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Zebra Swallowtail

One of the coolest looking butterflies in our area is the Zebra Swallowtail butterfly (Eurytides marcellus). In addition to having beautiful coloration, it has amazingly long “tails” that flutter when it is in flight. 81 more words


Monarch and Queen Anne

Although I tend to associate Monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus) with milkweed, this Monarch was hungrily feeding on Queen Anne’s lace (Daucus carota… 34 more words


A Painted Lady Comes to Call

I’ve had a few problems with WordPress today, including the complete loss of a post. This was annoying as I’d spent a significant amount of time looking for links and photos. 416 more words


Wordless Wednesday

In the alps…..

There are still little critters tho……


That's all!
See Ya xx


Painted Lady in August

As I was exploring at Huntley Meadows Park this past weekend, I was thrilled to stumble upon this beautiful Painted Lady butterfly (Vanessa cardui… 77 more words


The Gulf Fritillary AKA "The Passion Butterfly"

For those of you, like me, that might struggle with the pronunciation of Fritillary, dictionary.com lists the phonic version as .

I found this beautiful butterfly during a recent walk through… 303 more words

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Common Wood Nymph butterfly

One of the little woodland butterflies that I see only rarely is the Common Wood Nymph (Cercyonis pegala). I was therefore pretty excited when I spotted this beauty on Friday while it was perched on a tree at… 47 more words