Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1347667

Observation date: October 22, 2022
Submitted by: jamesvonloh
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: An individual buckeye perched on plant litter, avoiding light wind gusts blowing across the Rio Grande. Noticeably dark butterfly, please note the pinkish color of the hindwing fringe. No ventral wing images could be obtained. The afternoon was warm cloudy, and with light wind.
Status: Temporary Colonist
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: October 27, 2022
Coordinator notes: Jim, this is mostly Dark Buckeye, with some evidence of Gray Buckeye. a mix, which is pretty normal for this group
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Doña Ana County