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Friday, July 24, 2015

Great Spangled Fritillary??

I have several photos of this butterfly.  I think it is the Great Spangled Fritillary but if you know different, feel free to say so. 
I was chasing it down to get these shots...
It kept getting on this Queen Anne's lace that was at eye-level.
I hope you enjoy its beauty as much as I did...but the photos do not do it justice.
I do wonder what they think of us...or do they have any thought at all?  They probably just have an instinct for survival.

16 comments:

TexWisGirl said...

it is bright and beautiful.

Mildred said...

I love these pictures, Rose.

Stephanie said...

Your images are stunning!

Jacquelineand.... said...

It glows like a stained glass window!

Revrunner said...

Haven't seen any yet this year. But there's plenty of summer left. :-)

eileeninmd said...

They are gorgeous butterflies, lovely captures! Have a happy weekend!

Sandra said...

beautiful shots of a beautiful butterfly and it looks a little like our gulf frittary so you might be right

EG CameraGirl said...

I haven't seen many butterflies yet this year so it's fabulous to see these photos, Rose!

don said...

You did a fantastic job of getting these fine pictures. Excellent detail and capture of the butterfly's look.

Ruthie said...

SUch beautiful close ups. Seeing the details of this delicate creature is a pleasure

CountryMum said...

Stunning close-ups of a beautiful butterfly.

Felicia said...

such beautiful images. have no idea what it is except very pretty.

Small City Scenes said...

It is a beauty for sure.
MB

barbara l. hale said...

I believe that is correct. We get those on our milkweed. They are bright and beautiful.

Ida said...

Such a pretty butterfly. You got some great shots.

pattisjarrett said...

So pretty. They don't like to pose, that's for sure!

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