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Lovely Lady with a Band of Blue

A couple of female Tiger Swallowtails have been hovering about sampling nectar front the front yard flowers. The first lovely lady showed up early in the afternoon, with just a small nip missing from her left “tail.”  She spent most … Continue reading

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The Flavor He Favors

I saw my first Gulf Fritillary of the season today. As I watched him sampling nectar from the Zinnias, he seemed to show a preference for the bright yellow ones and I thought to myself, “If I gave this fellow … Continue reading

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A Brief Beauty Break

My daughter and I made it back from our afternoon walk just as darkened clouds and rumbles of thunder announced the arrival of another storm. Heading across the driveway to the front door, we noticed a beautiful Tiger Swallowtail hovering … Continue reading

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The Simple Joys of Summer

Bumble Bees And Butterflies Hummingbirds And Dragonflies Vibrant colors Soaring Hawks Curling tongues And “tuckered” dogs The simple joys that summer brings Beautiful blossoms and lovely wings

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A Fritillary Flower

This lovely Gulf Fritillary has been enjoying the front yard flowers for the past several days.  In this picture, you can’t see the red Zinnia he is perched upon – it looks more like the butterfly itself is the blossom! … Continue reading

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A Great Way To Start The Day

This Gulf Fritillary sat and sipped in the morning sun, and I stood and basked in its beauty. What a great way to start the day!

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Not Too Hot For Stripes And Spots

When the temperature lingers in the 90’s, the bird activity sometimes hits a bit of a lull;  but the butterflies, who love the warmer weather, have been out in abundance.  Here are several that my daughter and I saw while we were … Continue reading

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