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Animal Friend of the Week

Raewyn at decocraftsdigicrafts says she wants to showcase our animal kingdom.  It runs from Tuesday New Zealand time and is weekly. You can join in anytime at all over the week.   172 more words


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