Sighting for June 9, 2014

Jan Chu

Heil Ranch Open Space, Geer Watershed
Boulder County, CO

The sky was clear and the temperature varied from 56 to 67 degrees F. Plenty cool for a May day. Butterflies were very active.
W. Tailed-blue, Northern Cloudywing; Blues puddling - Arrowhead, Melissa, Boisduval’s, Silvery

  • Indra Swallowtail 7
  • Western Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Two-tailed Swallowtail 6
  • Pale Swallowtail 15
  • Spring White 1
  • Cabbage White 8
  • Large Marble 5
  • Clouded Sulphur 2
  • Orange Sulphur 11
  • Bramble Hairstreak 3
  • Reakirt's Blue 1
  • Western Tailed-Blue 4
  • Dotted Blue 4
  • Arrowhead Blue 7
  • Silvery Blue 13
  • Melissa Blue 3
  • Boisduval's Blue 4
  • Aphrodite Fritillary 8
  • Edwards' Fritillary 5
  • Field Crescent 7
  • Hoary Comma 2
  • Weidemeyer's Admiral 1
  • Common Ringlet 7
  • Northern Cloudywing 3
  • Pacuvius Duskywing 6
  • Persius Duskywing 2
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 2
  • Common Sootywing 2
  • Juba Skipper 1
  • Dun Skipper 2

Northern Cloudywing

Blues puddling

Western Tailed-Blue