Sighting for June 16, 2016

Brett Badeaux

Palomar Mountain State Park
San Diego County, CA

Full sun with 74F high. From 9:30 to 5:00. No endangered Laguna Mountains Skippers were identified. Many nectar sources were still budding. Juniper Hairstreaks are of the Nelson’s group.

  • Anise Swallowtail 1
  • Western Tiger Swallowtail 11
  • Pale Swallowtail 4
  • Checkered White 18
  • Cabbage White 6
  • Orange Sulphur 25
  • Queen Alexandra's Sulphur 50+
  • Dainty Sulphur 1
  • Great Copper 8
  • Brown Elfin 2
  • Juniper Hairstreak 8
  • Marine Blue 15
  • Reakirt's Blue 5
  • Square-spotted Blue 6
  • Boisduval's Blue 5
  • Acmon Blue 20
  • Mormon Metalmark 2
  • Mylitta Crescent 80+
  • Satyr Comma 10
  • Mourning Cloak 5
  • American Lady 17
  • Red Admiral 3
  • Common Buckeye 28
  • California Sister 30+
  • Monarch 1
  • Northern Cloudywing 2
  • Propertius Duskywing 6
  • Funereal Duskywing 3
  • Afranius Duskywing 10+
  • White Checkered-Skipper 6
  • Common Branded Skipper 8

Boisduval's Blue

Queen Alexandra's Sulphur