Sighting for March 7, 2019

Karl and Dorothy Legler

National Butterfly Center
Hidalgo County, TX

Couple of days ago we had temperatures in the low 30’s. But butterflies were still nice today, 79 degrees. 39 species and undoubtedly there were species we missed.
Afternoon. Partly sunny. Wind moderate.

  • Black Swallowtail 3
  • Giant Swallowtail 1
  • Checkered White common
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Southern Dogface 4
  • Large Orange Sulphur 1
  • Lyside Sulphur 1
  • Little Yellow 3
  • Dainty Sulphur 4
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak 1
  • Dusky-blue Groundstreak 3
  • Fatal Metalmark 1
  • Red-bordered Pixie 4
  • American Snout 1
  • Theona Checkerspot 1
  • Bordered Patch 9
  • Vesta Crescent 3
  • Phaon Crescent common
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Mexican Bluewing 1
  • Carolina Satyr 3
  • Queen 1
  • Brown Longtail 1
  • Funereal Duskywing 1
  • White Checkered-Skipper 2
  • Tropical Checkered-Skipper common
  • Laviana White-Skipper 4
  • Common Streaky-Skipper 1
  • Fawn-spotted Skipper 1
  • Double-dotted Skipper 1
  • Southern Skipperling 4
  • Fiery Skipper common
  • Whirlabout 2
  • Southern Broken-Dash 1
  • Sachem 4
  • Common Mellana 3
  • Nysa Roadside-Skipper 1
  • Eufala Skipper 3

Bordered Patch

Common Streaky-Skipper

Theona Checkerspot

Nysa Roadside-Skipper

Double-dotted Skipper

Southern Broken-Dash