Sighting for April 21, 2017

Brett Badeaux

Palomar Mountain State Park
San Diego County, CA

Full sun, mid 60s to 70s, windy at first then calm. This area appeared extremely delayed… the Bramble Hairstreak was fresh and buckwheat is barely regrowing. Very little nectar sources; small patches of yellow cress near water was main nectar

  • Anise Swallowtail 3
  • Pale Swallowtail 9
  • Checkered White 2
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Sara Orangetip common
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Queen Alexandra's Sulphur 1
  • Bramble Hairstreak 1
  • Brown Elfin 7
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Western Tailed-Blue 2
  • Spring Azure 5
  • Boisduval's Blue 20+
  • Acmon Blue 9
  • California Patch 1
  • Mylitta Crescent 3
  • California Tortoiseshell 6
  • Mourning Cloak 2
  • American Lady 1
  • Painted Lady 10
  • West Coast Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 4
  • Common Buckeye 7
  • Propertius Duskywing 3
  • Mournful Duskywing 4
  • Pacuvius Duskywing 1
  • Funereal Duskywing
  • Two-banded Checkered-Skipper 5
  • White Checkered-Skipper 1
  • Northern White-Skipper 1
  • Juba Skipper 4

Two-banded Checkered-Skipper

Two-banded Checkered-Skipper

Boisduval's Blue

White Checkered-Skipper

California Tortoiseshell