Sighting for November 3, 2018

Linda Cooper

National Butterfly Center & McAllen Nature Center
Hidalgo County, TX

This is a combined list with brief visits to both locations for a total of 3 hours. Hermit Skippers were at both locations. 65-83 degrees, partly cloudy to sunny, strong south winds. LCooper

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 5
  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Giant Swallowtail 3
  • Southern Dogface 4
  • Cloudless Sulphur 3
  • Large Orange Sulphur common
  • Lyside Sulphur common
  • Tailed Orange 3
  • Little Yellow 3
  • Sleepy Orange 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 3
  • Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak 2
  • Western Pygmy-Blue 2
  • Ceraunus Blue 2
  • Fatal Metalmark 2
  • Rounded Metalmark 1
  • Red-bordered Metalmark 6
  • American Snout abundant
  • Gulf Fritillary 5
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Mexican Fritillary 1
  • Bordered Patch common
  • Definite Patch 1
  • Elada Crescent 2
  • Vesta Crescent 4
  • Phaon Crescent 6
  • White Peacock 2
  • Common Mestra 2
  • Tropical Leafwing 1
  • Tawny Emperor common
  • Carolina Satyr 4
  • Monarch 20
  • Queen abundant
  • Soldier 2
  • Long-tailed Skipper 1
  • Brown Longtail 10
  • Sickle-winged Skipper 2
  • Hermit Skipper 2
  • White-patched Skipper 1
  • Mournful Duskywing 1
  • Funereal Duskywing 1
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 4
  • Laviana White-Skipper 2
  • Fawn-spotted Skipper 8
  • Clouded Skipper common
  • Fiery Skipper common
  • Whirlabout 6
  • Southern Broken-Dash 1
  • Common Mellana 4
  • Celia's Roadside-Skipper 1
  • Eufala Skipper 3

Definite Patch

Definite Patch

Variegated Fritillary

Hermit Skipper

Hermit Skipper

Hermit Skipper

Definite Patch

Monarch