Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1322491

Golden-headed Scallopwing
Staphylus ceos

Observation date: April 14, 2022
Submitted by: jamesvonloh
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Individual(s) displaying and taking nutrients from moist rock bases and a sheet of shallow runoff on the rock wall of Soledad Canyon waterfall, Organ Mountains. The afternoon was warm with some dappled shade from emerging maple leaves and occasional gusty wind moving up-canyon.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: April 16, 2022
Coordinator notes: superb images, Jim. thank you !
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Doña Ana County