Sighting for October 2, 2014

Peter G. Weber, Nicholas Weber

Christ Mountain; GPS: 4016 Otter Road, Loveland
Larimer County, CO

Photos are of an apparent aberrant Painted Lady (Vanessa cardui). The individual was nectaring on Rabbitbrush (Chrysothamnus nauseosus) with about a dozen American and Painted ladies at about 7,000ft. Photos by Nicholas Weber.

  • Field Crescent 3
  • Hoary Comma 1
  • American Lady 5
  • Painted Lady 7
  • Common Branded Skipper 2

Painted Lady

Painted Lady

Painted Lady