Sunday, September 22, 2013

Autumn Butterflies September 22-23, 2013

Viceroy Butterfly, Limenitis archippus
This Viceroy Butterfly was visiting my garden on September 12, 2013

The above photo is Straight Out Of the Camera

We saw these butterflies on a Natchez Trace Parkway hiking trail
Sunday, September 15, 2013

I think they are Hackberry Emperor Butterflies (Asterocampa celtis)
Instead of visiting flowers, they drink sap from the Hackberry Tree.
I guess they like salty sweat, too!

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11 comments:

  1. Oh these are fabulous captures!

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  2. They are tame butterflies. Wonderful shots.

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  3. Wonderful butterfly shots! I can never seem to get close to the really pretty ones, only to the friendly but rather homely little Skippers.

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  4. Fantastic shots. I don't know how you get those butterflies to be still!

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  5. Splendid shots - they look a bit like Monarchs.

    The flowers in my pictures are proteas.

    Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

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  6. What stunning examples of God's amazing handiwork! Thanks for sharing (and for stopping by my blog)

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