It is peak season for them, but they will decline after the Holiday weekend.
I walked around McKeough CA a bit earlier, but there were more ticks and butterflies!
I was off work early this afternoon and stopped by Reid in the extreme heat. There was not a lot of activity, perhaps due to the heat. I did come across a couple of Oak Hairstreaks, two or three Banded, and a FOY Striped Hairstreak.
Indian Hemp is most attractive to these butterflies.
It is a bit early at Reid for Dukes' Skippers and Royal River Cruisers, but I will be on the lookout.
Butterfly counts have started, with Pinery/Port Franks last weekend (not sure how they made out in the typical weekend weather!).
This Sunday is Skunk's Misery which is one of the better counts.
July 7 is Ojibway (Windsor) and July 8 is Rondeau which I hope to attend.
The Clear Creek count is late in the month.
I will be out and about this weekend to see what is around!