Sighting for July 4, 2021

Brian McGurgan

Alascom Access Road (Glenn Highway Mile 118.4)
Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK

Warm sunny afternoon with mostly clear skies and a light breeze, temperatures in the high sixties. This gravel road travels down from the highway across beautiful boggy and bushy tundra past Knob lake and up the Knob, a hill formed by ancient glacial activity.

  • Canadian Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Mustard White 1
  • Palaeno Sulphur 8
  • Greenish Blue 2
  • Arctic Blue 1
  • Frigga Fritillary 1
  • Arctic Fritillary 4
  • Common Ringlet 1
  • Red-disked Alpine 3

Greenish Blue

Red-disked Alpine

Arctic Blue

Arctic Blue

Arctic Fritillary

Palaeno Sulphur

Canadian Sulphur

Frigga Fritillary

Arctic Fritillary

Palaeno Sulphur