Wednesday, February 20, 2013


I was looking through my photo archives recently and came across many spring and summer images that I had never posted before. I hope these colorful photographs brighten your day!

~ Identification corrections are always welcome ~

The beauty of a Common Checkered Skipper

A pretty Viceroy Butterfly delights in wildflower blossoms

The stunning wing pattern of a Common Buckeye

A large Black and Yellow Argiope wraps its prey

An American Painted Lady explores wildflower blooms

A pollen dusted American Hover Fly sits atop golden flowers

An Eastern Tiger Swallowtail is attracted to the bright purple blossoms of the Tall Ironweed plant

A Hickory Tussock Caterpillar inches along the edge of a leaf

A Great Spangled Fritillary alits upon Butterfly Milkweed

A Calico Pennant Dragonfly perches upon lush green ground cover

A lovely Monarch Butterfly lands in a field of golden flowers

Dew drops on a stray downy feather