Sighting for June 26, 2022

Lucy Merrill-Hills

The Morrow Draw Trail, Rifle
Garfield County, CO

It’s been about a month since I walked this trail; today I saw two new species and a tiny dark brown butterfly that I could not photograph or identify.

11-12:45, sun with clouds, then rain, 87 degrees

  • Western Tiger Swallowtail 4
  • Two-tailed Swallowtail 2
  • Checkered White 2
  • Cabbage White 12
  • Mourning Cloak 1
  • Common Wood-Nymph 8
  • Taxiles Skipper 5

Taxiles Skipper

Taxiles Skipper

Taxiles Skipper

Common Wood-Nymph

Common Wood-Nymph