Friday, March 30, 2012

Butterfly Count

Fred Heath and his team did a spring butterfly count in Sabino Canyon on Sunday, 3/25/2012. They saw 28 different species, including the three below.

Photo by Bob Wenrick 3/25/2012
Golden-headed Scallopwing  (Click on name for more info and photos.)

Photo by Bob Wenrick 3/25/2012
Empress Leilia. Males (also called Empress Leilia) wait on the ground and defend their territory by challenging passers-by (usually by flying at them)!

Photo by Bob Wenrick 3/25/2012
American Lady. Look carefully for this one!

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