Pinal County, Arizona, US
Joy. Back here at last! I literally saw a Queen flying parallel to the airplane as we taxied in. Humidity drenched me in a half hour. Went back to a spot that was jumping two years ago. Camera wanly from heat, but iPhone got enough.
San Diego County, California, US
Nectaring on mule fat (Baccharis salicifolia) in riparian area.
These tiny butterflies were all over the bay front on these plants which I haven't identified yet; these pictures are of two individuals
Western Pygmy Blue Butterfly. Very nice colors, feeding on Four-winged Salt Bush.