For Mother's Day I wanted to bring you millions of Butterflies! I ventured out to a field of wildflowers on a beautiful day to capture all the butterflies I could find! You get ONE. One lone butterfly was dining on the flowers. I do not know what has happened to all the butterflies. I only know the numbers are down, way down in this area. This was a very windy afternoon and the poor little guy was holding on for dear life, yet still sucking nectar from the flowers.
Enjoy the Surprise below!
American Painted Lady
|American Painted Lady|
|Species:||V. (C.) virginiensis|
|Vanessa (Cynthia) virginiensis|
Nectaring on red clover.
- For a key to the terms used see Lepidopteran glossary
Bonus Surprise Exercise for Mother's Day:
Try to stay on the flower and imagine yourself as the butterfly. Try to stay in the moment of what you see and hear. Just push Play:
...this is brendasue signing off from Rainbow Creek. See You next time! Happy Mother's Day!!