Andrew Trundlewagon's photos with the butterfly

painted lady 2 sept 2017 st bruno DSC 3319

painted lady  2 sept 2017 st bruno DSC 3319
A painted lady butterfly, St. Bruno Park, This year we have had an extraordinary number of painted lady butterflies (Vanessa cardui).
Added on October  4, 2017

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painted lady DSC 0763
Dozens of these painted lady (Vanessa cardui) butterflies were feeding on burdock flowers, more than I've ever seen at one time before. According to the web this is the mostly widely distribute species of butterfly in the world, found on all continents ex…
Added on July 27, 2017

Morio_Mourning Cloak_Camberwell Beauty DSC 3032

Morio_Mourning Cloak_Camberwell Beauty DSC 3032
The Mourning Cloak (Nymphalis antiopa) also called Camberwell Beauty in UK. It is one of the first butterflies we see after the snow melts in spring, as it hibernates over winter.

(Le Morio).
Added on May  2, 2017

fritillary

fritillary
A fritillary butterfly feeding on thistles along a wooded footpath. There were several of them and they were all interested in the thistles to the exclusion of any other plant.

Un papillon se nourrissant de chardons sur un sentier boisé. Il y avait plusi…
Added on August  5, 2015

Gatekeeper Pyronia tithonusDSC 3449 arundel riverside

Gatekeeper Pyronia tithonusDSC 3449 arundel riverside
A gatekeeper butterfly, Arundel, Sussex, UK
Added on July 30, 2015

White Admiral Northeastern Jun2 6 2015 DSC 1657

White Admiral Northeastern Jun2 6 2015 DSC 1657
A White Admiral butterfly sunning on a woodside path. (Limenitis arthemis)
Added on June  7, 2015

Papilio palinurus Machaon émeraude CSC 0671

Papilio palinurus Machaon émeraude CSC 0671
An iridescent green butterfly seen at the "Papillons en liberté" butterfly exhibit in the botanic garden Montreal.
Added on March 24, 2015

Papilio lowi great yellow Mormon DSC 0609

Papilio lowi great yellow Mormon DSC 0609
A "Yellow Mormon" butterfly seen at the butterfly exhibit, "Papillons en liberté" in the botanic garden Montreal.
Added on March 24, 2015

Pink rose Voilier Pachliopta kotzebueaDSC 0516

Pink rose Voilier Pachliopta kotzebueaDSC 0516
This is a large black and red butterfly from an exhibition of butterflies that is held every year in the Botanic Garden, Montreal, called "Papillons en liberté"
Added on March 23, 2015

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A couple of common cabbage white butterflies - they were on my way to work one morning, so I photographed them with my cell phone.
Added on August 14, 2013

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viceroy-DSC 5180
The bright orange viceroy butterfly (Limenitis archippus) resembles the larger Monarch butterfly. The caterpillars of the viceroy feed on plants in the willow family and accumulate salicylic acid (similar to aspirin). This makes them bitter and unpalatabl…
Added on July 28, 2013

butterflies

butterflies
A couple of butterflies doing what couples do.

These are probably European Common Blue (Polyommatus icarus) butterflies, which are not native to North America, but have been found quite recently here in Quebec. It looks like they have plans to stay.
Added on July 21, 2013

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butterfly on flower-CSC 4741
fritillary on wild flowers-near Montreal
Added on June  7, 2013