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Wings Above Coyote Valley
17 Mar 2009
Foothills above Coyote Valley are alive with butterflies.
Including the endangered Bay Checkerspot.
Bay Checkerspot butterflies favor the narrow Coyote Ridge corridor.
An Acmon Blue sips nectar from a Red Maid wildflower.
Common in spring, a Sulphur Yellow.
An Acmon Blue perches precariously on the 1/4" blossom of a California Lotus.
While another Acmon Blue finds easier purchase on a popcorn flower.
A flash of blue as it delicately steps from flower to flower sipping nectar.
An Acmon Blue perched on the tip of a popcorn flower.
A Bay Checkerspot tanks up on Goldfield nectar before taking flight.
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