Sighting for March 17, 2017

William D. Beck

Box Canyon, Santa Rita Moutains
Pima County, AZ

The warmer weather has really turned up the butterfly numbers - notice the skippers!

  • Pipevine Swallowtail
  • Pearly Marble
  • Sara Orangetip
  • Southern Dogface
  • Mexican Yellow
  • Dainty Sulphur
  • Great Purple Hairstreak
  • Juniper Hairstreak
  • Gray Hairstreak
  • Marine Blue
  • Spring Azure
  • Fatal Metalmark
  • Zela Metalmark
  • American Snout
  • Bordered Patch
  • Tiny Checkerspot
  • Texan Crescent
  • Mourning Cloak
  • Painted Lady
  • Common Buckeye
  • Empress Leilia
  • White-striped Longtail
  • Golden-headed Scallopwing
  • Arizona Powdered-Skipper
  • Mournful Duskywing
  • Common Checkered-Skipper
  • Common Streaky-Skipper
  • Orange Skipperling
  • White-barred Skipper

Arizona Powdered-Skipper

Mournful Duskywing

White-striped Longtail

Common Streaky-Skipper

Orange Skipperling

White-barred Skipper