Sighting for November 15, 2014

Robert A. Behrstock

Desert Survivors, 1020 W Starr Pass Blvd, Tucson
Pima County, AZ

Apparently the second Arizona record since 2001 - the first being a few days ago in Jim Brock’s Tucson yard (fide R. Bailowitz). Jim’s was a female, mine a male. Found at 11:30 a.m. among Queens and a variety of pierids, ladies, and blues. Abundant nectar present (trees, vines, shrubs).

  • Checkered White x
  • Cabbage White x
  • Southern Dogface x
  • Cloudless Sulphur x
  • Large Orange Sulphur x
  • Mexican Yellow x
  • Tailed Orange x
  • Sleepy Orange x
  • Western Pygmy-Blue x
  • Marine Blue x
  • Fatal Metalmark x
  • Gulf Fritillary x
  • Painted Lady x
  • Monarch x
  • Queen x
  • Soldier x