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Well Worn Painted Lady
Well Worn Painted Lady
Species: Vanessa cardui (painted lady)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2021 to 2005 > June 2021 > Well Worn Painted Lady

Pale Swallowtail Finally Perched
I probably watched it for 15 minutes before it stopped flying.
Species: Papilio eurymedon (Pale Swallowtail)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2021 to 2005 > June 2021 > Pale Swallowtail Finally Perched

Northern Crescent On Purple Flower
Northern Crescent On Purple Flower
Tags: dorsal
Species: Phyciodes cocyta (Northern Crescent)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2021 to 2005 > Big Bar Ranch > Northern Crescent On Purple Flower

Mormon Fritillary On Dry Flower
Mormon Fritillary On Dry Flower
Tags: dorsal
Species: Speyeria mormonia (Mormon Fritillary)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2021 to 2005 > Big Bar Ranch > Mormon Fritillary On Dry Flower

Field Crescent
Field Crescent
Tags: dorsal
Species: Phyciodes pulchella (Field Crescent)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2021 to 2005 > Big Bar Ranch > Field Crescent

European Skipper
European Skipper - Invasive Species here.
Tags: dorsal, insect
Species: Thymelicus lineola (European Skipper)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2021 to 2005 > Shuswap Camping > European Skipper

Mormon Fritillary On Alfalfa
Fritillary are interesting - you can distinguish them by their wing pattern, but the patterns are quite similar.
Tags: dorsal, insect
Species: Speyeria mormonia (Mormon Fritillary)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2021 to 2005 > Shuswap Camping > Mormon Fritillary On Alfalfa

Ediths Checkerspot
It's fun when you see the same species that you have seen before.
Tags: dorsal
Species: Euphydryas editha (Edith's Checkerspot)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2021 to 2005 > Cathedral > Ediths Checkerspot

Mourning Cloak On Fallen Log
This butterfly didn't perch for long, but it did keep coming back to the path. My strategy with Butterflies is to start taking photos, even when I'm quite far away so that I have "something".
Tags: dorsal
Species: Nymphalis antiopa (Mourning Cloak)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2021 to 2005 > May 2021 > Mourning Cloak On Fallen Log

Well Worn Mourning Cloak
This is a composite of three images taken at different focus points. I didn't have a tripod as these insects move quickly.
Tags: dorsal
Species: Nymphalis antiopa (Mourning Cloak)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2021 to 2005 > May 2021 > Well Worn Mourning Cloak

Mormon Fritillary On Pearly Everlasting
There were two of these butterflies on the same roadside group of flowers.
Tags: dorsal, flower
Species: Speyeria mormonia (Mormon Fritillary), Anaphalis margaritacea (western pearly everlasting)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2021 to 2005 > August 2019 > Mormon Fritillary On Pearly Everlasting

Painted Lady In Gravel
Painted Lady In Gravel
Species: Vanessa cardui (painted lady)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2021 to 2005 > July 2019 > Painted Lady In Gravel

White Dragontail On Bidens Alba
White Dragontail On Bidens Alba
Species: Lamproptera curius (White Dragontail)

John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > Hong Kong 13 > White Dragontail On Bidens Alba

Tailed Jay On Milkweed
This example has seen some wear on it's wings. This species almost never stopped moving.
Species: Graphium agamemnon (Tailed Jay)

John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > Hong Kong 13 > Tailed Jay On Milkweed

Plain Tiger On Vervain
Plain Tiger On Vervain
Species: Danaus chrysippus (plain tiger)

John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > Hong Kong 13 > Plain Tiger On Vervain

Anise Swallowtail On Walkway
There were two of these Swallowtail and the painted lady at the top of the mountain and they were strongly interacting.
Species: Papilio zelicaon (Anise Swallowtail)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2021 to 2005 > July 2015 > Anise Swallowtail On Walkway

Painted Lady On Rock
This butterfly very rarely stopped moving.
Species: Vanessa cardui (painted lady)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2021 to 2005 > July 2015 > Painted Lady On Rock

Satyr Comma Dorsal
Satyr Comma Dorsal
Tags: dorsal, insect
Species: Polygonia satyrus (satyr anglewing)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2021 to 2005 > Manning 3 > Satyr Comma Dorsal

False Tiger Moth
I have seen these moths on my last few visit - they are large, brightly coloured and active during the day. I had tried taking photos while they were in flight, but they are so active I always failed. This trip I tried harder to find them on plants and had some luck!
Species: Dysphania militaris (False Tiger Moth)

John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > Hong Kong 11 > False Tiger Moth

Blue Tiger
At first I didn't realize there there were a variety of "Tiger"'s - Black with light colours. The reserve had a sign showing a few of the species - Ceylon Blue, Blue, Dark Blue, Glassy and more. I tried harder to take photos of each one I saw.
Species: Tirumala limniace (blue tiger)

John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > Hong Kong 11 > Blue Tiger

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