Sighting for June 27, 2017

Ronald Hedden

Sleepy Grass picnic area, near Cloudcroft, NM
Otero County, NM

Trail from picnic area to campground.

Variable Checkerspots shown are “Sacramento Mountain” sub-species (Euphydryas anicia cloudcrofti, imperiled).

  • Two-tailed Swallowtail 1
  • Checkered White common
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 5
  • Southern Dogface 1
  • Dainty Sulphur 6
  • Acmon Blue 2
  • Variegated Fritillary 4
  • Atlantis Fritillary 3
  • Field Crescent 1
  • Variable Checkerspot 3
  • Milbert's Tortoiseshell 3
  • Painted Lady abundant
  • West Coast Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Mexican Cloudywing 1
  • Common Checkered-Skipper common
  • Four-spotted Skipperling 1
  • Tawny-edged Skipper abundant

Variable Checkerspot

Acmon Blue

Variable Checkerspot

Variable Checkerspot

Common Checkered-Skipper

Variegated Fritillary

Field Crescent

Southern Dogface

Variable Checkerspot

Four-spotted Skipperling