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Category Archives: Insects and Spiders
A few weeks ago I spotted this handsome butterfly constantly circling and landing on our white metal railing. Even when I went out and stood next to the railing, the butterfly kept circling, landing for a moment, and then flying off to … Continue reading
It’s a lazy late summer afternoon. The flowers are busy with butterflies hurrying to gather nectar, mate, and lay their eggs before fall. As I watch, a striking butterfly with dark, yellow-edged wings flutters past. This butterfly, known as the … Continue reading
I enjoy photography, but I have no interest in becoming a professional photographer. As I have written before, photography is for me more of a way of seeing and recording the world around me rather than expressing myself artistically or … Continue reading
A few days before the end of last year I discovered this unlikely winter visitor perched on a windowsill in our house: it’s a butterfly, a Cabbage White (Pieris rapae). Like most whites, these butterflies overwinter as pupae (the resting … Continue reading