Sighting for March 24, 2017

Brett Badeaux

Anza-Borrego Desert State Park
San Diego County, CA

Full sun, unsure of temps, on the cooler side. Very productive trip! Tubb Canyon and Culp Valley area. Painted Ladies beginning their migration.

  • Black Swallowtail 3
  • Pale Swallowtail 1
  • Spring White
  • Pearly Marble
  • Desert Orangetip
  • Sara Orangetip
  • Queen Alexandra's Sulphur 3
  • Sleepy Orange 1
  • Dainty Sulphur 1
  • Great Purple Hairstreak 1
  • Bramble Hairstreak 12+
  • Brown Elfin 1
  • Marine Blue 1
  • Spring Azure 4
  • Silvery Blue 5
  • Acmon Blue 1
  • Wright's Metalmark 2
  • Mormon Metalmark common
  • Leanira Checkerspot 2
  • California Patch 25+
  • Tiny Checkerspot 15+
  • Variable Checkerspot 30+
  • Painted Lady common
  • West Coast Lady 1
  • Arizona Powdered-Skipper 1
  • Sleepy Duskywing
  • Propertius Duskywing 1
  • Mournful Duskywing 1
  • Funereal Duskywing
  • White Checkered-Skipper
  • Northern White-Skipper 1
  • Common Sootywing 1

Queen Alexandra's Sulphur

Great Purple Hairstreak

Black Swallowtail

Common Sootywing

Leanira Checkerspot

Sleepy Duskywing

Pearly Marble