Sighting for March 31, 2019

David H. Bartholomew

Anza-Borrego Desert State Park
San Diego County, CA

Cool and Plum Canyons, with Ken Wilson and Bob Gorman. Thousands of migrating Painted Ladies dominated the landscape, making it difficult to differentiate the few other butterflies of similar size.

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Becker's White 1
  • Spring White 1
  • Checkered White
  • Sara Orangetip
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Sleepy Orange 1
  • Dainty Sulphur
  • Marine Blue
  • Ceraunus Blue
  • Sonoran Blue
  • Wright's Metalmark
  • Mormon Metalmark
  • California Patch
  • Sagebrush Checkerspot
  • Variable Checkerspot
  • Painted Lady superabundant
  • Funereal Duskywing
  • White Checkered-Skipper 5
  • Orange Skipperling 1

Wright's Metalmark

Wright's Metalmark

Ceraunus Blue

Mormon Metalmark

Sonoran Blue

Spring White

Sleepy Orange

White Checkered-Skipper

Painted Lady

Variable Checkerspot

Becker's White