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tsugagua

Date

November 22, 2014 12:25 PM PST

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Orange Sulphur Colias eurytheme

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kevinhintsa

Date

February 14, 2013 03:16 PM PST

Description

The spring form .

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Echo Azure Celastrina echo

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kevinhintsa

Date

June 10, 2013 12:51 PM PDT

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Mourning Cloak Nymphalis antiopa

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kevinhintsa

Date

April 8, 2013 01:56 PM PDT

Description

I stuck my arm out and it landed on me .

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Mourning Cloak Nymphalis antiopa

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kevinhintsa

Date

March 8, 2012 02:44 PM PST

Description

If you stand still with some butterflies in a sunny spot some will land on you . I could see its shadow and this is a self portrait .

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Mourning Cloak Nymphalis antiopa

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kevinhintsa

Date

February 11, 2011 12:31 PM PST

Description

This is a Camberwell Beauty if you are British . A sign of early spring , they come out of hibernation on warm days . I saw my first one as a road kill in Minnesota before I was eight years old and I still remember it fairly clearly .

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Sachem Atalopedes campestris

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kevinhintsa

Date

July 16, 2012 03:21 PM PDT

Description

Nectaring on Cirsium vulgare ( Bull Thistle ) . Uncommon in summer .

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Pale Swallowtail Papilio eurymedon

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kevinhintsa

Date

July 1, 2010 04:48 PM PDT

Description

Nectaring on Aralia californica ( California Spikenard ) along French Trail .

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American Lady Vanessa virginiensis

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kevinhintsa

Date

July 12, 2010 04:22 PM PDT

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Variable Checkerspot Euphydryas chalcedona

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kevinhintsa

Date

May 20, 2011 03:08 PM PDT

Description

On California Everlasting . In this park I associate this species with stands of Bush Monkeyflower .

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Variable Checkerspot Euphydryas chalcedona

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kevinhintsa

Date

May 22, 2010 02:21 PM PDT

Description

Probably on Italian Thistle .

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Mylitta Crescent Phyciodes mylitta

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kevinhintsa

Date

October 4, 2010 03:06 PM PDT

Description

Male .

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Mylitta Crescent Phyciodes mylitta

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kevinhintsa

Date

June 10, 2010 01:13 PM PDT

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Mylitta Crescent Phyciodes mylitta

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kevinhintsa

Date

June 10, 2010 02:39 PM PDT

Description

Female on Western Poison-Oak .

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Margined White Pieris marginalis

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kevinhintsa

Date

March 22, 2010 03:07 PM PDT

Description

Along West Ridge Trail .

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Mourning Cloak Nymphalis antiopa

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kevinhintsa

Date

August 24, 2009 03:17 PM PDT

Description

Scarce this time of the year .

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California Ringlet Coenonympha tullia ssp. california

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kevinhintsa

Date

August 2, 2010 02:48 PM PDT

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Red Admiral Vanessa atalanta

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kevinhintsa

Date

November 26, 2012 02:12 PM PST

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Margined White Pieris marginalis

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kevinhintsa

Date

July 26, 2010 01:42 PM PDT

Description

Pale summer form . The dark veins can barely be seen .

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Acmon Blue Plebejus acmon

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kevinhintsa

Date

August 9, 2010 02:34 PM PDT

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Acmon Blue Plebejus acmon

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kevinhintsa

Date

July 26, 2010 01:23 PM PDT

Description

Male .

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Common Buckeye Junonia coenia

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kevinhintsa

Date

June 7, 2010 01:17 PM PDT

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Common Buckeye Junonia coenia

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kevinhintsa

Date

November 4, 2010 01:47 PM PDT

Description

Rosa form .

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Red Admiral Vanessa atalanta

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kevinhintsa

Date

April 20, 2013 04:27 PM PDT

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Mournful Duskywing Erynnis tristis

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kevinhintsa

Date

June 28, 2010 04:17 PM PDT

Description

Nectaring on Italian Thistle .

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Oreas Comma Polygonia oreas

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kevinhintsa

Date

July 15, 2010 05:06 PM PDT

Description

Satyr Comma has more dorsal hind wing spots and fewer gold submarginal spots on hind wings .

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Common Checkered-Skipper Pyrgus communis

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kevinhintsa

Date

May 6, 2010 12:09 PM PDT

Description

Male .

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Umber Skipper Poanes melane

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kevinhintsa

Date

November 15, 2010 02:16 PM PST

Description

Uncommon at this date .

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Red Admiral Vanessa atalanta

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kevinhintsa

Date

April 11, 2013 05:24 PM PDT

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Painted Lady Vanessa cardui

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kevinhintsa

Date

February 18, 2012 03:46 PM PST

Description

Fresh adult , rare inland in the bay area on this date .