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First Monarch of 2017

The last few years it has been pretty rare for me to see a Monarch Butterfly (Danaus plexippus). Most of the time when I thought I had spotted one, it turned out to be a similar-looking Viceroy Butterfly. 116 more words


American Copper Butterfly #13 & #14


An American Copper Butterfly that was up to the family farm last week. A Beautiful colorful little butterfly that’s about the size of a U.S. penny.



Glapthorn Cow Pastures

A trip down to Glapthorn Cow Pastures in Cambridgeshire today in search of the elusive Black Hairstreak. We didn’t find him, but there were lots of great butterflies to compensate. 25 more words


Black Swallowtail Beauty

Summer is almost here! My Lantana is blooming and new butterflies visit daily.


Watch the birdie: capturing wildlife on camera

There is something very powerful about an image. It captures a moment in time and creates a memory that can be shared and viewed time and time again. 243 more words