Butterflies and Moths of North America

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New Mexico

Sighting Record 1208878

Observation Notes: 
Female flying about and landing on bare soil of trail in pinyon/juniper/juniper savannah habitat.
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Santa Fe County
Location Notes: 
Eldorado at Santa Fe subdivision, south and west of I-25 and west of US 285--Gallina Park greenbelt in NW corner of subdivision at approx. 6,700 ft. elev.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.55836328200481, -105.974939264579

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, June 9, 2019 - 08:03
Suggested Identification: 
Uncas Skipper
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1208751

Observation Notes: 
10+ on willow
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Santa Fe County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.54686859970316, -106.22001030371092

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, June 8, 2019 - 12:39
Suggested Identification: 
Mourning Cloak
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1208699

Observation Notes: 
Male observed on the mostly open summit of Vista Grande Peak (approx. elev. 7,450). Perched on rock only five inches from a Sleepy Duskywing. The photo showing the skipper's underwing was taken a little farther down the trail from the summit.
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Location Notes: 
Eldorado Community Preserve Vista Grande Peak (elev. 7,450) approx. 0.7 miles SW of I-25 and approx. 0.7 miles east of US 285/Ave. Vista Grande intersection.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.535710546034004, -105.87565977824852

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, June 8, 2019 - 09:58
Suggested Identification: 
Green Skipper
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1208698

Observation Notes: 
Observed basking while perched on the ground on the largely open summit of Vista Grande Peak (elev. approx. 7,450). A Green Skipper was basking about five inches away.
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Santa Fe County
Location Notes: 
Eldorado Community Preserve Vista Grande Peak (elev. 7,450) approx. 0.7 miles SW of I-25 and approx. 0.7 miles east of US 285/Ave. Vista Grande intersection.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.53565668206339, -105.87527278098037

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, June 8, 2019 - 09:58
Suggested Identification: 
Sleepy Duskywing
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1208635

Observation Notes: 
The butterfly was interacting with another butterfly of the same size and color.
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Colfax County
Location Notes: 
The sighting was 3.8 miles east of Abbott. I parked at the picnic tables on the north side of the road and saw the butterflies on the south side of the road. (Steve, this is my report, but I haven't been able to log in, so Joe logged in for me.)
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 36.30504157309806, -104.18906561063079

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, June 7, 2019 - 09:30
Suggested Identification: 
Dotted Checkerspot
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1208522

Observation Notes: 
Flew around the yard for over an hour but never landed. I have no milkweed but I will try get it growing again.
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Santa Fe County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.63272690790062, -105.96725463867188

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, June 7, 2019 - 16:50
Suggested Identification: 
Monarch
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1208359

Observation Notes: 
Observed nectaring on Perky Sue along the trail.
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Los Alamos County
Location Notes: 
Bandelier National Monument--Burnt Mesa Trail just south of NM 4.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.82378149865795, -106.32579397489144

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 12:51
Suggested Identification: 
Northern Cloudywing
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1208168

Observation Notes: 
Male basking on bare ground in mixed conifer habitat at approx. 10,800 ft. elev.
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Santa Fe County
Location Notes: 
Santa Fe National Forest, above Ski Santa Fe. Located along Winsor Trail very near its intersection with Ravens Ridge Trail and at the border of the Pecos Wilderness Area.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.802597470622274, -105.80296816026839

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - 22:52
Suggested Identification: 
Checkered White
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly
Date Notes: 
The correct time should be 10:37 am. The sites isn't responding to my editing the time.

Sighting Record 1208167

Observation Notes: 
Female possibly basking on conifer bough along Ravens Ridge Trail near its intersection with Winsor Trail just outside the boundary of the Pecos Wilderness Area.
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Santa Fe County
Location Notes: 
Santa Fe National Forest, above Ski Santa Fe. Located along Ravens Ridge Trail very near its intersection with Winsor Trail and just outside the border of the Pecos Wilderness Area at approx. 10,850 ft. elevation.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.802629818621725, -105.80204868968673

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - 10:35
Suggested Identification: 
Checkered (thought originally to be the much rarer Western) White. The two are however very similar.
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1208165

Observation Notes: 
Observed nectaring on Rose-Heath along the trail in Pinyon-Juniper habitat.
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Santa Fe County
Location Notes: 
Eldorado Community Preserve, south of I-25 and west of CR 51 (Ojo De La Vaca Rd.), along ECIA trail 404. Elev. approx. 7,000 ft.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.509278239114074, -105.8307311791632

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, June 3, 2019 - 11:55
Suggested Identification: 
Variegated Fritillary
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly