Posts Tagged: Buckeye butterflies
Wanna piece of me? "Hey, Buckeye butterfly, you over there with chunks of a wing missing, yeah you, what happened?" "Well, it was like this. I was just fluttering around, looking for some good nectar, and a predator grabbed me. I don't know...
Signs of a predator. A tattered Buckeye butterfly, Junonia coenia, sipping nectar from a Mexican sunflower, Tithonia rotundifolia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A Buckeye butterfly can't get enough of the nectar of the Mexican sunflower, Tithonia rotundifolia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Ready to fly, the Buckeye butterfly checks out the photographer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)