Category Archives: American Painted Lady

Fiery Skipper, American Painted Lady, and Red Admiral Butterflies

I had quite a few Butterflies in the backyard today, much more so than normal.  The Zinnia garden is attracting many insects including Honeybees, Carpenter Bees, and of course, Butterflies.  The Lantana also appears to be a Butterfly favorite. This is an American Painted Lady on a Red Zinnia flower. Although I’ve seen them in […]

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Butterflies, Snakes, Birds, and Other Misc Items

I know I’ve been posting lots of bird pictures, but the Butterfly pictures are coming as well.  We have lots of little Monarch Caterpillars right now from the single female that we saw a couple of weeks ago.  We also have lots of little Caterpillars from the Eastern Black Swallowtail.  I simply ran out of […]

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American Painted Lady Butterfly Visits The Butterfly And Wildflower Garden

I had a pleasant, but unexpected Butterfly visitor today.  It was an American Painted Lady.  I wish I could tell you what plant it seemed to be attracted to, but I have no clue.  All I can say is this whole area where the picture was taken is what I call the Butterfly and Wildflower […]

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American Painted Lady Butterfly On Pink Butterfly Bush

I don’t often see, much less photograph, the American Painted Lady Butterfly, but I was fortunate enough to see one the other day. This Butterfly was feeding on one of the Butterfly Bush’s we have.  Obviously Butterflies love this plant, but Hummingbirds love it as well.

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American Painted Lady Butterfly On Butterfly Bush

I think this is only the second time I’ve ever photographed or seen this particular Butterfly in our yard. This is an American Painted Lady.  In Houston, these Butterflies are most abundant in the Spring and Fall. You have to look a little close to see this Butterfly as I was shooting it from a […]

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