- Southeast Arizona Birding Guide, Richard Fray - https://www.arizonabirder.com -

White Mountains: Butterflies

A lot of my time in the White Mountains was spent looking for butterflies. At Walnut Creek alone, I found and photographed 14 species including one or two new ones I’d not encountered before.

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Atlantis Fritillary

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Atlantis Fritillary

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Silver-spotted Skipper

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Silver-spotted Skipper

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Silver-spotted Skipper

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Silver-spotted Skipper

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Golden-banded Skipper

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Golden-banded Skipper

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Northern Cloudywing

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Common Wood-Nymph

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Mylitta Crescent

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Southern Dogface

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Spring Azure

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Skipper sp.

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Skipper sp.

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Skipper sp.

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Skipper sp.

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Arizona Sister

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Arizona Sister

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Mourning Cloak

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Arachne Checkerspot

I also found a cool moth, a Toothed Sombrewing.

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Toothed Sombrewing