Tuesday, April 7, 2015

In Honor of the First Butterflies of the Year

I spotted the first butterflies of the year in our garden yesterday. Actually, Georgia caught a glimpse of the Spring Azures doing their mating dance out in the back yard:

A really remarkable photo, I caught this female Azure in flight with her wings fully out stretched, brilliant light blue, with black borders. You can even see its shadow beneath.

This one stopped for a sip at the Pachisandra (a ground cover I heartily support).

I also saw a Henry's Elfin chase them out of the Hemlock tree a few times, but couldn't get shot with a camera. So from previously:

So, in honor of the first butterflies of the year, "Flutter" by Heather Maloney

Wombat-socho of The Other McCain is on board with "Rule 5 Sunday: Not Long Before The End."

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