Sighting for August 26, 2019

Venice Kelly

James Peak Wilderness at east portal Moffat Tunnel area
Gilpin County, CO

we were out from 10 am to 3 pm. it was very windy when we first began the walk. the wind did slow down and the butterflies were more willing to fly. full sun all day and 68F 9200’ elevation at the trail head.

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Mustard White 10
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 4
  • Queen Alexandra's Sulphur 4
  • Edith's Copper 5
  • Ruddy Copper 1
  • Purplish Copper 10
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Greenish Blue 7
  • Arctic Blue 4
  • Atlantis Fritillary 7
  • Mormon Fritillary 13
  • Northern Crescent 1
  • Green Comma 3
  • Hoary Comma 1
  • Mourning Cloak 1
  • Painted Lady 3
  • Weidemeyer's Admiral 1
  • Common Wood-Nymph 1
  • Pacuvius Duskywing 2
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 1
  • Common Branded Skipper 1
  • Woodland Skipper 1