Striking Gulf Fritillary
Taken at an outdoor butterfly park in Mission Texas.
Thank you for the beautiful picture of a gulf fritillary butterfly. The underside …
1st Visitor = Inspirational
My friend "Monarchs at the Beach" told me about her Milkweed Plant, and how it was a breeding ground for Monarchs, so I thought I would give it a shot. …
Monarchs at the beach
This butterfly flitted about all day (July 16,2011) on my patio across from La Jolla Shores beach. 12 days later I noticed my milkweed plant had been …
This is my first BABY Monarch Caterpillar. I have had many caterpillars before this one, but I found this one as an egg and hatched it!! SOOOO Cute! …
Monarch cats eating milkweed in a terrarium. Milkweed is in green oasis foam in plastic tubs. Chrysalis's hanging from top of terrarium.
Wintering Black Swallowtail Emerges
This is the Black Swallowtail Butterfly that emerged after over wintering on it's Chrysalis in my shed.
Imagine how excited I was to see it come flying …
This year we raised 14 Monarch butterfly's. On this lucky day we had 4 come out of their chrysalis all within 10-20 minutes of each other. My daughter …
Lauren's Monarch Butterfly
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We found one tiny 1/4 inch long monarch caterpillar on a milkweed leaf. This was our first time to raise a monarch. …
Swallowtail on Pride of Barbados
Photo was taken with an iphone in our backyard. Was amazed he stayed long enough for us to get several shots of him.
I have lots of caterpillars on my Passion Vine but this is the first time I've found a Fritillary Chrysalis...I moved it to my screen porch after I took …
My First Butterfly
This is my first butterfly ever!!!!
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Butterfly Kisses is my garden's name. It is a memorial garden for my two younger sisters that passed away unexpectedly 18 …
Stanley the monarch
Stanley was found by my son on a golf course. He turned into a beautiful butterfly. We are currently raising 5 monarch caterpillars now!
Just Emerged Black Swallowtail Butterfly
10 minutes after "breaking out"....
Beautiful photo of newly emerged Black Swallowtail! It looks like the plant is Rue. I haven't had …
Monarch Chrysalis on Bike
In Autumn we have to keep our eyes open. In our monarch butterfly garden the caterpillars go where they like - like on my bike!
Taken at a local park in Edinburg Texas.
Lovely picture! Is that a Pipevine Swallowtail? We don't have them up here in Minnesota.
Gray Hairstreak Butterfly Photo
This picture of a Gray Hairstreak Butterfly was taken early one morning at a local park in Edinburg Texas.
A 'Comma' Butterfly
I found this comma in the spring in my garden!
Two Black Swallowtail Chrysalis
I work in a private school and we love watching swallowtail caterpillars. I always put a smooth stick and a rough stick in the cage -- if the caterpillar …
I shot it today, 11/25/09.
Monarch on Tropical Milkweed
This monarch was photographed Nov. 4, 2009 (yesterday). All the butterfly weeds have gone to seed, but the tropical milkweeds are still setting blossoms. …
Giant Swallowtail Chrysalis #2 arrival
Both of Giant Swallowtails arrived on the same day. I was so lucky to be home when all of the excitement started.
Giant Swallowtail Butterfly Just out of the chrysalis
Chrysalis time was 8 days.
Giant Swallowtail Caterpillars
This photo shows both caterpillars at about 7 days old.
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I took these photos in July of 2009. When one of the caterpillars got fairly large, I brought her inside for the rest of the journey since I had watched …
Zebra Swallowtail in Jackson County Florida
These zebras are plentiful from June to September.
From eggs to just released Giant Swallowtail Butterfly
I just happened to be standing close to a Florida Orange tree at a friends house and I noticed a Giant Swallowtail landing on each leaf and flying to next …
Newly emerged male Black Swallowtail compositions with a "twist"
This beautiful specimen over-wintered in my house along with a second Black Swallowtail that should emerge any time now. I've hatched Monarchs …
Photogenic Tawny Emperor
Taken at a outdoor butterfly garden in Mission Texas.
Thanks for the beautiful close-up photo! This is a Tawny Emperor or Asterocampa …
Eastern Tailed Blue
This picture was taken in my lawn of this small Blue nectaring on some sweet white clover. They are fairly small at 1". The males upper wings are blue …
This Least Skipper had landed on a Red Salvia in the garden.
This photo was taken at Gladstone Lake in western Il of the Hairstreak puddling.
Very pretty! Thanks for the picture of the hairstreak …
A Yellow Butterfly
In a jungle in Little Andaman island, we found this beautiful yellow butterfly gathering salt from a puddle. I would love to know its name.
Karen says: …
Swallowtail in Tuscany
This photo was taken on our annual trip to Italy. 15/7/10
My first 'Baby'
This is my first - original - Monarch baby. He had a sibling early on but he disappeared. I have approximately 20 more eggs that should hatch in the …
This butterfly was drinking from my hummingbird feeder...
Beautiful and entertaining Swallowtail Butterfly
I was out watering flowers one evening and saw the most beautiful butterfly. It was huge! This butterfly kept me entertained all evening and I was able …
Queen butterflies mating
Queen butterflies mating taken in Superior,AZ
Swallowtail emerges on a house plant.
White Peacock and fly
There was an abundance of mushrooms growing in my lawn last year and I wanted to get some pictures of them. While shooting some pictures, a butterfly …
Red Admiral Butterfly Closeup
This picture of a Red Admiral Butterfly was taken in Choke Canyon State Park.
Waiting for the other chrysalis to pop...
The Monarch Butterfly
Monarch butterflies are the most beautiful of all butterflies, some say, and are considered the “king” of the butterflies, hence the name “monarch”. There …
Monarch on its way to Mexico
At Allen Acres in Louisiana, we get a few monarch in late March but all have gone north by the end of April.
They return in Sept and hang around to …
"Hold That Tiger"
We usually have several of these throughout the year as we have toothache trees, hopwafer trees, and citrus trees for the caterpillars. This photo won …
Giant Swallowtail Butterfly Almost ready to go
Within two hours the process is complete.
Giant Swallowtail Butterfly Stretch and fan those wings
Fluid has started filling the wings.
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