At around 7000 feet, in the Big Elk Meadows area west of Lyons, CO. Some species were feeding on flowers, others on the sap of trees or the damp ground in the bottom of the gulch.
Hoary Comma, Polygonia gracilus
Lupine Blue, Plebejus icarioides
Perhaps Speyeria atlantis, the Atlantis Fritillary.
Cedar Hairstreak, Callophrys gryneus
Streamside Checkerspot, Chlosyne nycteis
White Admiral, Limenitis arthemis
Lupine Blues, Plebejus icarioides, and Silver-studded Blues, Plebejus acmon, gather to feed on nutrient-rich water in a drying stream bed.