Lots of Butterflies Today

It got warm today, and we had lots of butterflies.  I counted 75 on my lunch walk today–probably the highest total for the year.  Most were orange sulfurs, but I saw a monarch, a couple of painted ladies, dainty sulfurs, a single little yellow, some buckeyes, and several skippers.


This orange sulfur was in the prairie tonight.  They are common, but they can still be spectacular.

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Nature photographer from central Iowa.
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3 Responses to Lots of Butterflies Today

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  3. Photomiser says:

    Very nice detail in wings. Nice how the common ones can be so interesting when you a chance to take a good look.

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