Sighting for May 2, 2017

David H. Bartholomew

Rancho San Antonio Open Space Preserve
Santa Clara County, CA

Very warm, high 80’s. Spring wildflowers in fine form, yarrow and bluedicks especially.

  • Anise Swallowtail 1
  • Western Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Pale Swallowtail 10
  • Sara Orangetip 3
  • Bramble Hairstreak 3
  • Spring Azure 2
  • Acmon Blue 2
  • Northern Checkerspot 10
  • Mylitta Crescent 1
  • Variable Checkerspot 210
  • Painted Lady 33
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • Lorquin's Admiral 35
  • California Sister 2
  • Common Ringlet 112
  • Propertius Duskywing 2
  • Mournful Duskywing 5
  • Umber Skipper 5

Umber Skipper

Northern Checkerspot

Acmon Blue

Bramble Hairstreak