Sighting for October 12, 2015

Chris Tenney

NABA butterfly center, Mission, Texas
Hidalgo County, TX

four hours: 9-11 am, 1:30-3:30 pm
sunny, clear, mid 80s-low 90s, light winds

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 7
  • Giant Swallowtail 5
  • Southern Dogface 15
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Large Orange Sulphur 25
  • Lyside Sulphur 6
  • Little Yellow 5
  • Sleepy Orange 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak 1
  • Western Pygmy-Blue 4
  • Cassius Blue 1
  • Fatal Metalmark 1
  • American Snout 22
  • Gulf Fritillary 3
  • Mexican Fritillary 1
  • Bordered Patch 5
  • Crimson Patch 1
  • Phaon Crescent 4
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • White Peacock 7
  • Tropical Leafwing 4
  • Tawny Emperor common
  • Monarch 3
  • Queen abundant
  • Soldier 3
  • Zilpa Longtail 1
  • Brown Longtail 5
  • Golden-headed Scallopwing 1
  • Texas Powdered-Skipper 1
  • Sickle-winged Skipper 1
  • Brown-banded Skipper 4
  • White-patched Skipper 1
  • White Checkered-Skipper 6
  • Tropical Checkered-Skipper 4
  • Desert Checkered-Skipper 1
  • Laviana White-Skipper 12
  • Turk's-cap White-Skipper 1
  • Fawn-spotted Skipper 2
  • Clouded Skipper 7
  • Fiery Skipper 8
  • Whirlabout 2
  • Southern Broken-Dash 5
  • Sachem 6
  • Common Mellana 4
  • Celia's Roadside-Skipper 6
  • Eufala Skipper 2
  • Ocola Skipper 1
  • Violet-banded Skipper 1

Golden-headed Scallopwing

Violet-banded Skipper

Crimson Patch

White-patched Skipper

Turk's-cap White-Skipper