Sighting for September 19, 2015

Christopher Leslie

Emma Wood State Beach
Ventura County, CA

Coastal flats behind rocky beach. Wandering Skippers and Umber Skipper were feeding at Fiddleneck flowers next to trail in shoreline area of Emma Wood State Beach. Other plants nearby included salt grass and Alkali Heath flowers. Western Pygmy-Blues were on unknown plant and Sandhill Skipper observed feeding at alkali heath. Sunny morning with temps in the 80’s F and light sea breezes.

  • Western Pygmy-Blue 2
  • Sandhill Skipper 1
  • Umber Skipper 1
  • Wandering Skipper 3

Sandhill Skipper

Western Pygmy-Blue

Umber Skipper

Western Pygmy-Blue

Wandering Skipper

Wandering Skipper

Wandering Skipper