Thursday, August 3, 2017

Flying Flowers


Tiger Swallowtail

Toad Lily
Rattlesnake Master
Newly formed milkweed seed pods
Tussock Moth larvae eat milkweed like the Monarchs
Purple Delight
Painted Lady

Giant Swallowtail


Fritillary minus some wing after a bird tried to grab it.

Phlox
Black-eyed Susan
Coneflower

11 comments:

  1. Lots of great flying flowers and some great nonflying kind.

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  2. These flowers and butterflies are all gorgeous. Those toad lilies are intriguing. I don't think we have them around here. Can't pick a favorite today. They're all really lovely.

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  3. What a delightful combination, Steve. Flying flowers indeed!

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  4. beautiful butterflies and beautiful flowers. seems like we had more butterflies last year than this.

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  5. Butterflies are probably the most ethereal creatures. Flying flowers is apt.

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  6. Such beauty. A blog I read, The Dutchess, had a post about August being the Sunday of summer.

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  7. Oh, my! Such lovely nature photos. Amazing colors.

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  8. Awesome butterfly and flower photos. cool dude in the last photo!

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  9. Hi Steve - wonderful nature ... not sure about the 'old boy' in the last photo - mind you - he looks contented enough and obviously has a love of life! Cheers and enjoy the weekend - Hilary

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  10. Another great post! Your nature photos are amazing!

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