Sighting for June 9, 2019

Ken Wilson with Bob Gorman & Diane Broduer

Big Bear Lake area
San Bernardino County, CA

A 2 day report. Sunny & low to mid 70s. Elevation was 7000+ feet. This area like most of California & Arizona is running about a month late. Many spring species were seen versus some that are normally seen the 1st week of June from previous years. Several no ID small whites observed. Thought to be a marble species. One no ID duskywing with white band.

  • Old World Swallowtail
  • Western Tiger Swallowtail
  • Pale Swallowtail
  • Checkered White
  • Sara Orangetip
  • Orange Sulphur
  • Dainty Sulphur
  • Great Purple Hairstreak
  • Brown Elfin
  • Western Pine Elfin
  • Juniper Hairstreak
  • Gray Hairstreak
  • Western Pygmy-Blue
  • Marine Blue
  • Boisduval's Blue
  • Acmon Blue
  • Edith's Checkerspot
  • Hoary Comma
  • California Tortoiseshell
  • Mourning Cloak
  • Painted Lady
  • Common Buckeye
  • Monarch
  • Propertius Duskywing
  • Common Checkered-Skipper
  • Northern White-Skipper
  • Common Branded Skipper

Edith's Checkerspot

Gray Hairstreak

Juniper Hairstreak

Marine Blue

Western Pine Elfin

Northern White-Skipper

California Tortoiseshell