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My Butterfly Garden, Supporting the Monarch Butterfly!

When I lived in Illinois two of my granddaughters came for the summer.  We did a lot of fun things but one thing that I really enjoyed was gathering Monarch butterfly eggs and bringing them home to watch them hatch, 478 more words

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台灣蝴蝶生態遊 (1)

八月應好友的邀請,參加了一個台灣蝴蝶生態拍攝自由行…  出門前才發覺自己器材和技術都不入流,剛好八月Nikon School有一蝴蝶攝影班,於是臨急抱佛腳,報名學習,又在出發前兩天買了一只微鏡,膽粗粗的上路!






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Clouded Sulphur

Strange as it seems, I have been seeing more butterflies in the waning days of summer than I did at its height. I think that this little beauty, which I spotted on Monday at my local marshland park, is a Clouded Sulphur butterfly ( 8 more words


Encounter with a Painted Lady

I ran into a painted lady yesterday in a meadow at my local marshland park. No, I did not have a secret rendezvous with a tattooed female, but a chance encounter with this beauty, a Painted Lady butterfly ( 33 more words


Changing light

As this Great Spangled Fritillary butterfly (Speyeria cybele) moved about on a flower, the light hit it in different ways, beautifully illuminating its colorful wings. 8 more words