Sighting for June 23, 2018

Venice Kelly

farrell dr. 2 miles west of pinecliffe 8,200' elevation
Gilpin County, CO

sunny and 74F. out from 1:30 to 4:00 pm. so many wild flowers blooming. many butterflies enjoying them. there were many more blues flying but not landing so i didn’t get them identified.

  • Anise Swallowtail 1
  • Western Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Pale Swallowtail 2
  • Large Marble 7
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Queen Alexandra's Sulphur 6
  • Western Pine Elfin 5
  • Thicket Hairstreak 1
  • Western Tailed-Blue 1
  • Silvery Blue 1
  • Greenish Blue 1
  • Boisduval's Blue 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Northern Checkerspot 8
  • Northern Crescent 8
  • Green Comma 1
  • Mourning Cloak 1
  • Weidemeyer's Admiral 1
  • Common Ringlet 4
  • Common Alpine 5
  • Chryxus Arctic 5
  • Persius Duskywing 7