Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1247850

Observation date: April 18, 2020
Submitted by: LunaLT
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Species was first seen on April 18th. Six individuals were seen at the location. Seen again at same location on May 7th, 4 individuals seen. A second location in crown land also has this species. The Moss Elfins are flying on a large property, mostly seen on the hot bluffs near Oregon and Spreading Stonecrop. Several times spotted nectaring on field chickweed. Conditions were sunny, 16 degrees C on April 18th and sunny 19 degrees C on May 7th.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Paul Prappas
Verified date: September 10, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Canada, British Columbia