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This Gulf Fritillary has seemingly appointed himself guardian of the garden and regards it as his personal domain. I mean really, doesn’t he look like he’s striking a rather possessive pose? Well, all was well and good until the first … Continue reading
As I sat down to write this post, words from an old James Taylor song popped into my mind – Summer’s here, I’m for that Got my rubber sandals, got my straw hat Got my cold beer, I’m just glad … Continue reading
When I was out in the front yard with Tucker this morning (who is now 7 months old) I saw a lovely Gulf Fritillary loitering around the Lantana. This is a butterfly that practically begs to have its picture taken, … Continue reading
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
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!
As I’ve mentioned before, my front yard Lantana has become a favorite hangout for the neighborhood butterflies. The most recent flower feaster was this stunning Gulf Fritillary. These guys have such a cool design – right down to their spotted eyeballs! The top … Continue reading