Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1264501

Edwards' Hairstreak
Satyrium edwardsii

Observation date: July 28, 2020
Submitted by: Ed Rothwell
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Several individuals perching in a cluster of small oaks (1-2 m tall). Seemed to prefer the smaller oaks (see last picture), possibly because it was very windy. Saw several individuals in the same spot last year.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rosslayberry
Verified date: August 16, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Michigan, Newaygo County