Shaw Butte in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA June 11, 2011 Size: about honeybee size
These were on a brittlebush in the morning shade. As the sun rose over the hill, they started moving and flew off one at a time. I sat there about 15 min taking pix. When done about 1/2 had flown away.
Contributed by locolobo13 on 13 June, 2011 - 7:18pm Last updated 16 June, 2011 - 6:20pm
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