Sighting for November 6, 2019

Karl and Dorothy Legler

Falcon State Park
Starr County, TX

90 degrees and sunny. The butterfly garden had butterflies but the rest of the park had almost no butterflies because of drought. The butterfly garden is watered. This Gray Hairstreak has lost his false head at the rear of the hindwing. We found 29 species.

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 2
  • Giant Swallowtail 1
  • Southern Dogface 3
  • Cloudless Sulphur 8
  • Large Orange Sulphur 2
  • Lyside Sulphur 20
  • Little Yellow 6
  • Sleepy Orange 7
  • Dainty Sulphur 3
  • Gray Hairstreak 9
  • Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak 3
  • Ceraunus Blue 13
  • American Snout 6
  • Gulf Fritillary 2
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Elada Crescent 4
  • Phaon Crescent 2
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Monarch 4
  • Queen common
  • Texas Powdered-Skipper 1
  • White-patched Skipper 9
  • Funereal Duskywing 5
  • White Checkered-Skipper 3
  • Turk's-cap White-Skipper 1
  • Fiery Skipper common
  • Sachem common
  • Eufala Skipper 3

Gray Hairstreak