Gray Hairstreak Butterflies Lifting Spirits In Los Alamos

A rare sighting of a Gray Hairstreak butterfly Thursday is lifting spirits all over Los Alamos. It is resting with its wings open on an American Vetch flower in the garden of a residence on Barranca Mesa. Photo by Selvi Viswanathan

This Gray Hairstreak butterfly spotted Thursday on Barranca Mesa with its wings closed showing off its hair streaks and eye catching orange spot. Photo by Selvi Viswanathan

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