Sighting for April 26, 2017

William D. Beck

Withlacoochee State Forest nr Brooksville
Hernando County, FL

Had to go back and take another look at the Sparkleberry bushes. Glad I did, as seven species of hairstreaks today makes for a great day!

  • Spicebush Swallowtail
  • Cloudless Sulphur
  • Great Purple Hairstreak
  • Banded Hairstreak
  • Striped Hairstreak
  • Oak Hairstreak
  • Juniper Hairstreak
  • White M Hairstreak
  • Red-banded Hairstreak
  • American Snout
  • Gulf Fritillary
  • Common Buckeye
  • Red-spotted Purple
  • Tawny Emperor
  • Monarch
  • Long-tailed Skipper
  • Horace's Duskywing

Red-spotted Purple

Red-banded Hairstreak

Long-tailed Skipper

Striped Hairstreak

White M Hairstreak