Butterflies of the Prairie Meadow, Part 2 (Repost)




(This post originally published in June 2010) Continuing from yesterday’s post, here are some more images that I have taken over the past couple of weeks at the prairie meadow not far from my house. Today’s post contains some unidentified specimens. I have some leads on the first 2, but the last one I still […]

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Butterflies & Sunflowers




Not only have birds been flocking to the nearby sunflower field … several other winged critters have been observed and photographed. Today’s post focus on the butterflies. One of the first visitors I encountered in the sunflower field was a Great Spangled Fritillary butterfly (Speyeria cybele):   A bit later, I found another Great Spangled […]

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