Monday, September 10, 2012

Butterflies in the Garden

Sulphurs 






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American Snout


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Queen


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Funereal Duskywing


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Painted Lady


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Giant Swallowtails

Pipevine Swallowtail

Have a good day!

28 comments:

Petrus van Zyl said...

well captured colour and beauty

Magpie said...

These are amazing works of art!

angryparsnip said...

I am amazed by how many different kinds of butterflies I have seen this year. So much more than last year.
This is a wonderful post today.

cheers, parsnip

Icy BC said...

Oh I am jealous with you, Diane! These are beautiful butterflies, and so many different species too!

Fantastic shots!

Κωστής Τζαγκαράκης said...

Beautiful visitors to your garden Dianne.
I wish I could name them all as you do.
Costas

Debbie Lo said...

Wow, these shots are so cool! The butterfly colors and shapes are amazing to me. How neat that you have been able to take so many shots without them flying away! Nice job!

Rohrerbot said...

You sure have nailed it!!! Isn't it crazy all to see all the butterfly madness around here!!?? You can't avoid them even if you tried:) Love your sulphurs, snout and the rest of the gang:)

Barb said...

You are so lucky to encounter so many beautiful specimens - and they seem to be posing for you. I love the pale colored ones on the bright blooms!

Spare Parts and Pics said...

Quite an incredible series of photos. Heck, I would be happy just capturing one or two of these!

Lindy MacDuff said...

What a lovely variety of butterflies and flowers!

Jeannelle said...

Beautiful collection of photos!

Darla said...

Breathtaking photographs! Like many, my heart simply swells with joy when I witness butterflies and these momentary captures of their pauses is so uplifting. Beautiful -- thank you.

This past week I was repeatedly caught unaware by the spectacular antics of the golden butterflies (didn't know they were called "Sulphurs") as they darted among the flowers ... they were like sunshine rays realized into form.

betchai said...

they are all beautifully captured Diane. you have so much adorable collections of butterflies and flowers.

Amin said...

Hello! What a beautiful post!

teca said...

Special shots!!!
I love flowers and butterflies!

"Butterfly seem flower that the wind took to dance..."

Hugs.

Thérèse said...

Such a nice collection of butterflies: joy and lightness.

ZielonaMila said...

Fantastic photographs, butterflies are beautiful. I am greeting

gregory urbano said...

beautiful shots

Amin said...

Hello! Have a wonderful days!

Magia da Inês said...

¸.•°`♥✿⊱╮

Série maravilhosa.
Boa semana!
Beijinhos.
Brasil

彡♡♡♡

Lrong said...

What a fine collection of butterfly pictures.... amazing that you can enjoy their beauty where you live...

R.Ramakrishnan said...

Rich and vivid colors !

Giga said...

Są prześliczne i jak ich dużo. Pozdrawiam.
They are lovely and like them a lot. Yours.

Magia da Inês said...

✿彡
º°♫♪º°

Boa semana, amiga!
Beijinhos.
Brasil
♫♪♪¸.•°`❤彡

Rohrerbot said...

Hey there stranger:) I was in your area doing photography. It was National Park day which means it was a free entrance fee. So I went to Sabino Canyon and had a nice hike:) I've decided that you are the master of Sabino. I looked for badgers and all the fun stuff you find and went home thinking...There's a reason I never go to Sabino because you do it better:) Just though I'd let you know that I thought of you yesterday on my hike while searching for critters to find:) It was a nice hike though. And lots of people! Hope you're having a good weekend.

Diane AZ said...

Hi Chris, I haven't been finding many critters there either, except for insects. I'm glad you had a good hike!

ΕΥΡΥΤΑΝΑΣ ΙΧΝΗΛΑΤΗΣ said...

Very beautiful photos!!!

Betty Manousos said...

great collection of photos!

very nicely done:)

big hugs!