Sighting for March 17, 2017

Brett Badeaux

Cool Canyon and Hornblende Canyon, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park
San Diego County, CA

Sunny and warm day. Unidentified skipper likely Juba

  • Pale Swallowtail 1
  • Becker's White
  • Spring White 2
  • Checkered White
  • Sara Orangetip common
  • Southern Dogface 1
  • Sleepy Orange 12
  • Dainty Sulphur common
  • Great Purple Hairstreak 1
  • Bramble Hairstreak 16
  • Marine Blue 5
  • Western Tailed-Blue 1
  • Silvery Blue 3
  • Acmon Blue 8
  • Wright's Metalmark 18
  • California Patch abundant
  • Sagebrush Checkerspot 1
  • Variable Checkerspot abundant
  • Painted Lady 6
  • Queen 1
  • Arizona Powdered-Skipper 2
  • Propertius Duskywing 1
  • Funereal Duskywing 6
  • White Checkered-Skipper common
  • Northern White-Skipper 4
  • Orange Skipperling 5

Variable Checkerspot

Arizona Powdered-Skipper

California Patch

Sagebrush Checkerspot

Sleepy Orange