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Peck’s Skipper

I took another vacation day yesterday.  I had some chores to do–I cut down an old elm tree to use for firewood and did a few other things around the house. It was a magnificant October day in Iowa, and … Continue reading

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A good day for butterflies

Today was very warm–highs in the 90’s.  That made it a very good day for butterflies. This Peck’s skipper was flitting around the flower garden.  I used a flash because it was down in a shady part of the weeds … Continue reading

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Lots of Peck’s Skippers

For some reason this fall there have been lots of Peck’s skippers.  I have seen double-digit numbers a few times on the walks I do at lunch time.  There have been a number of other grass skippers as well, including fiery skippers, sachems, tawney edge skippers, and Delaware … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Butterflies

Sunday I went to Slip Bluff Park in the southern part of Iowa.   I went there specifically to photograph butterflies. We are a few weeks past the peak of the butterfly season, in my estimation.  The weather was also quite a … Continue reading

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