Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1353694

Spring White
Pontia sisymbrii

Observation date: April 07, 2023
Submitted by: Joshua C
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This butterfly was fluttering around the stream at Embudito canyon, always close to the ground and rarely landing for long. This is a charming species and this is the best photo I've managed to get of it so far.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: April 08, 2023
Coordinator notes: good work! yes, this is Spring White. They mate-locate on hilltops, but will come to nectar and moist soil.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Bernalillo County