eyespot butterfly - in degraded grassland at pierce point.
Chalcedon checkerspot caterpillar?
However, lupine was not listed as host plant, and there were all spotted (assuming they are all the same) on the lupine arboreus.
never saw so many cobwebby thistles grouped together
tree swallow; could be Tachycineta thalassina (Violet green swallow)
invasive non-native (can't speak to the bee)
along a seep in the cliffs
very dessicated, not doing well