Sighting for November 8, 2015

Robert A. Behrstock & Karen LeMay

SE Huachuca Mts, residential yard, lower Ash Canyon, Hereford
Cochise County, AZ

The Silver-banded Hairstreaks were new for the yard after 12 years. Boisduval’s and Mimosa yellows locally rare. Mimosa Yellow, first seen several days ago, was the 19th pierid for the yard.

Also seen on previous day (7th):
White-patched Skipper
and the following day (9th):
Variegated Fritillary
Mexican Fritillary
Dorantes Longtail
Mournful Duskywing
Common/White Checkered-Skipper

  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Southern Dogface common
  • Cloudless Sulphur 3
  • Boisduval's Yellow 1
  • Mexican Yellow 5
  • Tailed Orange 1
  • Mimosa Yellow 1
  • Sleepy Orange 3
  • Dainty Sulphur 1
  • Silver-banded Hairstreak 3
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Leda Ministreak 1
  • Marine Blue 8
  • Ceraunus Blue 5
  • Reakirt's Blue 8
  • American Snout 1
  • Gulf Fritillary 4
  • Texan Crescent 5
  • American Lady 10
  • Painted Lady 3
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Tropical Buckeye 1
  • California Sister 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Queen 6
  • Clouded Skipper 1
  • Orange Skipperling 1
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Pahaska Skipper 1
  • Eufala Skipper 1

Boisduval's Yellow

Mimosa Yellow

Silver-banded Hairstreak