Sighting for June 20, 2019

Brant Reif

Mad Creek Trail, Routt National Forest
Routt County, CO

Hiked from the trail head to the Zirkel Wilderness boundary. The weather was in the 70s but it snowed in the high elevations the next day! The Sara Orangetips, Mustard Whites, and Meadow Fritillaries were only found in the higher elevations. The Atlantis Fritillaries were of the hesperis variety.

  • Anise Swallowtail
  • Western Tiger Swallowtail
  • Pale Swallowtail
  • Checkered White
  • Mustard White
  • Large Marble
  • Sara Orangetip
  • Western Tailed-Blue
  • Spring Azure
  • Dotted Blue
  • Silvery Blue
  • Boisduval's Blue
  • Variegated Fritillary
  • Atlantis Fritillary
  • Meadow Fritillary
  • Gorgone Checkerspot
  • Northern Crescent
  • Mourning Cloak
  • Painted Lady
  • Common Ringlet
  • Common Alpine
  • Northern Cloudywing
  • Rocky Mountain Duskywing
  • Persius Duskywing
  • Common Sootywing
  • Juba Skipper

Western Tailed-Blue, Spring Azure

Dotted Blue