Sighting for June 15, 2022

Lucy Merrill-Hills

The No Name Trailhead, Glenwood Springs
Garfield County, CO

The beginning of this trail is a 15-minute walk up a steep gravel road surrounded by towering cliffs and bordered by the No Name Creek, roaring by loudly with snowmelt. Swallowtails and Weidemeyer’s Admirals were flying above the trail and the creek.

Sunny, windy, 76 degrees, 10:20-12:10, elevation about 6500 feet

  • Anise Swallowtail 12
  • Western Tiger Swallowtail 7
  • Two-tailed Swallowtail 2
  • Pale Swallowtail 10
  • Western Tailed-Blue 3
  • Spring Azure 1
  • Silvery Blue 3
  • Boisduval's Blue 2
  • Atlantis Fritillary 13
  • Gorgone Checkerspot 1
  • Weidemeyer's Admiral 5
  • Northern Cloudywing 6
  • Rocky Mountain Duskywing 2

Gorgone Checkerspot

Anise Swallowtail

Western Tiger Swallowtail

Northern Cloudywing

Rocky Mountain Duskywing

Spring Azure

Silvery Blue

Western Tailed-Blue

Weidemeyer's Admiral

Atlantis Fritillary

Atlantis Fritillary

Pale Swallowtail

Pale Swallowtail