Sighting for March 6, 2018

David H. Bartholomew

Anza-Borrego Desert State Park
San Diego County, CA

Dry conditions, almost no flowers except some Desert Lavender bushes. Bob Gorman joined us on Tuesday, Ken Wilson came out Wednesday, and we managed 12 species over a two-day period. Tiny Checkerspot noticeably absent.

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Becker's White 1
  • Spring White 1
  • Sara Orangetip 6
  • Sleepy Orange 1
  • Bramble Hairstreak 2 or 3
  • Sonoran Blue 20
  • Silvery Blue 2
  • Wright's Metalmark 2
  • Mormon Metalmark 4
  • California Patch 12
  • Tiny Checkerspot 0
  • White Checkered-Skipper 1

Silvery Blue

California Patch

Becker's White

Bramble Hairstreak

Wright's Metalmark

Spring White

Spring White

Mormon Metalmark

Sonoran Blue

Sonoran Blue