Sighting for July 16, 2021

David H. Bartholomew

Lassen Volcanic National Park, Warner Valley
Plumas County, CA

My wife and I spent three days in LVNP, Warner Valley coincidental with the NABA Butterfly Count, enjoying the abundance of Great Spangled Fritillaries and a good variety of other butterflies. Weather was pleasant but a bit smoky from the forest fires. Butterflies listed do not include everything seen during the count.

  • Clodius Parnassian
  • Orange Sulphur
  • Edith's Copper
  • Blue Copper
  • Lilac-bordered Copper
  • Dotted Blue
  • Northern Blue
  • Greenish Blue
  • Great Spangled Fritillary common
  • Coronis Fritillary
  • Zerene Fritillary
  • Great Basin Fritillary
  • Atlantis Fritillary
  • Hydaspe Fritillary
  • Pacific Fritillary
  • Field Crescent
  • California Crescent
  • Mylitta Crescent
  • California Tortoiseshell
  • Mourning Cloak
  • Lorquin's Admiral
  • California Sister
  • Great Basin Wood-Nymph
  • White Checkered-Skipper
  • Sonoran Skipper
  • Dun Skipper

Great Spangled Fritillary

Great Spangled Fritillary

Blue Copper

Blue Copper

Orange Sulphur

Edith's Copper

Lilac-bordered Copper

Lilac-bordered Copper

Atlantis Fritillary

Sonoran Skipper

Dotted Blue

Zerene Fritillary

Great Spangled Fritillary

Northern Blue

Northern Blue

Northern Blue