Sighting for June 3, 2018

Bob Danley

Deer Creek Road, back entrance to Pattee Canyon (USFS)
Missoula County, MT

Surveyed 3 large (combined 200 linear yards) moist soil, gravel road shoulder “habitat”. Road immediate conifer forest and creek. Conditions: 1:30-3:30, ~80F, clear, calm. Unidentified: 1 White, 55 Blues.

  • Anise Swallowtail 1
  • Western Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Pale Swallowtail 1
  • Sara Orangetip 2
  • Brown Elfin 2
  • Western Pine Elfin 2
  • Western Tailed-Blue 5
  • Spring Azure 7
  • Silvery Blue 3
  • Boisduval's Blue 24
  • Northern Crescent 1
  • Variable Checkerspot 52
  • Green Comma 1
  • Oreas Comma 1
  • Mourning Cloak 5
  • Lorquin's Admiral 1
  • Common Alpine 16
  • Dreamy Duskywing 2
  • Two-banded Checkered-Skipper 2
  • Common Roadside-Skipper 2

Boisduval's Blue

Dreamy Duskywing

Lorquin's Admiral

Common Roadside-Skipper

Variable Checkerspot

Western Tailed-Blue

Brown Elfin

Northern Crescent

Oreas Comma

Green Comma