I sadly admit I make often a hash of duskywing identification; but I'm thinking this is the true E. tristis.
On cultivated coyote mint in the rural cemetery native garden.
I see so may of these right where I am; and wonder why the other local correspondents
aren't posting pictures of this lovely insect. Blue passionvines occur here and there in all our older neighborhoods. Many of them might be attracting these butterflies...
Two of these a male and a female.
They chase each other from tree to tree within a 1/2 block of the palm with the nest, chattering continuously.
Not much to show for the effort; but fun trying to photograph these at the top of the Garapata loop...
Laying eggs on Giant Vetch...
Nesting pair in one of our Mexican fan palms.
A neighbor had tracked them back to our property after they'd been a nuisance at her hummingbird feeders.