Sighting for August 12, 2019

John and Nancy Crosby

Boreas Pass Hilltop at N 39* 23' 42", W105* 57'28" at 11,265' elevation.
Park County, CO

Butterflies were flying at 58 degrees at 11 am When we started as the sun was intense. The last 30 minutes was a meadow at lower elevation as we made our way off the mountain.

  • Phoebus Parnassian 15
  • Queen Alexandra's Sulphur 8
  • Mead's Sulphur 5
  • Ruddy Copper 8
  • Purplish Copper 10
  • Greenish Blue 15
  • Boisduval's Blue 10
  • Mormon Fritillary 12
  • Field Crescent 5
  • Painted Lady 10
  • Common Ringlet 8
  • Small Wood-Nymph 5
  • Common Alpine 15
  • Colorado Alpine 10
  • Uhler's Arctic 11
  • Melissa Arctic 2
  • Sandhill Skipper 3

Sandhill Skipper

Melissa Arctic

Uhler's Arctic

Colorado Alpine

Common Alpine

Common Ringlet