Sighting for February 27, 2018

Karl and Dorothy Legler

National Butterfly Center
Hidalgo County, TX

87 degrees and mostly sunny. Around 3 hours. Windy. 36 species. Butterflies are definitely picking up. 5 species of Crescents.

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 1
  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Giant Swallowtail 4
  • Checkered White 1
  • Southern Dogface 1
  • Lyside Sulphur 1
  • Little Yellow 7
  • Dainty Sulphur 3
  • Gray Hairstreak 4
  • Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak 1
  • Dusky-blue Groundstreak 2
  • Fatal Metalmark 1
  • American Snout 7
  • Gulf Fritillary 3
  • Texan Crescent common
  • Pale-banded Crescent 1
  • Chestnut Crescent 2
  • Vesta Crescent 2
  • Phaon Crescent common
  • American Lady 2
  • Red Admiral 9
  • Empress Leilia 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Queen 2
  • Brown Longtail 4
  • Funereal Duskywing 1
  • White Checkered-Skipper common
  • Tropical Checkered-Skipper common
  • Laviana White-Skipper 1
  • Common Streaky-Skipper 1
  • Common Sootywing 1
  • Clouded Skipper 2
  • Southern Skipperling 3
  • Fiery Skipper common
  • Sachem 3
  • Eufala Skipper 3

Empress Leilia

Common Streaky-Skipper

Checkered White