BIRDS AND BUTTERFLIES IN THE THICKET THIS WEEK… NOV. 11 – NOV. 19

This past week, some great birds were sighted by Dave Pollock, Joe Scott, Amy Farrel, Mike Kirkpatrick, Al and Merilyn Abbott, B. Collins, Ron Bruce and Carolyn Brown:
Couchs Kingbird
Cooper’s Hawk
Golden-fronted Woodpecker
Buff-bellied Hummingbird
Vermilion Flycatcher
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Brown Thrasher
Snowy Egret
Green Kingfisher
Great Egret
Blue Headed Vireo
Anhinga
Black-throated Green Warbler
Black and White Warbler
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Pied-billed Grebe
Clay Colored Robin
Yellow-throated Warbler
White Tipped Dove
White Eyed Vireo
Black Crowned Night Heron
Black Crested Titmouse
American Robin
Northern Cardinal
Tropical Parula
Northern Beardless Tyrannulet
Great Kiskadee
Chachalaca
Black-throated Gray Warbler
Black-throated Green Warbler
Orange-crowned Warbler
Common Yellowthroat Warbler
Wilson’s Warbler
Blue-gray gnatcatcher
Northern Mockingbird

Mike Rickard posted a substantial list of butterflies during the same period.
Pipevine Swallowtail (Battus philenor)
Giant Swallowtail (Papilio cresphontes)
Great Southern White (Ascia monuste)
Southern Dogface (Zerene cesonia)
Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme)
Large Orange Sulphur (Phoebis agarithe)
Lyside Sulphur (Kricogonia lyside)
Tailed Orange (Pyrisitia proterpia)
Little Yellow (Pyrisitia lisa)
Mimosa Yellow (Pyrisitia nise)
Sleepy Orange (Abaeis nicippe)
Dainty Sulphur (Nathalis iole)
Gray Hairstreak (Strymon melinus)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (Strymon istapa)
Clytie Ministreak (Ministrymon clytie)
Western Pygmy-Blue (Brephidium exile)
Ceraunus Blue (Hemiargus ceraunus)
Fatal Metalmark (Calephelis nemesis)
Rounded Metalmark (Calephelis perditalis)
Red-bordered Metalmark (Caria ino)
American Snout (Libytheana carinenta)
Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae)
Variegated Fritillary (Euptoieta claudia)
Theona Checkerspot (Chlosyne theona)
Elada Checkerspot (Texola elada)
Phaon Crescent (Phyciodes phaon)
Vesta Crescent (Phyciodes graphica)
Buckeye (Junonia coenia )
Tropical Buckeye (Junonia evarete )
American Lady (Vanessa virginiensis)
Painted Lady (Vanessa cardui)
Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta)
White Peacock (Anartia jatrophae)
Malachite (Siproeta stelenes)
Tawny Emperor (Asterocampa clyton)
Queen (Danaus gilippus)
Monarch (Danaus plexippus)
Long-tailed Skipper (Urbanus proteus)
Brown Longtail (Urbanus procne)
Sickle-winged Skipper (Eantis tamenund)
Mournful Duskywing (Erynnis tristis)
Funereal Duskywing (Erynnis funeralis)
White Checkered-Skipper (Pyrgus albescens)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (Pyrgus oileus)
Laviana White-Skipper (Heliopetes laviana)
Turk’s-cap White-Skipper (Heliopetes macaira)
Julia’s Skipper (Nastra julia)
Fawn-spotted Skipper (Cymaenes trebius)
Clouded Skipper (Lerema accius)
Southern Skipperling (Copaeodes minima)
Fiery Skipper (Hylephila phyleus)
Whirlabout (Polites vibex)
Southern Broken-Dash (Wallengrenia otho)
Common Mellana (Quasimellana eulogius)
Celia’s Roadside-Skipper (Amblyscirtes celia)
Eufala Skipper (Lerodea eufala)
Brazilian Skipper (Calpodes ethlius)
Ocola Skipper (Panoquina ocola) Pipevine Swallowtail (Battus philenor)
Giant Swallowtail (Papilio cresphontes)
Great Southern White (Ascia monuste)
Checkered White (Pontia protodice)
Southern Dogface (Zerene cesonia)
Large Orange Sulphur (Phoebis agarithe)
Lyside Sulphur (Kricogonia lyside)
Little Yellow (Pyrisitia lisa)
Mimosa Yellow (Pyrisitia nise)
Dainty Sulphur (Nathalis iole)
Silver-banded Hairstreak (Chlorostrymon simaethis)
Gray Hairstreak (Strymon melinus)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (Strymon istapa)
Dusky-blue Groundstreak (Calycopis isobeon)
Western Pygmy-Blue (Brephidium exile)
Cassius Blue (Leptotes cassius)
Ceraunus Blue (Hemiargus ceraunus)
Fatal Metalmark (Calephelis nemesis)
Rounded Metalmark (Calephelis perditalis)
Red-bordered Metalmark (Caria ino)
American Snout (Libytheana carinenta)
Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae)
Theona Checkerspot (Chlosyne theona)
Bordered Patch (Chlosyne lacinia)
American Lady (Vanessa virginiensis)
Painted Lady (Vanessa cardui)
Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta)
Common Buckeye (Junonia coenia)
Tropical Buckeye (Junonia evarete )
White Peacock (Anartia jatrophae)
Tawny Emperor (Asterocampa clyton)
Queen (Danaus gilippus)
Monarch (Danaus plexippus)
Guava Skipper (Phocides polybius)
White-striped Longtail (Chioides albofasciatus)
Brown Longtail (Urbanus procne)
Mazans Scallopwing (Staphylus mazans)
Sickle-winged Skipper (Eantis tamenund)
White-patched Skipper (Chiomara georgina)
Mournful Duskywing (Erynnis tristis)
Funereal Duskywing (Erynnis funeralis)
Horace’s Duskywing (Erynnis horatius)
White Checkered-Skipper (Pyrgus albescens)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (Pyrgus oileus)
Laviana White-Skipper (Heliopetes laviana)
Julia’s Skipper (Nastra julia)
Clouded Skipper (Lerema accius)
Southern Skipperling (Copaeodes minima)
Fiery Skipper (Hylephila phyleus)
Whirlabout (Polites vibex)
Southern Broken-Dash (Wallengrenia otho)
Sachem (Atalopedes campestris)
Common Mellana (Quasimellana eulogius)
Eufala Skipper (Lerodea eufala)
Ocola Skipper (Panoquina ocola)

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