Sighting for June 6, 2017

William D. Beck

Highway 260 mp384 nr Greer, Apache National Forest
Apache County, AZ

Got out just a couple hours late afternoon before a thunderstorm rolled in. The Ponderosa pine, fir, and aspen with wet meadows with flowers is glorious right now! Patches of irises are particularly draws.

  • Western Tiger Swallowtail
  • Dainty Sulphur
  • Western Pine Elfin
  • Thicket Hairstreak
  • Spring Azure
  • Arrowhead Blue
  • Silvery Blue
  • Acmon Blue
  • Satyr Comma
  • Mourning Cloak
  • Milbert's Tortoiseshell
  • Painted Lady
  • Common Ringlet
  • Mexican Cloudywing
  • Morrison's Skipper
  • Common Branded Skipper
  • Tawny-edged Skipper

Common Ringlet

Western Tiger Swallowtail

Western Pine Elfin

Common Branded Skipper

Thicket Hairstreak

Tawny-edged Skipper

Silvery Blue

Morrison's Skipper

Milbert's Tortoiseshell

Mexican Cloudywing

Arrowhead Blue