Sighting for April 27, 2017

Brett Badeaux

San Mateo Canyon Wilderness
Riverside County, CA

Partly cloudy became mostly cloudy, high 60s. I was concerned flooding my have affected the dogface colony here but its in great shape. Southern dogface showed interest in pictured chrysalis which I am not sure is southern or california.

  • Western Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Pale Swallowtail 1
  • Sara Orangetip 20+
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • California Dogface 20+
  • Southern Dogface 2 or 3
  • Dainty Sulphur 2
  • Brown Elfin 2
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Marine Blue 4
  • Spring Azure 20+
  • Acmon Blue 3
  • Mormon Metalmark common
  • Gabb's Checkerspot 8
  • Variable Checkerspot 3
  • California Tortoiseshell 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Painted Lady 2
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 7
  • California Sister 10
  • Common Ringlet 6
  • Funereal Duskywing common
  • Rural Skipper 4
  • Umber Skipper 1

Gabb's Checkerspot

Dogface sp. Chrysalis

California Dogface

Rural Skipper