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Among Peggy C's albums



  • The Monarch ..

    Monarch (Danaus plexippus) .. in The Dogwood Patch - A Garden On a Pink Zinnia © All Rights Reserved All four ( 4 ) PiP on Left side .. EXPLORE..

  • Stained-glass Day ..

    Monarch (Danaus plexippus) .. in The Dogwood Patch - A Garden PiP 1 PiP 2 - taken on False Sunflowers in The Dogwood Patch - A Garden PiP 3 PiP 4 - taken on Buddleja (next door) © All Rights Reserved

  • Oh, yes ..

    he is a BIG one .. not a Carpenter Bee, but one of so many varieties of pollinators .. he stretched from one side of the False Sunflower to the other .. This is the 1st one seen with dark wings - all others are somewhat clear -- not this one ! © All Rig…


  • Doubles ~

    Painted Ladies - Returned to check out the False Sunflower nectar - This is an A - Ha Moment - One thinks you got the shot - But until I can see it on my monitor - That is the moment of truth - Haven't been out yet today (Wednesday) - But these gals wer…

  • No ..

    Not expected .. Taken on Monday, 25 Sept 2017 around noon - Saved for differences in flowers... It's not a good photo, but one of those 'well, maybe I can do something with it' .. This is why I never delete photos in the camera .. From SD card to hard d…

  • A gorgeous fly-in ...

    Variegated Fritillary .. in a classic pose .. Euptoita claudia www.butterfliesandmoths.org/species/Eupt oieta-claudia 1st this year ... ** 6 PiP ** on the Left © All Rights Reserved EXPLORE


  • Stained glass ..

    on the wings of a Monarch - enjoying nectar from a Buddleja - at The Arts Center - there were 2 others there- Painted Ladies who were just blurs in my photos - * 1 PiP - larger view * © All Rights Reserved

  • Nature . . .

    while this computer was at Doc B's .. photos were taken here and next door .. it was as though I was missing something .. yes, the habit of going to my computer .. I don't tend to miss something .. until I can't have it .. . THEN - I can think of 100's…

  • Monarch ..

    seen at the Arts Center .. in August .. on Buddleja .. she is a beauty .. a very early treat .. © All Rights Reserved


  • Fly ..

    with those elegant wings - but, pause at the Buddleja - next door - Eastern Tiger Swallowtail butterfly (f) - ( Papilio glaucus ) © All Rights Reserved PiP

  • Silvery Checkerspot ....

    Silvery Checkerspot (Chlosyne nycteis) There are 5 PiP across the top ... This is the 1st one in 2017 .. So, many photos were taken (still have more) .. Somebody asked me how I got the butterfly to pose .. " Oh, they are all under contract" .. Yeah…

  • Pipevine Swallowtail -

    [Battus philenor] -- to me they are they most 'hyperactive' butterflies -- getting a shot of them still -- take many shots -- many ! even these aren't still -- close enough for ' government work ' in my book of digital memories -- * 1 PiP * © All R…


  • Evening visitor -

    Pipevine Swallowtail - [ Battus philenor ] Rapid flyer - Rarely still - This is usually as close as I can get this ST - Out front in the evening (19 August around 8pm EDT) on the Obedient Plant - © All Rights Reserved * 2 PiP *

  • Brunch ..

    "Obedient Plant (Physostegia virginiana) got its common name because you can bend the individual flowers in any direction you like - a nice feature for floral displays. Unfortunately, obedient plant is not so obedient in the garden, where it can spread qu…

  • A topper ..

    for a floral cupcake - bright in the sun while shadows touch here and there - * 2 PiP * © All Rights Reserved


  • .. so close

    Hummingbird Clearwing Moth .. Obedient Plant .. Lens almost touched him .. Didn't bother him .. He was busy .. 3 delightful visitors .. PiP © All Rights Reserved www.jeffpippen.com

  • Stained Glass wings -

    Monarch (m) - (Danaus plexippus) - Nectar from pink Zinnias must be tasty - He didn't visit any others - This is an early visit - From this Elegant Flyer - 1 PiP © All Rights Reserved

  • Purple Attraction . .

    - Petunias of Purple have a wonderful aroma - maybe all Petunias do - but, since we don't have any but Purple - shall remain with my thoughts about Purple - must be why Clearwing Moths are attracted - flying quickly from one delectable feast to another -…


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