Sighting for July 4, 2014

Daniel Jones

Yturria Brush tract of Lower Rio Grande NWR
Hidalgo County, TX

Most of butterflies were seen in low wet depression where water collects about .8 miles north on trail.

  • Giant Swallowtail 8
  • Southern Dogface 3
  • Large Orange Sulphur 3
  • Lyside Sulphur 50
  • Tailed Orange 5
  • Dainty Sulphur 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 3
  • Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak 1
  • Western Pygmy-Blue 2
  • Reakirt's Blue 1
  • American Snout 1
  • Gulf Fritillary 5
  • Theona Checkerspot 1
  • Vesta Crescent 8
  • Common Mestra 5
  • Empress Leilia 15
  • Queen 2
  • Two-barred Flasher 1
  • Coyote Cloudywing 1
  • Texas Powdered-Skipper 3
  • Sickle-winged Skipper 2
  • Brown-banded Skipper 2
  • White-patched Skipper 1
  • Desert Checkered-Skipper 6
  • Laviana White-Skipper 1
  • Turk's-cap White-Skipper 1
  • Clouded Skipper 1

Texas Powdered-Skipper

White-patched Skipper

Brown-banded Skipper

Coyote Cloudywing

Two-barred Flasher

Sickle-winged Skipper