Garden Canyon, Fort Huachuca, AZ

Hank & Priscilla Brodkin hankb at
Tue May 23 12:30:49 EDT 2000

On May 22 we butterflied Garden Canyon and Barcus Ranch in the Huachucas
of Cochise County, Arizona, with Herb and Olga Clarke of Los Angeles. 
We were there from 7:30 AM to 3:00 PM.  The weather was partly cloudy
and hot.  New Mexican Locust and False Indigo seemed to be the chief
attractants.  Species seen:
Pipevine Swallowtail (B. philenor), Checkered White (P. protodice),
Southern Dogface (C. cessonia), Mexican Yellow (E. mexicanum), Sleepy
Orange (E. nicippe), Dainty Sulphur (N. iole), Great Purple Hairstreak
(A. halesus), Juniper Hairstreak (C. gryneus), Gray Hairstreak (S.
melinus), Marine Blue (L. marina), Ceraunus Blue (H. ceraunus),
Reakirt's Blue (H. isola), Spring Azure (C. argiolus), Bordered Patch
(C. lacinia), Texan Crescent (P. texana), Painted crescent (P. pictus)
at Barcus Ranch, Mourning Cloak (N. antiopa), American Lady (V.
virginiensis), Red-spotted Purple (L. arthemis), Arizona Sister (A.
bredowii), Tropical Leafwing (A. aidea) 2, Nabakov's Satyr (C. pyracom),
Canyonland Satyr (C. pertepida), Red Satyr (M. rubricata), Queen (D.
gilippus), Silver-spotted Skipper (E. clarus), Desert Cloudywing (A.
casica), Northern Cloudywing (T. pylades), Funereal Duskywing (E.
funeralis), Orange Skipperling (C. aurantiacus), Deva Skipper (A. deva),
Python Skipper (A. python).
	             Hank & Priscilla Brodkin
	          Carr Canyon, Cochise County, AZ
                    Lat: 31.450, Long: 110.267
             SouthEast Arizona Butterfly Association

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