Sighting for December 16, 2015

Karl and Dorothy Legler

Falcon State Park
Starr County, TX

There was a patch of flowers outside the butterfly garden that was quite good. One of the few Dainty Sulphurs in the last few months. 27 species. Highlights were Variegated Fritillary, Sleepy Orange, Funereal Duskywing, Turk’s-cap White-Skipper and Desert Checkered-Skipper.

  • Southern Dogface 11
  • Large Orange Sulphur 15
  • Lyside Sulphur 15
  • Little Yellow 8
  • Sleepy Orange 2
  • Dainty Sulphur 1
  • Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak 6
  • Western Pygmy-Blue 1
  • Ceraunus Blue common
  • Reakirt's Blue 5
  • American Snout 3
  • Gulf Fritillary 3
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Phaon Crescent 13
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Queen 24
  • Funereal Duskywing 1
  • White Checkered-Skipper 2
  • Desert Checkered-Skipper 1
  • Laviana White-Skipper 7
  • Turk's-cap White-Skipper 1
  • Southern Skipperling 2
  • Fiery Skipper common
  • Whirlabout 1
  • Eufala Skipper 8
  • Ocola Skipper 1

Turk's-cap White-Skipper

Funereal Duskywing

Reakirt's Blue

Southern Dogface