Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1230424

Observation date: August 31, 2019
Submitted by: WINGSaloftinKS
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Seen in a garden bed with a small pond, Redbud tree, various milkweeds, ironweed and thistle. Sunning itself first on a redbud tree's leaves for several minutes and then flew over to some dying back flowers, again keeping its wings spread out. Size: Approx. 3.25 - 3.5" wingspan. Weather: 77 degrees, 67% humidity, partly cloudy skies.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: September 01, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Kansas, Douglas County