Sighting for August 21, 2016

William D. Beck

Box Canyon nr Madera Canyon
Pima County, AZ

The “seep willow” is just about at its peak, attracting most butterflies that the monsoons have kicked off!

  • Pipevine Swallowtail common
  • Cloudless Sulphur common
  • Sleepy Orange 5
  • Dainty Sulphur common
  • Great Purple Hairstreak 3
  • Juniper Hairstreak common
  • Gray Hairstreak 3
  • Leda Ministreak common
  • Marine Blue common
  • Ceraunus Blue common
  • Reakirt's Blue 8
  • Zela Metalmark 2
  • American Snout common
  • Variegated Fritillary 8
  • Bordered Patch common
  • Tiny Checkerspot common
  • Texan Crescent common
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Tropical Buckeye 3
  • Empress Leilia 3
  • Queen 7
  • Dull Firetip common
  • Hammock Skipper 2
  • Acacia Skipper 1
  • Orange Skipperling 3

Juniper Hairstreak