Sighting for May 29, 2017

Bob Danley

.6 mile west of Lewis and Clark/ Nez Perce National Historic Trail at Howard Creek (Lolo National Forest)
Missoula County, MT

Lots of action walking gravel road with sunshine and 83F. Habitat: mature conifer forest; creek immediate road by 30 yards with steep road cut opposite side. Over .6 mile encountered 39 butterflies from 2-3 pm. Unidentified: 10 Elfin, 1 White, 1 Comma and 4 Blues.

  • Sara Orangetip 3
  • Brown Elfin 6
  • Hoary Elfin 5
  • Western Pine Elfin 4
  • Spring Azure 1
  • Satyr Comma 2
  • Green Comma 2

Spring Azure

Western Pine Elfin

Brown Elfin

Hoary Elfin