Sighting for August 13, 2020

David H. Bartholomew

Rancho San Antonio Open Space Preserve
Santa Clara County, CA

Includes two species seen Aug 11. A hot 94 degrees today, OK for the butterflies but not for me.

There were 2 Mountain Mahogany Hairstreaks tussling, but only the very worn one came back to pose for a photo.

  • Anise Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Mountain Mahogany Hairstreak 2
  • Hedgerow Hairstreak 1
  • Acmon Blue 1
  • Lorquin's Admiral 6
  • California Sister 18
  • Common Ringlet 34
  • Mournful Duskywing 6
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 1
  • Woodland Skipper 130

Lorquin's Admiral

Hedgerow Hairstreak

Mountain Mahogany Hairstreak

Woodland Skipper

Common Checkered-Skipper

California Sister