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Skipper Butterflies

Skippers are small to medium size butterflies characterized by fast, erratic fight. Skippers have short, hairy bodies and small wings. More than 3,000 species of Skippers exist around the world.

Shown here are a few quick favorites and some recent butterfly sightings.

We'll get more posted from our archives shortly ... so visit again soon.

Fiery Skipper details
Fiery Skipper Butterfly
Funereal Duskywing details
Funereal Duskywing
Golden-banded Skipper
Golden-banded Skipper Butterfly
Guava Skipper details
Guava Skipper Butterfly
Horace's Duskywing details
Horace's Duskywing
Lavinia White Skipper details
Lavinia White Skipper Butterfly
Long-tailed Skipper details
Long-tailed Skipper Butterfly
Mangrove Skipper
Mangrove Skipper Butterfly
Sickle-winged Skipper
Sickle-winged Skipper Butterfly
Silver-spotted Skipper details
Silver-spotted Skipper Butterfly
Texas Powdered Skipper details
Texas Powdered Skipper Butterfly
Two-barred Flasher details
Two-barred Flasher Skipper Butterfly
White-patched Skipper
White-patched Skipper Butterfly
White-striped Longtail Skipper details
White-striped Longtail Skipper Butterfly