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Spring Bliss: A Two-Butterfly Day

I sat by Kokanee Creek today watching the dippers build their nest, displaying to each other and chasing a third dipper from the nest site. The warm sun and the roaring of the creek were my whole world while I sat there. 73 more words

Kootenay Lake Wildlife

Blue Morpho

One of the butterflies that I observed this past weekend at the Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in Columbus, Ohio was this spectacular Blue Morpho ( 60 more words


Weekly Photo Challenge: Fresh 2

The challenge this week is to show pictures that seem Fresh!

Here are my choices….

Then there’s this fella… 32 more words


Painted Lady Butterfly (Vanessa Kershawi)

What a great thrill to see this Painted Lady  (Vanessa Kershawi) butterfly at Opua.

The Painted Lady is a regular visitor from Australia, sometimes seen in sizable numbers from October till early December.It is considered that their natural range is below the tropic of Capricorn, on Australia’s Eastern States, from where they migrate south in the Summer – to temperature zones only slightly cooler in the far north of New Zealand. 140 more words


Under my canopy...

The cherry tree is in bloom. Stand under it and be totally covered in a cloud of cotton-candy pink with sound effects. The number of bees that are buzzing is so loud that you think that your ears are exploding or you are ready for lift off into the great unknown. 333 more words


Paper Tiger

As we were walking round the coastline countryside of Majorca this fabulous Paper Tiger or African Monarch flew in from over the sea – presumably from North Africa…


Government to spend $3.2 million to help monarch butterfly

March 16, 2015

The federal government on February 9, 2015 pledged $3.2 million to help save the monarch butterfly, the butterfly that migrates thousands of miles between the U.S. 354 more words