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Butterflies -Bees- Moths - Dragonflies

Among Peggy C's albums



  • Flying in for a visit -

    Snowberry Clearwing Moth (Hemaris diffinis) -- www.jeffpippen.com/naturephotos/hemaris- diffinis.htm There are two kinds in our part of North Carolina .. this one and the Hummingbird Moth .. Very fast flyers, but at times do pause long enough for a pho…

  • Stained Glass Wings

    Monarch (Danaus plexippus) male .. Early for this area .. Went out this evening to check .. There he was .. Going from False Sunflowers to Cosmos and back again .. Such an unexpected JOY ~ - 2 PiP across the top - © All rights reserved -- EXPLORE --

  • .. about butterflies

    '' Butterflies are self-propelled flowers.'' - Robert A. Heinlein © All rights reserved EXPLORE


  • Wings for Monday --

    * PiP * - one in each Top Left corner Top Left - Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Top Right -Crescent [ worn out ] Bottom Right - same ETS Bottom Left - Eastern Tailed Blue or Hairstreak [ that's as close as can be found ] Found in my yard over 3 days - Didn…

  • Horace's Duskywing --

    Horace's Duskywing [ Erynnis horatius ] female - A Lifer for me ~ Searched Kaufman Field Guide to Butterflies of North America and www.jeffpippen.com for an ID .. www.jeffpippen.com/butterflies/horacesdu skywing.htm Got a confirmation from a butterfly…

  • She's A Lady -

    An American Lady (Vanessa virginiensis) on white Yarrow .. Such an elegant Lady .. © All Rights Reserved --EXPLORE--


  • Morning visit ..

    “The soul is the same in all living creatures, although the body of each is different.” - Hippocrates - from an Eastern Tiger Swallowtail butterfly - nectaring on Koreanspice Viburnum and several different bees -- it makes one wonder about being clo…

  • Pamy Flowers -

    Joy ! Yellow Gold ! Thank you, OK ! Skipper butterfly has discovered the False Sunflowers (Heliopsis helianthoides) under the Dogwood trees - She flitted back and forth from one to another - Checking - Is this one as good as the last one - Got to go bac…

  • Polygonia sp.

    Question Mark (Polygonia interrogationis) Or - Eastern Comma (Polygonia comma) First Of Year and a Lifer - 2018 - 3 PiP - upper Left corner each panel - - 1 Note in panel 2 over white mark on wing - © All Rights Reserved


  • Another Link in The Chain .. bees to bees ..

    .. we depend on each other - there is a scientific explanation for the bee and Zinnia - anyone can look it up - but, if we didn't have bees - how would we have food - flowers - life - the bee and Zinnia need each other - that is all WE all need each…

  • Today has been brought to you ..

    by the Band known as B - With Backup group Flowerz Bees Butterflies - Variegated Fritilllary - Common Buckeye - And the lovely Skippers !! Just as the flowers have seen better days - So have most of these visitors - But, they are still beautiful i…

  • 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


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