Sighting for June 11, 2020

David H. Bartholomew

Long Ridge Open Space Preserve
San Mateo County, CA

Most butterflies seen in the morning when it was quite warm, cool afternoon breeze from the ocean was nice for me but the butterflies tapered off dramatically. Curiously, not a single Swallowtail today.

  • Mustard White 9
  • Gorgon Copper 1
  • Spring Azure 20
  • Acmon Blue 16
  • Coronis Fritillary 12
  • Pacific Fritillary 3
  • Northern Checkerspot 6
  • Field Crescent 2
  • Mylitta Crescent 4
  • Variable Checkerspot 6
  • Satyr Comma 2
  • California Tortoiseshell 1
  • Mourning Cloak 3
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Lorquin's Admiral 12
  • California Sister 12
  • Common Ringlet 36
  • Propertius Duskywing 2
  • Mournful Duskywing 4
  • Two-banded Checkered-Skipper 1

Coronis Fritillary

Coronis Fritillary

Gorgon Copper

Mourning Cloak

Northern Checkerspot

Meadow Fritillary

Two-banded Checkered-Skipper

Common Ringlet