Sighting for November 11, 2012

Linda Cooper

National Butterfly Center gardens, Mission
Hidalgo County, TX

These are butterflies seen by us though others at the gardens may have seen ones we missed. The sailors are considered uncommon by regular. Isabella’s Heliconian is considered rare. Linda and Buck Cooper. Photos by Linda F. Cooper

  • Pipevine Swallowtail few
  • Giant Swallowtail 1
  • Great Southern White 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur few
  • Large Orange Sulphur common
  • Lyside Sulphur common
  • Tailed Orange 1
  • Little Yellow few
  • Mimosa Yellow few
  • Sleepy Orange 1
  • Dainty Sulphur 1
  • Gray Hairstreak few
  • Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak few
  • Western Pygmy-Blue abundant
  • Cassius Blue few
  • Marine Blue few
  • Ceraunus Blue common
  • Reakirt's Blue 1
  • Fatal Metalmark few
  • American Snout common
  • Gulf Fritillary few
  • Isabella's Heliconian 1
  • Bordered Patch few
  • Elada Crescent few
  • Texan Crescent 1
  • Pale-banded Crescent 1
  • Phaon Crescent common
  • Question Mark 1
  • Mourning Cloak 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red Admiral few
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • White Peacock 2
  • Mexican Bluewing few
  • Blue-eyed Sailor 2
  • Common Mestra few
  • Guatemalan Cracker 2
  • Empress Leilia 1
  • Tawny Emperor common
  • Monarch 2
  • Queen common
  • Soldier 1
  • Long-tailed Skipper 2
  • Dorantes Longtail 1
  • Brown Longtail few
  • White Checkered-Skipper few
  • Tropical Checkered-Skipper few
  • Clouded Skipper few
  • Southern Skipperling few
  • Fiery Skipper common
  • Whirlabout 1
  • Southern Broken-Dash common
  • Sachem common
  • Common Mellana 1
  • Eufala Skipper few
  • Ocola Skipper few
  • Purple-washed Skipper few

Blue-eyed Sailor

Blue-eyed Sailor

Isabella's Heliconian

Blue-eyed Sailor