Wonderful White Peacock 2

We saw lots of butterflies when we visited the Captain Forster Hammock Preserve on 4/13/2019 including this white peacock butterfly (Anartia jatrophae) nectaring on common beggarticks (Bidens alba), as were an abundance of julia butterflies. Common beggarticks is a preferred nectar…

An Abundance of Julia

Julia butterflies (Dryas iulia) were amazingly abundant at the Captain Forster Hammock Preserve when we visited there on 4-12-2019.  Near to the parking lot, they were sipping nectar from snow squarestem (Melanthera nivea) shown above. Nearer to Highway A1A, these…

Pretty (White) Peacock

Donna Winter (Class of 2016) shared this great closeup of a white peacock butterfly (Anartia jatropha) that she saw at the Toni Robinson Waterfront Trail (TRWT).  This beautiful butterfly is present throughout the year and tends to fly low to…