Tag Archives: Arizona

2017 in Review

Well, another year down and more to come.  This year has seen so many things happen in the world and sadly too many of them were tragic and just downright ugly!  I won’t delve into those things but instead will … Continue reading

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My top posts of 2017

I’m terrible at looking and analyzing stats – I think it has something to do with taking statistics and other similar classes in college; I shudder remembering them – so I really don’t go over my numbers as much as … Continue reading

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Desert Beauty – High Eleven

I don’t know what type of cactus this is but if you know please let me know.  This cactus was one of many in the private garden of an RV park in Congress, Arizona.  It shared space with Methuselah the … Continue reading

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State Butterfly of Arizona

The Two-Tailed Swallowtail.  I get down right giddy when I come across a species I’ve never seen before and this was one of those moments.  Such a beautiful creature.  

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Hoot

The Owl Butterfly (Caligo eurilochus) is a bit of a night owl (pun not entirely intended) in the butterfly world as they are nocturnal which may be why they are usually pretty easy to photograph. They stay very low key … Continue reading

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Giant Swallowtail

 

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The White Morpho

When I first entered the beautiful (and quite humid) area where all of the butterflies and moths were, my eyes were drawn to these butterflies that looked like pieces of white tissue paper fluttering in the air.  

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