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Cee’s FOTD Challenge: September 23, 2022
Flower of the Day
Butterfly: September 23, 2022
I’m not sure if this is a swallowtail or a fritillary. Like so many of his brethren, by this time of the year, most butterflies start to look a bit rough for wear. Note the little pieces of its wings that are missing at the bottom.
Grasshopper: September 14, 2022
This poor guy didn’t seem to be feeling very well. I was rather shocked that it let me take as many pictures as I wanted. I took this photo yesterday. He wasn’t there today. Good sign?
Butterfly: September 8, 2022
I’m fairly certain that this is a member of the Sulfur clan. There’s a variety called Pink Edged, and they are fairly rare. Often, the outer edge fades, but the circle on the wing maintains its pigment longer. So as a shot in the dark, I’m calling this fellow a Silver Edged Sulfur. If anyoneContinue reading “Butterfly: September 8, 2022”
Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge
Butterfly: September 2, 2022
This is an Eastern Tiger Swallowtail. The poor thing has definitely been through some trauma, but it can still fly. I thought it was being surprisingly friendly, willing to pose for me with my intrusive iPhone 11. Now I realize that it’s probably just a bit worn out. It’s probably a bit more difficult forContinue reading “Butterfly: September 2, 2022”
Butterfly: August 31, 2022
Butterfly: August 30, 2022
UPDATE: This is the second photo that I posted. I removed the first one because this was a better capture. Thanks! RS