Sighting for June 20, 2022

Lucy Merrill-Hills

The lower portions of the East and West Colorow Trails, New Castle
Garfield County, CO

I saw 35 white butterflies. I think there are nine possible white butterfly species flying in my area; I managed to get photos of a couple of those species. I also saw one Fritillary species.

Sunny, windy, 75 degrees, 10:20-12:30.

  • Anise Swallowtail 1
  • Western Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Checkered White 2
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Melissa Blue 1
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 1
  • Juba Skipper 1
  • Sandhill Skipper 1

Sandhill Skipper

Checkered White

Checkered White

Melissa Blue

Juba Skipper

Cabbage White