Sighting for April 19, 2017

Brett Badeaux

San Mateo Canyon Wilderness
Riverside County, CA

Mostly sunny, low 60s, breezy in afternoon. A few common species seen here last year were noticeably absent or few in number. Gabb’s Checkerspot seems to be having a great year.

  • Anise Swallowtail 2
  • Pale Swallowtail 9
  • Sara Orangetip common
  • California Dogface 1
  • Brown Elfin 1
  • Spring Azure 40
  • Silvery Blue 4
  • Acmon Blue 3
  • Mormon Metalmark common
  • Gabb's Checkerspot 32
  • Mourning Cloak 1
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 16
  • California Sister 9
  • Common Ringlet 1
  • Propertius Duskywing 3
  • Mournful Duskywing common
  • Funereal Duskywing common

Common Buckeye

Sara Orangetip

Gabb's Checkerspot

Gabb's Checkerspot