Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1292266

Observation date: May 30, 2021
Submitted by: jrmbutterfly
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Flushed 2 or 3 of these. They would fly a few metres and rest as photographed with wings spread. Fairly undisturbed gravelly slope in Ponderosa Pine and bunchgrass habitat. Not sure if they're normally daytime active or just when disturbed.
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: June 07, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Canada, British Columbia