Sighting for April 21, 2017

Ken Wilson

Garden Canyon, Fort Huachuca
Cochise County, AZ

The temp topped 92 degrees and it was windy. Despite running water in the stream, it was quite dry. Nectar source was scarce. Some butterflies marked Acmon Blue were seen above 6000 ft might be Lupine Blue.

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 2
  • Giant Swallowtail 1
  • Western Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Sara Orangetip 10+
  • Sleepy Orange 2
  • Thicket Hairstreak 1
  • Juniper Hairstreak 5
  • Gray Hairstreak 8
  • Marine Blue 10+
  • Reakirt's Blue 1
  • Spring Azure 5
  • Acmon Blue 3
  • Zela Metalmark 4
  • Theona Checkerspot 7
  • Bordered Patch 3
  • Tiny Checkerspot 4
  • Pearl Crescent 5
  • Tropical Buckeye 1
  • Red-spotted Admiral 4
  • California Sister 3
  • Nabokov's Satyr 2
  • Northern Cloudywing 1
  • Pacuvius Duskywing 6
  • Orange Skipperling 4

Nabokov's Satyr

Juniper Hairstreak

Red-spotted Admiral