An American Lady showing off her colors while nectaring a backyard zinnia. Often confused with a Painted Lady, she has her own unique colors and patterns to display.
Braconid wasp cocoons covering a tomato hornworm.
I grew them both! Butterfly and Zinnia.
My garden is my happy place.
Zebra Longwing on native Firebush
A Monarch on a Butterfly Bush
A butterfly on the Hummingbird feeder
Capo Indiano Butterfly
Crimson Patch Butterfly
Monarch visits a Yellow Torch Tithonia flower, aka Mexican Sunflower. These bushy plants attract lots of pollinators and fall migrating butterflies.
Monarch enjoying a Yellow Torch Tithonia speciosa flower, aka Mexican sunflower. Bushy plant attracts pollinators and migrating butterflies.
Monarch Butterfly on Sombrero Coneflower. 8/2/19
Black Swallowtail caterpillar pair
Sulphur at Sterrett Gardens
Banded Tussock Moth my grandson found.
Arctiid caterpillar - Monroe County, WV.
Clearwing hummingbird moth feeding.
Monarch with a photo bombing bee
male Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Bee on Goldenrod
Summer garden natives bring the butterflies.
Queen butterfly enjoying Blue Mist.
Monarch butterfly and a Zowie zinnia, late August.
Tiger Swallowtail with Ruby Star coneflower.
Buddleia and Butterflies go together!
Monarch newly emerged from its chrysalis hanging on a day lily.
Southern Purple Mint Moth, a bit farther north than usual.
Gray Hair-Streak Butterfly
Northern Pearly Eye
Tussock Moth Caterpillar
Beautiful swallow type butterfly in meadow
Butterfly in Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory, South Deerfield, MA
Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory, South Deerfield, MA
The monarch butterfly is one of natures best creations
Tortoise Shell Butterfly, in the front garden, Liverpool, Merseyside.
Plant: Eutrochium fistulosum Hollow Joe-Pye Weed, Queen-of-the-Meadow, Trumpet Weed.
Swallowtail and Wild Phlox
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail ….
A 'Painted Lady' butterfly enjoying nectar from the blooms of yellow zinnias growing in a container
Monarch caterpillar on a milkweed plant (Asclepias incarnata 'Ice Ballet')
Himalayan Red Lacewing Butterfly - Cethosia biblis tisamena.
Victoria Park, Widnes, Cheshire
While hiking in Vietnam we walked through an area where there were numerous butterflies! I was determined to get a good picture of this one in particular! He was beautiful!
This image was taking while hiking in Vietnam. We were in an area called monkey mountain when I spotted this amazing butterfly!
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