Sighting for July 1, 2017

Ken Wilson with Ray Bruun

Peavine Rd up to 6850 feet elevation, Reno
Washoe County, NV

Sunny, 95 degrees at lower elevation. Behr’s Hairstreaks were seen in the hundreds. It wasn’t uncommon to see at least 10 to 15 on a single sulphur buckwheat plant. Mint was also a good nectar source.

  • Western Tiger Swallowtail
  • Two-tailed Swallowtail
  • Becker's White
  • Orange Sulphur
  • Tailed Copper
  • Blue Copper
  • Behr's Hairstreak
  • Sooty Hairstreak
  • Sylvan Hairstreak
  • Square-spotted Blue
  • Boisduval's Blue
  • Coronis Fritillary
  • Mylitta Crescent
  • Variable Checkerspot
  • 'Zephyr' Hoary Comma
  • California Tortoiseshell
  • American Lady
  • Painted Lady
  • Lorquin's Admiral
  • Common Wood-Nymph
  • Common Branded Skipper

Behr's Hairstreak

Blue Copper

Common Branded Skipper

Tailed Copper

Sooty Hairstreak

Lorquin's Admiral

Becker's White