Sighting for July 26, 2017

David H. Bartholomew

Inyo National Forest, Glass Mountain area
Mono County, CA

Forest Road 1S17 from Crooked Meadows to Sentinel Meadow. Progress was temporarily halted by one shepherd, two sheep dogs, and a flock of about 300 sheep crossing the road. Of course, just sitting there waiting is when I saw my first butterfly of the day.

  • Checkered White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Lustrous Copper 2
  • Sooty Hairstreak 2
  • California Hairstreak 2
  • Square-spotted Blue 1
  • Greenish Blue 10
  • Boisduval's Blue 6
  • Lupine Blue 1
  • Arctic Blue 6
  • Zerene Fritillary 1
  • Hoary Comma 2
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Small Wood-Nymph 5

Blue Copper

Blue Copper

Boisduval's Blue

California Hairstreak

Dotted Blue

Greenish Blue

Greenish Blue

Lupine Blue

Lustrous Copper

Arctic Blue

Arctic Blue

Sooty Hairstreak