Sighting for March 25, 2017

Ronald Hedden

White River Lake
Crosby County, TX

Unusually warm spring, with many well-worn butterflies seen that possibly survived the winter. Several species seen are more typical of the summer months.

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 1
  • Checkered White 10
  • Olympia Marble 15
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Southern Dogface 5
  • Lyside Sulphur 2
  • Little Yellow 1
  • Sleepy Orange 3
  • Dainty Sulphur 5
  • Great Purple Hairstreak 2
  • Juniper Hairstreak 3
  • Gray Hairstreak 10
  • Marine Blue 1
  • Reakirt's Blue abundant
  • Variegated Fritillary 8
  • Theona Checkerspot 1
  • Gorgone Checkerspot abundant
  • Vesta Crescent abundant
  • Phaon Crescent common
  • Pearl Crescent 4
  • American Lady 4
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Common Buckeye 4
  • Goatweed Leafwing 3
  • Sleepy Duskywing 9
  • Mournful Duskywing 3
  • Common Checkered-Skipper common
  • Orange Skipperling 3
  • Sachem 2
  • Nysa Roadside-Skipper 4
  • Dotted Roadside-Skipper 1

Pipevine Swallowtail

Gorgone Checkerspot

Reakirt's Blue

Great Purple Hairstreak

Goatweed Leafwing

Dotted Roadside-Skipper

Sachem

Painted Lady

Theona Checkerspot

Gorgone Checkerspot

Vesta Crescent

Phaon Crescent

Lyside Sulphur

Dotted Roadside-Skipper

Sachem

Painted Lady

Nysa Roadside-Skipper