Sighting for April 27, 2020

David H. Bartholomew

Rancho San Antonio Open Space Preserve
Santa Clara County, CA

Spring weather in the 70’s, but everything is drying out. Chalcedon Checkerspots and Common Ringlets outnumber everything else by far. Nearly stepped on a Rattle Snake, no warning until I tried to get it off the trail.

  • Pale Swallowtail 1
  • Mustard White 4
  • Brown Elfin 6
  • Spring Azure 6
  • Northern Checkerspot 4
  • Variable Checkerspot 77
  • Mourning Cloak 1
  • Painted Lady 9
  • Lorquin's Admiral 1
  • California Sister 1
  • Common Ringlet 33
  • Umber Skipper 4

Umber Skipper

Northern Checkerspot

Lorquin's Admiral

Brown Elfin