Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1291542

Observation date: May 24, 2021
Submitted by: topper72
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Sunny, little breeze temp. in low 60s F. Four of five individuals observed in patch of kinnikinnic mostly perching with the occasional swirling together. Five to seven C. augustinus individuals observed in adjacent areas, rarely venturing near the C. polios group. Kinnikinnic was plentiful in the area. Photos of 2 different individuals included.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: June 14, 2021
Coordinator notes: thanks, Topper. I'm glad you were able to track this one down.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Sandoval County