Wednesday, September 01, 2010
Above and below: Spangled+Fritillary
Above + below: Orange Sulphur or Clouded Butterfly
The following 3 photos feature a Hummingbird insect - they sound much like hummingbirds do, but are much smaller and look more like a large bee - with a long beak!
Below: Black Swallowtail Butterfly
Below: Monarch Butterfly
All photos were taken in our front yard - we put in a Butterfly Bush last year and are reaping the benefits this year, much to our delight! I purchased a second Butterfly Bush this spring, a darker shade of purple, because the Hummingbirds and Butterflies really do come daily! Haven't managed to capture the Hummingbird with the camera. She seems to see me and fly right on by without stopping...