Backyard Wildlife

I was playing in the backyard with my son, and saw these two incredible butterflies. Fortunately, they stayed around long enough for me to get my camera out and snap away. I was so impressed with how some of them turned out.

Backyard ButterflyBackyard Butterly IIBackyard Butterfly III

Found out with a little searching that these are Agraulis vanillae more commonly known as the Gulf Fritillary.

Backyard Butterfly IVBackyard Butterfly VBackyard Butterfly VI

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One thought on “Backyard Wildlife

  1. beautiful pictures and just what I needed this morning as I cruised through a few favorite blogs, Matt!

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