Category Archives: Fiery Skipper

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 And Bees

Active day today for Butterflies and Honeybees.  They tend to fight on the Cigar Bush.  We also had two Eastern Black Swallowtails hatch and one Polydamas.  The Skippers were lively today as well.  Last but not least, there were a couple of young Monarchs flying around. My best shot I’ve ever taken of the Fiery […]

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Life Of A Pimp

Remember Alvin, the first of Timothia’s offspring who hatched yesterday (May 22)?  Today he had a brother who was born, and whereas Alvin couldn’t seem to care less about another Butterfly, his brother, Brutus, is an all out Pimp! First came this Painted Lady Butterfly trying to impress Brutus Shortly after the Painted Lady Butterfly […]

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