Sighting for July 4, 2022

David H. Bartholomew

Long Ridge Open Space Preserve
San Mateo County, CA

Overcast most of the day, few butterflies seen until about 2:00 pm when the sun shone weakly through. Nice surprise was a Golden Hairstreak sitting on a barrier, trying to get warm (very cooperative for photos). Coronis Fritillaries were faded and tattered.

  • Mustard White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Golden Hairstreak 1
  • Acmon Blue 22
  • Coronis Fritillary 2
  • Mylitta Crescent 2
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Lorquin's Admiral 1
  • Common Ringlet 15
  • Common Wood-Nymph 2
  • Rural Skipper 4

Golden Hairstreak

Golden Hairstreak

Golden Hairstreak

Coronis Fritillary

Common Buckeye

Orange Sulphur

Acmon Blue