Sighting for March 6, 2017

Tom Nix

Sonoita Creek State Natural Area
Santa Cruz County, AZ

Cool but sunny morning. Most sightings were of butterflies nectaring on Groundsel (Senecio sp), along the Blackhawk Trail.

  • Pipevine Swallowtail abundant
  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Southern Dogface 1
  • Sleepy Orange 1
  • Juniper Hairstreak 1
  • Marine Blue 1
  • Zela Metalmark 9
  • Mormon Metalmark 2
  • American Snout common
  • Tiny Checkerspot abundant
  • Texan Crescent superabundant
  • Golden-headed Scallopwing 3
  • Orange Skipperling 1

Texan Crescent

Zela Metalmark

Tiny Checkerspot

Juniper Hairstreak

Mormon Metalmark

Golden-headed Scallopwing

Common Streaky-Skipper