Sighting for November 8, 2014

Linda Cooper

NBC gardens, Yturria Brush Tract, Estero Llano Grande SP, Santa Ana NWR
Hidalgo County, TX

These are sightings for Nov 8-11. Cold weather shut down butterflies for a few days beginning Nov 12. Common Bluevent, found by Frank Model, was photographed by many for several days at Estero.

  • Pipevine Swallowtail
  • Giant Swallowtail
  • Checkered White 1
  • Great Southern White 1
  • Southern Dogface
  • Cloudless Sulphur
  • Large Orange Sulphur
  • Lyside Sulphur
  • Tailed Orange
  • Little Yellow
  • Sleepy Orange
  • Dainty Sulphur
  • Silver-banded Hairstreak
  • Gray Hairstreak
  • Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak
  • Lantana Scrub-Hairstreak
  • Dusky-blue Groundstreak
  • Western Pygmy-Blue
  • Ceraunus Blue
  • Reakirt's Blue 1
  • Fatal Metalmark
  • Red-bordered Metalmark
  • Red-bordered Pixie
  • American Snout
  • Gulf Fritillary
  • Julia Heliconian 1
  • Zebra Heliconian
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Bordered Patch
  • Elada Crescent
  • Vesta Crescent common
  • Phaon Crescent common
  • Pearl Crescent
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady
  • Painted Lady
  • Red Admiral
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • White Peacock common
  • Common Mestra
  • Tropical Leafwing 1
  • Empress Leilia
  • Tawny Emperor common
  • Carolina Satyr 1
  • Monarch
  • Queen common
  • Soldier
  • Guava Skipper 2
  • White-striped Longtail 1
  • Zilpa Longtail 2
  • Long-tailed Skipper 2
  • Brown Longtail common
  • Two-barred Flasher 1
  • Mimosa Skipper 2
  • Texas Powdered-Skipper 4
  • Sickle-winged Skipper common
  • Common Bluevent 1
  • White-patched Skipper
  • Mournful Duskywing
  • Funereal Duskywing
  • White Checkered-Skipper common
  • Tropical Checkered-Skipper common
  • Desert Checkered-Skipper 2
  • Erichson's White-Skipper 1
  • Laviana White-Skipper common
  • Turk's-cap White-Skipper
  • Julia's Skipper
  • Clouded Skipper common
  • Southern Skipperling common
  • Fiery Skipper common
  • Whirlabout
  • Southern Broken-Dash common
  • Sachem common
  • Common Mellana common
  • Celia's Roadside-Skipper 1
  • Eufala Skipper common
  • Olive-clouded Skipper
  • Ocola Skipper 2
  • Evans' Skipper 1
  • Violet-banded Skipper 1

White-striped Longtail

Common Bluevent

Common Bluevent

Julia Heliconian

Lantana Scrub-Hairstreak

Common Bluevent

Texas Powdered-Skipper

Erichson's White-Skipper