A rather 'daring' maneuver, by the Tawny .. to perch near the entry hole of a very active Hornet nest. .. August 2003
Tawny Emperor topside view
A Tawny Emperor looking for minerals and/or salts from my hand in July.
These vain butterflies always insist on previewing their photos.
Tawny emperor on pant leg, Arkansas River Valley, August 2013
Tawny emperor basking by creek, Arkansas River Valley, August 2013.
Tawny Emperor - abundant at the brew bar!
Tawny Emperors - in abundance at the fruit bar!
Tawny Emperor - two caterpillars
Tawny Emperor - ovipositing on hackberry tree
Tawny Emperor basking by Arkansas River Valley road in late Sept.