Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1098049

Hammock Skipper
Polygonus leo

Observation date: August 21, 2016
Submitted by: diwalks2@gmail.com
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Sunday afternoon about 3pm. Nectarine on Butterfly bush. Was gardening and noticed it about 3 feet away. Stayed in the yard for a while then flew off. Shared the butterfly bush with many firey skippers and not bothered by them. A treat to see it!
Status: Migrant
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: September 04, 2016
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Orange County