Sighting for March 23, 2013

Rob Santry

Plum Canyon in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park
San Diego County, CA

A three hour survey of Plum Canyon. Temps were cool and mild at 70 degrees warming to almost 80. There were more California Patches out today than the three previous trips combined!
The Juniper Hairstreak is of the type ‘Loki’ Juniper Hairstreak.

  • Black Swallowtail 5
  • Western Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Becker's White 1
  • Sara Orangetip 1
  • Dainty Sulphur 5
  • Great Purple Hairstreak 1
  • Bramble Hairstreak 4
  • Juniper Hairstreak 4
  • Sonoran Blue 1
  • Silvery Blue Common
  • Wright's Metalmark 2
  • Mormon Metalmark 1
  • California Patch Common
  • Tiny Checkerspot 6
  • Variable Checkerspot 1
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Queen 1
  • Funereal Duskywing 4
  • White Checkered-Skipper 1

Juniper Hairstreak

Tiny Checkerspot

California Patch