Sighting for December 9, 2014

Alice Anderson

Las Cruces, Valley View Park, Heske Garden
Dona Ana County, NM

Warm, sunny, very light breeze. There has been frost at night. Butterflies were nectaring on a cultivated Rosemary in Heske Garden, alongside honeybees. Elsewhere in the park were Checkered Whites and one Painted Lady.

  • Southern Dogface 1
  • Sleepy Orange 2
  • Western Pygmy-Blue 5
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 1