Sighting for April 13, 2013

Rob Santry

Cline Gulch BLM, east of French Gulch
Shasta County, CA

Cline Gulch is near the old gold mining town of French Gulch in Shasta County. I saw a very early Common Roadside-Skipper nectaring on a violet along the road. This is an early record for this species in the State of California.

  • Anise Swallowtail 1
  • Two-tailed Swallowtail 1
  • Mustard White 12
  • Sara Orangetip 10
  • Brown Elfin 8
  • Boisduval's Blue 4
  • Acmon Blue 1
  • Mylitta Crescent 4
  • California Tortoiseshell 2
  • Mourning Cloak 2
  • Common Ringlet 12
  • Propertius Duskywing Abundant
  • Common Roadside-Skipper 1