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A Butterfly-filled Birthday

Yesterday was my birthday (my 33rd plus 20) and one of my favorite gifts was the abundance of butterflies that showed up. Several Cloudless Sulphurs were fluttering about the fading Zinnias. Typically, these beauties don’t sit still long enough to … Continue reading

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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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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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Feathers and Flowers

I walked outside to see if there were any butterflies fluttering around the front yard and instead found this sweet Goldfinch nibbling on the Zinnias. Feathers and flowers make a lovely combination!

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