Sighting for March 20, 2015

Brant Reif

Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area, Cave Creek Wash
Maricopa County, AZ

Last day of spring break. It had rained heavily the day before and it seemed like the butterflies were taking awhile to warm up and start flying about. My boys and I were out hiking the wash from about 10-11 AM.

  • Pipevine Swallowtail common
  • Two-tailed Swallowtail 1
  • Checkered White
  • Sara Orangetip 1
  • Southern Dogface
  • Sleepy Orange
  • Dainty Sulphur 1
  • Reakirt's Blue 1
  • Spring Azure common
  • American Snout 2
  • California Patch 1
  • Texan Crescent
  • Common Buckeye common
  • Empress Leilia common
  • Queen 1