Sighting for May 13, 2013

Shirley D'Addio

Upper Coyote Ridge Trail in Portola Redwoods State Park
San Mateo County, CA

Sighting of 10 to 15 of Pacific Fritillary (Boloria epithore) over a distance of about a mile.
Terrain is wooded (redwood, douglas fir, madrone, wild raspberry, poison oak and huckleberry bushes) coastal ridges along creeks.
No photo available. Time 11 am to noon.
Elevation 600 to 1000 feet.

Landing in sunny patches near wild forgetmenot flowers

  • Pacific Fritillary 10-15