Sometimes I take my camera outside and sometimes I have the opportunity to take a nice photograph and sometimes the photograph turns out nicely. Once in a while, I use […]
This is another view of an Eastern Tiger Swallowtail.
This photograph is reduced quite a bit to fit on this page. These little hairstreaks will just stand there and let you get this close to take a photograph. Cute […]
You have to look carefully to see the differences between this black swallowtail and the black eastern tiger swallowtail. One of the differences is the big dot on the upper […]
This is the same butterfly that was pictured yesterday. With the sunlight shining through the wings, you can see the distinctive tiger stripes.
Eastern tiger swallowtails can be black or yellow. Both have dark tiger stripes and tomorrow’s picture will be this same butterfly showing the dark tiger stripes. I believe this one […]
This fritially is big and makes a very orange statement on the zinnias that it visits. Notice that it stands on 4 legs. When I look at photographs of this […]
My picture is out of focus quite a bit, but as you are seeing, I am sharing it anyway in all of its blurry glory. I still see this butterfly […]
I think this is a zabulon skipper. Notice how its antennae are folded at the tips.
This little gold colored and spotted skipper is enjoying the zinnias.
There are 4 skippers in this picture. I think 3 of them are showing off for the one next to the yellow flowers. I’m not sure why I am posting […]
Beautiful swallowtail isn’t it? I was able to get just one photograph before it flew away.
Although this photograph of the haristreak standing on mint blooms is not in focus, I still want to show it because the hairstreak is so cute here.
This butterfly was standing on the pink zinnia petals, on its back 4 legs, the front two just tucked in – casual-like. If he was looking at what his head […]
This butterfly might be a Red crescent Scrub-hairstreak – Strymon rufofusca.