Monday, July 8, 2013

Butterfly Bait

Butterfly Bait better known as Dwarf Poinciana
 Flying Flowers on our Flowers... Gulf Fritillary  click here to read about the Poinciana tree in Florida 



We have clouds of these guys right now, on all the flowers and they are laying eggs on the Passion Flower.


More Gulf Fritillary are On the Way.... can you see the look he gave me?








30 comments:

ClickNCamera said...

Impressive shots...Oklahoma butterflies are too quick or maybe I'm just too slow! Enjoy your day!

Tammy@Simple Southern Happiness said...

Your photos are superb! HA! you were peeping in where you should not be peeping.

Rebecca said...

Beautiful photos. The butterfly in camouflaged among the flowers.

Deb said...

The colors are amazing Sandra!! We are starting to see a lot of butterflies

Rose said...

Absolutely wonderful shots...and your header shot is most awesome of all! It is just gorgeous.

Kathy said...

I think he's saying, "Leave me be; go away!"

Blackberry Lane said...

Incredible pics, Sandra. You know how I love butterflies!

TexWisGirl said...

'clouds of butterflies' - how awesome!

Auntie sezzzzzz... said...

Hey there Lady. Didn't you ever hear of privacy?!? -gigggles-

Beautiful photos!!!!

Happy New Moon!
"Auntie"

George said...

The butterflies are every bit as beautiful as the flowers. You got some great macros.

Madi and Mom said...

MS
what exquisite (that is my $5.00 word for the week) pictures. Mom loves butterflies these look like she could reach up and touch them too
Hugs madi and Mom in Awe

Cranberry Morning said...

That poinciana is absolutely stunning! And so fun you got a butterfly too. :-)

Susannah said...

I love the butterflies but your Poinciana just fascinates me! Amazing!

Ms. A said...

Goodness, looks like you captured some "private" moments! LOL!

EG CameraGirl said...

Florida sure has gorgeous butterflies!

Chatty Crone said...

That was so beautiful and wonderful. How did you catch those big bug eyes looking at you!? Phew. sandie

HOOTIN ANNI said...

Pretty macro images....the plant is what we call a Mexican Bird of Paradise.

Ginny said...

These are stupendous and I am stupefied! You got so many just perfect macros! Now to see the baby eggs which will be caterpillars. You will have the whole life cycle in your yard...oh, I see Anni is commenting.

Ann said...

very pretty. I've never been able to get a picture of a butterfly unless it's a dead one. None of them ever sit still long enough for me :)

LC said...

Flowers with roots and flowers with wings, both kinds are favorites of mine. Well done!

SquirrelQueen said...

Beautiful butterflies but I think he's telling you they want a little privacy. I love those Poinciana blooms.

photowannabe said...

A bit snoopy with that camera...Sandra??
Love the shots and all the color you captured.
We don't see many butterflies around here. I miss them.

Dee said...

I would love to have clouds of butterfly;s around me...lucky you :)

Betsy Adams said...

Hi Sandra, Love your butterflies. You have so many beautiful ones ---and lots of good flowers for them to eat!!!!!

Hugs,
Betsy

Linda said...

WOW!!!! These photos are amazing!!!
I love the new header! I always feel as if I am leafing through one of those fancy coffee table books of nature pics when I visit you. I would expect to see these in the National Geographic! Is that around anymore? I used them a lot back in my homeschooling days!

SweetMarie said...

Wow!! How beautiful and cool!!! I have never seen two butterflies like this before. :)
I need to take photos of your grandflowers. :)

Cheryl @ TFD said...

Oh wow! You really have some beautiful butterflies there! I envy those awesome macros, too! Beautiful shots!!

Eva Ason said...

Wow! Great shots of the butterflies, love them! they have so nice colours and patterns.

Lisa RedWillow~ a Beauty seeker said...

Just so beautiful. Your photos are outstanding.

So happy to see you stop by.

Debby@Just Breathe said...

I love butterflies and your pictures of awesome!