Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1224009

Observation date: August 07, 2019
Submitted by: Cactuswren1976
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: A number were observed flying near the tops of pines as we hiked up the mountain. At the summit, one nectared at a Hairy Golden Aster for many minutes. On the way back down, another was observed nectaring on the same species (second photo) a few hundred feet below the summit.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: August 09, 2019
Coordinator notes: very nice!!
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Santa Fe County