Sighting for May 15, 2018

Rob Santry

Illinois River Road
Josephine County, OR

Worked the road on a nice sunny day. Well, it started out sunny but by the end of the day it was raining. One noteworthy sighting is the 16 Bramble Hairstreaks I saw today. That was the most I’ve seen anywhere in one day!

  • Anise Swallowtail 8
  • Indra Swallowtail 6
  • Western Tiger Swallowtail 7
  • Pale Swallowtail 5
  • Mustard White 5
  • Bramble Hairstreak 16
  • Moss' Elfin 2
  • Western Pine Elfin 2
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Spring Azure 24
  • Dotted Blue 8
  • Acmon Blue 2
  • Northern Checkerspot 70
  • Field Crescent 4
  • Variable Checkerspot 20
  • California Tortoiseshell 6
  • Mourning Cloak 3
  • Lorquin's Admiral 2
  • Common Ringlet 24
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 15
  • Propertius Duskywing 24
  • Two-banded Checkered-Skipper 2
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 1

Bramble Hairstreak

Northern Checkerspot