Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1235105

Observation date: September 26, 2019
Submitted by: WINGSaloftinKS
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Seen sailing through the hairy aster plants that are in bloom all over the off-the-leash dog park and attracting many butterflies. Would land and nectar a few seconds then sail about 5-8' down the path to more of them and repeat. Size: 3.75 - 4" wingspan. Weather: 77 degrees, 44% humidity, sunny blue skies.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: September 26, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Kansas, Douglas County