In spring, Monarchs from Mexico are working their way north and east into their milkweed breadbasket.
Brown Elfin is of a group of Hairstreaks (Callophrys spp.) that we see in spring; many are Elfins.
After overwintering as pupae, several species of whites and orangetips eclose in early spring and immediately set about searching for mates on desert hilltops.
Each of our resident butterflies has a plan to survive winter.
Explore New Mexico’s spring weather and clouds in today’s Take It Outside post. We will have a Saturday bonus post