Sighting for May 18, 2017

Brett Badeaux

Cahuilla mountain and nearby
Riverside County, CA

Full sun, high 60s. Includes 1.5 mile of road to trailhead and some side trails. Most butterflies seen at lower elevation.

  • Anise Swallowtail 1
  • Western Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Pale Swallowtail 6
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Sara Orangetip 6
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Queen Alexandra's Sulphur 2
  • Gold-hunter's Hairstreak 2
  • Hedgerow Hairstreak 8
  • Brown Elfin 60+
  • Marine Blue 1
  • Spring Azure common
  • Square-spotted Blue 1
  • Boisduval's Blue 5
  • Acmon Blue common
  • Mormon Metalmark 3
  • Gabb's Checkerspot 1
  • Mylitta Crescent 1
  • Variable Checkerspot 2
  • Satyr Comma 1
  • California Tortoiseshell 8
  • Mourning Cloak 3
  • American Lady 2
  • Painted Lady 4
  • West Coast Lady 2
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 4
  • California Sister 12
  • Northern Cloudywing 1
  • Propertius Duskywing 1
  • Mournful Duskywing 3
  • Funereal Duskywing 4
  • Northern White-Skipper 1
  • Common Branded Skipper 4

Spring Azure

Gold-hunter's Hairstreak

Hedgerow Hairstreak

California Tortoiseshell

Common Branded Skipper