Sighting for January 11, 2017

Karl and Dorothy Legler

Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge
Hidalgo County, TX

Very windy. 3 1/2 hours. 30 species which is not too bad for bottom of winter! We enjoyed the Zebra H, Checkered Whites. Hadn’t seen a Sickle-winged Skipper in a while. We always like Common Mellanas!

  • Checkered White 12
  • Southern Dogface 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Large Orange Sulphur 3
  • Lyside Sulphur common
  • Little Yellow common
  • Dainty Sulphur 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Cassius Blue 2
  • Ceraunus Blue 1
  • Fatal Metalmark 1
  • American Snout common
  • Gulf Fritillary 3
  • Zebra Heliconian 3
  • Phaon Crescent common
  • Red Admiral 8
  • White Peacock 9
  • Common Mestra 3
  • Queen common
  • Soldier 1
  • White-striped Longtail 1
  • Dorantes Longtail 1
  • Brown Longtail 1
  • Sickle-winged Skipper 1
  • White Checkered-Skipper 3
  • Laviana White-Skipper common
  • Clouded Skipper 4
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Common Mellana 2
  • Eufala Skipper 2

Soldier

Dorantes Longtail

Zebra Heliconian