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The Mourning Cloak Masacre!

March 11th, 2016

Today was pretty much like any other warm winter-come-spring day lately in south Orange county, California.  The sun was shining in between the most magnificent,  puffy cumulus clouds amid a perfect blue sky with the temperature being perfect (high 60’s to low 70’s),  and along with the smell of freshly cut grass – AH! 904 more words


February: Mourning Cloak

The Mourning Cloak, Nymphalis antiopa, is our butterfly of the month for February.

Range: Mourning Cloaks can be found all over North America, though they are rare on the gulf coast. 381 more words


Guardian angel / Änglavakt - a new commission / en ny beställning

In the series of paintings which I started with the painting Mourning Cloak (Sorgmantel) I have now added a new painting Guardian Angel… 116 more words


Mourning Cloak butterfly

I spotted a beautiful Mourning Cloak butterfly (Nymphalis antiopa) this past weekend at Huntley Meadows Park and suspect that it recently emerged. I always thought of  Mourning Cloaks, which are apparently known as Camberwell Beauties in Great Britain, only as an early spring butterfly, because I knew that they overwinter with us as adults. 172 more words


The Question? The Loss . . . .

I hope the Question is, ‘Where has Jeff been lately, what with no new posts on wingedbeauty.com?’ After all, butterflies are now  . . .  192 more words

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