Sighting for August 14, 2022

Lucy Merrill-Hills

Alder Park, New Castle
Garfield County, CO

I saw more than 75 white butterflies in flight, a mix of Cabbage Whites and Checkered Whites. I also saw another new species, a Lilac-bordered Copper.

10:25-noon, partly sunny, mid 80’s.

  • Western Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Two-tailed Swallowtail 2
  • Checkered White Abundant
  • Cabbage White Abundant
  • Clouded Sulphur 2
  • Lilac-bordered Copper 1
  • Field Crescent 2
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 3
  • Woodland Skipper 14

Lilac-bordered Copper

Lilac-bordered Copper

Woodland Skipper

Lilac-bordered Copper