Sighting for April 26, 2017

Linda Cooper

Triple N Ranch WMA
Osceola County, FL

9:15 - 4:45; weather- 68-88 degrees; a.m. partly cloudy, p.m. mostly sunny; VERY DRY & most thistles past bloom. Nectar: Nuttall’s Thistle mostly, Daisy Fleabane, Spanish Needles, Saw Palmetto, Lantana in one area only. DCutler, MCutler, SFarnsworth, EPerry, RWarner, LCooper. Area open during hunting season to vehicles; vehicle access is by permit only other times.

  • Zebra Swallowtail 28
  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 4
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Palamedes Swallowtail 12
  • Great Southern White 4
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Little Yellow 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 3
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 11
  • Ceraunus Blue 2
  • Little Metalmark 5
  • Gulf Fritillary 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Phaon Crescent 3
  • Pearl Crescent 12
  • Common Buckeye 7
  • White Peacock 5
  • Carolina Satyr 18
  • Georgia Satyr 2
  • Monarch 3
  • Queen 1
  • Northern Cloudywing 6
  • Zarucco Duskywing 2
  • Swarthy Skipper 2
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 9
  • Whirlabout 35
  • Southern Broken-Dash 7
  • Arogos Skipper 1
  • Palmetto Skipper 5
  • Monk Skipper 1
  • Dusted Skipper 35
  • Twin-spot Skipper 16

Arogos Skipper

Dusted Skipper, Whirlabout

Dusted Skipper

Dusted Skipper

Palmetto Skipper