Sighting for June 30, 2022

David H. Bartholomew

Rancho San Antonio Open Space Preserve
Santa Clara County, CA

With Ken Berg as far as the pond, where we looked for Dotted Blues and Gorgon Coppers (none seen). Then up the Upper Rogue Trail seeing one, possibly two Mountain Mahogany Hairstreaks along the way. Pale and Anise Swallowtails were hilltopping, along with one Hedgerow Hairstreak and some Mournful Duskywings.

  • Anise Swallowtail 1
  • Western Tiger Swallowtail 9
  • Pale Swallowtail 2
  • Checkered White 4
  • Mustard White 7
  • Cabbage White 14
  • Tailed Copper 5
  • Mountain Mahogany Hairstreak 1
  • Hedgerow Hairstreak 1
  • Spring Azure 2
  • Acmon Blue 6
  • Mylitta Crescent 12
  • Common Buckeye 7
  • Lorquin's Admiral 5
  • California Sister 1
  • Common Ringlet 21
  • Mournful Duskywing 3
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 5
  • Woodland Skipper 1
  • Rural Skipper 8

Checkered White

Hedgerow Hairstreak

Mountain Mahogany Hairstreak

Rural Skipper