Clouded Skipper on Butterfly Ginger
Clouded Skipper slurpin' on Zinnia.
Resting on Zinnia plant.
Clouded Skipper resting on a Hollyhock leaf this morning
I caught this one hovering around the new blooms on Obedient Plant. In this pic I almost confussed it with Dusted Skipper.
I was attempting to get an open wing pic, and little skipper just wouldn't sit still.
Flitting from petunia to petunia in mid-October. Hard to photograph because it didn't remain still very long.
Clouded Skipper on a marigold in East Texas, Oct. 2009
Saw a Clouded Skipper lay an egg on grass in my yard 04-10-10. Went to check the spot and found this :o)
Clouded Skipper caterpillar starting to emerge from the egg 04-16-10 (six days from egg to cat)
Clouded Skipper first instar emerged and eating the egg shell 04-16-10 (six days from egg to cat)
Late season Clouded skipper nectaring verbena (zone 7b).
Courting clouded skippers. October 2012, AR. (zone 7b)
Clouded skipper nectaring verbena, early May in Arkansas River Valley. Shows distintive dark brown vertical bar on hindwing.