Sighting for August 9, 2019

David H. Bartholomew

Long Ridge Open Space Preserve
San Mateo County, CA

Nice sunny day, looking for fritillaries with David Rawlinson and John Hibbard. A nice showing of butterflies but few frits until late afternoon. Most were the more common Coronis Fritillaries but there was at least one, possibly three, Unsilvered Fritillaries.

  • Western Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Tailed Copper 4
  • Great Copper 1
  • Golden Hairstreak 10
  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • Spring Azure 1
  • Acmon Blue 36
  • Coronis Fritillary 17
  • Unsilvered Fritillary 3
  • Field Crescent 2
  • Mylitta Crescent 10
  • Satyr Comma 1
  • Painted Lady 2
  • Common Buckeye 5
  • Lorquin's Admiral 10
  • California Sister 12
  • Common Ringlet 35
  • Common Wood-Nymph 22
  • Mournful Duskywing 1
  • Woodland Skipper 4

Mylitta Crescent

Painted Lady

Common Wood-Nymph

Lorquin's Admiral

California Sister

Tailed Copper