Sighting for March 31, 2017

Brett Badeaux

Lake Skinner Park
Riverside County, CA

Full sun, mid 60s, with cool wind and gusts. This area is surrounded by a reserve closed to the public which has a population of endangered Quino Checkerspots. I Lucked out and found one inside of the park! May have seen 2 but not certain.

  • Western Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Desert Orangetip 1
  • Sara Orangetip 6
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Acmon Blue 6
  • Mormon Metalmark common
  • Mylitta Crescent 1
  • Variable Checkerspot 25+
  • Edith's Checkerspot 1
  • Painted Lady common
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Funereal Duskywing 3
  • Fiery Skipper 3

Edith's Checkerspot

Variable Checkerspot