Tuesday, January 17, 2017

South Texas Butterflies Part II

More butterflies from our post Thanksgiving visit to South Texas. 



Phaon Crescent 




Julia Heliconium 


Gulf Fritillary 




Great Southern White


Crimson Patch

11 comments:

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Great pictures -- they almost never hold still for me. Someone told me recently to get to the Butterfly Park early in the morning -- she said before they warm up they don't flit as much. I have to try that.

Florence said...

Sallie, it is all in the camera. The camera is a Canon T3i and the lens is Canon 100-400mm zoom lens with IS (image stabilizer) A good trick is to simply be still in front of a good nectar source.

fredamans said...

So beautiful. I love butterflies, but they are hard to capture.

bettyl-NZ said...

I love to see butterflies flitting about! I've only seen one monarch and one admiral this summer but I hope the monarchs come back to my swan plant and butterfly plant that I put in my garden just for them :)

eileeninmd said...

Hello, Gorgeous butterflies. You captured them all beautifully! Happy Thursday, enjoy your day and weekend!

schmidleysscribblins.com said...

What variety. I am really ignorant about these guys.Thanks for sharing the photos.

eileeninmd said...

Hello Florence, I loved this butterfly post and photos. Thank you for linking up and sharing your post. Happy Saturday, Enjoy your weekend!

Ela said...

Wow !! Beautiful butterflies !!
Greetings

Rambling Woods said...

Your camera and you are taking wonderful photos...made me smile...Michelle

Nora said...

Oh how I loved this posting. My husband and I are always looking for butterflies here. We only get them in the summertime. We even joined a butterfly club. I think you have a lot more of them where you are and your photos are wonderful!

Florence said...

Hello, Nora! We love butterflies too! In fact we are turning out flower beds into butterfly habitat. We live on the Texas Gulf Coast so we do have a long butterfly season but occasionally we drive down to the Rio Grande Valley for some extra butterflies. Thanks for stopping by. Hope you have a great week.