Tag Archives: butterflies

What rhymes with orange?

Nothing that any of us know of as of yet (new words seem to be created each year) but in this case, what’s orange is this lovely Grand Orange Tip butterfly.  I wonder why it’s a “grand” orange tip and … Continue reading

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Clippers

Sylvia’s back! She first appeared here in Arizona.  We met again at the Butterfly House in Missouri but not only her, I met her ‘cousin’ a brown Clipper as well.  This was my first time ever seeing a brown Clipper. … Continue reading

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Hoot 2

I was this close to dubbing this post “hooters” but I couldn’t bring myself to do it 🙂   This was the first time I have ever witnessed an owl butterfly with it’s wings open.  Who knew the little hoots … Continue reading

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Belly up to the butterfly bar

The butterfly guy mentioned something about what butterflies eat but I was too busy snapping away at one who was holding perfectly still on a leaf on the other side of the area.  I could’ve sworn he said something about … Continue reading

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The Blue Morpho

(Because it’s cold and wintery outside I have declared this butterfly week to lift spirits!  Each day a different butterfly from the Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory will be featured.  I hope I have their names correct but if … Continue reading

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Brunch at The Butterfly Branch

Nine butterflies are having brunch.  Can you find them all?  Seven are Owl’s, one is a Blue Morpho, and two are I don’t know.  Bonus points for the person who can name the two unidentified butterflies. (Photo taken at the … Continue reading

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Moving Mariposas

“You can chase a butterfly all over the field and never catch it. But if you sit quietly in the grass it will come and sit on your shoulder.” Author Unknown And it couldn’t hurt to wear something very bright … Continue reading

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