Sighting for May 5, 2017

William D. Beck

Big Bend National Park
Brewster County, TX

Sunny and hot, best conditions for butterflies at the store in Chisos Basin. The. Bromeliad Scrub-Hairstreak ( Big Bend Scrub-Hairstreak) were nice to see on limestone ridges down by the river.

  • Two-tailed Swallowtail
  • Checkered White
  • Lyside Sulphur
  • Sandia Hairstreak
  • Juniper Hairstreak
  • Gray Hairstreak
  • Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak
  • Bromeliad Scrub-Hairstreak
  • Marine Blue
  • Reakirt's Blue
  • Rawson's Metalmark
  • Variegated Fritillary
  • Vesta Crescent
  • Common Buckeye
  • White-striped Longtail
  • Arizona Skipper
  • Northern Cloudywing
  • Orange Skipperling

Arizona Skipper

Bromeliad Scrub-Hairstreak

Sandia Hairstreak

Rawson's Metalmark