Sighting for June 8, 2013

Orange County Chapter of N.A.B.A.

South Fork Santa Ana River near South Fork Campground and along road to Seven Oaks Resort area, San Bernardino Mtns., San Bernardino Co., California..Elevation: 5000 to 6500’
Orange County, CA

Species Identified by Lee A. Shoemaker and Larry Shaw:
Conditions: Sunny, warm, very few wildflowers or shrubs in bloom, very dry year, most of butterflies observed below were seen primarily in shady riparian habitats near a running stream or other damp water source.

  • Western Tiger Swallowtail
  • Pale Swallowtail
  • California Dogface
  • Brown Elfin
  • Western Tailed-Blue
  • Boisduval's Blue
  • Coronis Fritillary
  • Mylitta Crescent
  • Edith's Checkerspot
  • Satyr Comma
  • Mourning Cloak
  • West Coast Lady
  • California Sister
  • Silver-spotted Skipper
  • Propertius Duskywing
  • Funereal Duskywing
  • Common Checkered-Skipper
  • Northern White-Skipper
  • Sonoran Skipper