Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1113287

West Coast Lady
Vanessa annabella

Observation date: March 19, 2017
Submitted by: diwalks2@gmail.com
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Hilltopping into the late after noon, stopping for breaks to warm there selves. Windy mostly clear sun getting low in the on the horizon butterflies turning there tails west into the wind to keep from blowing over and away! Also getting the most of the little sun that was left West Coast Lady Painted ladies American lady Tortoise (Calif.) Dusky many others earlier in the day these few could handle the cold wind oh also red admiral! dropping into the 60's.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: March 24, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Riverside County