Sighting for April 14, 2017

Brett Badeaux

Near Kwaaymii Point and Garnet Peak
San Diego County, CA

Full sun but only 55 to 59F, cool but light wind. Despite the low temps, multiple hilltops had a lot of good butterfly activity! Didn’t ID many of the duskywings as I was rather pressed for time.

  • Anise Swallowtail 6
  • Indra Swallowtail 8
  • Pale Swallowtail 6
  • Spring White 3+
  • Checkered White 1+
  • Pearly Marble 3+
  • Sara Orangetip 20+
  • Gray Marble 1
  • Bramble Hairstreak 8
  • Brown Elfin 3
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Spring Azure 15+
  • Mormon Metalmark 1
  • Leanira Checkerspot 12+
  • California Tortoiseshell 3
  • American Lady 1
  • Painted Lady 5
  • West Coast Lady 3
  • Northern Cloudywing 5
  • Sleepy Duskywing 3+
  • Propertius Duskywing 5+
  • Pacuvius Duskywing 4+
  • Funereal Duskywing 1
  • Northern White-Skipper 1

Indra Swallowtail

Pearly Marble

Pacuvius Duskywing

California Tortoiseshell

Leanira Checkerspot

Northern Cloudywing