Sighting for January 17, 2017

Thomas Nix

Estero Llano Grande State park
Hidalgo County, TX

A mostly cloudy and somewhat windy day, but lots of butterflies nonetheless.

  • Southern Dogface 2
  • Large Orange Sulphur 6
  • Lyside Sulphur common
  • Little Yellow common
  • Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak 7
  • Western Pygmy-Blue 3
  • Cassius Blue abundant
  • Fatal Metalmark 5
  • Red-bordered Metalmark 3
  • American Snout 4
  • Gulf Fritillary 2
  • Julia Heliconian 3
  • Mexican Fritillary 1
  • Vesta Crescent 2
  • Phaon Crescent 2
  • Red Admiral 1
  • White Peacock common
  • Mexican Bluewing 2
  • Common Mestra common
  • Queen abundant
  • Soldier 1
  • Brown Longtail 3
  • Sickle-winged Skipper 10
  • White-patched Skipper 3
  • Tropical Checkered-Skipper common
  • Laviana White-Skipper common
  • Fawn-spotted Skipper 8
  • Clouded Skipper 3
  • Southern Skipperling 1
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Whirlabout 1
  • Southern Broken-Dash 1
  • Eufala Skipper 6

Mexican Fritillary

Sickle-winged Skipper

Common Mestra

Julia Heliconian

Western Pygmy-Blue