Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1303233

Observation date: July 26, 2021
Submitted by: Cactuswren1976
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Eight t 10 individuals observed flying high among the crowns of Ponderosa Pines. One descended to the ground and was basking-- leaning at such an angle as to take best advantage of the abundant solar radiation (the side away from the photographer).
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: July 28, 2021
Coordinator notes: it was just trying to keep you in sight!
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Santa Fe County