Sighting for March 23, 2015

Karl and Dorothy Legler

Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge
Hidalgo County, TX

Sunny and 90 degrees! Abundant Phaon Crescents probably masked a few other scarce species.

  • Giant Swallowtail 1
  • Checkered White 2
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Southern Dogface 1
  • Little Yellow 8
  • Mimosa Yellow 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak 1
  • Dusky-blue Groundstreak 3
  • Reakirt's Blue 1
  • Fatal Metalmark 1
  • Red-bordered Metalmark 2
  • Gulf Fritillary 1
  • Bordered Patch 1
  • Vesta Crescent 1
  • Phaon Crescent abundant
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • American Lady 2
  • Red Admiral 3
  • Carolina Satyr 3
  • Mimosa Skipper 1
  • Funereal Duskywing 2
  • Tropical Checkered-Skipper common
  • Laviana White-Skipper 3
  • Julia's Skipper 2
  • Fawn-spotted Skipper 1
  • Clouded Skipper 4
  • Southern Skipperling 2
  • Fiery Skipper 5
  • Celia's Roadside-Skipper 2
  • Eufala Skipper 1

Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak

Fatal Metalmark

Reakirt's Blue

Mimosa Skipper

Red-bordered Metalmark