Sighting for April 13, 2020

David H. Bartholomew

Rancho San Antonio Open Space Preserve
Santa Clara County, CA

Beautiful day, temperature about 70. Half as many hikers as usual, due to CoronaVirus restrictions and social distancing.

Painted Ladies seem to be migrating, they were constantly flying past. Not swarming, but all going in the same direction.

  • Pale Swallowtail 3
  • Mustard White 12
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Large Marble 2
  • Sara Orangetip 4
  • Bramble Hairstreak 4
  • Brown Elfin 3
  • Spring Azure 28
  • Mylitta Crescent 2
  • Variable Checkerspot 5
  • Mourning Cloak 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Painted Lady 68
  • Common Ringlet 32
  • Propertius Duskywing 2
  • Mournful Duskywing 1

Sara Orangetip

Pale Swallowtail

Mylitta Crescent

Mournful Duskywing

Mustard White

Bramble Hairstreak

American Lady

American Lady