Sighting for July 9, 2012

Rob Santry

Whiskeytown National Recreation Area
Shasta County, CA

Ray Bruun and I returned to this reliable spot for Great Copper. The locale is just past the turn into the N.E.E.D. Camp, along Paige Bar Road.
We also saw a group of first-of-season Woodland Skippers.

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 4
  • Western Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Two-tailed Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White
  • Great Copper 3
  • Golden Hairstreak 1
  • Mountain Mahogany Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Western Tailed-Blue 1
  • Acmon Blue 4
  • Mylitta Crescent 3
  • Variable Checkerspot 1
  • Mourning Cloak 1
  • Common Buckeye abundant
  • Lorquin's Admiral 2
  • Common Ringlet 4
  • Monarch 1
  • Propertius Duskywing 4
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 2
  • Woodland Skipper 5

Great Copper