudywing 1
  • Zarucco Duskywing 3
  • Swarthy Skipper 23
  • Clouded Skipper 1
  • Fiery Skipper 7
  • Dotted Skipper 7
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 16
  • Whirlabout 155
  • Southern Broken-Dash 6
  • Sachem 1
  • Arogos Skipper 19
  • Delaware Skipper 23
  • Aaron's Skipper 3
  • Palmetto Skipper 51
  • Palatka Skipper 5
  • Monk Skipper 6
  • Eufala Skipper 1
  • Twin-spot Skipper 108
  • Ocola Skipper 1

Palmetto Skipper

Dotted Skipper

Aaron's Skipper

Dotted Skipper

Aaron's Skipper

Palmetto Skipper

Palamedes Swallowtail, Spicebush Swallowtail

Monk Skipper

nectaring skipper spp.

Whirlabout

Arogos Skipper