Female Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly on a Butterfly Bush (Buddleia).
"Buds On A Bloom"
Black Swallowtail and Gulf Fritillary Butterflies share an early morning rest on a beautiful garden Dahlia.
Monarch Butterfly resting on a pretty lavender Butterfly Bush (Buddleia) blooms.
Bumble bee snacking on a blue salvia bloom.
Pipevine swallowtail butterfly enjoying a lavender pincushion (scabiosa) bloom.
Giant swallowtail butterfly visits a beautiful fuchsia zinnia.
Monarch on a "Hello Yellow" (asclepias tuberosa) milkweed stem.
Pretty monarch sitting on asclepias tuberosa milkweed.
"Stained Glass Wonder"
Beautiful glasswing butterfly. Texas Discovery Gardens, Dallas, Texas.
Female eastern tiger swallowtail on a bed of neon purple verbena in the dapple sunlight.
Two gulf fritillary butterflies on a hot pink echinacea cone flower.
"Blue Winged Dream"
Mexican bluewing butterfly.
"Long Journey Hummingbird"
rufous hummingbird enjoying a morning snack. The rufous hummingbird make one of the longest migratory journeys of any bird in the world, roughly a 3,900-mile trip (one-way) from Mexico to Alaska.
"Frozen In Flight"
Stopped in flight. A female ruby-throated hummingbird enjoying garden pentas.
Tiger longwing butterfly (heliconius hecale).
""Plenty To Share"
Monarch butterflies on tropical (asclepias curassavica) milkweed
"The Sun Worshiper"
Queen butterfly on a beautiful Mexican sunflower (tithonia rotundifolia) in the hot Texas sun.
Eastern tiger swallowtail on a summer zinnia bloom.
"Cone Flower Couple"
"The Garden Hangout"
Monarch hanging out in the golden glow of late day.
" A Kite To Fly"
Paper kite, (rice paper, or large tree nymph) butterfly.at the Texas Discovery Gardens, Dallas, Texas.
Black swallowtail resting on a yellow zinnia flower.
Queen butterfly at dusk resting on a shrub branch.
"Into The Night"
Male Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly on a Butterfly Bush (Buddleia).
"Through The Looking Glass"
Beautiful tiger swallowtail butterfly on a Mexican sunflower (tithonia rotundifolia).
"Black On Black"
Black swallowtail on a black-eyed susan flower.
"Calling It A Day"
Gulf fritillary roosting on a spent bloom.
"Golden Hour Monarch"
Monarch enjoying asclepias tuberosa milkweed blooms at the end of the day.
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