Sighting for June 17, 2018

Ken Wilson

Red Rock Rd. & Peavine Peak Rd.
Washoe County, NV

Visited on the 16th & 17th. Weather on 16th was sunny with increasing warmth. The 17th was 52 degrees, mostly cloudy, and windy. All butterflies seen that day where seen hunkered down on vegetation.

  • Western Tiger Swallowtail
  • Orange Sulphur
  • Behr's Hairstreak
  • Sooty Hairstreak
  • Juniper Hairstreak
  • Western Tailed-Blue
  • Spring Azure
  • Dotted Blue
  • Mylitta Crescent
  • Variable Checkerspot
  • Milbert's Tortoiseshell
  • Common Ringlet
  • Juba Skipper

Western Tailed-Blue

Sooty Hairstreak

Dotted Blue

Variable Checkerspot

Juniper Hairstreak

Behr's Hairstreak