Sighting for December 11, 2016

Jim Egbert

Sabal Palm Sanctuary and Lower Rio Grand Valley NWR Brownsville
Cameron County, TX

Dense fog early,sunny by afternoon
Winds Southwestly
Wind 20 - 30 mph
Temps. low 50s - upper 70s
Counts will not appear,because of number of unfamiliar species.The start of the day with the fog breaking about 11am was slow,but when we got the full sun the came out of their shelters;it was great.There were some that I am still trying to ID,but that is the fun of it.

  • Giant Swallowtail -
  • Great Southern White -
  • Cloudless Sulphur -
  • Large Orange Sulphur -
  • Statira Sulphur -
  • Tailed Orange -
  • Little Yellow -
  • Dusky-blue Groundstreak -
  • Red-bordered Pixie -
  • American Snout -
  • Julia Heliconian -
  • Zebra Heliconian -
  • Phaon Crescent -
  • Pearl Crescent -
  • Question Mark -
  • Red Admiral -
  • Common Mestra -
  • Carolina Satyr -
  • Monarch -
  • Queen -
  • Long-tailed Skipper -
  • Dorantes Longtail -
  • Brown Longtail -
  • Acacia Skipper -
  • Sickle-winged Skipper -
  • Common Checkered-Skipper -
  • Fawn-spotted Skipper -
  • Clouded Skipper -
  • Fiery Skipper -
  • Eufala Skipper -
  • Brazilian Skipper -
  • Obscure Skipper -

Queen

Sickle-winged Skipper

Cloudless Sulphur

Monarch

Red-banded Hairstreak

Carolina Satyr

Julia Heliconian

Fiery Skipper

White Peacock

Dorantes Longtail

Red-bordered Pixie

Common Checkered-Skipper

Brown Longtail

Acacia Skipper