Per Wikipedia, Lorquin’s Admiral is a butterfly named for a French naturalist who came to California from France during the gold rush and made important discoveries on the natural history of the terrain.
This one is looking like 2020 has had it’s way with him. But he’s not giving up. Pressing onward after taking a short rest. Higher and higher he flew.
Thanks to my daughter for pointing this one out on our walk. She was distraught with his appearance. It’s hard to know what to say at times. “Sometimes we get injured but we keep going.” She nodded her head and we walked on.
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