Sinlahekin Wildlife Area Trip 2022

6-29

Sinlahekin Road

  • Boisduval’s Blue Icaricia icarioides
  • Silvery Blue Glaucopsyche lygdamus
  • Lupine Blue Icaricia lupini
  • Cascadia Blue Euphilotes “battoides”

Fish Lake

  • Pale Tiger Swallowtail Papililio eurymedon
  • Filed Crescent Phyciodes pulchella

Conconully State Park

  • Mourning Cloak Nymphalis antiopa
  • Many Swallowtails, but none photographed

6-30

Cecile Creek Road

  • Cascadia Blue Euphilotes “battoides”
  • Blue Copper Lycaena heteronea 1 male, 1 female
  • Common Wood Nymph Cercyonis pegala 2
  • Boisduval’s Blue Icaricia icarioides 2
  • Cabbage White Pieris rapae
  • Nevada Skipper Hesperia nevada?

Conners Lake

  • Field Crescent Phyciodes pulchella 2
  • Persius Duskywing Erynnis persius
  • Melissa’s Blue Plebejus melissa
  • Northern Crescent Phyciodes cocyta
  • Cascadia Blue Euphilotes “battoides”
  • Boisduval’s Blue Icaricia icarioides
  • Lorquin’s Admiral Limenitis lorquini
  • Satyr Anglewing Polygonia satyrus
  • Milbert’s Tortioseshell Aglais milberti

Reflection Pond

  • Western Branded Skipper Hesperia colorado
  • Pale Tiger Swallowtail Papilio eurymedon 2

Fish Lake

Meadow at east end of Fish Lake
  • Melissa’s Blue Plebejus melissa

7-1

Blue Lake & Mid Sinlahekin Creek Road

  • Lorquin’s Admiral Limenitis lorquini
  • Western Tiger Swallowtail Papilio rutulus
  • Zerene Fritillary Speyeria zerene
  • Field Crescent Phyciodes pulchella
  • Two-tailed Tiger Swallowtail Papilio multicaudatus

Sinlahekin Creek Road PuddleS

The dark streak on the left side of the road, just before the bridge is the first puddle location. Second puddle also on left side just past the bridge.
  • Field Crescent Phyciodes pulchella
  • Northern Crescent Phyciodes cocyta
  • Satyr Anglewing Polygonia satyrus
  • Mystery Blue
  • Western Tailed Blue Cupido amyntula
  • Silvery Blue Glaucopsyche lygdamus
  • Mourning Cloak Nymphalis antiopa
  • Azure
  • Lupine Blue Icaricia lupini
  • Acmon Blue Icaricia acmon?
  • Pacuvius Duskywing Pacuvius Duskywing
  • Cascadia Blues Euphilotes “battoides”
  • Anise Swallowtail Papilio zelicaon
  • Anicia Checkerspot Anicia Checkerspot
  • Boisduval’s Blue Icaricia icarioides
  • Persius Duskywing Erynnis persius

Sinlahekin Creek Road & Kinchelo Creek Road

This road turns off just before the bridge. Abt. 1.5/10ths of a mile beyond the cattle guard was a seepy place on the road bank with a large population of blues. Also included in this list and gallery are all butterflies along Sinlahekin Creek Road on the 1st.
  • Green Anglewing Polygonia faunus
  • Hoary Anglewing Polygonia gracilis
  • Satyr Aglewing Polygonia satyrus
  • Skipper
  • Ochre Ringlet Coenonympha tullia
  • Chryxus Arctic Oeneis chryxus
  • Sara’s Orangetip Anthocharis sara female
  • Arrowhead Blue Glaucopsyche piasus
  • Boisduval’s Blue Icaricia icariodes
  • Silvery Blue Glaucopsyche lygdamus
  • Halfmoon Hairstreak Satyrium semiluna semiluna ?

7-2

Fish Lake

Meadow just north of Fish Lake at junction of Sinlahekin Road and Fish Lake Road.
Meadows just north of Fish Lake.
  • Ochre Ringlet Coenonympha tullia 2
  • Purplish Copper Lycaena helloides 1 male, 1 female
  • Common Ringlet Cercyonis pegala 3
  • Zerene Fritillary Speyeria zerene 2
  • Lupine Blue Icaricia lupini

Blue Lake

  • Melissa’s Blue Plebejus melissa

Sinlahekin Creek Road

Puddling location on Sinlahekin Creek, just below north side of the bridge.
Seepy area on north side of Sinlahekin Creek Road right before the junction and bridge.
  • Two-Tailed Tiger Swallowtail Papilio multicaudatus
  • Zerene Fritillary Speyeria zerene
  • Greenish Blue Icaricia saepiolus
  • Cascadia Blue Euphilotes “battoides”
  • Northern Crescent Phyciodes socyta
  • Anise Swallowtail Papilio zelicaon
  • Field Crescent Phyciodes pulchella
  • Sara’s Orangetip Anthocharis sara male
  • Chryxus Arctic Oeneis chryxus
  • Hoary Anglewing Polygonia gracilis
  • Lupine Blue Icaricia lupini
  • Silvery Blue Glaucopsyche lygdamus
  • Western Tailed Blue Cupido amyntula
  • Boisduval’s Blue Icaricia icarioides
  • Dreamy Duskywing Erynnis icelus
  • Zerene Fritillary Speyeria zerene
  • Anicia Checkerspot Euphydryas anicia
  • Persius Duskywing Erynnis persius
  • Green Anglewing Polygonia faunus

Second Seepy Area

  • Blue Copper Lycaena heteronea
  • Lupine Blue Icaricia lupini
  • Cascadia Blue Euphilotes “battoides”
  • Boisduval’s Blue Icaricia icarioides
  • Two-Tailed Tiger Swallowtail Papilio multicaudatus

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