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289/366 | Common Buckeye

October 15, 2020 - A little beat up, but still beautiful, this is the Common Buckeye, also known as Junonia coenia. The name is due to the...
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287/366 | Variegated Fritllary

October 13, 2020 - Bright and early I headed back to Burden Gardens. I got a half-way decent shot of the Hummingbird, but decided to take a...
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281/366 | Faded

October 07, 2020 - My dad dropped in for an unexpected visit today, so my routine got thrown off. It was good to visit with him though. My...
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272/366 | Fritillary Flair

September 28, 2020 - Since I got an early start this morning, I headed to Burden Gardens to shoot the entrance. To my disappointment, they ha...
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225/366 | Gulf Fritillary

August 12, 2020 - Returned to Burden Gardens as soon as they opened at 8AM and it was still hot as blazes. Since I don't have an image of...
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205/366 | Clouded Sulphur

July 23, 2020 - The wildflower field at Hilltop Arboretum paid off for me this morning. The tickseed has died off and the field is now f...
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203/366 | Butterfly on Bougainvillea

July 21, 2020 - Today was rough. The husband and I went to Goodyear to get new tires on my SUV in preparation for my trip to Mississippi...
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170/366 | Gray Hairstreak

June 18, 2020 - This is a small butterfly in the Lycaenida family. He might look large here, but the size is approx 7/8 - 1 3/8 inches....
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166/366 | Monarch Chrysalis

June 14, 2020 - Yesterday we noticed the Monarch chrysalis that attached itself to our wicker patio table was starting to transform. Tod...
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151/366 | Swallowtail Cat Molting

May 30, 2020 - About a month ago I planted dill weed in a container hoping to attract swallowtail butterflies. A few days ago I was sit...
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142/366 | Eastern Black Swallowtail

May 21, 2020 - There are four types of "dark swallowtails" which can be difficult to tell apart. After doing some research, I'm pretty...
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115/366 | A God Day

April 24, 2020 - What a day! I had planned to grab a shot of something ordinary with my phone while walking the neighborhood and be done;...
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104/366 | Chrysalis

April 14, 2020 - Not having a successful year with the Monarch Butterfly Project. This little guy is doing well, but he crawled up the am...
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5/366 | Great Purple Hairstreak

January 05, 2020 - In a wooded, swampy area close to home I saw a raccoon sitting high up in a tree cavity, a Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, and...
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