Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Butterflies

Here are some early autumn butterflies:

Empress Leilia on Desert Hackberry

Bordered Patch

Sleepy Orange on Arizona Foldwing

American Snout

Funereal Duskywing on Paperflower

Palmer's Metalmarks on Rambling Milkweed

Giant Swallowtail on Mexican Bird of Paradise

~ ~ ~ Have a good day! ~ ~ ~

21 comments:

Chris Rohrer said...

WOW! I love the shot of the metalmarks. I'm loving this time of year with all the wonderful butterflies. Beautiful pics Diane.

ΕΥΡΥΤΑΝΑΣ ΙΧΝΗΛΑΤΗΣ said...

Όνειρο, μπράβο!

Ela said...

Wow ! Such gorgeous photos of these beautiful butterflies !
Greetings

Thérèse said...

What a treat! I love the picture with the Palmer's Metalmarks.

Loree said...

Gorgeous colours. They are so delicate and beautiful.

angryparsnip said...

Beautiful !
I have had so many butterflies this year. Lots of Giant Swallowtails.
Amazing.

cheers, parsnip

Barb said...

Diane, You are the Butterfly Whisperer!

Gunilla Bäck said...

Wonderful photos of the gorgeous butterflies!

Ramakrishnan Ramanathan said...

Wow ! All mesmerizing and captivating !

rainfield61 said...

They are other types of be beautiful flowers.

These flowers fly.

DeniseinVA said...

Beautiful butterflies!

Magia da Inês said...

。°°。✿⊱。
Linda série de borboletas!
Como a natureza é linda!!!

Bom fim de semana!
Beijinhos do Brasil°°。✿
。°°。✿⊱。

Janie said...

You have quite a variety! Great shots of your collection of butterflies.

Celeste said...

I don't know how you do it Diane, I have loads of butterflies in my yard and they never stay still long enough for me to photograph. Even when they are on flowers they seem to know I am coming long before I can get my camera focused :)

Laura. M said...

Precious, Diane. I am not able to catch one, escape me;)
Back at home we have been to Porto.
a kiss

maryaustria said...

Such beautiful butterflies! Wonderful shots!

maccandace said...

Wow, you sure have the variety. I have quite a few but not as many as you. Beautiful.

Lrong Lim said...

Lovely pictures... especially that of the Empress...

Laura. M said...

Gracias Diane por tus deseos...Vamos a por los 50;))
Buen fin de semana.
Un beso

Teca M. Jorge said...

How beautiful! Loved!!!

Hugs.

Janie said...

Our butterflies are mostly gone, but you still have lots of pretty ones. Great photos!