Michelle Ress

Michelle Ress

Posted on 05/01/2015


Photo taken on April 26, 2015


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Painted Lady


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yellow butterfly 26 april 15

yellow butterfly 26 april 15
Death is nothing, but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily.
Napoleon Bonaparte

Lorenzo Kjell Salmonson, Valfal, William Sutherland have particularly liked this photo


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Pam J
Pam J
I think that is a California Tortoise Shell butterfly

Beautiful
2 years ago.
William Sutherland
William Sutherland
Terrific shot!

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2 years ago.
Michelle Ress
Michelle Ress
thanks, part of the left wing is missing is one reason it sat still for the shot. it can still fly though.
2 years ago.
Valfal
Valfal
Beautiful capture, Michelle :-))
2 years ago.
Sonja
Sonja
It's definately a Painted Lady!
butterfly.ucdavis.edu/butterfly/vanessa/cardui

To tell it from Tortoiseshells, generally no blue idirescent fringe on the hindwing marginal band and more white apical spots. This is a very busy migratory butterfly, also at home in Europe.
2 years ago. Edited 2 years ago.